A unique introduction to the USA: Coffee, music, shopping and sports in Seattle and Portland!
Seattle is a vibrant city that offers a unique blend of urban excitement and natural beauty. As you cross the border from Vancouver, you’ll immediately feel the energy and vitality that the city is famous for. Seattle’s rich music heritage is everywhere you go, with many famours artists and bands originating here, like Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, and Macklemore.
The urban area is surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, and it is known as the “Emerald City” for its abundant greenery. Its history dates back to the Gold Rush era, and it is now a hub for modern tech innovation. Seattle is also the home of the Mariners, a Major League of Baseball team, and the birthplace of the very first Starbucks!
Things to do in the Emerald City include sightseeing and shopping, walking the historic Pioneer Square, visiting the futuristic Space Needle, and savouring the energy and delicious food of Pike Place Market – Seattle truly has it all. Book your Seattle tour with West Trek and let our guides show you all the secrets of this amazing city!
Portland, another gem of the Pacific Northwest, combines creative culture with thrilling experiences. The city is known for being “weird”, as locals say, and is home to one of the most exciting stadiums of the NBA, the Moda Center of the Trail Blazers. Its diverse culinary scene, breweries, and lively arts community, as well as the array of parks, gardens, and outdoor activities, make Portland the perfect destination for nature and adventure enthusiasts alike.
In the USA, Seattle and Portland stand out for those looking to explore culture, creativity, and natural wonders. These cities offer dynamic urban scenes, rich cultural heritage, and a backdrop of stunning landscapes. Whether you’re more drawn to Seattle’s lively atmosphere or Portland’s creative culture, we have the perfect adventure for you!