Seattle is often characterised by its relaxed attitude and rainy climate, but this thriving metropolis also offers one-of-a-kind architecture, the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, and a unique urban sophistication.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
A trip to Seattle isn't complete without visiting Pike Place Market. Here, you can browse the stalls of local merchants and artists, take in a street performance or watch the fishmongers entertain their customers by hurling fish to each other!
If you're looking for an upmarket shopping centre with character, head towards the city centre to Westlake Park. To uncover an antique treasure, you'll want to go to the Pioneer Square Antique Mall, where more than 60 dealers have their collections on sale. Or, for more traditional crafts and speciality shops, Pike Place Market is the place to be.
Thanks to the fish-abundant waters, Seattle offers fabulous seafood restaurants, ranging from fine dining to casual eating. There's also a great selection of pubs and, of course, coffee shops. With lattes and cappuccinos on just about every street corner, Seattle's easy-going attitude seems to be fuelled by caffeine.
The official currency of the United States is the US dollar (USD).
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