Frommer's Seattle day by day

Frommer's Seattle day by day

Language: English

Pages: 204

ISBN: 162887130X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


A new addition to the best-selling Day by Day series, this is a compact but thorough introduction to the touristic highlights of the Pacific Northwest. While it primarily deals with itineraries and expert suggestions on approaching the highlights of this coastal region, it also provides specific hotel, restaurant, shopping, nightlife and sightseeing recommendations, all more than sufficient for a memorable vacation. Printed on glossy paper, with four-color maps, yet at a low price.

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shows and silent films, shown to the accompaniment of a custom-made Wurlitzer organ. Not a bit of its former splendor has been lost, a fact often noted by affluent Seattle brides, who make their entrances down the grand staircase in the lobby. At wedding receptions, the theater’s sloped seating area converts to a flat hardwood floor for tables and dancing. 15 min. 911 Pine St. 206/467-5510. www.stgpresents.org. Free admission to the lobby. A detail from the 5th Avenue Theatre’s elaborate

about the experiences of Asian-Pacific Americans in the Northwest. 1 hr. 719 S. King St. (S. King St. & 8th Ave. S.) . 206/623-5124. www.wingluke.org. $13 adults, $9.95 seniors & students, $8.95 ages 5–12. Price includes tour of historic building/former hotel. Tues–Sun 10am–5pm, 1st Thurs of month & 2nd Sat of month 10am–8pm. See p 23. Kobo at Higo is more than a shop—it offers a glimpse into the area’s past. Ambrosia Cafe. This was the first shop in the International District to specialize in

small store at City Centre is chock full of stylish, unique art jewelry by Northwest, national and international artists. You’ll also find just the right antique or vintage piece to make your party dress sparkle. 1420 5th Ave. #108. 206/624-6768. www.facerejewelryart.com. AE, MC, V. Bus: 306, 312, 522. Map p 83. Malls City Centre DOWNTOWN Despite a limited number of stores, City Centre features some interesting clothing, leather goods, and jewelry shops; several excellent fast-food restaurants,

enchant with unique flavor combinations. Think five-spice Peking duck with curry fried rice and orange chili dip. Beautiful and classy, the Dahlia is owned by legendary chef Tom Douglas, who runs a steadily growing number of Seattle establishments, including a bakery. Desserts are memorable. 2001 4th Ave. 206/682-4142. www.tomdouglas.com/restaurants/dahlia-lounge. Entrees $27–$38. AE, DISC, MC, V. Lunch Mon–Fri, brunch Sat–Sun, dinner daily. Bus: 1, 13, 15, 26, 202. Map p 120. Dick’s Drive-In

Tillicum Village, the hospitality is in full force as a number of local tribes cooperatively present a salmon bake in the longhouse, then perform traditional dances illustrating creation stories. Skilled tribal artists carve masks and other items, many of which can be purchased. The setting is deeply forested Blake Island, believed to be an ancient campground of the Duwamish and Suquamish tribes, and the likely birthplace of Chief Seattle. There’s a playground for children, and you’ll likely spot

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