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Category: Seattle tourism
June 6, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Readers vote: Your favorite Seattle sights

It’s (almost) summer in Seattle and scads of tourists soon will be roaming  around town. What sights should they see? You (as in Seattle Times readers) voted on top Seattle sights in response to a recent Times article on five favorite, and five alternative attractions,  as recommended by writer Brian Thomas Gallagher. He groaned at the…

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Comments | Topics: Ballard Farmers Market, Columbia Center, Pike Place Market

May 31, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Cast your vote for top Seattle tourist spots

Summer in Seattle means a bounty of tourists including, probably, some of your friends and relatives. What are some Seattle places they shouldn’t miss? What’s overpriced, over-blown, overcrowded? In The Seattle Times’ NWTraveler section, Brian Thomas Gallagher, an assistant features editor and newish guy in town, writes of five Seattle tourist standards and five alternatives he…

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Comments | More in Seattle tourism | Topics: attractions, Best tourist spots, Top five Seattle sights

March 18, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Taking stock, and celebrating, Seattle tourism

Visit Seattle, the city’s marketing organization, held its annual meeting Tuesday and highlighted everything from the Seattle Seahawks to international visitors and the release of a new video celebrating the city. The nonprofit group also released its 2014 annual report, emphasizing the economic importance of vacation and business travel to Seattle and King County. Among the…

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Comments | More in Seattle tourism, Tourism industry | Topics: visit seattle