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Two days in Seattle: Any must-sees or must-eats?

I'm visiting my brother in Seattle this weekend, flying up Saturday morning and back down Sunday night. I'm already doing Theo Chocolate tour and I've done Seattle underground but he's never been to Seattle at all and I haven't been in a few years. [more inside]
posted by disillusioned on Dec 9, 2014 - 15 answers

Seattle visit in January - How to get around, where to stay, what to see

My wife and I are visiting Portland, OR for a conference in January, and decided to tack on a quick visit to Seattle afterwards. We know Portland pretty well, but neither of have been to Seattle. We were hoping to use public transit there, but my wife has trouble walking long distances or standing for long periods of time, so we'd need lines that have very frequent and predictable arrivals. More inside. [more inside]
posted by tonycpsu on Dec 4, 2014 - 10 answers

Road trip in Washington/Pacific Northwest around New Year's Eve

The Mr and I would like to take a 3-5 day road trip out of Seattle this December/January, including going somewhere that it would be fun to celebrate New Year's Eve. We are not interested in skiing or winter sports. We are interested in food, wine, and cultural events. [more inside]
posted by matildaben on Oct 20, 2014 - 6 answers

Seattle in 48 hours!

I'll be in Seattle for 48 hours (Sunday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon) for a brief leg of a solo trip. Help me structure my time there for maximum wandery enjoyable urban exploration, with perhaps a little bit of hiking thrown in? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Oct 16, 2014 - 11 answers

What's there to do in Seattle around New Year's Eve?

A bunch of us Canadians are planning to spend 3 days and two nights in Seattle around New Year's Eve. What's there to do? [more inside]
posted by Hawk V on Oct 9, 2014 - 4 answers

Testing out Portland and Seattle - what neighborhood to stay in.

My wife and I are planning a visit to Portland and Seattle to see if they are cities we would want to move to. What part of town should we stay in? And what parts of town should we visit? [more inside]
posted by kdern on Oct 9, 2014 - 17 answers

Drive From Seattle to Las Vegas - What To See? Where To Stay?

We are driving from Seattle to Las Vegas in early September. I'm looking for sights along the way and places to stay - unique or just a hotel but no camping. [more inside]
posted by bodgy on Aug 13, 2014 - 12 answers

Where Should We Go In Addition to Seattle?

I visit some friends in Seattle every year right around Halloween — sometime in the last week of October/first week-and-change of November. My travel buddy and I have in previous years traveled to other cities near Seattle as part of the vacation. We've been to Portland, Vancouver, and San Francisco. Where should we go this year? [more inside]
posted by Charity Garfein on Aug 12, 2014 - 18 answers

Last minute travel for mom and toddler w/in 2 hours of Seattle - w/pool

Suggestions wanted for a Seattle-area getaway for mom and toddler, this weekend, with a pool? [more inside]
posted by tristeza on Aug 1, 2014 - 5 answers

Good place to stay between Portland & Seattle?

We (spouse, myself, and 2.5 year old toddler) are on a vacation in the Northwest US. What cool place can we stay this Saturday that is somewhere (more or less) on the way from Portland to Seattle? [more inside]
posted by Betelgeuse on Jul 23, 2014 - 7 answers

Getting Voted off the Island (Victoria-Seattle Edition)

Rent a car on the island? Ferry, then rent a car stateside? Looking for low cost, shortest transit time from Nanaimo/Victoria to Seattle. Don't want to fly. [more inside]
posted by St. Peepsburg on Apr 16, 2014 - 20 answers

How do I West Coast?

I'm from the UK, and I've got a work trip coming up to Seattle and LA. Most of that time is going to be spent doing work stuff (naturally), but I've got a free Saturday night and Sunday in Seattle and a free Saturday and Sunday morning in LA (staying in Pasadena). What should I do with my Seattle and LA/Pasadena weekends? More details under the cut. [more inside]
posted by terretu on Jan 15, 2014 - 29 answers

Palaces, barricades, threats, meet promises

I'll be in Seattle for a conference in late February. Seeking the hivemind's tips on climate, entertainment and dining. [more inside]
posted by Kitty Stardust on Nov 8, 2013 - 9 answers

Pacific Northwest Travel to see Orcas--Preschool Edition

Where is the best place to stay in the Pacific Northwest for one month with easy access to (1) orca watching (2) day or overnight trips to Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, Olympic Peninsula (3) nature. We want to spend the month of August 2014 to escape the heat of Austin. Cost is somewhat of an object but I will only camp in limited circumstances. Here are more details about what I am looking to find: [more inside]
posted by murrey on Oct 29, 2013 - 8 answers

Easiest Way to Travel and Tour Mount Ranier while Visiting Seattle?

Can anyone recommend a group tour that takes you from Seattle to Mount Ranier and back all in one day? [more inside]
posted by modoriculous on May 12, 2013 - 9 answers

Help me make the most of my US trip

Mixed bag of USA travel questions! Feed me for one night in Vegas. Tell me cool things to do and eat in Seattle and Portland (anything special on while I'm there?). Anything I should shop for because it is way cheaper than Australia (everything?!), not available in Australia and is a must have, or lets me take advantage of having US IP address (e.g. Kindle subscriptions)? T-mobile deal for my phone? [more inside]
posted by AnnaRat on Mar 11, 2013 - 24 answers

What To Do In Seattle This Weekend?

Looking for local's tips on some fun stuff to do in Seattle this weekend. [more inside]
posted by christiehawk on Feb 27, 2013 - 9 answers

Driving from Seattle to Whistler. Anything I need to know?

Tomorrow night, I'll be driving from Seattle to Whistler, BC. What's the drive going to be like, and is there anything that I should know? [more inside]
posted by schmod on Feb 27, 2013 - 12 answers

Spending two days/nights in Seattle.

Spending two days/nights in Seattle. Hotels, restaurants, activities? Please advise. [more inside]
posted by sadtomato on Jan 27, 2013 - 18 answers

What are your best NW travel destinations?

Can you help us find some some new one and two-night getaway locations in the Pacific Northwest? [more inside]
posted by karizma on Mar 8, 2012 - 22 answers

Kingdom of Fungi

Kingdom of Fungi. Do people who live in the Pacific Northwest have more yeast infections, mold in their houses, and mushrooms in their woods?
posted by MidSouthern Mouth on Aug 13, 2011 - 16 answers

What to do in South Seattle?

What am I missing in South Seattle? [more inside]
posted by N-stoff on Jun 19, 2011 - 14 answers

Where to go around W. Wash?

Day Trip Suggestions around Seattle? Info on the coast and San Juans for this weekend. [more inside]
posted by touareg on Jun 7, 2011 - 9 answers

Gimme dem points

Starting a new traveling sales job. At what hotel chain should I throw all my business to? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 7, 2011 - 20 answers

Underground tour and Theo factory tour, really?

How do I entertain two Texan friends over a long weekend in cold, dreary Seattle (and vicinity)? [more inside]
posted by halogen on Feb 4, 2011 - 24 answers

Winter vacation in...Seattle?

Thinking of a mini-vacation in January. In Seattle. Am I crazy and... [more inside]
posted by JoanArkham on Dec 1, 2010 - 24 answers

Faux Canadians

Seattleite, headed to Vancouver, BC this weekend. Help me and wifey do something different. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 11, 2010 - 9 answers

Getting from Victoria, B.C. to Seattle area via ferry

Helping a friend out by driving his car up to Victoria from the San Francisco and leaving it there for him. Looking forward to the trip, but stymied by finding an affordable 1 way trip back to the Bay Area in mid-October. Flights from Victoria are about $300, which isn't horrible, but we would rather take a ferry back to the States and fly back from there. [more inside]
posted by pkingdesign on Sep 19, 2010 - 15 answers

Washington state must see places?

We have four days in October to spend in the Seattle area, what should we not miss? [more inside]
posted by slowtree on Sep 6, 2010 - 27 answers

NYC - Seattle: how?

What's the best way to get from New York to Seattle without losing too much money (or my life) and possibly getting a great experience too? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 29, 2010 - 15 answers

Quick-and-dirty self-defense classes in Seattle

Ass-kicking lessons in Seattle: Looking for personal recommendations. [more inside]
posted by athenasbanquet on Jul 5, 2010 - 5 answers

Sampling a new city..

I want to sample freelance life in another American city for 1-2 weeks this summer. How should I accomplish this on a student budget? [more inside]
posted by bradly on Jun 2, 2010 - 6 answers

Lonelier Planet: Seattle

I will be visiting Seattle March 12-19 and I'm looking for some of the hidden treasures that aren't in the usual travel guides. I'll be staying in the Space Needle area and won't have a car but I'm comfortable using public transportation and walking any distance. I will be using a CityPass for all my truly touristy needs. [more inside]
posted by JJtheJetPlane on Mar 4, 2010 - 25 answers

SEA to VAN for OLY

Tips for Seattleites' day trip to Vancouver Olympics? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Feb 23, 2010 - 3 answers

Looking for a travel agent in Seattle

Can someone recommend a travel agent in Seattle for a trip to China? [more inside]
posted by yukonho on Feb 17, 2010 - 3 answers

Looking for downtown Seattle hotel advice

If I book an unknown four-star hotel in downtown Seattle using Hotwire, Priceline, etc., will I be sorry? [more inside]
posted by krista_p on Feb 16, 2010 - 13 answers

King and Queen of the Road

Planning a move from Brooklyn to Seattle by car in late February/early March, and need advice. My husband and I are cheapskates in our mid-20s who have never driven cross-country before and want to make an excursion out of this move. [more inside]
posted by doift on Jan 27, 2010 - 25 answers

Where to go in Seattle?

Going to be in Seattle for around a month - where should I go and what should I do? [more inside]
posted by shewhoeats on Jan 22, 2010 - 17 answers

How to split 7-8 nights between Seattle and Vancouver?

With 7 or 8 nights to spend in Seattle and Vancouver, how should we divide our time? [more inside]
posted by greendress on Dec 13, 2009 - 19 answers

Tell a Seattle virgin cool things to do while going to Bumbershoot.

Whattodoin[insert city]filter: What are the absolutely must do/see things in Seattle while visiting for Bumbershoot? [more inside]
posted by Lutoslawski on Sep 3, 2009 - 13 answers

How to get from Vancouver to Seattle?

How to get from Vancouver, BC to Seattle without a car? [more inside]
posted by Cosine on Aug 27, 2009 - 20 answers

Making the most of two days in downtown Seattle

TravelFilter! A friend and I will be spending two days in downtown Seattle without a car. Any recommendations for cheap yet delicious eats? Aside from Pike Place Market, what should we make sure we see or do?
posted by 2oh1 on Jun 8, 2009 - 20 answers

Four Bulgarians and the great American roadtrip.

Help me plan a family road trip from Houston, TX to Seattle, WA. How to get a cheaper rental car, should we go to Monument Valley, and a bunch of other questions. [more inside]
posted by halogen on Apr 17, 2009 - 11 answers

How to fill up a week?

Going to Seattle for all of next week - anything awesome going on? [more inside]
posted by FatherDagon on Mar 30, 2009 - 6 answers

I want to travel near Seattle but not to Canada or Portland. Where else can I go?

Last minute spring break starting from Seattle for under $500? [more inside]
posted by handabear on Mar 16, 2009 - 8 answers

A good family vacation within three hours (by air) of Seattle?

Sun and warmth no more than a three-hour flight from Seattle? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Feb 25, 2009 - 9 answers

What should I see/do in Seattle?

I am currently visiting Seattle, WA. I will be here until the 01/26/09. I would like some suggestions for things to do while I am here. [more inside]
posted by Vague_Blur on Jan 19, 2009 - 16 answers

How Shall I Spend My Year In Seattle?

An East Coast raised 20-something working in Seattle for a year; what are some things I must do / things I must eat? [more inside]
posted by carpyful on Dec 6, 2008 - 18 answers

Relaxing weekend for one in or near Seattle?

Relaxing weekend for a solo woman in or near Seattle? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 1, 2008 - 10 answers

Traveling by train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC.

Traveling by train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC. [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Oct 28, 2008 - 11 answers

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