Welcome to Anders Group’s weekly location spotlight where we’ll share what to eat, see, and do in some of the most popular Travel Assignment locations! Up this week…Seattle!
WHERE: Seattle, WA
ABOUT: Known as the “Emerald City,” Seattle is encased by luscious greenery ranging from the big leaf maple to western red cedar. This city is full of diverse people, food and activities. It’s easy to see why this town was named one of the “10 Best Cities for the Next Decade” by Kiplinger.
- No Anchor – enjoy the one of a kind cuisine, cozy atmosphere and extraordinary beer focused cocktails
- Market Grill – the place to be in Seattle for seafood, their blackened Salmon Sandwich is world famous
- Dubsea Coffee – great coffee, appetizing snacks and huge windows to people watch out of
- Space Needle – take a trip 605 ft. above the streets of Seattle, the Needle is a must-see pacific Northwest landmark
- Chihuly Garden and Glass – this breathtaking display lives right next to the iconic Space Needle, showcasing the glass works of Dale Chihuly and a stunning garden.
- The Hammering Man – commissioned as the greeter of the Seattle Art Museum, this sculpture is a global representation of the working man and everything they can achieve
- The Starbucks Roastery – dubbed the “Willy Wonka factory of coffee,” visitors get to taste exclusive coffees, tour the reserves and shop select merchandise
- Pacific Northwest Ballet – up there with some of the best dance companies in the world
- Snoqualmie Falls and Seattle Winery Tour – get lost in the clear blue water of the falls and visit one of Washington’s oldest and much-admired wineries.
- Microsoft and Amazon headquarters are rooted in the city’s large tech industry.
- Seattle is the home of the world’s first gas station, opened in 1907.
- Seattle citizens but the most sunglasses per capita than any other city in the country.
Have you been to Seattle? What did you eat, see, and do? Leave your recommendations below!
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