Seattle is fertile ground for bringing big ideas to life, from grunge rock to Starbucks and Amazon. It’s filled with vivacity and creativity, and there’s no shortage of ways to get to know the celebrated quirks of the city.
Maybe you’ve heard it rains in Seattle? That also makes Seattle an emerald green oasis, and when you skip town in your Seattle car rental alternative, your outdoor adventure is sure to wow.
It’s easy to find your own niche in Seattle, and whether you come for the incredible food, the amazing music scene, or just because you look good in a raincoat, make sure to hit these local favorites.
It doesn’t get more classic than the Space Needle, and even if you aren’t a “Sleepless in Seattle” fan, there’s an undeniable romance to being 600 feet up in the air, admiring the view of the city and beyond.
These eight galleries, garden, and the iconic Glasshouse feature the work of inventive Tacoma-based glass artist Dale Chihuly. See his whimsical work and learn how he came to define glass art.
The rushing water in this complex system of locks helps move boats into the Puget Sound — it’s unexpectedly thrilling to watch, but the fish ladders that get salmon to their spawning ground are equally fascinating.
You could easily wander Washington in your Seattle car rental alternative to discover your own favorite corner of the forest, but these weekend trips will quench your thirst for an active or tranquil getaway.
Hop in your Seattle car rental alternative and make the 2-hour drive out of town to take in the vast range of micro-climates in Olympic National Park, from the US’s largest temperate rain forest to rocky beaches.
Catch a ferry in your Seattle car rental alternative to this island north of the city. It’s home to picturesque vineyards, perfect picnic spots, and charming towns with great seafood and ice cream.
To camp and hike at this insanely aqua-colored glacial lake, book your Seattle car rental alternative on Turo and head northeast 130 miles into the North Cascades National Park.
Wind along the eastern edge of Mount Rainier National Park in your Seattle car rental alternative, and then dip through Naches Pass for great alpine views and roads that were built to thrill.
Catch breathtaking coastal views along the Washington coast and ferry out in your Seattle car rental alternative to San Juan and Orcas Islands, where you can see whales when the season is right.
Hop in your in your Seattle car rental alternative to tackle this 400-mile route that takes you through nine distinct regions of Washington, from alpine mountains to rolling, grassy hills.