Insight City Guide Seattle is a comprehensive travel guide to this innovative and scenic city. Full-color photos and maps throughout combine with authoritative text to inspire you to explore Seattle and its surrounding areas. Be inspired by the “Best Of Seattle” section, which highlights unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the practical information and travel advice you need to plan what to do on your trip, including selective listings for hotel and restaurants. Lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into topics such as northwestern Native American tribes, the EMP Museum, and local volcanoes. Insight’s trademark history and culture coverage provides a fascinating introduction to Seattle’s enterprising and alternative culture, while features by local writers delve into everything from Bill Gates and Microsoft to writers’ interest in the famous rain, local wines, and totem poles. Nine Places chapters cover the city, from the National Historic District of Pioneer Square and the International District to the diverse neighborhoods of Ballard and Capitol Hill, while three further excursions chapters suggest trips to across Puget Sound, around the Olympic Peninsula, and out to the San Juan Islands and the Cascade Mountains.