Seattle is a seaside city in the state of Washington along the Western
Coast of the United States. Famous for its home-grown market leaders like
Boeing, Microsoft and Amazon, this city is called the ‘Emerald City’
because of its lush evergreen forests and the ‘Gateway to Alaska’ for being
the nearest major city to Alaska. Seattle is also famous for its
4000-year-old Native American heritage and several world-class art museums.
Seattle is located near Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier, which means
that visitors take a day trip to enjoy kayaking, hiking, camping and skiing
Things to do in Seattle
Blake Island State Park
Blake Island State Park is a 475-acre marine camping park located less than
15 miles away from Seattle. It features with 5 miles of beach based on the
backdrop of Olympic Mountains and can only be reached by boat. History
buffs will get a full-view of the local Native American art, music, dance
and culinary highlights here.
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park in Port Angeles is home to many snow-capped
mountains, dense forests and beaches. It is located at a 2 hours car-ride
from Seattle. Some highlights here include the picture-perfect lakeside
waterfall called Marymere Falls. It is flanked by the Hoh Rain Forest that
is famous for its moss trees.
Opened in 1977, the Seattle Aquarium is a public aquarium that promotes
marine conservation zone in Seattle. It features a wide range of many
underwater exhibits of marine animals, both naïve and exotic. You should
visit here for its Underwater Dome, it is a transparent undersea room that
is built in a 400000 US-gallon tank and features several fish species.
Best Time to Visit Seattle
Summer season, the months from June to August are the best to book your
flights from Miami to Seattle. The extended hours of daylight hours during
this season are best to explore the city’s historic highlights and to make
a day-trip to the nearby attractions. Book your flights from MIA to SEA
during this time of the year because the city island is full of sports and
cultural events like Seattle International Film Festival and Seattle
International BeerFest. It is advised to book Seattle flights in advance to
avoid paying more during peak season.