Seattle is the largest city in Washington and the entire Pacific Northwest. Prior to its transformation, Seattle was a dull port and industrial center. However, the city has been transformed into a modern city with a flourishing economy. Seattle is the "Coffee Capital" of the U.S. There is an espresso bar on almost all streets of the city. The city is located between beautiful mountains. Mountain Rainier National Park, which is home to Cascade Mountains, is located east of Seattle with the partially snow-capped peaks of the Olympic National Park being located on the west of the city.
Plan Your Seattle Area Visit
Some fun activities to do in Seattle include visiting the parks, hunting, visiting the beach, and sightseeing various attractions inside and near the city. One of the main attractions in Seattle is the Seattle Center and Space Needle. The iconic structure was built for the 1962 World's Fair. Visitors can take an elevator to the observatory where they will enjoy breathtaking views of the city. At Pike Place Market, visitors can purchase fish, fruit, and vegetables. They can also have market tours where they will hear unusual stories about the market.
Visitors can also go hiking in Discovery Park, which was formerly a military base. People who love sailing can visit the Center for Wooden Boats where they will sail on boats powered by sail, oars, paddles, electricity, and steam. Lovers of history can visit the Museum of History and Industry, which houses almost four million artifacts, archival material, and photographs of the history of Seattle.
World Class Dining & Attractions
Visitors can sample the Seattle cuisine in the Elliot Bay Trail. The Elliot Bay Trail starts at the piers in the waterfront and then moves through Olympic Sculpture Park before reaching Myrtle Edwards Park. The Seattle Aquarium is unique as it comprises of both sea and river. Visitors can watch otters or visit an underwater dome where they will see the beautiful sea life. Visitors also have the opportunity of feeding an octopus at the Seattle Aquarium daily at noon and 4pm. Kabino has vacation rental properties that are within a short distance these locations.