Seattle is known as the 'Emerald City'. The city seems to be like the home of the Wizard of Oz. The residents of the city include one of the world's richest men -Bill Gates, head of Microsoft Empire. Seattle is located at the extremity of the United States' northwest, at the gateway to Canada.
The best time to travel to Seattle is between the months of June and August since the temperatures are the most appropriate. The remaining months experience lot of rains in the city which can ruin your holidays. So planning and booking an advance low cost ticket to Seattle would be easy.
Seattle is a dynamic city where visitors and locals involve in numerous outdoor activities. In Seattle, the list of tourist attractions cannot be completed with out mentioning those that center nature. It includes the whitewater rafting on the Skykomish River or mountain climbing near the Mount Rainier. The animal lovers can take a tour in Woodland Park Zoo. It is more about 100 years old. Then, the Seattle Aquarium's coral reef and six gill shark exhibits are worth a visit. The more adventurous types can try scuba dive in Puget Sound with eight-foot octopi. Wow!
Seattle is a very active city where visitors take up walking tours, especially around the waterfront and Pike Place Market. Also, there are tour boats that take you around the city surrounded by water.
The Experience Music Project in Seattle is a museum that helps conserve the history of different types of music and songs. The Seattle Art Museum exhibits African, Australian, and Northwest collections and it also presents Olympic Sculpture Park, an outdoor exhibition for large art pieces. The Seattle Public Library is another tourist hot spot. Apart from this there are places like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. The latter is located at the western edge, has a number of shops, kiosks and vendors that sell fresh seafood, vegetables, flowers and all kinds of gifting items. In the market one would also find many restaurants and Seattle coffee shops.
To enjoy the city's eco-friendly attitude and fine art with adventure book a cheap flight to Seattle as soon as possible.