Amid Bounty of Natural Wonders, Seattle Offers Cerebral Recreation, Outdoor Activities

John Ferri

By , Local Expert, Seattle
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Situated between two major mountain ranges on the banks of Puget Sound, Seattle exists in a virtual wonderland for outdoor recreation. Amidst all of this nature, though, Seattle is also a smart and sophisticated place, known for technology and airplanes as much as for salmon and Sasquatch. Activities and attractions here match that dichotomy, providing equal doses of extreme and indoor sports, so to speak. The city’s commitment and connection to its marine surroundings are on view at the Seattle Aquarium. Or get out on the water, either by sea kayak rental or the Washington State Ferry system. There are multitudes of scenic...  Read more »


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