Seattle Quick Guide

Sleepless in Seattle, Grey’s Anatomy, Frasier, An Officer and a Gentleman.

All cinemSpace Needle Seattleatic or television  that may come to mind when you think of the beautiful city of Seattle. 

It could be the Space Needle, the Puget Sound, Starbucks, or Pike Place.  Whatever it is, Seattle has many treasures within the beautiful city that is known for it’s rainy weather. Surrounded by mountains, water, and forests, many locals enjoy the scenery of this Washington town.

Becoming a local? You can benefit from different services found at the Seattle Government website found here.

The Quick Guide below is a list that will help you navigate the city on your next vacation or upcoming move to the city. 


Ferry boat riding is a MUST.  Take a trip to Bainbridge Island, Kingston, or Bremerton.


Bainbridge Island

However, in downtown Seattle, you must check out a few places.  The Space Needle has multiple things to do for couples and families.  Pike Market has an assortment of vendors and restaurants to check out.Save

Pike Market

There is a hidden alley, I like to call the “Gum Wall.” It is one of those things you see once and go “Okay, I’ve seen it!”


Gum Wall


The Quick Guide below is a list that will help you navigate the city on your next vacation or upcoming move to the city. 


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The Great Wheel

With a father that flys for a major airline, I am aware of travel necessities. Be sure to check my guide on travel essentials for the whole family.


Be sure to check out my airline and airport travel tips before you go to make sure your trip goes smoothly.  You will find airport arrival times, baggage information for each airline, tips for flying with children, and a tip for Active Duty to get through security fast. 


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About the Author

Kelsey Ramirez is a Real Estate Broker in western Washington. She is also a veteran elementary school teacher, military wife, and mom to two daughters.  She is the founder of The Military Move, a military-based website to help families in the PCS process. Kelsey loves to travel, write, and create amazing content.  She has her Masters in Technology, which she uses to learn all new things digital.

With three decades of military support, Kelsey’s mission is to help new and existing military families in their unique adventures through all military topics including PCSing, budgeting, school choice and rights, housing, and especially just being a military spouse.

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