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Visitors Guide to Seattle Washington

Visitors Guide to Seattle Washington

The city of Seattle is situated in the eastern area of the state of Washington in Northwest America, between the waters of the Puget Sound and Lake Washington. Known for its appealing atmosphere and emergence as the USA’s city of the 1990s, Seattle’s waterfront is its main attraction and this lies along the Alaskan Way, although the city does contain a number of must-see sights. Seattle’s community is built on commerce, fishing and timber, greatly influenced by the nearby Boeing aerospace company. Full of gourmet coffee shops, museums, art galleries and a lively nightlife, the city now also celebrates an important tourism industry. Seattle is a large cosmopolitan city, covering around 90 square miles / 233 square kilometers, with a population of almost 600,000. The city incorporates many smaller communities and important, historical neighborhoods. Amongst these locations are the Ballard, Belltown, Capitol Hill, Pike Place Market, Freemont, Greenlake, Pioneer...

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The Neighborhood of Fremont, Seattle

The Neighborhood of Fremont, Seattle

The way that visitors are drawn to this funky, colorful neighborhood, Fremont may just deserve the title of “Center Of The Universe”. Fremont is a colorful, artistic community in Seattle, Washington. It’s located along the ship canal, just north of the Queen Anne Hill. You’ll enjoy browsing for vintage clothing, collectibles, antiques, and more, in the many shops and stores throughout this neighborhood. In the summer, you’ll want to check out the outdoor cinema, where you’ll see mainstream favorites, indie films, and cult classics. One stop that you’ll certainly want to make, is under the Aurora Bridge. Lurking under the bridge, you’ll find the Fremont Troll, about to devour a Volkswagen. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to have your picture taken with the troll while you’re there. Don’t worry, he eats cars, not people. If you’re in town on October 31st, you can participate in “Trollaween”, a party and...

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Rainy Day BackUp Plans: Necessary for Seattle Travel

Rainy Day BackUp Plans: Necessary for Seattle Travel

Visiting Seattle Washington is like walking into a refreshing spring rain. Well, it is about half of the year at any rate. The climate here is great for being outdoors as long as you don’t mind getting a little wet. My recommendation is not to even bother with an umbrella, wear comfortable waterproof shoes, and hide your hair beneath a funky hat of some sort that will handle getting a little wet. Whatever you do, don’t let the rain spoil your good time. Rain is a fact of life in Seattle and most of the locals are quite accustomed to it. If it really does bother you, you may wish to plan an alternate indoor activity for every outdoor activity you are considering. The good news is that there are plenty of both to choose from so you really shouldn’t ever run out of things to do while on...

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