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Local Guide for Visitors to Seattle

Chantell Collins | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Chantell Collins

In the lush Pacific Northwest, nestled next to Puget Sound, is the city of Seattle. The city was named after the Duwamish leader, Chief Sealth in 1852. Since that time, it has experienced economic flourishes from the timber, coal, railway, fishing and shipbuilding industries.

15 Reasons Why You Should Move To Seattle Immediately

PureWow | Posted 02.22.2016 | Travel

If you can get past the gloom, the Emerald City really is the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest. So what is it that keeps all those techies, hipste...

What Tour Guides Do On Their Day Off... in Seattle

Rick Steves | Posted 01.27.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Each night during our week-long tour guide summit, our guides enjoyed social activities. On Sunday afternoon, we loaded them into two old American school buses and set them free to explore Seattle.

America's Most Highly Taxed Destinations

MiniTime | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel

You may think you scored a deal on your hotel and rental car -- but have you really come out ahead? In some popular destinations, tourism taxes are adding big bucks to your daily vacation spend.

The Best French Fries in the U.S.

Gogobot | Posted 11.06.2013 | Taste

It's the ultimate American side dish prepared the way we love them -- fried and salted.

12 Spots to Escape the City this Summer

Travelzoo | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel

When planning a big-city break, it's often easy to limit your itinerary to staying within the city limits. But within a few hours' drive of many major...

The Most Handicap-Accessible Destinations Around the World

Oyster | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

For those with disabilities, the challenges of traveling go beyond just getting to the airport on time and figuring out the TV in their hotel rooms. But fortunately, numerous destinations in the U.S. and abroad continue to work towards making travel for the handicapped as smooth as possible.

6 Quirky Things To Do In Seattle

Viator | Posted 11.28.2012 | Travel

When I tell people I'm from the Seattle area their first reaction is inevitably, "Ah, Starbucks," or, "Isn't that where that really tall building is? The needle?"

Sea-Tac Highlights Local Musicians

Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

Washington is no stranger to the music scene, being home to lauded acts like Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam and Jimi Hendrix. Seattle-Tacoma airpor...

Sea-Tac Airport Shut Down For First Time In A Decade

Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel

Parts of Washington continue to experience harsh winter weather thanks to a storm system passing over the Pacific Northwest, bringing icy conditions a...

PHOTOS: A Visit To Seattle's Pike Place Market

Kirsten Dixon | Posted 02.14.2012 | Travel
Kirsten Dixon

Life is wonderful in the wilds of Alaska. Shopping for the holidays is severely limited, though, so my daughter and I set out for Seattle's most famous market.

The Oddest City Holiday Ever?

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Most cities in America court tourists feverishly. New York, for instance, boasts a mega-tourism juggernaut, which recently hoped to draw gay travelers...

15 Of The Biggest 4th Of July Shows In America Ranked (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Ballhaus | Posted 06.27.2012 | Travel

Fourth of July Fireworks should be larger than life. As Independence Day rounds the corner for the 235th time, we decided to take a look at the bigges...