Seattle, MO

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Seattle which includes landscape views, night scenes and a city
From Puget Sound to Mount Rainier, this region offers great outdoor experiences, many cultural attractions and a bustling city life.

Seattle is known for a unique lifestyle of laid-back coffee shops, pleasant waterfront relaxation and endless opportunities for outdoor activities. Explore the iconic downtown marketplace and cultural highlights. Visit distinct neighborhoods and venture beyond the city for amazing natural attractions.

Read the book Fish! about business success and employee morale at the Pike Place Fish Market. During the day see employees tossing fish as they fill orders. Nearby is the amazing but rather disgusting Gum Wall. Stop at the market’s many other shops for souvenirs and dining. The original Starbucks store is a popular attraction.

Walk the short distance to the Seattle Waterfront area for shopping, dining and attractions along several piers. Visit the touch pool at the Seattle Aquarium and ask questions of divers swimming among sea creatures in the giant tank. Enclosed gondolas on the Great Wheel provide comfortable rides year-round. Take a harbor cruise and gaze back at the city’s pretty skyline.

Wander along the downtown streets to tour the oddly shaped Central Public Library and the Seattle Art Museum. In the evening the Seattle Symphony performs across the street at Benaroya Hall.

Take the short overhead monorail to the Seattle Center and rise 520 feet (160 meters) in the Space Needle for 360-degree views encompassing Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and the entire Seattle area. At the base of the tower are several museums. The Experience Music Project features an eclectic collection ranging from Jimi Hendrix to Star Trek inside a Frank Gehry-designed building. See amazing artworks created from colorful glass in the Chihuly Garden and Glass museum. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center offers inspiration for global innovation and aid.

Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is walkable from downtown. Visit great Asian restaurants and shops. Attend professional football or soccer at nearby CenturyLink Field and baseball at Safeco Field.

Gaze at Mount Rainier from many vantage points across the city or drive 2 hours from Seattle for a close-up view of this impressive snow-covered active volcano.

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Where to stay in Seattle

Mediterranean Inn
Mediterranean Inn
3 out of 5
425 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
The price is $109 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 20
$109
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (3,126 reviews)
"Clean"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Mediterranean Inn
Hyatt Regency Seattle
Hyatt Regency Seattle
4 out of 5
808 Howell St, Seattle, WA, 98101
Fully refundable
The price is $158 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
$158
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3,590 reviews)
"🤓"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Hyatt Regency Seattle
The Paramount Hotel
The Paramount Hotel
3.5 out of 5
724 Pine St, Seattle, WA, 98101
The price is $113 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
$113
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Seattle. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour health club, and valet parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,785 reviews)
"Friendly staff always ready to help or answer questions. Easy access to airpprt via transit line."

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

The Paramount Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
1701 E Valley Rd, Renton, WA, 98055
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Renton. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,682 reviews)
"The full kitchen is different and could be very useful. The cookies were yummy at check-in and very nice. The bathroom tile needs a little maintenance. Some are loose and the tub is chipped. Overall the facilities are clean and a great value."

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Larkspur Landing Renton - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
3 out of 5
15805 SE 37th St, Bellevue, WA, 98006
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bellevue. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (2,440 reviews)
"It was a nice place, very quiet. We enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Larkspur Landing Bellevue - An All-Suite Hotel
Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
2.5 out of 5
300 SW 19th St, Renton, WA, 98057
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Renton. Enjoy free WiFi, a free airport shuttle, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (715 reviews)
"Location, convenience with the exception of the road work and detour across the street. It's Quiet, plenty of parking, maybe its because its during the middle of the week."

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Sonesta Simply Suites Seattle Renton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Getting around Seattle

Choose from a diverse range of ways to get around Seattle. There is the Link Light Rail, the King County Metro Transit, Seattle Streetcars, bike sharing and, of course, the famous Seattle Center Monorail. Taxis are another popular way of getting around the city, as are rental cars. Seattle’s King Street train station, meanwhile, offers rail connections to a range of destinations outside the city. Visit the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) website. Browse Seattle rental cars.

Best time to visit

Visit Seattle in summer or in early fall if you would like to dodge the city’s famous rains as much as possible. June through September have warm daytime temperatures going up to around 75 F (24 C), while temperatures plunge and the rains begin in earnest in the middle of October. In winter, the weather will usually be quite gray, so this is not the time of year to see this lovely city at its best.

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