Seattle, ideally situated between mountain ranges on the Puget Sound banks is a great place for outdoor recreation. Seattle is a sophisticated place, prominent for its airplanes and technology, as it is for Sasquatch and salmon.
There are plenty of free things such as visiting a garden. Seattle parks are unique and there is free option in most places including one day a month free even for Seattle Tacoma museum. If you are not a person liking museums, there is more available for cheap or free.
One point to bear in mind is that the parking in Seattle is not free always. Before planning find the cheapest place, so that the parking charges do not eat away all your money. Parking is free on street on Sundays, but it is not easy to find a spot.
The attractions and activities provide extreme to mellow doses and there are plenty of indoor sports. The connection to marine offers a view of the Seattle aquarium. Visitors can take a sea kayak rental and get out of the water. There are woodland parks and scenic waterfronts showing you the natural beauty of the region.
Majority of the landmarks in Seattle allow visiting for free. You may wander and view the Space Needle, art galleries, Center House and also hang at the International Fountain. There is Metro Transit buses taking you in free ride areas that are close to the Seattle Center. There are free nights offered for teens and seniors at the museums and per month on a weeknight, everyone can enjoy visiting for free Tacoma Art Museum, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle Asian Art Museum and Seattle Art Museum.
Seattle is dotted with green spaces and is free. Explore or go on a hike to glasshouses or old water towers. Pike Place Market cost a fee, but wandering the market is free.
Link Light Rail is for every 6 to 15 minutes and is available from Sea-Tac international airport to downtown Seattle. The Metro transit King County offers downtown Seattle bus service. It also has mobile app.
There is pass for all-day transit at $8 and is available at all vending machines that allow unlimited riding. However, the transit pass is $3.50 per ride. Streetcars are at 10-15 minutes and the fare is $2.50 for an adult.
The Monorail operates regularly between 7.30 am to 11 pm and on weekends from 8.30 am to 11pm. The ticket is $2.50 for an adult. There are ride-sharing features with Lyft, Uber and Sidecar on the parking garage third floor. You can take a town car, a limo or taxi ride from the baggage claim. All rides may be schedules with phone apps.
There are rental cars available by hour, shuttle buses 24/7, courtesy vehicles and shuttles, besides shared-ride vans and shuttle express. Seattle rail has Amtrak serving routes.
The options at Seattle for food are endless. Try the pizza dip, handmade pasta from Lake Union, Seafood in Madrona, watch pasta made in Italian restaurants. Altura restaurant offers innovative foods that are lighter on the wallet and full for your food palette.