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Inside Background
Like many of the world’s great cities, Seattle’s buildings and architecture are...
Last edited: 13 July 2014
According to a recent census report, Seattle is both the most highly educated...
Last edited: 11 June 2014
Seattle is a major city, and as when traveling to any other major city, one...
Last edited: 02 September 2014
The founding of Seattle is credited with the Denny Party’s arrival at Alki...
Last edited: 19 April 2008
Seattle is composed of many distinct neighbor... each with its own...
Last edited: 02 September 2014
Books and Movies with a Seattle Theme: Waxwings, by Jonathan Raban.  This book...
Last edited: 07 February 2007
Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau website is a great resource for events...
Last edited: 14 January 2014
Seattle is well known for the its rain and gloomy days.  However, Seattle ranks...
Last edited: 02 September 2014
Now that you've made the decision to visit  the Great Northwest, you want to...
Last edited: 16 April 2015
Whether you've got a few days or a few hours, Seattle's condensed downtown area...
Last edited: 28 November 2007
Here is a link to a well known peninsula in Seattle harbour regions. Kitsap...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
Seattle has a rich and varied music scene.  It is justifiably known for the...
Last edited: 05 April 2016
Eating Out There are a lot of great restaurants in Seattle, but trying all of...
Last edited: 05 June 2015
The Pacific NW is a beautiful and geographically diverse region. Freshwater...
Last edited: 20 May 2014
Here is the GoNorthwest link to Puget Sound, Seattle area. Puget Sound...
Last edited: 07 January 2009
Below is the link to the official page for the San Juan Islands. USA - San Juan...
Last edited: 21 October 2010
Useful Websites for ALL Tourists / Visitors Here are a few of the numerous...
Last edited: 10 January 2013
Inside Transportation
Seattle-Tacoma ( SEA ) International Airport, called "Sea-Tac" for short, is...
Last edited: 19 October 2016
Getting Directions and Finding Your Way Around Seattle "How do I get from...
Last edited: 19 August 2014
Getting Transit Directions In and Around Seattle You can find specific...
Last edited: 17 May 2016
Taxis A nice hint for visitors is that Seattle has implemented a flat rate from...
Last edited: 20 May 2015
Paying for parking is just a fact of life in the big city. While it is possible...
Last edited: 02 September 2014
Traditional Taxi Cabs  Seattle Yellow Cab operates the Taxi stands at SeaTac...
Last edited: 01 April 2016
Welcome to Seattle The Port of Seattle has established a website for cruise...
Last edited: 01 April 2016
Many people arrive in Seattle vs Vancouver since it is priced cheaper than...
Last edited: 03 April 2014
Seattle is one of those places where Parking can add a significant amount of...
Last edited: 28 December 2014
There is a new reservation system in effect if your interested in going from...
Last edited: 17 May 2008
There are multiple large national RV rental firms located close to Seattle. El...
Last edited: 05 July 2016
Seattle to Victoria Many people include a trip to Victoria from Seattle. It...
Last edited: 04 September 2016
There is nothing more fun than taking a ferry ride across the Puget Sound to...
Last edited: 27 December 2014
Inside Things to Do
One of the best day trips from Seattle is the ferry from the downtown...
Last edited: 20 March 2016
Year 'round the greater Seattle area is alive with special events and festivals...
Last edited: 10 September 2014
Seattle is a very family-friendly place.  You will not be without things to do...
Last edited: 24 May 2012
Museums   If you're  looking for fun and informational exhibits to inspire your...
Last edited: 06 June 2008
Before you go out, pick up a copy of one of the local free papers ( The...
Last edited: 22 April 2009
Every city has a Starbuck’s (or two, or seventy-eight) but Seattle boasts the...
Last edited: 16 August 2012
Here are some options if you want to enjoy theatre or other performances while...
Last edited: 02 June 2014
Downtown The primary retail shopping area in Seattle is downtown. There are a...
Last edited: 06 November 2013
Sports  Seattle is a great city for outdoor activities.  Tennis pick-up games...
Last edited: 24 October 2006
3 Days in Seattle
Last edited: 19 October 2008
Attractions in Seattle Because cities such as Seattle have so much to offer, it...
Last edited: 18 June 2014
With thanks to the true author of this article - klsalas, a living encyclopedia...
Last edited: 03 May 2016
Despite - or perhaps because of - the hills, Seattle is a bike town...
Last edited: 11 February 2015
The Belltown District of downtown Seattle , located a few blocks north of Pike...
Last edited: 29 July 2015
Have several days or a week to sightsee by car?  Here is a recommended...
Last edited: 24 October 2006
This article was created from a set of posts all about traveling with your dog...
Last edited: 25 March 2014
Seattle offers two unique flying opportunities that are available to everyone...
Last edited: 07 June 2014
Despite a variety of transportation options, many visitors to Seattle venture...
Last edited: 27 June 2010
For a wonderful day trip, avoid the crowds and take I-5 north to...
Last edited: 08 December 2012
The Living Computer Museum collection presents the meaningful milestones in the...
Last edited: 18 November 2012
It is easy to spend a fun and exciting day in Seattle without a car.  There are...
Last edited: 09 September 2015
Seattle Souvenirs If you're looking for a distinctively Seattle souvenir to...
Last edited: 18 July 2014
Pike Place Market is a bustling marketplace filled with Pacific Northwest...
Last edited: 04 December 2009
If you're visiting Seattle in the springtime, you are bound to get some rainy...
Last edited: 04 January 2014
Seattle is an awesome city to visit. There are so many things to do in the city...
Last edited: 18 January 2011
Seattle is an amazing city whether it's rain or shine. But it's better for all...
Last edited: 15 March 2011
Alki Beach Alki beach is one of the more well known beaches in the Seattle...
Last edited: 04 November 2006
To experience the Great Northwest without leaving Seattle, head for Seward...
Last edited: 25 October 2006
The Space Needle is a tower in Seattle, Washington, and is a major landmark of...
Last edited: 22 April 2009
There is plenty to do with teenagers in Seattle, year round, no matter what the...
Last edited: 20 February 2014
The Gum Wall is a local landmark in downtown Seattle, in Post Alley under Pike...
Last edited: 15 October 2010
Seattle is famous for many things, but visitors may be surprised to learn that...
Last edited: 25 October 2008
There are two underground tours of Seattle; Bill Speidel's is longer and more...
Last edited: 29 September 2014
Even if you aren't affiliated with the University of Washington, the campus is...
Last edited: 08 March 2009
Introduction Ballard is a neighborhood approximately 5 miles northwest of...
Last edited: 04 May 2016
Seattle is a city of hills.  Some of the best views of the beautiful environs...
Last edited: 16 July 2014
Downtown is a pretty compact area to explore by foot or bus.  There are three...
Last edited: 18 April 2014
Alki Beach is located in a Seattle neighborhood called "West Seattle."  Alki...
Last edited: 30 June 2012
Alki Kayak Tours is a sustainable tourism facility helping people get on Puget...
Last edited: 26 April 2010
Belltown is the center of Seattle's fine dining and nightlife scene. If you are...
Last edited: 12 November 2009
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour is a fun and informative tour through Seattle's...
Last edited: 25 October 2008
EverGreen Tours is a professional tour company. Its  Mt. Rainier tour picks you...
Last edited: 02 September 2010
Made In Washington stores offers unique gifts and souvenirs from locally blown...
Last edited: 23 January 2008
The Market Theater, in hisoric Pike Place Market, is home of the world famous...
Last edited: 01 May 2014
Seattle's most famous Gay nightclub.
Last edited: 09 February 2008
Nordic Heritage Museum website is http://www.nordic...
Last edited: 17 December 2006
In early 2012 Northwest Fine Woodworking's coo... of artisans and designers...
Last edited: 01 May 2013
Pike Place Market, an open-air shopping haven and Seattle institution, is a...
Last edited: 21 July 2014
If you are a baseball fan don't miss this tour.  The tour will take you to...
Last edited: 13 October 2008
Savor Seattle Food Tours offers four different food & cultural tours that...
Last edited: 20 June 2011
For an interesting and tasty treat, take an insider's walking food tour of...
Last edited: 21 June 2008
The Center for Wooden Boats offers free public boat rides, in electric boats or...
Last edited: 08 February 2009
The Museum of Flight is an expansive facility filled with all things related to...
Last edited: 08 February 2007
Tour de Chocolate was fun, educational and affordable! The people who operate...
Last edited: 25 February 2010
Cherry blossoms in the Arts and Sciences Quad next to Suzzallo Library are not...
Last edited: 02 March 2010
Any visit to Seattle that doesn't include even a short ferry trip is one that...
Last edited: 28 June 2014
Ye Olde Curiosity Shop is most famous for their sideshow-like museum, they also...
Last edited: 25 October 2006
Inside Dining Scene
Interested in some food for thought? Seattle is world-renowned for their...
Last edited: 28 October 2008
Breakfast in Seattle can be as simple as grabbing a cup of coffee and a...
Last edited: 13 April 2012
Seattle has a vibrant and varied dining scene, but nobody is going to call it...
Last edited: 17 August 2014
Of course, the ultimate Seattle view dining experience is dining at Sky City on...
Last edited: 20 August 2014
Seattle is a great place to kids, and after a full day of activity, they'll be...
Last edited: 25 October 2006
Gluten Free Dining in Seattle It's pretty easy going being GF in Seattle. For...
Last edited: 07 October 2015
There are some great happy hours in Seattle but like everything they change...
Last edited: 12 January 2010
"Where do I go for good salmon?" is probably second only to "Where is Pike...
Last edited: 25 October 2006
Good Lunch Spots near Pike Place for Kids In the market there's a Chinese...
Last edited: 20 November 2006
Mi Chaleteca provides and authentic Salvadorean dining experience, right in...
Last edited: 11 April 2008
Caspian Grill  has offered home style Persian cooking to the Pacific Northwest...
Last edited: 25 October 2008
Emmett Watson's Oyster Bar is a casual cafe specializing in fresh seafood...
Last edited: 17 September 2009
Espresso Vivace Alley 24 is a 2400 sf espresso bar inspired by the rosteria...
Last edited: 04 December 2008
FareStart is now located at 7th & Virginia across from the Federal...
Last edited: 25 October 2008
In February 2007, FareStart  moved to a new home.  For a fabulous lunch (M - F...
Last edited: 06 February 2007
Great little neighborhood Japanese restaurant. Friendly and cozy. Great sushi...
Last edited: 07 August 2008
Skylark Cafe & Club's hours of operation Mon CLOSED Tue 11:30am - 2:00am...
Last edited: 07 September 2009
McCormick's Fish House and Bar is located on Fourth Avenue near the SeaFirst...
Last edited: 28 March 2008
Per Seattle Weekly- "This little place offers fresh, high-end ingredients...
Last edited: 21 October 2008
Located on Alki Beach Seattle's best kept secret Pegasus Pizza and pasta is the...
Last edited: 10 July 2007
This is the place that always has a line out the door (and past a few more...
Last edited: 24 June 2008
Roy's BBQ a small, tucked a way place well-known for some of the best barbeque...
Last edited: 25 October 2008
SZMANIA'S has a wonderful, authentic German menu for the month of October...
Last edited: 18 September 2008
Teatro ZinZanni is a big night out unlike any other - a three-hour whirlwind of...
Last edited: 08 October 2009
Thai Ginger is located in the upper floors of Pacific Place and is literally...
Last edited: 25 October 2008
This busy neighborhood restaurant is popular with locals.  Everything on the...
Last edited: 30 April 2008
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: 27 March 2016
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: 17 July 2016
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: 15 September 2016
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?   100°F...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: 12 April 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: 26 June 2016
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: 21 September 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: 28 February 2015
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: 02 October 2010
I have in the past, hired from Alamo, but having never needed to amend...
Last edited: 12 September 2016
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: 17 December 2015
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: 25 September 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: 06 November 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: 04 May 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: 30 August 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: 20 October 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: 19 September 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: 17 September 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: 08 April 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: 26 October 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: 29 April 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: 24 August 2016
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: 05 November 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: 19 June 2016
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: 18 September 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: 09 September 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: 11 November 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: 02 June 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: 06 November 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: 09 September 2016
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: 28 October 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: 11 January 2014
It is always exciting to travel USA. But before you start travelling, you...
Last edited: 20 October 2015
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: 18 April 2017