Seattle is a major seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. The
seat of King County, it doubles up as the largest city in the state of
Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Seattle sits
nicely on an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington and lies about
100 miles away from the Canada-United States border. The city enjoys a
scenic backdrop of a river, some rolling hills and a few evergreen forests.
Seattle is home to two the market leaders called Microsoft and Amazon. Its
skyline is dominated by a 56-year-old 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
Opened in 1907, the Pike Place Market is one of the oldest continuously
operated public farmers' markets in the United States. It is located along
the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle and is frequented by many small
farmers, craftspeople and merchants who come here every day to sell their
Built for the 1962 World Fair, the Space Needle is a state-of-the-art
observation tower in Seattle and a postcard icon of the Pacific Northwest.
It measures 605 feet and had debuted as the tallest structure located to
the west of the Mississippi River.
Museum of Pop Culture
Founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2000, the Museum of Pop
Culture is a non-profit museum dedicated to contemporary Pop music culture.
The visionary had developed this museum as a part of his Experience Music
Project. Museum of Pop Culture has organized many programs, none more
famous than Sound Off! It is an annual contest involving music bands of
people under 21 years or less.
Best Time to Visit Seattle
Summer season (the months from June to August) are the best to book your
flights from Guadalajara to Seattle. Book your flights from GDL to SEA
during this time of the enjoy events like Seattle International Film
Festival and Seattle International Beer Fest. It is advised to book Seattle
flights in advance to avoid paying more during peak season.