Tourism in Seattle

Seattle represents a perfect balance of natural beauty displaying an abundance of evergreen trees and spectacular views of the Cascade and Olympic mountains covering the east and west of the city, combined with world-renowned offices and fabulous landmarks making it perfect for a little urban adventure.

The city is home to many famous companies’ headquarters such as Microsoft, Amazon, Costco, Nintendo of America, Starbucks and T-Mobile as well as some locations for a few adventurous sports like cycling in Eastlake and Capital Hill at the Colonnade, boating on Portage Bay between Lake Union and Lake Washington and of course a simple strolling around the Space Needle.

Although generally perceived as a calm and soothing city, Seattle hosts some hectic events every year that adds the color of festivities to the city. Some notable events include: Seafair that provides parades and street fairs around the city, Bumbershoot for music and art enthusiasts, and Northwest Folklife Festival that features dozens of local world-class musical acts, not to exclude tons of other events such as Antiquarian Book Fair & Book Arts Show, an anime and gaming conventions, 9,000-rider Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic, specialized film festivals, and many more.

Why Invest in Short Term Rental in Seattle

People may not be surprised that Seattle is among the most visited cities in the US welcoming a steady flow of tourists both domestic and international every year. A simple short-term property rental service like AirBnb in such a city is considered to be a never-lose business in which there is so little risk and much to gain.

Transforming your property into an accommodation service could be a convenient way to earn extra money or even a stable income especially if your property is located near any major attraction of the city. Furthermore it could be an alternative to maintain your property’s wellness in the case that you don’t occupy it yourself.

According to the Visit Seattle report, a total of 40.9 million visitors came to the city and county in 2018 with a total spend of  US$7.8 billion which hints at a big opportunity in the tourism sector especially accommodation service since tourists will always need a place to stay while exploring the city.  If you want to join the accommodation business but are not familiar with AirBnb service yet, Bnb Way can help you find the best AirBnb management company for your property as well as connect you to all the components you need in the sector.

Popular Sightseeing | Sights to Visit in Seattle

Seattle Center & the Space Needle — The center landmark of Seattle, built in 1962, providing an out-of-this world structure of buildings, facilitated with park area, theaters, and restaurants. 

Pike Place Market — A combination of modern and traditional market providing a wide range of wares for sales as well as food, a popular tourist spot throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Chihuly Garden and Glass — A gallery of Dale Chihuly’s glass works displaying purely artistic glass captivating sculptures and objects.

Museum of Flight — A home to a wide array of airplanes, educational exhibits and flight-related historical objects as well as outdoor gallery displaying numerous aircrafts.

FACTS about Seattle

Seattle Had Real-Life Superheroes called Phoenix Jones, a mix martial artist, patrolling around the street to stop crime and inspire people to help others.

The Evergreen Point Floating Bridge in Seattle is the World’s longest floating bridge with a total length of 15,580 feet and a floating section that spans 7,710 feet

Seattle is the best city in the US for bicyclists as many people including the law enforcement officials ride bicycles on a daily basis despite its frequent rainfall and steep hills.

The Fremont Troll, a statue under George Washington Bridge, holds urban mystery as no one knows where it comes from.