Seattle is known for its many museums, parks, and recreational activities making it a desirable locale to both live in and visit. From skiing, hiking, and boating in the outdoors to shopping and enjoying local breweries within the city, there is always something new to explore whether you’re a local or a tourist.
- Historical and Cultural
- Whether you’re a history buff or just enjoy learning little-known facts, Seattle is the destination for historical and cultural attractions. The Children’s Museum is a great place for kids; they will find themselves engaged in fun while gaining knowledge at the same time.
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- The 48-foot-tall kinetic Hammering Man statue outside the Seattle Art Museum says it well - as does Seattle’s vast repository of paintings, sculptures, photography, oriental and Native American art, and ancient artifacts that can conquer even the most stubborn case of boredom.
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- Don't forget to take a breath and see some of the beauty the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Visit the San Juan Islands, take a ferry, or explore some of Seattle's beautiful parks and gardens. Don't miss Seattle's landmarks - the Original Starbucks, the Space Needle or the Fremont Troll.
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- Ski Resorts
- Mountain altitudes that skim the sky. Glistening white powder at almost unimaginable depths. Amazing scenery providing chairlift rides that are as much fun as blazing runs down the slopes. Seattle area ski resorts are this and even more with nearby amenities.
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- Zoos, Aquariums and Theme Parks
- The Woodland Park Zoo is home to over 300 species of animals that live within an array of bioclimatic zones established on the zoo's 92 acres.
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