Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in America and the largest city in Washington. There are lots of natural landscapes to admire here including mountains, forests and the Pacific Ocean, and the city is renowned for its architectural wonders, dynamic night spots, mouth-watering fresh seafood and vibrant shopping streets. Whether you want to sightsee museums, visit during a festival or enjoy outdoor adventures, you’re sure to have an incredible getaway in Seattle.
There are a number of world-class attractions worth exploring in Seattle; the Space Needle is the most iconic attraction in the city which towers at 650ft with a panoramic observation deck. Another must-visit attraction is the Pike Place Market, an old farmer’s market with lots of traditional stalls and the original Starbucks café. Then there’s the Seattle Art Museum which is the largest museum in the city with a number of local and international art masterpieces and an outdoor sculpture park.
Seattle’s prime location makes it a great base for exploration. The breath-taking Mt. Rainier National Park is less than a two hour drive from the city, which is one of Washington’s most beautiful destinations and an active volcano with rivers, wildflower meadows, ancient forests and wildlife. Just 45 minutes from Seattle is the stunning Snoqualmie Falls which cascades from 270ft. This is the most renowned waterfall in Washington, surrounded by a lush two acre park.