Five Seattle Favorites

Washington, Seattle Guide (B): Five Seattle Favorites

I grew up in Seattle, and I often miss its beautiful green forests, clean-smelling air, the Puget Sound, and views of majestic Mt. Rainier. I also miss those gray misty days when you don’t really need an umbrella. The moisture just swirls around you and gently rests in droplets on your hair. I miss picking wild blackberries along the road for blackberry cobbler.

There are so many things about Seattle that have left imprints on my mind and senses. It really is impossible to narrow my favorites down to five. Yet, here I go.

This farmer’s market has been active in Seattle since before I was born, probably much longer. I have memories of vendors handing me samples of grapes when I was younger than 5. I remember my father taking us to watch the flying fish at the fish market (they don’t really fly, but it sure seems like it when the vendors throw your selection to the cashier to wrap it up for you!). I have strolled down the walkways, taking in the beautiful colors and scents of locally grown flowers, organic fruits and vegetables, floral-infused honey, barbecued chicken, and sugar-glazed nuts. The craftsman booths with a myriad of skilled arts lure buyers from all regions. And the energy of hundreds walking through the market is contagious! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Five Seattle Favorites
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Pike Place Market   Underground Tour   Boeing Museum of Flight   Ballard Locks   Ivar's Pier 54 Fish Bar   Ye Olde Curiosity Shop   Seattle Aquarium   Waterfront Park   Olympic Sculpture Park   Ferry dock   Chihuly Garden  
Author: Tamara Wilcox
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