Outdoorsy Seattle, Washington defined '90s culture with grunge music, slacker chic, and double lattes. While the dot-com boom built a modern skyline to complement the Space Needle, some things never change—like lunch at Pike Place Market or the stunning surrounding terrain, ideal for skiing, boating, or hiking. The Emerald City is well-known among travelers as a great place for outdoor activities. The view of Mt. Rainier alone is inspiring enough to bust out the skis. And the abundance of water lends itself to a great sailing and fishing culture. From the Ballard Locks to the Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle provides plenty to do for those nautical travelers.
Wine and food lovers searching for the ultimate weekend getaway won’t want to miss Taste Washington 2014, held in Seattle... more