Travel guide to Seattle

Facts

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Local name
Seattle
Inhabitants
530.000
Timezone
When the time is 12.00 in the U.K., it is 04.00 in Seattle.

Best time to visit

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The best time to visit Seattle is in the summer months. Generally there is quite a lot of rain in Seattle, and it is often foggy and misty.

Literature

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Culture and entertainment

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There are several festivals throughout the year in Seattle, for instance the Northwest Folklife Festival in May. During the summer they have the Seafair first and later on the Bumbershoot, which is a carnival, while September has the Western Washington Fair.

Accommodation / Hotel

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The accommodation possibilities in Seattle are good. There are hotels in several price levels as well as motels, guesthouses, B&B's and hostels. Generally it is not a problem to get a room in the city. Book your hotel in Seattle here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are many taxis in Seattle. They can easily be hailed in the street and all use a taximeter.
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