Seattle's iconic skyline, with the Space Needle front and center and misty Mount Rainier in the background, is an enticing image that inspires millions to plan a visit. Add to this urban landscape the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains and waterways, plus top cultural attractions and a rich musical heritage, and you'll be ready to book your flight to Seattle, Washington. Hotels close to Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA) are a convenient choice if you need a place to rest your head on your way in or out of the largest city in the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle Tacoma Airport
Sea-Tac Airport, approximately 12 miles south of downtown Seattle, serves some 35 million passengers annually. Book packages to Seattle and you'll be among them. Strolling through the airport, whet your appetite for Seattle's cultural heritage by taking in its extensive art collection, which comprises 65 pieces by local artists. Use the airport's free Wi-Fi to download a guided art walk app. Music played at the airport is exclusively by Pacific Northwest artists, and you might catch one of the live musical performances offered daily throughout the terminals, along with exhibits curated by the EMP Museum. This downtown museum, within easy reach of hotels by Seattle Tacoma Airport, is dedicated to Seattle's musical heritage. It includes extensive and exclusive collections of Nirvana and Jimi Hendrix memorabilia as well as interactive rock 'n' roll exhibits, all housed inside a Frank Gehry-designed structure. Ride the elevator up to the Space Needle's 520-foot observation deck for an unmatched panorama of the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges and Elliott Bay. Another of Seattle's famous landmarks is Pike Place Market, one of the oldest farmers markets in the United States. Vendors sell everything from crafts to cupcakes, and flowers to (flying) fish.
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