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    Port of Seattle Flight Seeing – Kenmore Air

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    Park Butte and Mt Baker, Cascade Loop – Andy Porter

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    Mount Rainier Summer Sunrise at Reflection Lake – Courtesy Deby Dixon

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    Chihuly Garden and Glass

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    North Cascades National Park

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The Port of Seattle owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, a premier Pacific coast gateway, with non-stop service from 24 international cities and connecting flights to 81 USA cities. Services at the Port’s two downtown cruise ship terminals make Seattle the preferred choice for Alaska or Pacific Northwest cruises on the USA west coast, via seven international cruise lines. Year-round service to Victoria, BC and the San Juan Islands is also available. The Port’s tourism mission, in partnership with Visit Seattle, is to encourage international visitors to Fly & Drive and Cruise & Stay. Be sure to check out PortSeattle.org
With non-stop daily flights from London on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, Seattle is Britain’s most direct gateway to the Pacific Northwest. Norwegian offers direct non stop services from London Gatwick to Seattle four times a week and Thomas Cook Airlines will introduce two flights a week between Manchester and Seattle in May 2018. Aer Lingus will launch flights from Dublin to Seattle in May 2018 which will also be a direct, non stop services. Passengers who choose this route have the added bonus of the US Preclearance facility in Dublin airport. Icelandair and other airlines offer one-stop flights from airports around the UK and Ireland.

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News

Jun 20, 2018

Seattle’s growing popularity with the British and Irish markets, fuelled by fast growth in direct non-stop flights from the UK and Dublin, will see more people heading to the city this year either as a gateway to cruising to Alaska or for Pacific Northwest adventures. But before heading out of town, here are the best … Continue reading Top Urban Adventures in Seattle
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May 21, 2018

Seattle, known as the Emerald City for its vibrant natural forests and parks, has an exhibition of glass flowers and glass trees amongst its most celebrated gardens and is also developing a ‘sensory’ garden to open by the summer. Dale Chihuly’s world acclaimed art is not only one of the leading attractions of Seattle, his … Continue reading Seattle’s gardens – sensory to glass
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May 2, 2018

The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race departed Seattle for the penultimate leg of its 40,000 nm circumnavigation of the planet, and it is engaging in pioneering scientific research. One of its racing yachts, Visit Seattle, has been fitted with a special sensor for monitoring the effects of ocean acidification around the US Coast. … Continue reading Global yacht race collaborates on pioneering US ocean research
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