Insight Guides: Seattle

Insight Guides: Seattle

by Heidi Johansen
     
 

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Insight City Guide Seattle is a comprehensive travel guide to this innovative and scenic city. Full-color photos and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to inspire you to explore Seattle and its surrounding areas. Be inspired by the “Best Of Seattle” section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences, while a

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Insight City Guide Seattle is a comprehensive travel guide to this innovative and scenic city. Full-color photos and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to inspire you to explore Seattle and its surrounding areas. Be inspired by the “Best Of Seattle” section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the practical information and travel advice you need to plan what to do on your trip, including selective listings for hotel and restaurants. Lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into topics such as northwestern Native American tribes, the EMP Museum, and local volcanoes. Insight’s trademark history and culture coverage provides a fascinating introduction to Seattle’s enterprising and alternative culture, while features by local writers delve into everything from Bill Gates and Microsoft to writers’ interest in the famous rain, local wines, and totem poles. Nine Places chapters cover the city, from the National Historic District of Pioneer Square and the International District to the diverse neighborhoods of Ballard and Capitol Hill, while three further excursions chapters suggest trips to across Puget Sound, around the Olympic Peninsula, and out to the San Juan Islands and the Cascade Mountains.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780052113
Publisher:
Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Series:
Insight City Guides Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
741,451
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Heidi Johansen is an editor and writer living in Seattle. She loves exploring the dining scene in the Emerald City, as well as the quick escapes to incredible outdoor excursions—especially the Olympic Peninsula. Cedar Burnett, a Seattle-based writer and journalist, has written for the Associated Press, Seattle Weekly, Parent Map, Alaska Airlines Magazine, and more. Heidi and Cedar recommend the Woodland Park Zoo, the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seward Park, a long walk along Alki in West Seattle, a visit to the Central Library, and a ride on a ferry as top Seattle experiences for first-time visitors.

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