Seattle, Washington is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and is located between Puget Sound and Lake Washington in King County. Seattle is known as The Emerald City as it overlooks Elliot Bay. The city is damp and green with an abundance of evergreen trees throughout, hence The Emerald City. From Seattle, visitors enjoy spectacular views of the Cascade mountains to the east and the Olympic mountains to the west. The city is home to the Space Needle, Microsoft, Nordstrom, Amazon.com, Nintendo of America, Starbucks, Costco, and the University of Washington. Seattle also boasts a vibrant arts scene and an excellent park system. Thanks to the millions of visitors booking flights to Seattle each year and numerous students booking student flights, Seattle remains one of the top tourist destinations in the United States.
Whether you’re looking at moving there or just visiting, there are many other things about Seattle that make it an all-star attraction. While in town, you can stop by the Seattle public library for books and a popular place to take a break from the rest of the world. Seattle is known for its famous coffee shops including the original Starbuck’s which made drinking coffee a fun and social activity. Younger crowds find Seattle night clubs to be hot spots, but if you’re looking for culinary adventures, try one of Seattle’s many fine restaurants.