Seattle, WA

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Facts About Seattle, WA

Regional Population: 569,369

Elevation: 56 meters

Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles

Local Currency: USD

Latitude: 47.6062095

Longitude: -122.3320708

Nearby Airports: SEA

Top Trips: road trips to Seattle

How Far Is It: distance to Seattle


Articles About Seattle, WA

See Seattle as the Locals Do

Being global, acting local while on a family vacation in Washington State’s Emerald City.

College Visit Guide: Seattle

Get familiar with colleges and activities in favorite Seattle neighborhoods.

Seattle’s Great Outdoors

Dig for clams, rent a sailboat or hit the hiking trails in the hills for some memorable outdoor adventures on your next Seattle family vacation.

Seattle’s Neighborhood Parks, Playgrounds and Ducks

Seattle’s many parks guarantee a childhood’s worth of diversions in the Emerald City.

Route 2: Seattle Side Trip

Seattle’s back roads feature Boeing, ice cream and an albino alligator.

Seattle Getaway: Washington State National Parks

From lush rain forests to staggering mountain peaks, experience the rugged beauty of the this state’s three national parks, each an easy day-trip from Seattle.

A Seattle Guidebook That Really Gets Kids

This kid-specific Seattle guidebook offers a comprehensive overview of the city’s attractions with an eye to children’s entertainment and education.

Certifiably Green: Hotels That Love the Earth

Find the greenest lodging with this round-up of eco-certified U.S. hotels that care about your well being and the planet.

Top 10 U.S. Boutique Shopping Destinations

For those who like local, one-of-a-kind finds, here’s a list of the best boutique shopping cities in the U.S.

Top U.S. Holiday Teas

Hotels around the country are gearing up for the holidays with select Christmas-themed teas for the entire family.

Luxury Travel Deals Sure to Please Boomers

Find luxurious bargains that will make the over-50 set happy including a free night at the Four Seasons and a $500 air credit from MSC cruises.

Seattle Aquarium, Canoe Belize, Vegas ‘Fun-Cation’ and Swiss Alps

Seattle, Belize, Las Vegas and Switzerland offer amazing family travel deals, and a whole lot of fun.

Taking in the Seattle Scene and Scenery

There’s more than coffee to this Pacific Northwest city on Puget Sound.


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