Seattle Tourism & Travel Guide
Welcome to Seattle!
Despite a reputation for rain, Seattle is a hotbed of activity in the Pacific Northwest. Located just two hours south of Vancouver, Canada, the city of Seattle is an international port that boasts three professional sports teams, hundreds of restaurants, a myriad of cultural venues and a lifestyle that is unique to the Pacific Northwest. Recreation abounds here, with golfing, skiing, hiking and camping all within close proximity to the city center. The Pike Place Market is one of the more well known attractions within the city, boasting a variety of shops, fresh food and other services. The Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center is a popular destination for history enthusiasts, as it features an 1897 schooner and other nautical exhibits. Families enjoy visiting the over 1,100 animals, reptiles and birds that make the Woodland Park Zoo their home. The Seattle Aquarium also draws sightseers to its adorable marine mammals, underwater dome and interactive exhibits.
With locations throughout Seattle, Seattle Public Library features a wide selection of books, magazines, reference materials, music recordings and more.
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Various popular attractions can be visited by using the nearby Monorail for transportation.
Mariners fans can learn more about Safeco Field through a guided walking tour.