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Seattle

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THE WORST...

Winter (#30)
Thanksgiving (#30)
Weather (#27)
  • denotes a Top 10 ranking
  • denotes a Bottom 10 ranking
People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
5 Athletic/active
24 Attractive
16 Diverse
16 Friendly
5 Intelligent
25 Stylish
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
5 Active/adventure vacation
21 Affordable getaway
17 Cultural getaway
14 Family vacation
9 Relaxing retreat
12 Romantic escape
23 Wild weekend
Hotels
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
22 Affordable hotels
20 All-in-one resorts
10 B&Bs/Inns
20 Big-name luxury hotels
23 Business hotels
14 Stylish boutique hotels
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
23 Cocktail hour
18 Live music/concerts and bands
22 Singles/bar scene
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
14 Classical music
23 Historical sites/monuments
19 Museums/galleries
14 Theater
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
16 Antique and vintage shops
21 Independent boutiques
20 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
24 Big-name restaurants
2 Cafes
17 Ethnic food
1 Farmers' markets
13 Neighborhood joints
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
9 Cleanliness
2 Environmental friendliness
13 Noteworthy neighborhoods
14 Peace and quiet
19 People-watching
4 Public parks and outdoor access
10 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
9 Safety
4 Skyline/views
27 Weather
Airports
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
13 Design & Functionality (architecture, layout, signage)
14 Entertainment (spas, kid zones, complimentary Wi-Fi, etc.)
9 Food & drink (restaurants, bars, snack and coffee shops)
14 Lounges
18 On-time arrivals/departures
14 Shopping
16 Staff efficiency (security and luggage handling)
22 Transportation (to/from & within)
Holiday Travel
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
19 Spring Break
3 Summer Vacation
30 Thanksgiving
30 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
6 Athletic/active
23 Attractive
19 Diverse
23 Friendly
2 Intelligent
29 Stylish
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
4 Active/adventure vacation
21 Affordable getaway
16 Cultural getaway
10 Family vacation
10 Relaxing retreat
14 Romantic escape
24 Wild weekend
Hotels
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
23 Affordable hotels
19 All-in-one resorts
11 B&Bs/Inns
18 Big-name luxury hotels
20 Business hotels
12 Stylish boutique hotels
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
24 Cocktail hour
13 Live music/concerts and bands
27 Singles/bar scene
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
14 Classical music
25 Historical sites/monuments
19 Museums/galleries
8 Theater
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
19 Antique and vintage shops
14 Independent boutiques
20 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
26 Big-name restaurants
1 Cafes
14 Ethnic food
2 Farmers' markets
9 Neighborhood joints
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
11 Cleanliness
2 Environmental friendliness
9 Noteworthy neighborhoods
15 Peace and quiet
19 People-watching
4 Public parks and outdoor access
14 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
12 Safety
4 Skyline/views
25 Weather
Airports
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
13 Design & Functionality (architecture, layout, signage)
11 Entertainment (spas, kid zones, complimentary Wi-Fi, etc.)
7 Food & drink (restaurants, bars, snack and coffee shops)
13 Lounges
19 On-time arrivals/departures
10 Shopping
17 Staff efficiency (security and luggage handling)
26 Transportation (to/from & within)
Holiday Travel
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
22 Spring Break
7 Summer Vacation
30 Thanksgiving
30 Winter
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