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Seattle Area

Located on Puget Sound, a 3-hour drive from the Pacific Ocean and one hour from the Cascade Mountain Range, Seattle is a pleasant and scenic city offering a wide range of cultural and recreational activities.

Cultural activities include theater, dance, ballet, opera, art museums, and rock concerts. Many fine restaurants offer international and regional specialties. Seattle is home to the Mariners (baseball), Seahawks (football), and Supersonics (basketball). Recreational opportunities including hiking, backpacking, mountain climbing, downhill and cross country skiing, bicycling, kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, fishing, and more!

The Seattle metropolitan area is home to nearly 2 million people and is known for its parks and residential neighborhoods, many of which are close to the University of Washington campus and affiliated hospitals.

For more information visit the following web sites:

City of Seattle
Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce
Seattle Times Seattle Visitors Guide
State of Washington

 

 
Department Harborview Medical Center UW Medical Center VA Puget Sound Health Care System