Seattle, Washington, by Megan Funk

Washington, Seattle Guide (B): Seattle, Washington, by Megan Funk

Joe and I visited Seattle about a year and a half ago, and I asked my close friend (and roommate at the time), Mackenzie, to make us an itinerary of where to go and what to see since she was born and raised in Seattle. Mackenzie's list was absolutely perfect, and we had an amazing weekend full of good food and awesome views thanks to her. I truly fell in love with Seattle's charm that weekend and I definitely recommend you visit ASAP if you haven't recently! I asked Mackenzie to be a guest blogger for The Urbanite Insight so she can share the city's sparkle with all of you too! Read on to hear about Seattle's staples and hidden gems from Mackenzie's perspective:

Seattle is known as the Emerald city - many know it as such because of the vibrant color scheme of green forests through out the entire city or maybe some tourists think it's just because everywhere you look the 12th man pride is around you. (Seattle loves representing it's Seahawks blue & green!)

To me, Seattle is the Emerald City because it's the true gem of the northwest. Yeah, yeah, yeah it rains a lot. Ok, we get it. But, being surrounded by luscious green scenery & owning all the best fashionable rain gear can be a plus. Hunter boots, I'm looking at you. Honestly, the 3 to 4 months out of the year that are beautiful, sunny and bright make you forget the last three seasons of rain and make you appreciate the outdoors. My favorite thing about in Seattle is when the weather takes a turn and everyone is outside and I mean, everyone. The beaches are packed (Golden Gardens being my favorite in the city), the Safeco roof is lifted and the games are sold out so you can enjoy a Mannys beer with your best buds in the outfield and kids and adults are riding their bikes through the Burke-Gilman trail for hours to reach their final destination of Gasworks Park. If you travel to Seattle, my suggestion is to go from July to September. You won't be disappointed. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Seattle, Washington, by Megan Funk
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Megan Peters
Read it on author's website: http://www.theurbaniteinsight.com/#!seattle-washington/c21kp/56c23c720cf2da78df4dfc74
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Barrio
  • Poquitos
  • Tavern Law
  • Elysian Brewery
  • Molly Moons
  • Pike Place Market
  • Pink Door
  • Alibi Room
  • Etta's Seafood
  • Umi Sushi
  • Lola
  • Pike Brewery
  • PORTAGE BAY CAFE
  • Peso's
  • Toulouse Petit
  • 5 Spot
  • Kerry Park
  • The Gerald
  • King's Hardware
  • Bitterroot BBQ
  • Hot Cakes

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