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City of Seattle

Washington, United States

Seattle invites you to explore two cities in one. You’ll find a vibrant, sophisticated metropolis surrounded by pristine natural beauty and abundant recreation. Seattle is metronatural. Downtown Seattle is easily walkable. Shopping, dining and arts are within steps of hotels and inns.

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    Desmond C.
    "Skip the umbrella, rain jacket or coat with hat is easier."(4 Tips)
    ⚡️Stephano T.
    "We keep it wet in the emerald city."(2 Tips)
    Landon H.
    "Bainbridge Island ferry at sunset for the best bang"(3 Tips)
    Joseph K.
    "Daily Dozen Doughnut Company @ Pike Place Market!"(3 Tips)
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  • Allison R.

    The W Seattle is truly cool. They have really made an effort to be on trend and innovative. Plus, 24 hour room service & a very comfy chaise lounge!

    Allison R · August 11, 2014
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    Check out this Documerica photo of the Seattle skyline taken from Elliott Bay in 1973. Take a photo of Seattle today and submit it to our State of the Environment Photo Project. Read more

  • Allison R.

    Seattle has some really wonderful hotels. The Hotel Monaco is absolutely fantastic. While staying there with my son, they brought him a coloring book, crayons, a sweet teddy bear AND A GOLDFISH.

    Allison R · August 11, 2014
  • Joseph K.

    Be sure to try the Shy Giant fro-yo place in the little charcuterie area across the alley in front Pike Place Market!

    Joseph K · August 16, 2013
  • ⚡️Stephano T.

    One of the freshest up coming city's in the world said by fellow New Yorkers. Clean city fresh air and hip people.

  • Samantha H.

    The sidewalk is like traffic. Oncoming to the left and stop taking up with whole sidewalk with your 20 kids and 5 baby strollers!

    Samantha Henson · May 12, 2013
  • Saurav A.

    A must thing to do is Kayaking on the Lake.Amazing experience if its a sunny day.

    Saurav Atri · August 10, 2013
  • Desmond C.

    Skip the umbrella, rain jacket or coat with hat is easier. If it's windy, you'll be glad to not have an umbrella!

    Desmond Clark · November 15, 2013
  • Rainyday S.

    If you have individually wrapped snack foods or sample/hotel sized shampoos soaps etc. The homeless like these.

    Rainyday Superstar · August 12, 2013
  • Joseph K.

    Daily Dozen Doughnut Company @ Pike Place Market! Best Donuts you will ever have! Trust! :-)

    Joseph K · August 15, 2013
  • Carolina A.

    The greatest city in the US! Pike place market, downtown, waterfront, the library, safeco field and green lake are must go's.

    Carolina Angeles · January 7
  • Diana

    Check out the waterfront, mountains, and lakes. It's gorgeous especially on a sunny day :)

    Diana · August 12, 2011
  • Landon H.

    Take the Bainbridge Island ferry at sunset for the best bang for your buck while you're visiting.

    Landon Howell · December 12, 2010
  • Wayne P.

    Lots of homeless, very safe city, fun during the summer months.

    Wayne Peck · April 27, 2013
  • Steve B.

    Awesome city. Lots of fun things to do. Scenery is beautiful.

    Steve B · September 10, 2015
  • Mike S.

    It rains a lot here so grab an umbrella but it's only the #5 suicide capital in the world #1 is California go figure

    Mike Stauer · November 8, 2011
  • Ana M.

    Coming here in the month of may has been amazing, for everything! Including the weather.

    Ana Mejia · May 4, 2013
  • REN

    great place to visit when the weather's nice...

    REN · November 17, 2014
  • Joseph K.

    Stay @ The Four Seasons facing the harbor. You'll thank me later! :-)

    Joseph K · August 15, 2013
  • I <3 B.

    Home of Baristas ... Seattle's World Famous Costume Coffee!!!

    I <3 Baristas · September 1, 2015
  • Runway Digital

    A view of this beautiful city of Seattle from Space...

    Runway Digital · January 7, 2014
  • Loki A.

    When it rains it rains. But don't be disheartened it will be subnet in 20 minutes ( followed by rain)

    Loki Astari · November 8, 2012
  • Joseph K.

    Stay @ The Four Seasons facing the harbor. You'll thank ne later! :-)

    Joseph K · August 15, 2013
  • John B.

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    John Bellinger · September 22, 2014
  • James J.

    Greatest thing of Seattle is great people and a nice culture

    James Jenkins · September 28, 2012
  • AJ E.

    Stop using golf umbrellas when you're in the middle of a city, folks.

    AJ Earl · January 23, 2012
  • Anthony M.

    Eat at Paseo. They have the best Cuban sandwich.

    Anthony Matlock · February 21, 2013
  • Runway Digital

    View of Seattle from space.

    Runway Digital · January 7, 2014
  • Your D.

    Good music sceen and food scene is getting better.

    Your Daddy · February 4, 2011
  • zachary h.

    There are lots of people who love camping in Denny Park.

    zachary huntting · November 23, 2012
  • Jason S.

    Visit the gum wall near pike street market

    Jason Short · September 29, 2012
  • Eternally C.

    The Queen City, The Jet City, The Emerald City

    Eternally Cloudy · September 10, 2013
  • Th_Aviator

    As always gray, wet and cold but pretty ;)

    Th_Aviator · May 9, 2012

    It's cold, drink alcohol to numb yourself before Jack Frost can!

    BIGFOOT · September 9, 2012
  • ⚡️Stephano T.

    We keep it wet in the emerald city. Haha!

  • Amanda C.

    Make sure to visit Hempfest Central =)

    Amanda Carter · March 17, 2013
  • Estella N.

    Don't complain about the rain. No one's keeping you here.

    Estella N · March 13, 2013
  • ǝʌǝʇS W.

    Have doughnuts at the Dhalia Lounge. Yum!

    ǝʌǝʇS Wilson · December 29, 2011
  • Abdulaziz A.

    The friendly folk

    Abdulaziz Al-modhayan · September 13, 2014
  • K M.

    Best thing about Seattle is leaving !

    K Mo · November 22, 2011
  • Tommy M.

    Hang out on the Water Front! Good Times! :-)

    Tommy Mead · September 16, 2011
  • Michael C.

    One of the greatest cities in America.

    Michael Chanley · March 25, 2012
  • Lilis E.

    Udara pagi pinggir laut...seger!!!

    Lilis Evi · August 24, 2014
  • Mary S.

    Best. US. City. Hands down

    Mary S · 1 week ago
  • Tara C.

    Drive safe!

    Tara Cicora · January 27
  • Michael C.

    I saw the sun in Seattle!

    Michael Chanley · March 25, 2012
  • Aaron M.

    Rippin on the squares

    Aaron Mcmasters · September 6, 2014
  • Alexandria B.

    I love it here!!

    Alexandria Baker · April 22, 2012
  • Eric R.

    Love it here!

    Eric Rising · October 4, 2013
  • Amanda D.

    Never call a homeless person out

    Amanda Dawn · October 11, 2011

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