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Sredenreizen Seattle - Reisinformatie Seattle.
Seattle is een stad in de staat Washington in het nnordoosten van de VS. Aande andere kant van de grens met Canada ligt de stad Vancouver.
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Hotels in Seattle
Parken in Seattle
Myrtle Edwards Park
Myrtle Edwards Park has a 1.25-mile winding bike and pedestrian paths along Elliott Bay, fantastic views of
the Olympics Mountains, Mount Rainier, and Puget Sound, easy access from downtown and easy connection to bike paths to Magnolia.
Seattle Parks & Recreation
Reisbureau / Reisorganisatie
Jan Doets America Tours - Amerikaspecialist
Ravenair Adventure Airtravel
Special Traffic - o.a. autorondreizen
Reisgidsen Seattle / Reisliteratuur
Reisgids Lonely Planet Seattle City Guide
Seattle has a spirit that could bankrupt the brewery - and you can get a taste for it in the dive bars and coffeehouses of Georgetown, at the under-bridge home of the Fremont Troll or from the quaintly futuristic
Space Needle. Lucky there's a Moving to Seattle chapter - once you go, you may want to set up camp for good.
o Pull-out sheet map and extra maps of Georgetown, Green Lake and Phinney Ridge
o Eco-friendly hotels and restaurants for those who like their travel sustainable
o Excursions chapter includes trips to San Juan Islands and the Olympic Peninsula
o The best of Seattle accommodation
Lonely Planet; Aantal blz.: 228; 2008; ISBN 9781740598347
Stadsplattegrond - landkaart Seattle
Borch Maps; 2008; ISBN 9783866093126; 1:10.000
Vervoer / Hoe reis ik naar Seattle
Luchthaven van Seattle - Sea-Tac Airport - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport [ SEA ]
Vancouver Airport - Vancouver BC International Airport [ Canada ]
[ ebookers ]
KLM/Northwest - vliegtickets naar Seattle
Vliegtickets - goedkoop vliegen naar Seattle
Diverse aanbiders / prijsverglijking mogelijk.
Greyhound Lines - Busvervoer
Washington State Department of Transportation - zie Traffic & Roads
Statewide Traveler Info, Wheather, Travel Alerts and more
Intercity Transit - Riding the Bus / Olympia
The Seattle Center Monorail is the nation's first full-scale commercial monorail system. It is a favorite part of
the Seattle skyline and provides a fun, quick and convenient link from downtown Seattle to Seattle Center,
home of the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, the Experience Music Project, and a host of theatrical and cultural experiences.
Kaarten Washington State [ Uni Texas - Perry-Castaņeda Bibliotheek - Map Collection ]
See Seattle - Seattle Convention & Visitors Bureau
Go Seattle Card
Admission to over 30 of the best attractions, activities, and tours are included with your Go Seattle Card. Do as much as you like each day for one low, affordable price.
The cultural offerings, international commerce, diverse landscape and antiquated charm of Seattle and the
Puget Sound metropolitan area attract people from all over the country and around the world. Seattle has
grown from a hopeful little settlement on Elliott Bay a century and a half ago to a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city featuring picture-perfect views and abundant recreational opportunities year-round.
Downtown Seattle and Waterfront
Pioneer Square, Pike Place Market, Myrtle Edwards Park, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Aquarium.
Wing Luke Museum
Seattle University, Volunteer Park, Seattle Asian Art Museum
Seattle Children's Museum, Space Needle, Seattle Monorail, Pacific Science Center, Experience Music Project
Queen Anne Hill
Seattle Pacific University
Golden Gardens, Nordic Heritage Museum, Ballard Locks and Ship Canal, Green Lake
Green Lake Park
Woodland Park Zoo
Gas Works Park
Alki Beach Park, Lincoln Park, Schmitz Park
Artist's Republic of Fremont, The Aurora Bridge Troll
Burke Museum, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle Museum of History and Industry, University of Washington
Carkeek Park, Greenlake, Magnuson Park, Woodland Park Zoo
Japanese Garden, Washington Park Arboretum
Museum of Flight, Seattle Tennis Center, Kubota Garden
Bill Gates - het huis van Bill Gates
Bill Gates' house lies on the east shore of Lake Washington in the town of Medina. The house was designed by James Cutler and covers approximately 66,000 square feet.
Dierentuin in Seattle - Woodland Park Zoo
For more than 100 years, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique urban
oasis. Generations of Puget Sound families have come to the zoo to marvel at the animals and be inspired by the peaceful and beautiful surroundings.
Woodland Park Zoo encompasses 92 acres and features more than 1,090 individual animals representing nearly 300 species.
Experience Music ProjectScience Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame
Experience Music Project (EMP) is dedicated to the exploration of creativity and innovation in popular music.
The Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (SFM) is the world's first museum devoted to the thought
-provoking ideas and experiences of science fiction. SFM's exhibitions promote awareness and appreciation
of science fiction literature and media while encouraging visitors to envision new futures for humanity.
Rock guitarist extraordinaire Jimi Hendrix was put to rest in 1970 at Renton's Greenwood Cemetery, 350
Monroe Ave. N.E. Last November, the Seattle rock legend's remains were moved to a lavish new memorial in
the southwestern corner of the cemetery. The memorial features a nearly 30-foot-high granite dome
supported by three pearl-gray columns trimmed in "rainbow" marble. The cemetery is not gated, and is open dawn to dusk. Office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment Sunday.
Museum of Flight
The Museum's collection includes more than 150 historically significant air- and spacecraft, as well as the
Red Barn®—the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co. The Museum's aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast.
Pacific Science Center
Pacific Science Center began as the United States Science Pavilion during the 1962 Seattle World's Fair.
Millions came to explore the wonders of science during the World's Fair and upon closing ceremonies, the
Science Pavilion was given new life as the private not-for-profit Pacific Science Center, becoming the first U.S. museum founded as a science and technology center.
Pike Place Market - de 'ziel van Seattle'
Ooit na een vertienvoudiging van de prijs van uien in 1907 door tussenpersonen besloot men een straat aan
te wijzen waar boeren hun uien direct aan de connsument konden verkopen. de Pike Place markt was geboren. Op de eerste dag kwamen 8 boeren en stonden 10.000 mensen op de waar te wachten......
hedentendage de belangrijkste boerenmarkt in Noord-Amerika en met 10 miljoen bezoekers per jaar een trekpleister van jewelste..
Winter, spring, summer and fall, the Pike Place Market is open seven days a week, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and NewYear's Day.
Pioneer Square - het kloppende culturele hart van Seattle
Pioneer Square features over 20 city blocks of Victorian Romanesque architecture, more than 30 fine art
galleries, over 200 unique and independently-owned shops, and the entertainment epicenter of Seattle's nightlife.
See, touch and explore our amazing underwater world at the Seattle Aquarium. Get face-to-fin with marine life and discover the natural wonders of the Puget Sound. What are you waiting for? Dive in!
In 1959, an unlikely artist inspired by the Stuttgart Tower in Germany was sketching his vision of a dominant central structure for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair on a placemat in a coffee house....
... The 605-foot tall Space Needle was completed in December 1961 and officially opened a mere four months later on the first day of the World's Fair, April 21, 1962.
Starbucks - de eerste!
Starbucks opened its first store in 1971 in the Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. Because the Market is a historic district with design guidelines, the store retains its original look.
Washington Park Arboretum
The Washington Park Arboretum is a spectacular urban green space on the shores of Lake Washington just east of downtown Seattle and south of the University of Washington.
Washington's official State Arboretum contains internationally recognized woody plant collections on 230
acres. Noteworthy are North America's largest collection of Sorbus and Maple, the second largest collection of species Hollies and significant collections of oaks, conifers and camellias.
Universiteit van Seattle - Seattle University
At Seattle University, students are encouraged to grow personally and spiritually, testing their values,
developing a sense of responsibility for themselves and their community, and learning about making ethical
choices in their lives. They learn to balance self-reliance with interdependence, knowledge with spirituality, and mind with heart.
St. Ignatius of Loyola founded the Society of Jesus - the Jesuits, as they are commonly called - more than
450 years ago. Seattle University is one of 28 Jesuit universities in the United States and more than 100 around the world.
Cuisine - Amerikaanse keuken
Seattle Weekly - Food
Where to go, What to take, What to drink
Geschiedenis van Seattle
Nordic Heritage Museum
The Nordic Heritage Museum shares Nordic culture with people of all ages and backgrounds by exhibiting art
and objects, preserving collections, providing educational and cultural experiences, and serving as a community gathering place.
The Nordic Heritage Museum is in a 1907 red brick school building that was originally Daniel Webster Elementary School. Located in Ballard, the heart of Seattle's Scandinavian community, Webster School
educated generations of Scandinavian and other immigrant children who came to this region
Seattle City Archives
Muziek, Kunst & Cultuur, Evenementen
Artist Republic of Fremont
Henry Art Gallery
The Henry Art Gallery engages diverse audiences in the powerful experience of artistic invention and serves as a catalyst for the creation of new work that inspires and challenges.
SAM is one museum with three sites: the Seattle Art Museum Downtown, the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park and the Olympic Sculpture Park on the waterfront in Belltown.
Wing Luke Asian Museum
The Wing Luke Asian Museum engages the Asian Pacific American communities and the public in exploring issues related to the culture, art and history of Asian Pacific Americans.
Openbare bibliotheek van Seattle - Seattle Public Library
Mission is to become the best public library in the world by being so tuned in to the people we serve and so
supportive of each other's efforts that we are able to provide highly responsive service