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The Seattle and Tacoma Area
The Seattle and Tacoma Area Travel Guide
Articles about The Seattle and Tacoma Area
From fiery curries to crispy noodles, find out what’s cooking at these outstanding Thai restaurants.
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
The dining room at Lake Quinault Lodge has some of the area’s best cuisine—try the slow-roasted Pacific salmon or beer-battered Alaskan cod.
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.