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Seattle

With its laid-back liberal attitude and coffee culture, Seattle has a quirky alternative dimension that endears it to almost everyone who visits it. With neighbourhoods like Fremont as eclectic as some of the icons that have emerged from the city – grunge music, Starbucks, Amazon.com and Frasier all have their origins here – Seattle is full of hidden surprises off the beaten track.

Seattle is also a shopper’s paradise, with the gigantic neon-sign clad Pike’s Place Market the best destination to buy fresh produce or sample scrumptious local cuisine. And once you’ve had your fill of tossed salad and scrambled eggs and fancy a change of scenery, the isolated Olympic Peninsula offers some tranquil respite. Alternatively, Vancouver is just couple of hours away by road over the Canadian border.

 

What you’ll love most about Seattle

  • Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Pike Place Market, one of the oldest continuously operated public markets in the United States. Explore stalls selling fresh produce, seafood, flowers, and crafts, watch fishmongers toss salmon at the famous Pike Place Fish Market, and sample local specialties like clam chowder and artisanal cheese
  • Soar to new heights at the Space Needle, Seattle’s most iconic landmark and observation tower. Take a high-speed elevator ride to the observation deck for panoramic views of the city skyline, Elliott Bay, and the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, and enjoy dining with a view at the rotating SkyCity restaurant
  • Marvel at the dazzling glass art of Dale Chihuly at the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit, located near the Space Needle at Seattle Center. Explore indoor and outdoor galleries showcasing Chihuly’s intricate glass sculptures and installations inspired by nature, and stroll through the lush garden filled with colourful glass flowers, orbs, and chandeliers
  • Enjoy scenic views and waterfront activities along Seattle’s bustling waterfront, stretching from Pier 57 to Pier 70 along Elliott Bay. Take a leisurely stroll along the pedestrian promenade, ride the Great Wheel for panoramic views of the bay and city skyline, and explore attractions like the Seattle Aquarium, Olympic Sculpture Park, and historic ships at the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)
  • Immerse yourself in the world of pop culture at MoPOP, a one-of-a-kind museum dedicated to music, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary culture. Explore interactive exhibits showcasing iconic artifacts, costumes, and memorabilia from movies, TV shows, video games, and music legends like Jimi Hendrix and Nirvana
  • Discover quirky attractions in Seattle’s eclectic neighbourhoods, like the Fremont Troll, a massive sculpture lurking under the Aurora Bridge in the Fremont neighbourhood, and Gas Works Park, a former gasification plant turned urban park with panoramic views of Lake Union and the city skyline

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Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

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