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Your Seattle vacation
Thanks to its Pacific Northwest climate, music venues, museums and theater, a Seattle vacation brings everything from outdoor adventure to culture trails. The Emerald City brings the Space Needle to your morning coffee, Mount Rainier and Pike Place Market – where catching a salmon is optional.
From the hip hangouts of Ballard to the SAM, let Orbitz help you plan the perfect Seattle vacation. With insider tips and top 10 attractions, you'll get the skinny on the Museum of Flight, Woodland Park Zoo, ferries and more.
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Residential comfort in the heart of the cityMost of the shopping, dining and sightseeing delights of the Emerald City are a short distance from Motif Seattle. The 319-room hotel prides itself on serving both leisure and business travelers. Recently renovated, the rooms... More
Seattle's newest Hotel is one block west of The Key Arena and The Space Needle, located in the Vibrant Queen Anne Neighborhood. All Guest Rooms are furnished Studio Apartments with Kitchenettes.Mediterranean Inn has the Location, Price and Flexible Length of Stay that... More
Trendy hotel located on the outskirts of Seattle?s downtown The Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway is a classically styled hotel is in the trendy neighborhood of Capitol Hill, just nine blocks from the center of Seattle. The urban oasis that is the Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway is... More
Iconic vintage hotel in historic First Street neighborhoodBuilt in 1909, the Sorrento Hotel remains Seattle’s oldest boutique hotel. Its current owners restored the property in the 1980s, and kept much of its original charm. The Sorrento Hotel’s Fireside Room features the... More
Located in the heart of downtown Seattle on the corner of First and Madison Street, Hotel 1000 is steps from the waterfront along Elliott Bay, and conveniently centered between Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, the business district and lively and historic Pioneer... More
Luxury and service at Seattle's only waterfront hotelThe Edgewater Hotel is the only hotel situated at Seattle's waterfront, right at Pier 67. The hotel offers splendid views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains. Its service and amenities have earned it AAA's Four... More
Green splendor in the heart of the Emerald City The Hyatt at Olive 8 prides itself on being the first LEED-certified hotel in Seattle. Eco-friendly touches abound, from fixtures and lighting in guest rooms to the locally-sourced fare on the menu at Urbane, the Hyatt at... More
Comfort and convenience in downtown SeattleThe Hotel FIVE is situated in the heart of the city. Most major attractions, in addition to shopping and dining, are within walking distance of the property. The hotel's amenities were designed with comfort and convenience in... More
Sports Mecca Located in the Heart of the Emerald City Sports fans rejoice at the location of the new Silver Cloud Hotel Stadium as it offers the utmost in convenience to local sports venues including the Mariners' own Safeco Field. Century Link Field and Event Center are... More
The Silver Cloud Inn Seattle is located on Lake Union, offering spectacular view of the water. Just minutes from the heart of downtown Seattle and close the the Seattle Center, Space Needle and the University of Washington. Free high-speed internet access in all guest rooms. More
*Savings based on Flight + Hotel vacation package bookings of 5 or more nights with individual calculable components on www.orbitz.com from January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates, and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.
Built for the 1963 World’s Fair, this pointy icon is a skyline star. Have dinner at Sky City, the tower's rotating restaurant that makes one complete orbit per hour. Snap pics of downtown, Mount Rainier, Elliott Bay and the surrounding islands.
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Located in Seattle's charming Ballard neighborhood, the locks connecting Lake Washington and the Puget Sound are more than just a cool nautical attraction. On-site exhibits feature historic displays, and the Carl S. English, Jr. Botanical Gardens. Bring a picnic lunch and watch ships slip in and out.
Woodland Park Zoo
What began as a menagerie on a lumber magnate's property, the WPZ is now a full-blown zoo with 92 acres of exhibits and public space in Seattle's Phinney Ridge neighborhood. Meet over a thousand animals, including the furry descendants of the zoo's famous Bobo gorilla.
Washington State Ferries
Seattle boasts an impressive fleet of passenger and automobile ferries, ranking largest in the US and third largest in the world. Serving passengers who live on the San Juan islands and in Puget Sound, the ferries can also provide passage to Canada, Victoria, and Alaska Marine Highways.
Seattle Art Museum
SAM's triplet of facilities (SAM, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Asian Art Museum) have distinct characters and locations. Located at the northern end of the Seattle seawall, the Olympic Sculpture Park is an outdoor space filled with sculptures from eye benches to abstract planes. The museum's main campus downtown is home to Andy Warhol's Double Elvis silkscreen, and SAAM is in Seattle's coffee-house-laden Capitol Hill.
Seattle may be famous for its salmon, but nearly a million visitors travel here to discover marine life. Watch rockfish and sea anemones wiggle through massive tanks. Take the tykes to a dive show, and the aquarium's two giant tide pools and touch tanks to see the aquatic life of Washington's outer coast and inland sea.
Museum of Flight
With 80 aircraft onsite to ogle, Seattle’s Museum of Flight is the largest private air and space museum in the world. Visit the Challenger Learning Center, Aviation Learning Center and an ACE-accredited summer camp. Take your little earthlings to see the shuttle astronauts used to train.
Pike Place Market
This market is called "the soul of Seattle" with good reason. Buzzing year-round with hundreds of craftspeople, farmers, street performers and fishmongers, Pike Place attracts upwards of 10 million visitors a year. And heads up – visit early morning to see those famous flying fish.
Mount Rainier National Park
Hike through dense forests that open to serene lakes and streams. Watch clouds swirl over the icy volcano top, and camp under the stars. Take the family to Sunrise in summer to see mountain wildflowers, Mount Rainier, Emmons glacier and the Cascades. Hear the crack of glaciers and hit the Wonderland Trail's backcountry in winter for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Experience Music Project
As a music metropolis and birthplace of grunge, the Emerald City welcomes even the most wee of rockers. Check out the artifacts of pop music from Jimi Hendrix to Bing Crosby. Experience the limelight at the interactive Sound Lab and On Stage.