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)
    Eternally C.
    "The Queen City, The Jet City, 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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  • Steve B.

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

    Steve B · September 10
  • I <3 B.

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

    I <3 Baristas · September 1
  • REN

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

    REN · November 17, 2014
  • John B.

    309 NW Richmond Beach Rd, Shoreline, WA 98177 or Call Us Now At (206) 201-1256 Read more

    John Bellinger · September 22, 2014
  • Abdulaziz A.

    The friendly folk

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

    Rippin on the squares

    Aaron Mcmasters · September 6, 2014
  • Lilis E.

    Udara pagi pinggir laut...seger!!!

    Lilis Evi · August 24, 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • Runway Digital

    View of Seattle from space.

    Runway Digital · January 7, 2014
  • Runway Digital

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

    Runway Digital · January 7, 2014
  • 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
  • Eric R.

    Love it here!

    Eric Rising · October 4, 2013
  • Eternally C.

    The Queen City, The Jet City, The Emerald City

    Eternally Cloudy · September 10, 2013
  • 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
  • Joseph K.

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

    Joseph K · August 15, 2013
  • Joseph K.

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

    Joseph K · August 15, 2013
  • Joseph K.

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

    Joseph K · August 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
  • Saurav A.

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

    Saurav Atri · August 10, 2013
  • ⚡️Stephano T.

    We keep it wet in the emerald city. Haha!

  • ⚡️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
  • Ana M.

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

    Ana Mejia · May 4, 2013
  • Wayne P.

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

    Wayne Peck · April 27, 2013
  • 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
  • Anthony M.

    Eat at Paseo. They have the best Cuban sandwich.

    Anthony Matlock · February 21, 2013
  • zachary h.

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

    zachary huntting · November 23, 2012
  • 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
  • Jason S.

    Visit the gum wall near pike street market

    Jason Short · September 29, 2012
  • James J.

    Greatest thing of Seattle is great people and a nice culture

    James Jenkins · September 28, 2012

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

    BIGFOOT · September 9, 2012
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    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

  • Th_Aviator

    As always gray, wet and cold but pretty ;)

    Th_Aviator · May 9, 2012
  • Alexandria B.

    I love it here!!

    Alexandria Baker · April 22, 2012
  • Michael C.

    I saw the sun in Seattle!

    Michael Chanley · March 25, 2012
  • Michael C.

    One of the greatest cities in America.

    Michael Chanley · March 25, 2012
  • AJ E.

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

    AJ Earl · January 23, 2012
  • ǝʌǝʇS W.

    Have doughnuts at the Dhalia Lounge. Yum!

    ǝʌǝʇS Wilson · December 29, 2011
  • K M.

    Best thing about Seattle is leaving !

    K Mo · November 22, 2011
  • 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
  • Steve W.


    Steve Wilson · October 15, 2011
  • Amanda D.

    Never call a homeless person out

    Amanda Dawn · October 11, 2011
  • Tommy M.

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

    Tommy Mead · September 16, 2011
  • Diana

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

    Diana · August 12, 2011
  • Courtland R.


    Courtland Richardson · May 18, 2011
  • mark h.

    Seattle > Bellevue

    mark h · March 10, 2011
  • Your D.

    Good music sceen and food scene is getting better.

    Your Daddy · February 4, 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