Seattle is famous for coffee, rain, the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Microsoft, Amazon, Jimi Hendrix … the list goes on.
Downtown Seattle at sunset with the Space Needle prominent.
The heart of downtown Seattle with Mt Rainer and the Cascade mountains in the background.
Plenty of houseboats on Lake Union near downtown.
Lake Union and downtown as seen from Gasworks Park in the Wallingford area.
Take the ferry from the waterfront in Seattle to Bainbridge island.
Beautiful weather along the waterfront.
Boat passing through the Ballard Locks.
Water fountain at the University of Washington on a beautiful spring day in the Pacific Northwest.
Pike Place Market is located on a hill near the Puget Sound in downtown Seattle. This is one of the oldest farmer’s market starting in 1907 and attracts millions of visitor every year.
One of the oldest buildings in downtown Seattle. The Smith Tower used to be the tallest building on the United States west coast. Worth a visit to the 35th floor Observation Deck and Chinese Room.
Hotels in Seattle
Staying at a hotel in Seattle? Here are some options.
Try The Hotel Seattle with 85 guest rooms located just a few blocks from the waterfront, Pike Place Market and the Washington Convention Center.
If you want to stay in a Hilton Hotel in Seattle, try the Homewood Suites located near the convention center and Pike Place. The hotel has all the modern conveniences like high speed internet, a fitness facility and is pet friendly. The accommodations are studios or one and two bedroom suites. On the luxurious side, you’ll receive newspaper delivery and even complimentary shopping service.Use www.ilimoww.com to get yourself a car from the airport.
There is also Hotel 1000 which bills itself as a “luxurious, personalized” downtown Seattle experience located in the heart of downtown just a short distance from Pioneer Square. Provides concierge service, welcomes pets and is kid friendly. One unique experience is the virtual golf experience that gives you the experience of playing at one of the 50 best golf course. You can even book instruction with a golf professional.