Seattle is a city of incredible sights, flavors, scents, sounds, and sensations that inspire locals and travelers alike to immerse themselves in all the area has to offer. With everything from unrivaled natural beauty and world-class attractions to major sports teams, a thriving arts and culture scene, and beyond, there’s always something to do in Seattle. While here, you can meet artisan makers, shop indie boutiques and designer fashions, visit museums, attend fairs and festivals, enjoy unique cuisine, admire priceless works of art, sing your heart out at a karaoke club, explore like a local in the city’s diverse neighborhoods, and enjoy nature—all without ever having to leave the city. No matter what you’re looking for, the perfect adventure awaits.

With engaging cultural attractions and museums, exciting outdoor recreation, or fine dining, Seattle is the perfect lure you need to attract and dazzle attendees before, during, and after a conference or event.

In Seattle’s safe, vibrant, compact downtown, everything is close at hand. Dozens of major hotels—with more than 4,200 committable rooms—are within walking distance of the centrally located Washington State Convention Center, as are numerous restaurants, attractions, and meeting facilities. Having all these amenities within easy reach means attendees can maximize their time in town and also enjoy significant savings on transportation.

Seattle, with its endless pre and post options, appeals to everyone. In fact, the majority of meetings held in Seattle exceed attendance expectations. While here, attendees are able to explore before, during, or after the event with a variety of activities and attractions, from renowned shops, restaurants, and bars to breathtaking outdoor sights, cultural landmarks, and museums—all within a stone’s throw of the city’s world-class hotels and meeting venues.

Summer in Seattle means blue skies, warm temps, and a calendar of nonstop events. The summer weather lingers as fall rolls in, often boasting crisp, clear days and dramatic sunsets. In the fall and spring, weather tends to drop to lower temperatures, so you’ll likely need to bundle up and keep an umbrella on hand. In the winter, expect cool and wet days. In the fall and winter, stroll the streets to experience all of the festivities that take place in Seattle. Seattle is often known for its summers, but with less crowds and more merriment, the cooler months are an excellent place to visit Seattle. Regardless the time of year you choose to visit Seattle, it is sure to be a perfect trip.