Seattle, Washington

Seattle is a major coastal seaport and the seat of King Country, in the U.S. state of Washington. With 608,660 residents as of the 2010 Census, Seattle is the largest city in th... more

Seattle, Washington

Seattle is a major coastal seaport and the seat of King Country, in the U.S. state of Washington. With 608,660 residents as of the 2010 Census, Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of North America and the largest city on the West Coast north of San Francisco. The Seattle metropolitan area of about 3.4 million inhabitants is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States.

The city is situated on a narrow isthmus between Puget Sound (an arm of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 114 miles (183 km) south of the Canada-United States border, but further north than Toronto.

In 2010, the container ports in the Seattle metropolitan area (Seattle-Tacoma) were the third busiest in the United States, after Los Angeles–Long Beach and New York–New Jersey, serving as a major gateway for trade with Asia. In terms of percentage, Seattle has the second-largest gay, lesbian, or bisexual population among major US

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Seattle Links

If it’s true that time is fleeting, then we should wisely choose how to spend it, and with whom, and in what place. For who among us wishes to waste even one night with the ones we love? In this place, as in our home, all are welcome.

Washington State Ferries is a passenger and automobile ferry service owned and operated by the Washington State Department of Transportation that serves communities on Puget Sound and in the San Juan Islands. It is the largest passenger and auto...

Shop the Market for the season's best fresh produce and seafood, as well as handmade crafts and gifts galore. When it's time for a shopping break, enjoy a meal at one of our many great restaurants.

Seattle Center Monorail is the nation’s first full-scale commercial monorail system which provides a fun, quick and convenient link between downtown Seattle and Seattle Center. Seattle Center Monorail departs approximately every 10 minutes from ...

With evergreen forests on its outskirts and cultural institutions within, the Emerald City is a place of contrasts, masterfully blending urban sophistication with scenic adventure. Best encapsulating this juxtaposition are views of snow-capped p...

Things do to in Seattle

The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you!   Join us in our mission: Insp...

The Seattle Symphony is an American orchestra based in Seattle, Washington. Since 1998, the orchestra is resident at Benaroya Hall. The orchestra's season runs from September through July, and serves as the pit orchestra for most productions of ...

The Museum of Flight exists to acquire, preserve, and exhibit historically significant air and space artifacts, which provide a foundation for scholarly research, and lifelong learning programs that inspire an interest in and understanding of scienc...

Safeco Field

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Since the Inaugural Game on July 15, 1999, Safeco Field has gained a reputation locally, regionally and nationally as a terrific setting for baseball and a great place for baseball fans. Sweeping views of Seattle's downtown skyline, breathtaking...

Woodland Park Zoo saves animals and their habitats through conservation leadership and engaging experiences, inspiring people to learn, care and act. For more than 110 years, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique...

Seattle Dining

If it’s true that time is fleeting, then we should wisely choose how to spend it, and with whom, and in what place. For who among us wishes to waste even one night with the ones we love? In this place, as in our home, all are welcome.