Seattle is a major coastal seaport and the seat of King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. Seattle lies on seven hills including Capitol Hill, First Hill, West Seattle, Beacon Hill, Magnolia, Denny Hill and Queen Anne. The Kitsap and the Olympic peninsulas along with the Olympic mountains lie to the west of Puget Sound, while the Cascade Range and Lake Sammamish lie to the east of Lake Washington.
The most important places to visit in Seattle are: The Space Needle (an iconic feature of Seattle’s skyline. The view from the top is stunning with a revolving restaurant, undoubtedly Seattle’s most famous landmark), Mount Rainier (towering over Seattle, it is 50 miles from the city. There’s a national park with camping and hiking activities), Pike Place Market (one of Seattle’s most popular attractions. The farmer’s market is over 100 years old and still maintains local flavor), The Seattle Aquarium (located on Pier 59, the Aquarium showcases a wide variety of colorful marine species), Pioneer Square (relive Seattle’s history in the city’s oldest neighborhood. It’s packed with exciting night clubs, restaurants and galleries) and many more.