Seattle GuideSeattle, Washington, is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Located between Puget Sound and Lake Washington in King County, of which it is the county seat, and overlooking Elliott Bay, Seattle is nicknamed The Emerald City. HotelsFind hotels in Seattle, SeaTac and more, including Sleeping Bulldog Bed And Breakfast, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, Hotel 1000, Inn at the Market, The Fairmont Olympic Seattle, Mayflower Park and Doubletree Arctic Club Hotel Downtown Seattle. AttractionsDiscover attractions around Seattle including Seattle Center, Washington State Convention Center, Kerry Park, McCaw Hall, Pioneer Building, Seattle WaterFront Arcade and Town Hall Seattle.
Popular in SeattleDowntownPacked between Elliott Bay, Pioneer Square, Queen Anne, and Capitol Hill, Downtown Seattle unsurprisingly contains the city's business district and a number of large retailers. Capitol Hill-Central DistrictCapitol Hill is a neighborhood in Seattle, directly east of the downtown retail core. University DistrictThe University District, or "U-District", surrounds the University of Washington in northeast Seattle.
In SeattlePioneer Square-International DistrictPioneer Square is Seattle's oldest neighborhood, showcasing a wealth of art galleries, bookstores, antique shops, cool restaurants, and buzzing nightclubs within easy walking distance of most downtown Seattle hotels. WestWest Seattle is the most populous district of Seattle. Separated from the remainder of the city by the Duwamish River, much of it has a decidedly less urban character, and is a welcome change for tourists wanting to avoid the hassle of the downtown area. Queen Anne-South Lake UnionQueen Anne and Seattle Center are northwest of Downtown Seattle. This article also incorporates the neighborhoods of South Lake … BallardBallard is a neighborhood in northwest Seattle. While mostly residential, the locks are a major tourist attraction. SouthSouth Seattle occupies a broad swath of the city between I-5 to the west and Lake Washington to the east. FremontSeattle's Fremont district, which bills itself as "The Center of the Universe", is known for its quirky atmosphere. Sodo-GeorgetownSodo originally "South of the Dome", referring to the now-demolished Kingdome; to keep some sense in the name, it is sometimes explained now as "South of Downtown". NorthNorth Seattle is a loosely-defined area, often including anywhere north of the Ship Canal that bisects the city.