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3 Days in Seattle

3 Days in Seattle

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3 Days in Seattle

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60 pages
29 minutes
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Released:
Jan 1, 2020
ISBN:
9781386374091
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Description

Save time and energy, and find what's worthy in Seattle!

Worthy Go itineraries are complete, step-by-step three-day itineraries to the very best places in Seattle. 

See Seattle with an experienced travel writer by your side! 

Whether this is your first time abroad or you've been traveling for years, Worthy Go itineraries have three goals: 

  • Make the most of your time, money, and energy while traveling

  • Help you go your own way but still provide some guidance

  • Curate the very best places to enjoy in the city

The Seattle itinerary has been completely updated for 2020, and includes:

  • No affiliate links, no ads, no fluff, and no BS.

  • A complete three-day itinerary combining Seattle's well-known and off-the-beaten-path places. 

  • Detailed, step-by-step directions from one place to the next. 

  • Succinct descriptions, exact addresses, and GPS coordinates for every place.

  • First-hand knowledge and advice: where to stay, what to bring, safety and scam warnings, and more.

  • All the basics you'll need to know: do you tip? Can you drink the tap water? What SIM card should you get? What public transportation tickets do you need?

  • Advice on being a considerate, respectful, and sensitive traveler.

Itineraries are carefully formatted to display well on any device, and links take you to Google Maps (internet connection required).

About the author: Chris Backe (rhymes with hockey) has written about travel since 2008 and has been around the world a couple of times. He's written over 30 books, and has been seen in Atlas Obscura, io9, Mental Floss, Everything Everywhere, Perceptive Travel, Travel Wire Asia, and many other publications. When not traveling, he loves tabletop games and a glass of white wine.

Publisher:
Released:
Jan 1, 2020
ISBN:
9781386374091
Format:
Book

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Other itineraries in the Worthy Go series

Cities: Amsterdam, Bangkok, Bogota, Bucharest, Budapest, Chiang Mai, Istanbul, Lima, Medellin, Quito, Seattle, Seoul, Tallinn, Toronto, Vientiane, Zagreb

Countries / regions: Laos, Central Thailand, Northern Thailand, South Korea

More info at worthygo.com.

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Warning / Disclaimer

Although the author has made every effort to ensure that the information in this book was correct at publication time (© January 2020), the author does not assume and hereby disclaims any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause.

Be aware that traveling in a foreign country has inherent risks, and seemingly anything can change overnight. Places may close, admission fees may rise, drivers will drive crazy, and public transportation routes can be altered. Stay aware of your surroundings, employ street smarts and common sense, and in general be suspicious of locals that approach you speaking English.

Unless otherwise noted, all material in this book is the legal property of the author and may not be reprinted or republished without the author's express written consent, with the exception of short quotes for academic or review purposes.

Introduction

Seattle: it's more than Starbucks and the Space Needle.

Home to Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks, T-Mobile, Nintendo of America, and Boeing, Seattle is about as modern and forward-thinking as the US can get. Whether you're looking for the ultra-modern tech or a good cup of joe, this city of almost 700,000 people is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation.

Inhabited by Native Americans for at least 4,000 years before the Europeans showed up, the name 'Seattle' comes from then-Chief Si'ahl (anglicized to Seattle). Originally a logger town, the Great Seattle Fire in 1889 brought most of it down, and the financial panic of 1893 didn't help much. It became a commercial and shipbuilding center during the Klondike Gold Rush starting in 1896, and on July 14, 1897, the S.S. Portland docked in Seattle with a ton of gold.

During the 20th century, growth came courtesy of businesses building industries — Boeing after World War II, Microsoft in the 1980's, Amazon in the 1990's — while recognition came from the 1962 World's Fair (where the now-iconic Space Needle debuted). Boeing's downtown courtesy of oil crises and issues with the

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