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Fast, fun and functional in Seattle

Story by Carly Milne 


Fairmont Olympic - this downtown hotel is decadently opulent in an old-school way, and perfectly situated to Fairmont OlympicFairmont Olympicsee lots of what the city has to offer within spitting distance of your temporary home base.





Shuckers - an upscale casual seafood-heavy eatery that has the comfort of Cheers, but the class you'd expect from a five-star. There's something for everyone here - just make sure you save room for dessert.


Pike's Place Market - yes, it's the home of the world'sPikes Place MarketPikes Place Market first Starbucks and the infamous fish throwers, but don't ignore the incredible produce, stunning array of flowers, and the Daily Dozen, the best mini-donut spot on the planet.



Sea Plane - whether it's for a city tour or you want to Sea Plane TourSea Plane Tourhop over to an outlaying island, taking a sea plane is the way to go. Earplugs are optional, but don't forget your camera.

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The market is actually called Pike Place Market....not Pike's...we locals can spot tourists from a mile away when they utter the dreaded phrase, "let's go to Pike's Place Market!" Just thought i'd let ya know!

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