Seattle & the Olympic Peninsula For Dummies

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Wiley, Oct 24, 2003 - Travel - 336 pages
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Your insider’s guide to the best places and prices

Enjoy the best of Seattle & the Northwest

Whether you want to walk around Seattle’s famous Waterfront, eat your way through Pike Place Market, hike in Olympic National Park, or stroll through charming towns on the Olympic Peninsula, the Northwest is a terrific vacation spot. But where to begin? Relax! This friendly guide shows you the way.

Discover:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn’t miss – and what you can skip
  • The best restaurants and hotels for every budget
  • Lots of detailed maps

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part Vh The Part of Tens 279
6
Gettina Started
9
Planning Your Budget
23
Planning Ahead for Special Travel Needs
33
Ironing Out the Details 61
43
Taking Care of the Remaining Details
69
Settling in to Seattle
77
Getting to Know Olympic National Park
223
Planning Your Visit to the Park
229
Enjoying the Park
237
Deciding Where to Stay and Eat in the Park
249
Exploring the Olympic Peninsula
255
Port Townsend
265
Sequim and Port Angeles
273
Part Vh The Part of Tens
279

The Best Hotels in Seattle
87
Seattles Best Restaurants
129
Exploring Seattle
159
Five Great Seattle Itineraries
199
Living It Up after the Sun Goes Down
215
Ten Quintessential Northwest
285
Quick Concierge Seattle
289
Worksheets
295
Index
301
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About the author (2003)

For this update, Paul Karr pulled on rain gear and walking shoes, bolted down hightest espresso, and chowed down on market fare from Ballard to Bremerton— coming away as determined as ever that Portland and Seattle are two of the great American cities. When not covering the wonders of the Pacific Northwest, Karr writes and relaxes in New York City, New England, Canada, and Europe working on other guidebooks. He is the author of the "Irreverent Guide to Vancouver and "Frommer’ s Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island, among many other titles.

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