Frommer's Portable Seattle

Frommer's Portable Seattle

by Karl Samson, Jane Aukshunas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764563485
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/27/2001
Series: Frommer's Portable Series
Pages: 183
Product dimensions: 4.31(w) x 7.39(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Karl Samson and Jane Aukshunas, husband-and-wife travel-winning team, make their home in the Northwest. Together, they also cover Washington and Oregon for Frommer's, and Karl is also the author of Frommer's Great Outdoor Guide to Washington & Oregon.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

1. Planning a Trip to Seattle.

1. Visitor Information.

2. Money.

What Things Cost in Seattle.

3. When to Go.

Seattle Calendar of Events.

4. Top Web Sites for Seattle.

5. Health & Insurance.

6. Tips for Travelers with Special Needs.

7. Getting There.

8. For Foreign Visitors.

2. Getting to Know Seattle.

1. Orientation.

Neighborhoods in Brief.

2. Getting Around.

Driving a Bargain in Seattle.

Fast Facts: Seattle.

3. Accommodations.

1. Downtown, the Waterfront & Pioneer Square.

2. The Lake Union & Queen Anne Neighborhoods.

3. First Hill & Capitol Hill.

Family-Friendly Hotels.

4. The University District.

5. Near Sea-Tac Airport.

6. The Eastside.

4. Dining.

1. Downtown (including the Waterfront, Pioneer Square, Belltown & the International District).

Family-Friendly Restaurants.

2. Lake Union, Queen Anne & Magnolia.

3. First Hill, Capitol Hill & East Seattle.

4. North Seattle (including Fremont, Wallingford & the U District).

5. West Seattle.

6. The Eastside (including Bellevue & Kirkland).

7. Coffee, Tea, Bakeries & Pastry Shops.

8. Quick Bites.

5. What to See & Do in Seattle.

1. On the Waterfront.

2. Pike Place Market to Pioneer Square.

3. Seattle Center & Lake Union Attractions.

Space Needle Alternatives.

4. The Neighborhoods.

5. Parks & Public Gardens.

6. Where to See Salmon.

7. Especially for Kids.

Good Times in Bad Taste.

8. Organized Tours.

9. Outdoor Pursuits.

10. Spectator Sports.

11. Day Spas.

6. Seattle Shopping.

1. The Shopping Scene.

2. Shopping A to Z.

7. Seattle After Dark.

1. The Performing Arts.

Ticket, Please.

2. The Club & Music Scene.

3. The Bar Scene.

Ballard, A Pioneer Square Alternative.

4. The Gay & Lesbian Scene.

5. More Entertainment.

6. Only in Seattle.


General Index.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

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