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Cheap Hotels in Seattle

Seattle is a destination that is visited by a huge number of travelers who come here for business as well as tourist purposes. Seattle is situated between Lake Washington and Puget Sound. The city is pretty affordable as a destination, and has a good varied list of attractions. Continue reading “Cheap Hotels in Seattle” »

Pike Place Seattle

Seattle, Washington has no shortage of fun activities, interesting sites, and beautiful scenery. From a trip to the top of the Space Needle to just sitting on the waterfront at Elliot Bay and enjoying the view, there is something for everyone’s tastes. One thing that shouldn’t be missed is Seattle’s distinctive Pike Place Market overlooking that picturesque Bay.

This great public market is built on the edge of a hill overlooking Elliot Bay on Pike Place, a cobblestone street that runs through the market. It has been in business since 1907 and is one of the oldest public farmers’ markets in the U.S. Not only does it contain booth after booth of produce, baked goods, and fresh fish, but it is also a place of business for craftspeople and other merchants. In fact, there are over 120 farmer’s booths and 200 arts and crafts booths. Continue reading “Pike Place Seattle” »