Seattle, a major seaport city on the West Coast of the United States, is
the largest city in the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest
region of North America. The city sits on an isthmus between Puget Sound
and Lake Washington and lies about 100 miles away from the Canada-United
States border. Seattle enjoys a picturesque backdrop of a river, some
rolling hills and a few evergreen woodlands. City’s skyline is dominated by
Space Needle, a 605 feet high observation tower made exclusively for the
1962 World’s Fair.
Things to do in Seattle
Pike Place Public Market
Pike Place Market, opened in 1907, is one of the oldest public farmers'
markets in the United States. It is situated along the Elliott Bay
waterfront in Seattle and is visited by many small farmers, craftspeople
and merchants who come here every day to trade their goods.
Space Needle, built for the 1962 World Fair, is a state-of-the-art
observation tower in Seattle and a postcard icon of the Pacific Northwest.
It elevates up to 605 feet and had debuted as the tallest structure located
to the west of the Mississippi River.
Museum of Pop Culture
Museum of Pop Culture, founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2000,
is a nonprofit museum dedicated to contemporary Pop music culture. The
visionary had advanced this museum as a part of his Experience Music
Project. This museum has organized many programs among which the major is
Sound Off! an annual contest involving music bands of people under 21 years
Best Time to Visit Seattle
The best time to book flights from Charlotte to Seattle is from June to
August. Tourists must book flights from CLT to SEA during this time of the
year as this period sees sports and cultural events like Seattle
International Film Festival, and Seattle International BeerFest.