Seattle screams coffee, Bill Gates and the birth of grunge rock, but there's more than meets the eye in Emerald City. Over three million Pacific Northwesterners call Seattle home, as did Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Lee. The continental United States' northwesternmost point, Seattle sits on the Pacific Rim with sweeping panorama views of Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, the Olympic mountain range and majestic Mount Rainier. Home to the University of Washington, Seattle is the nation's most educated city, with the highest percentage of college graduates. Seattle offers its residents a high quality of life and travelers a memorable visit, with opportunities to golf, sail, ski, kayak, camp and hike, as well as urban pleasures like world-class restaurants, stylish shopping, luxurious hotels and vibrant nightlife, including, of course, an always-evolving live music scene.
Seattle hotels feature accommodations for a wide array of lodging needs. Make reservations directly with top four and five star Seattle hotels or affordable boutique and art hotel options like the Hotel Deca, the Mayflower Park Hotel and the ultra-hip Ace Hotel. Get guaranteed lowest rates at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle Downtown. Call toll-free in the US: 1.800.252.6304.
Beyond coffee carts and cafes, the Seattle food and restaurant scene is thriving thanks to top culinary talent, fresh local ingredients and great Pacific Northwest microbreweries and wineries. Foodies can enjoy new American culinary adventures at Cascadia restaurant or spectacular waterfront views at Palisade.
Seattle Music & Nightlife
Seattle features a rich music scene beyond the birth of Sub-pop records, Nirvana, Alice in Chains and Soundgarden. Seattle nightlife pulses with a pumping local music scene featuring tons of live music clubs. Venues The Showbox and Neumo's, massive shake-your-groove-thing thumping dance clubs and discos like The Baltic Room and posh Bonzai, trendy lounges, college bars and local dive bars, all converge to make Seattle a night owls paradise. Our local band directory has more information and links to Seattles latest and greatest local bands.
Seattle Tours & Attractions
The Seattle Space Needle noticeably defines the Seattle skyline, also hosting The Seattle Center, home to Paul Allens Experience Music Project - an homage to music history and Seattle musicians like native Jimi Hendrix. World famous Pike Place Market is a must for visitors and hosts the original store of corporate coffee giant Starbucks. From the distinctive architecture of Pioneer Square to the natural beauty of Snoqualmie Falls, there's plenty to see and do in and around Seattle.
Seattle's travel hub is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SeaTac) with flights to and from destinations throughout the Pacific Northwest, the continental US, Canada, Alaska and beyond. An extensive network of mass transportation includes electric trolley cars, commuter trains, a growing light rail system, monorail and buses, all helping commuters and tourists traversing the busy streets and freeways in and out of downtown, while Seattle's waterways are navigated by the USs largest network of ferries, crossing the Puget sound daily.
Seattle Real Estate
Boasting some of the most coveted real estate in the nation, Seattle is home to both distinct residential neighborhoods, such as Bellevue, prestigious Capitol Hill and Queen Anne Hill and chic urban living in and around the downtown district. Warehouse loft conversions continue to be a hot real estate market in Seattle along with city condos, while, recently, the single-family home market has seen a significant increase in demand and price.
Buy Seattle Real Estate, search Seattle apartments, find a Seattle roommate. Buy homes in one of these many Seattle area cities: Seattle, Bainbridge Island Real Estate, Bellevue Real Estate, Belltown Real Estate, Issaquah Real Estate, Mercer Island Real Estate or Queen Anne Real Estate.
Seattle employment and career opportunities including information on posting resumes, searching help wanted ads, finding an employer and discovering companies hiring in the greater Seattle metropolitan area.
Seattle is home to many exciting sports teams that locals passionately support. In 1999, the Seattle Mariners moved into Safeco, their new state of the art baseball field—complete with retractable roof for rainy days. Since 2002, the Seattle Seahawks have played at Qwest Field. Seahawks fans are proud that their beloved outdoor football stadium is one of the loudest in the NFL, making it one of the most electrifying places to watch live football. The Seattle Supersonics may not have won the NBA championship since 1979, but fans still love watching the team at KeyArena. NCAA sports strongly supported in Seattle, most notably with Washington Huskies football and basketball.
Seattle has long had the reputation for having a strong local music scene, and this is still true today. The Emerald City boasts some of the best places around for watching live shows, including KeyArena, The Paramount Theater, The Moore Theatre and The Showbox. Seattle's new music museum, the Experience Music Project (EMP), is also home to some great live music venues including The Sky Church and Liquid Lounge. A trip to Seattle wouldnt be complete without seeing a concert at one of these awesome venues.
Seattle has plenty of theaters for those who want a dose of culture while visiting the city. McCaw Hall is the home of the Seattle Opera and the Pacific Northwest Ballet. The Seattle Symphony Orchestra plays at the beautiful Benaroya Hall. Other well-known Seattle theaters include The Paramount Theater, The 5th Avenue Theatre and The Moore Theatre. Whether you're in the mood for musicals, Broadway-bound shows or opera, Seattle's theaters are sure to have a production that youll love.
A guide to the diverse neighborhoods and entertainment districts of Seattle, Washington including Queen Anne, Capitol Hill, Belltown and Ballard.
Sea Tac International Airport
Guide to flight, airline and terminal information for the Seattle Tacoma International Airport.
Seattle Guides & Maps
Travel books, maps, dining guides and more for visitors of all budgets to Seattle, Puget Sound and the Pacific Northwest.
A guide to Seattle's top shopping centers, markets, districts and malls.
Seattle Golf Courses
A guide to golf courses in Seattle, Washington including the luxurious Golf Club at Newcastle and Seattles upscale public golf courses like Harbor Pointe or Trilogy at Redmond Ridge.
The annual The Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle, Washington.
The best luxe and progressive Seattle day spas, including hotel spas and well-known Nordstrom Spa and Gene Juarez Salon & Spa.
Real Estate Rentals
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Information on all of Seattle's amazing theaters from the majestic Paramount Theater to the historic 5th Avenue Theater and McCaw Hall--home to both the Seattle Opera and the Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Seattle Mariners baseball tickets, Safeco Field information, and official team merchandise.
Seattle SuperSonics basketball tickets and official team merchandise.
Seattle Seahawks football tickets, merchandise, game schedules and information.
Seattle Auto Rentals
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Seattle New and Used Cars
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