The rolling forests and crisp weather of the Pacific Northwest go well with Christmas, and friendly Seattle has events and festivities that both locals and visitors look forward to every year. Here are some ideas of how to get your Christmas started if you’ll be in the area:
Those who enjoy snow, mild weather and seasonal activities will love Seattle in winter. During this time, the coldest it typically gets is about 36 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) in January, meaning as long as you bundle up you’ll still be able to enjoy the outdoors.
When visiting Seattle, one worthwhile day or weekend trip is the Kitsap Peninsula. A place where time slow down, you’ll be immersed in a world of farms, antique shops, recreational parks, scenic hiking trails and beautiful shoreline.
For those looking to travel in the fall, Seattle is a great destination. Along with having temperatures int he 50s Fahrenheit (10s Celsius) and decently dry weather, visitors can enjoy an array of seasonal activities like humpback whale watching, photographing fall foliage and attending annual festivals.
Looking for postcard-worthy views of Seattle? Look no further than the Smith Tower. Located at 506 2nd Avenue #1021, the tower was the tallest building in the world outside of New York City at the time of its building completion in 1914.
Sitting on the highest hill in the city, the Queen Anne Neighborhood of Seattle is known for its prime location just north of downtown and next to Lake Union. It gets its name from the architectural style of the neighborhood, with the city’s elite residing in its many historic mansions.