The Emerald City. The largest metropolitan area in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle, situated between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, is the fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States. It is a seaport city and home to many iconic brands including Boeing, Starbucks, Amazon and Microsoft. Seattle is known for its picturesque beauty, with stunning landscapes that draw visitors from around the world.
For the wheelchair traveler, it boasts a level of access that is unrivaled by other cities in the United States. Featured at #1 in our Top 5 Most Wheelchair Accessible Cities in the United States list, Seattle offers incredible access to transportation - on light rail, city buses, water ferries, and taxis with wheelchair ramps. The city's attractions are diverse, offering something for everyone. The Space Needle observation deck, Boeing airplane factory, Puget Sound harbor cruise, Seattle Aquarium and the Experience Music Project (EMP) Museum are just a few of the many things to see and do. You won't regret making the decision to visit the emerald jewel of the Pacific Northwest.