How To: Travel in Seattle

Seattle is the largest city in Washington and one of the rainiest cities across the entire United States – so why would you want to visit?

Well for starters, the original Starbucks and Nordstrom is in Seattle and it was rated the most ‘hipster’ city in the U.S.

Also, if you’re an avid Grey’s Anatomy watcher – you’ll get a chance to see some of the original filming sites! (link)

Before going, you may want to research when is the best time to go especially if you don’t love the rain!

Here’s another blog with tips on how to avoid some mistakes when traveling to Seattle. (link)

Well for starters, the original Starbucks and Nordstrom is in Seattle and it was rated the most ‘hipster’ city in the U.S.

  1. Visit the Pike Place Market. This market overlooks the waterfront and is the oldest farmers market that started in 1907. Now there are much more shops!Screen Shot 2017-12-14 at 4.28.25 AM
  2. Visit the Great Wall of Gum in the Pike Place Market – disgusting to some, but still a part of the Seattle experience.Screen Shot 2017-12-14 at 4.28.48 AM
  3. Visit the Space Needle Center! It is one of the landmarks in the Northwest region of the U.S. and one of Seattle’s top icons.Screen Shot 2017-12-14 at 4.35.57 AM
  4. Visit the Chihuly Garden and Glass. Dale Chihuly is one of America’s glass sculptors and is a Washington native. The exhibition has been around since 2012 and is located next to the popular Space Needle which makes it all the more convenient when planning your itinerary. I first stumbled across the exhibition on HappyToWander’s blog post.Screen Shot 2017-12-14 at 4.28.35 AM
  5. Visit the different art districts in Seattle. There are colorful murals to see and take photos of! e0fea7dabc6ac4fa435f6236e892cd75

Recommendations:

  • Bring an umbrella and hat! Check out this article from a Seattle local on what to pack for your trip! (link)
  • Rent a car as it will be easier for you to travel.
  • Stay in the city center as you will be around more places and can walk back to your place without a problem.

Seattle is a fun place to visit with either friends or a loved one as there are so many things to do! Seattle has been ranked as one of the best cities in the United States in 2017. link

Check out Seattle and let us know if you agree with this rating! It’s definitely one of our favorite cities in the country despite the rain! Let us know in the comments below if you’ve visited or plan on visiting anytime soon!

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