This is a page on websites and blogs written by and for the community that provides the latest news, happenings and events in Seattle. Find visitor information, the history of Seattle plus much more through the official and commercial websites.
City of Seattle Official Web Site*
Official web site by the City of Seattle. Seattle Virtual Tour uses a map of Seattle for easy navigation to main attractions, each with lots of photos and readable descriptions. A listing of links to Seattle's museums, galleries, theatres, festivals and sightseeing attractions.
Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce*
This site has a section for visitors which has links to points of interest, where to stay, getting around, and tours.
Greater Seattle Info Guide
This official relocation guide to Seattle has some information of incidental interest to travelers, such as the section "Enjoying your life in Seattle".
Seattle: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
A tour of residential, commercial, industrial, and religious locations that explores Seattle's history and shows how it continues to shape the city's life today. The online-only itinerary features 37 properties, all of which are listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places. Has maps, descriptions, and photographs. (Part of the National Parks Service web site.)
Citywide Concierge and Visitor Information Center.
Main Office: 701 Pike Street, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98101. Phone: 206-461-5800 (Admin.); Fax: 206-461-5855 (Admin.). Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm. E-mail
Visitor Information Center: Located on the street level of the Washington State Convention and Trade Center at 8th & Pike street, Seattle, WA. Phone: 206-461-5888; Toll-free: 1-866-732-2695. E-mail
Offers visitor information including visitor guide, lodging guide, events calendar, and hotel reservation service of interest to both individual travelers and meeting and convention planners.
A Go Northwest! description of Seattle's culture, economy and lifestyle.
All Seattle: The Emerald City
Web links related to Seattle placed in categories such as events, dining, attractions, shopping as well as general city and business information. (An All City Net web site in conjunction with RS Enterprises.)
Listing of links related to Seattle, including music, dining, arts, shopping and other local resources. (Part of the Boulevards index of web sites.)
Offers a wide spectrum of Seattle subjects including news, traffic, sports, entertainment, community affairs, travel, recreation. Of interest to local residents and visitors. (Presented by KIRO-TV in partnership with Cox Interactive Media.)
A Seattle Lexicon
Lots of insights on offer as you read about local terms for places, events, sports, history, fish and of course, coffee.
Lots of links with descriptions. The "entertainment" section includes spectator sports, outdoor activities, parks and gardens, visual and performing arts, and nightlife. (A Seanet corporation web site)
Over 400 original Seattle area photographs.
Seattle Public Access Network
City of Seattle's web site.
Show Me Seattle
Tour Seattle in Show Me Seattle's tour shuttle.
Herzlich Wilkommen in Seattle
Guide to Seattle in German only.
Seattle Southside. 3100 S. 176th Street, Seattle, WA 98188. Phone: 206-575-2489; Toll-free: 1-877-885-9452.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Moon Seattle (Moon Handbooks) by Allison Williams. Written by a Seattleite, this guide offers everything you need to know about the Emerald City. Discover unique landmarks, points of interest, quirky curiosities and hidden secrets through photos, maps and provocative descriptions to make the most of your trip to Seattle. Order now...
Frommer's Seattle, 10th Edition (Frommer's Color Complete) by Karl Samson. Updated information in this user friendly guide enables you to find everything from what to do and see to daytrips and weekend excursions to the gorgeous national parks, Puget Sound islands, and the nearby wine country. Full color map is also included. Order now...
Seattle Curiosities: Quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff by Steve Pomper. This book will have you laughing out loud as you are introduced to the city's weirdest and most outrageous characters and events, taking you places you never could have imagined. Order now...
Seattle (City Guide), 6th Edition, by Heidi Johansen. Full color photos and maps along with descriptions and travel advice for the best sights and experiences make up this travel guide. Discover history, culture and the diverse neighborhoods of Seattle. Order now...
Insider's Guide to Seattle by Shelley Seale. Written by a local, this guide offers all the essential information needed for both the visitor and resident. Find comprehensive listings for recreational activities, food and beverage establishments, what quirky attractions to see, and where to stay. Learn all about the Emerald City and the surrounding area. Order now...
Birds of the Puget Sound Region by Bob Morse (Author), Tom Aversa (Author), Hal Opperman (Author, Editor), map by Shawn Morse, Drawings by Eric Kraig (Illustrator). This is a guide for birds of the Puget Sound region featuring over 200 color photographs of local birds and a companion page with specific information about each bird. Order now...
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