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

The ornate B&B in a converted Victorian mansion is a great alternative to downtown's boring business hotels.

Restaurants in The Seattle and Tacoma Area

Tuck into fish-and-chips and clam chowder at this waterfront restaurant.

Things to do in The Seattle and Tacoma Area

For an aquatic perspective of Gig Harbor, rent a kayak, canoe, paddleboat, or powerboat. For more surefooted types, there's also the relatively newer sport of paddleboarding. Guided and non-guided excursions are available, in addition to lessons and a kayak camp for kids.