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Seattle Travel Tips, Washington


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  • The Fremont Troll
    Fremont is a funky, hip little neighborhood in Seattle filled with great bars and restaurants. What lots of people don't know is that when you go under the bridge there is a giant troll! The troll is a statue but it is really big. It's [...]
    D: 25.9mi00
  • Seattle Center
    Seattle Center is a landmark of the city hosting some of the landmarks of the city. :) It is on Harrison Street and you can find there some of the greatest places of Seattle. There is the Space Needle, the Fun Forest Amusement Park, [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • Pacific Science Center
    Pacific Science Center is a great spot for everyone as all of us can find something amazing in there. Besides the huge IMAX movie theater there are wonderful permanent and temporary exhibitions. They have a dinosaur exhibit with [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • Lark in the Morning
    Lark in the Morning is probably the greatest musical instrument store I have seen. Besides the 'classic' instruments they have all kinds of ethnic musical instruments too from all over the world. You can even try everything you'd like [...]
    D: 0.8mi00
  • Nickerson Street Saloon
    Nickerson is a nice place, perfect example of an urban bar with beer, pool table and a nice patio. Their prices are good and the staff is friendly, but of course, it is not a high class place. I really liked the decoration with all [...]
    D: 2mi00
  • Alki Beach
    Alki Beach is the best and most beautiful place in Seattle for walking, volley, jogging and all that staff. Alki is a long stripe of beach of about 2.5 miles running from Alki Point to Duwamish Head. The view is one of the great [...]
    D: 4.2mi00
  • Alibi Room in Seattle
    Alibi Room is a great place with double purpose. It is a nice restaurant during the day, but in the evening it transforms into a fantastic club and dancing paradise. We were only once here in daytime, for lunch and it was pleasant and [...]
    D: 0.7mi00
  • Julia's Indonesian Kitchen
    Julia's Indonesian Kitchen is a great great place with the coziest atmosphere in Seattle. It is run by a family and their specialty is traditional Indonesian cuisine - as the name suggests. :P Prices are good and so is the service. You [...]
    D: 4.1mi00
  • Key Arena
    Key Arena is the location of the best events in Seattle. From the greatest sports games to the best concerts that rock the city! Come here to watch basketball or a great concert, maybe a show like American Idol and you won't be [...]
    D: 0.3mi00
  • Opal Restaurant in Seattle
    Opal is a great dining place situated in the Queen Anne area having a lot of special menus for all tastes. I went with some friends and we were all very pleased. Try the perfectly arranged and very tasty salmon for dinner or the wild [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Filson in Seattle
    The Filson in Seattle is the primary store of the brand. If you haven't heard of Filson yet, it's like the best quality outdoor clothing and accessories brand in the world. All their clothes and other items are made of strictly natural [...]
    D: 2.2mi00
  • Asian Art Museum
    The art deco building of the museum (built in 1931) fits perfectly into the tranquil environment of Volunteer park and the nearby Olympic Mountains. The museum itself is not very big, but really great. Some of the permanent exhibitions [...]
    D: 1.6mi00
  • Amber Reastaurant
    After the management was changed (and the name, from Axis to Amber), the whole interior of the place was redesigned. The bar area is much larger now than it was before allowing a larger variety of drinks to be displayed and served. :) [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Ye Olde Curiosity Shop
    Ye Old Curiosity shop is full of curiosities, indeed. This is the place to visit if you want a really special souvenir or gift from Seattle. There are nice and 'normal' staff like Russian folk art items or Native American things. Other [...]
    D: 1.1mi00
  • Ama-Ama Oyster Bar & Grill
    Ama-Ama is the best if you like seafood. The ingredients are all fresh and locally provided and it can be felt on the prepared food as well. Everything is delicious, but you must try the oyster hash as well as their monkfish! They also [...]
    D: 4.5mi00
  • Archie McPhee
    Archie McPhee is basically a store with toys and all party accessories. The store has got history in the city, from the time when Ballard was a separate city, not a neighborhood of Seattle. Archie McPhee is now in Wallingford area and [...]
    D: 3mi00
  • Pnk Restaurant & Ultra Lounge
    Pnk Restaurant & Ultra Lounge is located on the 4th level in the Pacific Place Shopping Center in Downtown Seattle. pnk is one of Seattle's premier locations for lunch, after work appetizers and cocktails, dinner with good friends and late [...]
    D: 2.9mi01

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Seattle History

Archaeological evidence suggests that the area of Seattle, WA has been inhabited for at least 4,000 years.  The first known residents belonged to the Duwamish tribe.  They were a group of Native Americans who were living on the site that is now Seattle when a small Methodist family, the Denny Party, arrived in 1851.  Arthur Denny desired a well-protected site in which to found a new settlement in the area.  The best place was on Elliott Bay.  A little later, the land south of Denny’s village was settled by David Maynard. The early settlers looked to the timber industry in order to build up their economy.  They would cut trees and have [...]
Cheap flights to Seattle

Recent Seattle flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $137Alaska Airlines flight Alaska Airlines 
    Portland, OR (PDX)Seattle, WA (SEA)05/05/201809:45 pm
    Seattle, WA (SEA)Portland, OR (PDX)05/15/201806:00 am check price
  • $197Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    Detroit, MI (DTW)Seattle, WA (SEA)04/11/201808:35 am
    Seattle, WA (SEA)Detroit, MI (DTW)04/18/201810:55 am check price
  • $217Alaska Airlines flight Alaska Airlines 
    Spokane, WA (GEG)Seattle, WA (SEA)04/30/201801:45 pm
    Seattle, WA (SEA)Spokane, WA (GEG)05/13/201805:00 pm check price

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