Seattle, also known as the Emerald City, is on the Pacific Northwest coastline and is the northernmost major city on the contiguous Unites States. The home of grunge music and good coffee, find the best hotels in Seattle on Hotels.com.
When to go to Seattle Like most of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle has a mild, wet climate. The warmest and driest months are June and August with highs of 75˚F, making this the perfect time to travel to Seattle. Take advantage of the summer season by booking your Seattle accommodation close to one of the city’s famous landmarks, which include the very first Starbucks, established in 1971, and the Henry Art Gallery.
The local advice on how to dress for such unpredictable weather is to layer, allowing you to stray comfortably far afield from your Seattle accommodation..
How to get to SeattleSeattle-Tacoma Airport (SEA) (known as SeaTac) is about a half hour drive south of Seattle. You can hire a car, take a taxi, or catch one of the many shuttle buses that run almost round the clock and will take you right to your Seattle hotel. Finally the newly-opened Light Rail Service connects SeaTac with downtown Seattle hotels. Alternately you can stay at a Seattle airport hotel.
What to see in SeattleThe city’s major landmark is the Seattle Space Needle. From the top of the 607-foot-high tower you can see over Seattle’s downtown, the famous Pike Street Market, and across the Puget Sound. On a clear day you can see Mount Rainier, the highest peak in Washington.
If shopping is your thing then you can find hotels near Northgate Mall, or if you prefer to exercise you gastronomic side, you can find hotels in Seattle restaurants.
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