Seattle Travel Guide

Whether visiting Seattle for the Pike Place Market, the restaurant scene, the Space Needle, Seahawks football, or passing through for your outdoor ski adventure, agetaway has curated resources for travel plans.

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Restaurant Scene in Seattle
Fresh, local seafood salmon, lingcod, dungeness crab cakes, oysters and clams abound. Look hard enough and you'll find geoduck on the menu. If your hometown doesn't have a lot of Chinese Food, explore the international eats in Chinatown (International District). South Seattle is known for very diverse neighborhoods, and it show in its Vietnamese and Ethiopian restaurants. Travel to West Seattle for american surf and turf, along with some budding hip areas away from Alki Beach.
Fine dining serving American cuisine in Lake Union area of Seattle, and just east of Queen Anne. The restaurant overlooks Gas Works Park and Lake Union. It was built by Peter Canlis in 1950 and remains family-owned.
Posted 11/08/18
Pagliacci Pizza
A Seattle-based pizza chain. The first Pagliacci Pizza opened in Seattle's University District.
Posted 3/12/19
The Triple Door
The Triple Door is a dinner theater, lounge and music venue. It's in the Pike Place Market, Post Alley area. Frequent live music on the weekends, and great bars close by.
Posted 4/1/20
"Chef Stuart Lane brings his passion for the dishes found throughout Italy, including his notable handmade pasta, to the casual menu. It is the perfect stop on Capitol Hill for an expertly crafted classic or modern Italian-inspired cocktail, snacks or dinner."
Posted 9/19/20
Seattle Restaurant Blogs
These local restaurant vlogs dive deeper into the restaurant scene in Seattle. Eating is visual and these blog reviews will inspire you to try restaurants that may not be on the popular lists, but have quality fare at a non-touristy price.

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On a mission to try out every single dumpling restaurant in the greater Seattle area...

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The #1 best rated dish in America.... or so they claim? Let’s find out......

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Things to do in Seattle
Along with the mainstays like the Pike Place Market and Chihuly Glass Museum, also keep your eye out for annual fairs, festivals, and hip weekend farmer's markets. There's a 24-day Seattle International Film Festival, Northwest Folklife over the Memorial Day weekend, numerous Seafair events throughout July and August, the Bite of Seattle, Bumbershoot music festival, and one of the largest Gay Pride festivals in the United States.
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Chihuly Garden and Glass is the comprehensive exhibition dedicated to showcasing Chihuly's work. The 100-foot-long installation inside of the Glasshouse is one of Chihuly's largest suspended sculptures.
Posted 12/22/16
Washington State Ferry Ride
There are 21 ferries on the Puget Sound. You can hop on the ferry from downtown. It is a wonderful way to see Seattle by boat for just the fare of a walk on passenger.
Posted 10/12/17
Seattle Art Museum
The museum is a few blocks away from the Pike Place Market. The SAM collection includes upwards of 25,000 pieces. In 2010, the exhibition Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris drew more than 405,000 people and was the museum's most-attended exhibition since it moved to its downtown location from Volunteer Park in 1991.
Posted 1/29/20
Seattle Vlogs
For more ideas on places to visit and things to do in Seattle watch these bloggers show the city from a different perspective.

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The Seattle Monorail is a wonderful piece of history still gliding above the streets of Seattle...

The Seattle area is eye candy in the purest sense. You have ocean to the west and multiple, surrounding, mountain ranges close by. Try some of these suggestions.
Mount Rainier National Park
South and east from Seattle, this mountain is a mosaic of beautiful scenery. Climbing, hiking, backcountry skiing, photography, and camping are popular activities in the park. It is popular for winter sports include snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Posted 4/20/19
San Juan Islands
The San Juan Islands are so unique, with sea kayaking, orca whale-watching, and boating. All of this can be seen as a foot passenger via a Washington State Ferry.
Posted 6/13/19
Snoqualmie and Stevens Pass
Seattle is the gateway to winter resorts on the Cascade mountains. Drive for one hour to Snoqualmie Pass to enjoy everything from leisure snowball fights to downhill skiing. About 2 hours away is Stevens Pass. Skiers rate Stevens Pass a bit higher quality based on the higher elevation of the mountain.
Posted 12/1/19
What to do outside in Seattle
For more ideas on outdoor activities watch these bloggers show the puget sound region from a different perspective.

Trekking through charismatic culture and lush landscapes found throughout Sea...

Hike in Stevens Pass to explore secret powder zones. This is our first day the sun has come out here at Stevens Pass.

Seattle has no shortage of gorgeous natural surroundings to enjoy. In this episode of Crowdsourced...

Where to stay in Seattle
There is no shortage of places to stay even during the peak seasons. Compare prices on hotels and vacation rentals covering entire houses to single lofts.

Book a vacation rental in Seattle.