There are many reasons to plan a trip to the Seattle metro region in Washington state. Some come to explore such downtown Seattle attractions as Pike Place Market and the Seattle waterfront. Others come for the food and drink, ranging from the freshest of seafood and produce to the local microbrews and wines. Seattle is your gateway to a wealth of outdoor activity and interesting days trips. Many come on business with such local companies as Boeing, Starbucks, Microsoft, or Amazon.com. Then there's the great theater, fantastic parks, unique shopping, professional and college sports, world-class museums, and exceptional festivals. There is so much to see and do in and around Seattle that you'll want to return again and again.
This travel guide leads you to all the information and resources you need to plan a fun and successful trip to the Seattle, Tacoma, and the Puget Sound region. Whether you're traveling for business or on vacation, you'll find what you need to know here.
Preparing for Travel to Seattle/Tacoma
These resources will help you in research and planning so that you can be prepared for what you'll discover and experience during your visit.
- Guide Book Recommendations
- Money-Saving Tips & Tricks
- Climate Information by Month
- Weather - Current and Forecast
Getting To & Around Seattle/Tacoma
These resources will help you find out how to get to Seattle, as well as how to get around once you arrive for your vacation or business trip. You'll find information on airports, taxis, shuttles, traffic, and more.
Hotels and Lodging in Seattle/Tacoma
These resources will help you find the perfect place to stay during your Seattle/Tacoma visit, whether you're looking for something cheap or expensive, modern or historic, funky or traditional.
- Bed & Breakfasts in Seattle/Tacoma
- Bellevue/Eastside Hotels
- Downtown Seattle Hotels
- Everett/North Seattle Hotels
- Hotels Near Sea-Tac Airport
- Romantic Getaway Hotels
- Tacoma Hotels
Visitor Activities & Attractions in Seattle/Tacoma
There are so many fun things to see and do in the Puget Sound region, you'll have no trouble filling your travel itinerary. These resources will help you learn about your many options and plan your Seattle/Tacoma getaway.
- Arts & Entertainment
- Cruises & Tours
- Fairs & Festivals
- Museums & Visitor Centers
- Outdoor Recreation
Dining in Seattle/Tacoma
The Pacific Northwest is known for its fabulous restaurants that feature the fresh food and drink of the region. These resources will help you choose from among the many fine and casual dining options in Seattle/Tacoma.
Enjoy a Virtual Visit to Seattle/Tacoma
If you can't travel to Seattle/Tacoma in person, these resources will help you enjoy a virtual vacation.