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 Day by Day, 3rd Edition by Donald Olson. This compact guide gives a thorough introductions to popular tourist highlights and provides itineraries with expert advice for hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shopping and sightseeing. Four colored maps are also included. Order now...
Scenic Seattle: Touring and Photographing the Emerald City by Joseph Becker. Find descriptions, travel and historical information along with specific advice on capturing the best shots on over 100 destinations throughout Seattle featuring viewpoints, seascapes, landscapes and cityscapes. Order now...
Top 10 Seattle (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide) by Eric Amrine and Frank Jenkind. This pocket-sized guidebook covers the best of Seattle including the best coffee houses, restaurants and cafes, shopping districts, parks and gardens along with recreational activities. Insiders tips are included so you can easily plan your trip. Order now...
Seattle Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights by Jerry Wallis. Discover the quirky neighborhoods, culture and climate of Seattle, the best times to visit, recommendations on where to stay, eat and shop, and what to see and do. Order now...
Not For Tourists Guide to Seattle by Not For Tourists. This map based guidebook contains over 100 neighborhood maps plus a foldout highway map. Find everything you need to know about Seattle such as entertainment and information on restaurants, coffee shops, bookstores, curiosity shops, shows and more. Order now...
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