is surrounded by many serene sighting, such as mountains,
lakes, streams and evergreens, being in the city yet having a close connection
to the outdoors makes the city enjoyable. Two famous companies maintain their
home in Seattle, Microsoft and Boeing, are a major part of its economy, even though
Boeing headquarters have moved to Chicago. Seattle has become a shipping center
for Asia, being that its on the Pacific rim. Its location on the edge of the Pacific
rim is also lending Seattle increasing importance as a shipping center and gateway
to Asia. Seattle is known for its rainy times, but there is plenty to do indoors
as well, such as, restaurants, museums, theatres and the ever popular space needle.
Seattle is popularly know as the "Emerald City" It is booming with technology
and tv series.
Some attractions to see:
In order to travel up the space needle you will have to enjoy a 43 second journey
towards the sky in on the of the three glass elevators. The newly remodeled
observation deck allows you to discover indoor and outdoor viewing. You will
be able to view the whole city just standing at the deck and observe its breathtaking
scenery. If you are afraid of heights, the space needle will help you over come
you fears with all the fun its provides.
The Childrens Museum
This museum is located in the center house at the Seattle Center. A safe haven
for children as well as an adventure. Exhibits include either galleries, and
three studios. If your children are bored, this is a fun and unique place to
bring them for entertainment.
If you are traveling through Seattle during September, then the Puyallup Fair
is the place to stop. The fair is non stop fun for 17 days, starting the Friday
following Labor Day. The fair is also held in April, two glorious months of
this great attraction. This is an ideal place to take your family for excitement
and great entertainment while visiting the wonderful city of Seattle.