Exploring the best of Seattle, with cheap flights from Las Vegas

Exploring the best of Seattle, with cheap flights from Las Vegas
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By Hoodline - Published on May 30, 2019.

In need of a vacation that boasts fresh seafood, lush greenery, excellent coffee, live music and panoramic views? According to the New York Times, Seattle was one of the best places to visit in 2018. Home to tech giants, research institutions and major professional sports teams, Seattle manages to maintain a local feel, offering residents and tourists plenty of street festivals, performing arts, scenic parks and unique neighborhoods, each with its own unique flavor.

Thankfully, there are plenty of relatively inexpensive flights between Las Vegas and Seattle. We pulled from travel site Skyscanner to provide you with a short list of flights and hotels handpicked with the trendy adventurer in mind. (Prices and availability are current as of publication and subject to change.)

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Flight deals to Seattle

Currently, the cheapest flights between Las Vegas and Seattle are if you leave on Aug. 23 and return from Washington on Aug. 26. United currently has tickets for $164, roundtrip.

United also has tickets at that price point in July. If you fly out of Las Vegas on July 13 and return from Seattle on July 16, United can get you there and back for $164 roundtrip.

Top Seattle hotels

Regarding where to stay, here are a couple of Seattle’s top-rated hotels, according to Skyscanner, that we selected based on price, proximity to things to do and customer satisfaction.

The Kimpton Alexis Hotel (1007 First Ave.)

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If you're looking to treat yourself, consider The Kimpton Alexis Hotel. The hotel has a 4.8-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $175.

A work of art in itself, the recently renovated Seattle luxury hotel is committed to the arts community. Named as one of Travel + Leisure's Best 500 Hotels in the World, the Alexis Hotel displays original pieces throughout the richly decorated guest rooms and public spaces that showcase the diversity and culture distinctive to the Pacific Northwest. 

The Edgewater Hotel Seattle (2411 Alaskan Way)

A pricer alternative is The Edgewater Hotel Seattle, which has rooms starting at $179/night.

Set in the heart of Seattle, this hotel is close to Odyssey The Maritime Discovery Center and Pike Place Market, as well as the Space Needle. Additional attractions include the Experience Music Project Museum.

Featured Seattle food and drink

Seattle has plenty of top-notch dining options. Here are a few of the most popular, according to Skyscanner.

Beecher's Handmade Cheese (1600 Pike Place)

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One of Seattle's most popular restaurants is Beecher's Handmade Cheese, which has an average of 4.5 stars out of 93 reviews on Skyscanner. In Seattle's historic Pike Place Market, visitors press their noses against the windows to witness a vat of creamy white milk transformed by the expert hands of the cheesemaker. 

"Literally I’m making a trip to Seattle solely to get Beecher's Mac and Cheese," wrote visitor Sophia. "The sandwiches are yummy too!"

Pike Place Fish Market Inc (86 Pike St.)

Another popular dining destination is Pike Place Fish Market Inc, with 4.5 stars from 80 reviews.

"Salmon on top of the spinach salad was amazingly moist and the root beer float was decadent," wrote reviewer Christine. "While other restaurants were packed and had a long wait, we went right in and were seated with great service!"

Pike Place Chowder (1530 Post Alley)

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Also worth considering is Pike Place Chowder.

"Seriously, delicious. I highly recommend trying the sampler, which is basically a flight of chowder. That way you can try more of them without having to commit to a whole bowl," wrote reviewer Christopher.

Piroshky Piroshky (1908 Pike Place)

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Finally, there's Piroshky Piroshky, a bakery founded in 1992 by the Kotelnikov family. The word Piroshky originates from the Russian word "pir," which means feast. It is a handheld meal in the form a stuffed pie with a variety of fillings. 

"For a quick bite on the go, don't miss trying a piroshky," wrote Rebecca. "There's a wide variety of fillings to choose from and they're super tasty!"

Featured local attractions

Seattle is also full of sites to visit and explore. Here are some popular attractions to round out your trip, again from Skyscanner's listings.

The Space Needle (400 Broad St.)

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First up is The Space Needle, the iconic landmark left by the 1962 World's Fair. Climb to the top for 360 views of Seattle and get your souvenirs at the gift shop on the bottom floor. The rotating restaurant, Skyline, serves up dizzying dishes and a rare experience.

"You can't miss the Space Needle when in Seattle," wrote visitor Juno. "Such an iconic landmark of the city. The area around it is also very charming to walk around."

The Waterfront Park (1401 Alaskan Way)

Then spend some time at The Waterfront Park, which has spectacular views, hosts summer concerts and includes a green space to picnic at Myrtle Edwards Park.

"Great place to go for an easy walk and get views of the mountains," wrote visitor Taylor. 

Chihuly Garden and Glass (305 Harrison St.)

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Finally, consider checking out Chihuly Garden and Glass.

"It is a must-visit for Seattle," wrote visitor Avinash. "Amazing display of art. Incredible. Only seeing is believing."


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