The Seattle and Tacoma Area

The Seattle and Tacoma Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Seattle and Tacoma Area

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Make the most of your summer weekends with these quick beach escapes.

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Kate Parham

From fiery curries to crispy noodles, find out what’s cooking at these outstanding Thai restaurants.

By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Lindsey Olander

Hotels in The Seattle and Tacoma Area

Seattleites seeking urban respite head eight miles west and across Lake Washington to Bellevue. Despite the hotel’s easy access to I-405, it’s hidden away on a quiet side street in a residential neighborhood.

Restaurants in The Seattle and Tacoma Area

Xinh Dwelley was born in An Hoa, Vietnam; during the war she found work cooking for the U.S. Army, and eventually moved to Washington State. Since then she's become one of the Northwest's most celebrated oyster experts-she's a five-time winner of the West Coast Oyster Shucking Championship.

Things to do in The Seattle and Tacoma Area

The challenging (and vertical) trail uphill leads to amazing views of Maple Valley and Mount Rainier beyond.