Seattle, Washington is probably best known as the birthplace of Starbucks Coffee and Grunge music and although true, this spectacular city is paving the way again as it makes its mark as one of America's Greenest cities on it's quest to redefine the American Metropolis living up to it's 'Emerald City' nickname. Nestled below the watchful eye of Mt. Rainier and the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Seattle is situated on the Puget Sound and surrounded by Elliot Bay, Lake Union and Lake Washington making it one of the most beautiful places on earth. Visitors to this breathtaking city will have no problem finding things to do as they move through and around Seattle. Attractions are both manmade and natural elements, satisfying and stimulating all of the senses and leaving tourists wanting more.