Seattle was named the No. 5 Best City in the US for college students, and the top city for college students in the Pac-10.
Explore the Emerald City
The Washington State Ferry system is the largest in the United States, and connects many of the islands in the Puget Sound. The ferries offer easy, accessible transit and one of the scenic commutes in the world. Ride The Ferries
With over 200,000 alumni in Washington, Seattle is a Dawg Town. This statue in the Freemont neighborhood was decorated prior to a Husky football game.
PIKE PLACE MARKET
The world-famous Pike Place Market is only an 11-minute drive from the UW campus. The multi- level Pikes Place market features numerous buildings and businesses, including antique dealers, flower stands, bakeries, and shops with clothing and handmade art. Check Out the Market
The Northwest‘s highest mountain sits majestically on the horizon less than two hours drive from Seattle. Far more than beautiful scenery, Mt. Rainier‘s hiking, climbing and winter sports are just a sample of what it has to offer. Trek to Mount Rainier
In a prime downtown location, Safeco Field, the home of the Seattle Mariners, has developed a strong reputation for dedicated fans and an unforgettable Major League Baseball experience. Take Me Out
BRIGHTEST CITY IN AMERICA
Seattle ranks as the best-educated big city in America, according to the Census Bureau, with over half of the city‘s adult residents owning at least a bachelor‘s degree. Get Smart
BEST OF THE BEST
Seattle was recently named the best walking community in America by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, and is annually ranked among the top-five cities in the nation for bicycling. Walk This Way