At the south end of Lake Sammamish, 17 miles east of Seattle and surrounded by mountains, forests, and parks, is the city of Issaquah, Washington. Issaquah hotels are ideal for anyone who wants to be close enough to Seattle to explore all of its urban attractions while enjoying a home base with a small-town atmosphere and serene surroundings. The city also offers some interesting attractions of its own.
Fly into Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and you'll land approximately 20 miles from hotels in Issaquah, WA. Get to your destination using a combination of Sound Transit and Metro Transit light rail and bus services, taking a taxi from the taxi stand on the third floor or the airport's parking garage, or booking a limousine in advance. If you want to have your own transportation for your trip, rent a car through one of more than a dozen rental companies based at Sea-Tac. Hotels and motels in Issaquah, WA can be your base for adventures in the great outdoors. At Lake Sammamish State Park, you can pursue water sports or spend the day at one of two swimming beaches. Hike in the nearby Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, which offers 38 miles of trails through a landscape of old-growth forests, scenic creeks, and several waterfalls. Take the kids to Cougar Mountain Zoo, which is home to some endangered species, or on a free tour of the historic Issaquah Salmon Hatchery on Issaquah Creek. Rent a car in Issaquah and you can get to Seattle with ease. Enjoy a panoramic view over the city from the top of the Space Needle, see the famous flying fish at Pike Place Market, and explore the region's musical heritage at the Experience Music Project. If a day isn't enough, consider staying at Seattle, WA hotels for a night or more. You'll be able to enjoy an evening of fine dining in the Emerald City before continuing to Issaquah.
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