Seattle is known for cloudy skies and rain.
But if you don't mind getting a little damp, then the "Emerald City", in reference is to the evergreen forests of the area, "Rain City", and "Jet City", a reference to Boeing has plenty to offer visitors.
The largest city in the United States' Pacific Northwest and in the state of Washington, Seattle is a city often at the center of music-driven revolutions, the birthplace of Jimi Hendrix and "grunge" the rock music style pioneered Seattle-based Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.
Maybe it was the weather, but if rain forces you indoors Seattle is home to a wealth of cutural festivals including the Seattle International Film Festival.
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It is a city that makes the most of good weather, and offers a host of outdoor activities from walking, cycling, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, rock climbing and sailing.
For the less active there are plenty of attractions across Seattle.
The Space Needle should be one of the first places on your checklist. The telecommunications tower complete with spinning restaurant has become Seattle's best-known landmark.
Around the needle is The Seattle Center was built as the United States Science Pavilion during the Seattle World's Fair of 1962, it is home to the Pacific Science Center, Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory, the Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Key Arena, and it also offers exhibits, IMAX movies, laser shows and other events.
Other notable attractions include;
- The Seattle Waterfront
- The Museum of Glass
- The Boeing Factory - tours are available showing just how the global aircraft manufacturer works
- Pioneer Square - Seattle's historic area
It is easy to find Seattle accommodation near any landmark, by consulting our Seattle hotel map at Booked.net. If you are looking to see Seattle's architecture, then book hotel in Downtown Seattle.
To experience the art scene of the city, accommodation in Pioneer Square will be unbeatable, check Booked.net's selection.