For information about getting to/from/around Seattle, check out:
our transportation page as
well as the venue page.
Welcome to Seattle! Here you will find a vibrant, sophisticated metropolis surrounded by pristine natural beauty and abundant recreation. For places to go and see please consult Seattle's Convention and Visitors Bureau and Seattle City Government. Tripadvisor also has a nice list of top attractions in the city.
For lunch venues near the hotel, the map below has some suggestions
Here are a couple of recommendations from local Seattlites:
Directions from conference hotel: Walk 5 blocks down the hill on Madison. Turn Right onto 1st Ave. Walk 5 blocks to 1st & Pike St. You're there! Look for the large red neon sign.
Once there there are some tips:
Located at 1300 1st Ave, 206-654-3137 (website)
Thursday & Friday: 10AM-9PM
If the weather is nice, also try the (free) Olympic Sculpture Park. It is outdoors along the water just down the street from the Seattle Center.
1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101, (206) 386-4300 (website)
Adults $19/Child $12
9:30am to 5pm daily
608 1st Ave in Pioneer Square, between Cherry Street and James St. (website)
conference hotel, walk down Madison to 5th. Turn Left
onto 5th. Walk 3 blocks on 5th to Cherry. Turn Right onto Cherry.
Walk 4 blocks down Cherry to 1st. Turn Left onto 1st.
$16 Adults; roughly a 90 minute walk. Very fun! Highly recommended! Also take a look around Pioneer Square while you are there
You know you are going to be hungry! Maybe even thirsty. Seattle has a lot of wonderful restaurants and bars to choose from, so go ahead and hit the town: