Seattle's Museum of Flight is an ode to the romance of aviation and space travel, writes Julie Miller.
In a city of many icons (think Nirvana, Boeing, Starbucks), the most recognised symbol of Seattle is the Space Needle.
By the standards of American airports, Seattle-Tacoma is superb.
When Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died earlier this month, his role in creating one of Seattle's major attractions registered only as a footnote.
A foodie tour of Seattle's sumptuous market begins with an indigestible curiosity.
Advice: Make separate flight bookings for each sector and you might save money.
The airline's free chat service allows passengers to use Facebook Messenger, iMessage and WhatsApp while in the air.
While much smaller than New York, LA or Chicago, Seattle punches well above its weight when it comes to culture and coolness.