A complete guide to the city of Seattle

Created in partnership with Visit Seattle

Planning a trip to the Pacific Northwest? No doubt Seattle, Washington’s largest city, is on your itinerary. But what should you do when you get there? This guide to the best of Seattle leads you through its most spectacular outdoor experiences, from the peaks of Mount Rainier to the cascades of Snoqualmie Falls and the wide-open beauty of Puget Sound. If you’re not such an outdoorsy type, a three-day itinerary will whisk you around the city’s landmarks and cultural, food, and sporting highlights in one long weekend.

Picture yourself standing atop the tallest volcano in the contiguous United States or the sky-piercing Space Needle. Uncovering pop art masterpieces at MoPOP and centuries-old works at the Seattle Art Museum or exploring space and science at the Pacific Science Center. Hearing the roar of Kraken fans as Seattle’s ice hockey team scores at the Climate Pledge Arena. Or soaking up the atmosphere and flavors of Pike Place Market and eating your way around the world without leaving the Seattle zip code. In Seattle, you can do it all.

"The food scene is a big draw, and a weekend of foodie exploration is as exciting as visiting any of Seattle‘s landmarks. That said, you can’t skip a trip to the top of the iconic Space Needle for 360-degree views from 520 feet."

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