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Your Guide
to living in
Seattle, WA

Your Guide
to living in
Seattle, WA

While living in Seattle you’ll enjoy a mixture of outdoor activities, city nightlife, delicious food, superb coffee, and so much more. Whether you enjoy taking a hike after working in Downtown Seattle or grabbing drinks with friends, this incredible city has it all. With amazing public transit, getting around Seattle's neighborhoods is a breeze and you’ll never run out of fun things to do! Here is a shortlist of what you need to know about living in Seattle Washington.

Getting Around Seattle Washington

Seattle has a safe and efficient public transportation system that was ranked number one in the nation in a study by WalletHub. There are different options all around the city when it comes to public transit, such as bus lines, streetcars, monorail, bike-sharing, and the light rail. Our Contour apartments are in the perfect location, whether you’re heading out to a work meeting, exploring Seattle's neighborhood, or wanting to enjoy the exciting nightlife of Downtown Seattle. Life in Seattle is full of fun and adventure, with efficient public transportation to get you everywhere you need to go.

Outdoor Adventures in Seattle Washington

You’ll never run out of outdoor activities to embark on once you've moved to Seattle. Seattle is home to many beautiful parks, some of our favorites include Kerry Park, Seward Park, Carkeek Park, and Green Lake Park. If you’re an animal lover you can visit the Woodland Park Zoo, or if you’re feeling like a beach day, you can take a stroll along the two miles of beach trails at Discovery Park. You can take a day trip to one of the three National Parks in Washington, or grab a bite to eat and enjoy the views from the Space Needle.

Where To Eat and Drink

There are plenty of options when it comes to coffee shops, bars, and restaurants in the city of Seattle. If you’re in search of some amazing coffee shops you can check out Starbucks Reserve Roastery, Caffe Ladro, or Ugly Mug Cafe. If you’re enjoying a night out and looking for a fun cocktail bar, you can visit Bar Miriam or Rochambeau. When you’re in the mood for weekend brunch, check out Terra Plata for a mimosa & delicious food on their rooftop herb garden. If you’re craving seafood, give Local Tide a try, their salmon BLT and fried Dover sole with cheese and tartar will leave you feeling satisfied.

There’s so much more to explore after you've moved to Seattle, plenty of day trips to embark on, coffee shops to explore, and an exciting music scene to enjoy. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about what we love to do living in Seattle, WA.