No wonder Seattle is sleepless. It’s all that caffeine! Then again, the fact that such world-changing companies - like Starbucks, Microsoft, & Amazon - make their home here must mean that there’s a lot of dreaming going on as well.
Speaking of dreams! Seattle is a food lovers paradise. Begin with Pike Place Market - 9 acres filled with over 70 eateries and some of the world's best seafood markets. Then try out dozens of other award-winning resaurants throughout the city.
Most of Seattle's downtown hotels provide easy access to the city's main attractions: Pike Place, the piers, Space Needle and Chihuly Gardens. As an added bonus, many of these properties have been recently remodeled and offer exceptional restaurants as well.
North of Seattle, almost at the Canadian border, is Lummi Island, where Chef Blaine Wetzel creates dining experiences food critics rate as “One of 10 Restaurants Worth a Plane Ride" - a meal that will forever change the way you think about food!
In the U.S., rare 100-point Cabernet wines are found only in Napa and at one singular winery in Washington State. Quilceda Creek Vintners, founded by Alex Golitzin, has produced four vintages that have scored 100-point ratings.