Seattle Travel Guide
The Emerald City is calling your name. Seattle, the biggest city in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), has a population of 700,000 residents. The city itself is a bustling metropolis filled with things to do, while outside tree-covered mountains and hiking trails fill the rest of the area.
Things to do in Seattle
You can’t go to Seattle without visiting the Space Needle. The 605-foot structure is an icon of the PNW and the observation deck gives you incredible views of the city below. Hungry? Head to Pike Place Market, one of the largest farmer’s markets in the US. Other must-visit sites include the Pop Culture Museum, the Gum Wall, and Chihuly Gardens.
Best Places to Stay in Seattle
Top neighborhoods in Seattle include Ballard, a spot that was once a fishing village and is now a trendy neighborhood full of sites, Capitol Hill, the ‘LGBT center’ of the city, Downtown Seattle, where you’ll find the big businesses, hustle and bustle, and Belltown, home to the trendiest bars and cafes in the city.
Best Time to Visit Seattle
The best time to visit Seattle is between June and September for the best weather.