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Steep hills. Lush greenery. Glimpses of sparkling water everywhere — Puget Sound, bays, lakes, rivers, canals. And snow-capped Mount Rainier in the distance suddenly emerging from its mantle of clouds. A visitor soon learns why Seattle is known as “The Emerald City.”

Seattle is the largest city in Washington State, and is divided into different areas and districts. Browse through the Downtown, Bellevue, Kirkland, and University districts.

Seattle is the gateway for many tour groups into Washington State. The airport that serves Seattle is SeaTac International Airport.

Seattle Indoor Skydiving with iFLY Seattle

Seattle Indoor Skydiving with iFLY Seattle

Updated:03/21/17Updated:02/17/17Seattle Hot Air Balloon Ride with Seattle Ballooning – the Best Hot Air Balloon Sightseeing Trip in Seattle Have you been trying to come up with a unique adventure or date in Seattle? If you have already seen the attractions that are most famous, then think about the most amazing way to see a sunrise, […]

Seattle Hot Air Balloon Ride

Seattle Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Washington

Updated:01/18/18Seattle Hot Air Balloon Ride with Seattle Ballooning – the Best Hot Air Balloon Sightseeing Trip in Seattle Have you been trying to come up with a unique adventure or date in Seattle? If you have already seen the attractions that are most famous, then think about the most amazing way to see a sunrise, […]

Wings Over Washington – A Flying Ride in Seattle

Wings Over Washington Flying Ride in Seattle

Updated:01/17/18Seattle’s Newest Attraction – Wings Over Washington Located down on the pier on the downtown Seattle waterfront, right next to the Seattle Great Wheel is one of the newest attractions in Seattle Washington. The Wings Over Washington is a flying ride where you can fly over Washington State without leaving the city! If you are […]

7 Fun “Outside-The-Box” Things For Couples to Do in Seattle

7 Fun “Outside-The-Box” Things For Couples to Do in Seattle

Updated:01/18/18 With its reputation for mercurial weather, grunge, and techies – Seattle is usually not at the top of any list of cities for couples’ fun or things for couples to do in Seattle. However, the city is bursting with perfect spots and experiences. Art walks, nature hikes (the birds & the bats anyone?), dining […]

Seattle Aquarium

Salmon at the underwater dome at The Seattle Aquarium Author: merelymel

Updated:08/9/18Visit The Seattle Aquarium Located right on Pier 59 in the Seattle Waterfront on Elliott Bay, the Seattle Aquarium opened in 1977. It is managed by the Seattle Aquarium Society and promotes marine conservation. Over 800,000 visitors each year learn about the impact people have on marine life, and get to enjoy some very cool […]

Museum of Pop Culture (Experience Music Project Museum) – Music + Sci-fi + Pop Culture

Expereince Music Project Museum by Cacophony (Own work) [GFDL (, CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Updated:01/18/18Visit The Seattle Museum of Pop Culture (formerly Experience Music Project Museum) The Museum of Pop Culture is located on the campus of Seattle Center next to the Space Needle and actually has the Seattle Center Monorail running through the building! The MOPC is housed withing a 140,000 square foot building that takes up approximately […]

Pike Place Market

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Updated:08/9/18What Should I Do At Seattle’s Pike Place Market? Some would say that the Pike Place Market contains the daytime soul of Seattle Washington.  One of Seattle’s visitors treasures, the market has been rated the 33rd most visited tourist attraction in the world by Travel and Leisure Magazine. It’s one of more than “10 Things […]

Washington State Ferry

Washington State Ferry at Sunset by Russell Barlow

Updated:04/23/19The Washington State Ferry System   The Washington State Ferry system services the islands of Washington as well as connecting the mainland with the peninsula and other points.  The system even connects to Victoria, British Columbia. Traveling by ferry is a state of mind as much as a means of transportation to some of the […]

Video Tour of Seattle Neighborhoods

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Updated:07/9/19Video Tour of Seattle Neighborhoods This video tour of Seattle Neighborhoods is showcases the neighborhoods around Seattle. The video is from The Video Concierge ( and was first published in 2009.  Below is a list of many of the topics – with updates as appropriate for 2016. Queen Anne Hill (The Hill) Queen Anne Avenue […]

Seattle Great Wheel

Seattle Great Wheel

Updated:06/24/16Visit The Seattle Great Wheel Literally on the pier on the downtown Seattle waterfront, the Seattle Great Wheel is one of the newest attractions in Seattle Washington. The towering Ferris wheel stands 17 stories over Pier 57 and offers panoramic views of Seattle and Elliott Bay.  There are 42 fully-enclosed gondolas, one of them is […]

36 Hours In Seattle Contacts

Updated:01/18/18The New York Times did a wonderful job sharing the flavor of Seattle with you. Connect with the 36 hours in Seattle contacts from the video in the post 10 Things You Must See and Do in Seattle. Chihuly Garden and Glass Chihuly Garden and Glass is a museum in the Seattle Center showcasing […]

Seattle Central Library

By Bobak Ha'Eri (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Updated:05/14/18Fantastic Architecture of the Seattle Central Library One of the must see attractions in Seattle is hard to miss if you are driving or riding along 4th Avenue. The Seattle Central Library is part of the larger Seattle Public Library system and opened in the spring of 2004.  In it’s first year it attracted more […]

Seattle Underground Tour

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Updated:06/24/16Visit The Seattle Underground Tour Deep withing the city of Seattle Washington lies an unexpected story. It all began in 1954 when Bill Speidel started touring folks through the tunnels and underground walkways left when Seattle lifted itself out of the mud… It is the story of how Pioneer Square became a historic landmark, and […]

Space Needle

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Updated:08/3/18Visit The Seattle Space Needle Towering above the city of Seattle Washington stands the world famous Space Needle.  Definitely one of Seattle’s and even Washington’s most iconic emblems, the “Needle” is a must see attraction in Seattle. Built for the World’s Fair of 1962, it stands 605 feet tall. The Space Needle is made up […]

Seattle CityPASS

Updated:01/18/18Save Nearly Half Off with the Seattle CityPASS The Seattle CityPASS is a great way to see some of Seattle Washington’s main attractions.  You’ll save 45% off of 5 different attractions, skip most of the ticket lines, and get nine days to use the pass from first day you use it! The Seattle CityPASS ticket […]

Seattle South-Side

Updated:02/9/19Planning Your Exploration from Seattle South-Side Seattle South-Side is centrally located near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Often more economically priced than downtown Seattle, you will find plenty of hotels and restaurants to form your base camp for your Seattle adventure. Seattle is located approximately 15 minutes to the north and Tacoma just about 20 minutes to […]

Seattle Washington

Seattle Webcams and Weather

Updated:08/9/18Seattle Washington Visit Seattle Washington to explore the largest city in Washington State.  Known for it’s technology, coffee, and airplane manufacturing, Seattle is also a vibrant urban center. You will find excellent accommodations for your stay, savory dining and delectable desserts, as well as shopping, entertainment, and activities to fill your days. See Seattle webcams […]

Downtown Seattle

Experience Downtown Seattle Washington

Updated:01/18/19Plan to Visit Downtown Seattle While In Washington State Downtown Seattle Washington is the regions largest shopping district, with boutique shops and large retailers such as Nordstrom co-existing in the midst of the City’s bustle. Enjoy the Pike Place Market and Tours, Space Needle and Seattle Center, the Monorail, Museum of Pop Culture, the Mariners’ […]

Seattle Webcams & Weather

Space Needle Panoramic Seattle Webcam photo

Updated:02/10/19Useful Seattle Webcams & Weather Use these Seattle webcams to check on the weather in Seattle and to help plan your visit to Seattle Washington. Remember to check out the top 10 Things You Must See and Do in Seattle.             University of Washington Live Webcam – click > for […]