Skyscrapers • Waterfront • Touristy
Tourists and locals mingle happily in Downtown Seattle, a surprisingly friendly and accessible urban center. Professionals speed-walk to work in soaring skyscrapers, while visitors meander through Pike Place Market. High-end restaurants sit near beloved dive bars, creating a high-low vibe that appeals to Seattle's young, tech-savvy population. Coffee snobs, rejoice — some of the best coffee shops in the country sit along these well-kept streets.