Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Seattle. WTR's Seattle map shows you the location of the Kubota Gardens and the Olympic Sculpture Park.
WTR's Carlota Cuisine describes the signature dish at The Pink Door and what to order at List. Then you're off to Tacoma.
Welge Travel Report Notables for Seattle
Getting around Seattle
Public transportation in Seattle
WTR's Tony Transit says this is the best site for public transportation (http://www.seattle.gov/visiting-seattle/finding-your-way-around-town). Tony finds it very convenient to use the buses.
Amtrak (www.amtrak.com) – Your connection to more than 500 stations in 46 states. For online information and train schedules visit www.amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245). This is the best way to go to Tacoma.
People Watching in Seattle
Our Francois Flaneur thinks Pike Place Market area or the Capitol Hill area are your best bets for "PW".
Dining in Seattle
WTR's Carlota Cuisine says the best dining is at Lark - D: Nightly, 952 E Seneca, 206-323-5275
Carlota really like the chef's choices of locally sourced ingredients. Favorite starters are the Penn Cove mussels with chorizo or the Hamachi credo with fennel. If you're looking for pasta the ricotta and chard cannelloni with braised goat will satisfy.
A main to remember is the Guinea hen with savoy cabbage, black truffle and hedgehog mushrooms. Dessert is their chocolate madeleines with a chocolate sauce. Your wine is the '13 Eyrie Pinot Gris.
Nightlife/Entertainment in Seattle
WTR's Shauna Showtime says the best nightlife is at Seattle Center, Pioneer Square, Belltown and Capitol Hill. Note: If you want to fit in and look like a local, here’s the drill. Tats are a must, carry a small back pack and a cup of coffee. Further adornments could include a hard hat and brightly colored sneaks.
Shopping in Seattle
Our Shari Shopper says the best shopping for Seattle is Downtown, Pioneer Square and the Pike Market places.
Beverages - Wine Tour for Seattle
Our Winnie Winesnob suggest taking a wine tour to the Woodinville Wine Country.
If you don’t take a tour Winnie suggests concentrating on the Warehouse District and the Hollywood District in Woodinville.
Business Information for Seattle
Here is help in regard to your business: (http://www.seattle.gov/business-in-seattle)
Convention center: Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, 206-694-5000.
Recognition for Seattle
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurant featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Seattle
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provides information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as: Seattle Art Museum
June 14 to September 9, 2018 see Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson
150 years after Edward S. Curtis' birth, his haunting portraits of Native Americans have an indelible place in the American consciousness. This major exhibition of more than 180 works by Curtis, as well as contemporary works by indigenous artists Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, and Will Wilson seeks to evaluate this photographic legacy from 21st-century perspectives