Whether you're an art enthusiast or a coffee lover, Seattle is an urban metropolis bustling with exciting locales ranging from big tourist attractions to small, local shops that imbue the city with diversity. As the largest city in Pacific Northwest, Seattle has many things and places to do and see that mix up the world-famous with the esoteric and ultra-local.

01Stroll along the Seattle Waterfront

The sunset over the Seattle waterfront LoweStock / Getty Images

With the beaches and waterfront shops on one hand and the bay stretching off into the distance, the Central Waterfront is the ideal destination to soak up the atmosphere of Seattle. If you get tired of walking, you can hop aboard a ferry and enjoy a new perspective from the comfort of the boat.