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Why Go?

You'll get an urban experience, but you're never far from nature

The city is cultural and cosmopolitan, but refreshingly laid-back: You can wear jeans—or a tux—to the opera

Delectable Northwest ingredients, especially superfresh seafood, star on menus throughout the city

What To Skip

January through April, to avoid gray, rainy weather

Pike Place Market in the middle of the day to escape maddening crowds


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What For:

Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Budget, Family, Food + Wine, Green + Eco-Travel, Nightlife, Outdoors + Nature

When To Go:

July, August, September


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