Seattle Mini Guide
Seattle, nicknamed “The Emerald City” has a profusion of evergreen trees coating the whole city.
With some of the most incredible views of the Cascade Mountains to the east and to the west, the Olympic Mountains. Which make for some breathtaking, panoramic views? Split into several districts, each with its own unique flavour, make Seattle a must see city.
The famous Space needle which is situated in Broad Street, offers some of the most stunning views of the city and its surroundings. Visitors to this great landmark are able to ride the elevator to the top, sit in the revolving Sky City restaurant and enjoy a three course brunch while taking in the scenery.
If heights are not for you, then you could take a ride on the Monorail and stop off at one of the many museums of fine art, or the Science Fiction Museum which has some fantastic exhibits.
Seattle has a very vibrant nightlife, which has something for everyone’s taste. Whether you want a fine dining experience, or just relax in a bar with a vintage wine while listening to a local band, or dance the night away in one of the city’s nightclubs. There is always something to see or do in this fine city.
Getting around can be made much easier by renting your own car, that way you are not tied to public transport timetables and you get to see everything at your own pace. Plus, you get to see many things other people might not get the chance to.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport or”Sea-Tac Airport” is approximately twenty five minutes from Downtown by car. So organize your rental vehicle in advance and by doing that, you will not only save money, on taxis etc, but you will save a lot of time and get to see it all.
With car hire in Seattle you can visit this city in the Pacific North West of America. Seattle is very attractive because it is surrounded by the Puget Sound in an area of great natural beauty with many forests. However this is also a major cultural and industrial hub.
Grunge music was founded in Seattle thanks to bands such as Nirvana while the major airplane company Boeing is based there. Today an estimated 609,000 residents live in Seattle and they can take the interstate 5 or the interstate 9 to travel to nearby cities such as Oregon