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What are the major attractions in Downtown Seattle?
If your trip to Downtown Seattle is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Your road trip around Downtown Seattle wouldn’t be complete without some time spent at Pike Place Market. Leave your luggage safely locked in the boot and take as much time as you like strolling around the area.While you’re ambling around the neighborhood, look out for Washington State Convention Center and Columbia Center. There’s tons to do at these great attractions.Leave that rental car at the hotel and stretch those legs. Not far from this neighborhood’s center, Seattle Waterfront is worth a visit. Seattle Paramount Theatre and Chihuly Garden and Glass are some other nearby sights that lure a great many travelers like yourself.
What are the best road trip destinations near Downtown Seattle?
Belltown and Pioneer Square are some great places you might want to swing by. Both have plenty to do and a wide range of hotels. Belltown is 0.5 miles away, and Pioneer Square is 1 mile.
Where are the best beaches near Downtown Seattle?
Fill up with gas, fire up the engine and get ready to feel the fresh salty air blowing through your hair. Downtown Seattle boasts some beautiful stretches of coastline, such as:

  • Alki Beach (3 miles away).
  • Madison Park Beach (3 miles away).
  • Meydenbauer Beach Park (6 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Downtown Seattle?
Constantly on the go for work-related reasons? Convention centers are probably familiar places to you. With easy access to hotels and cafés, you can be sure your trip will be a success if you’re on your way to any of these places:

  • Washington State Convention Center (0.3 miles away).
  • Meydenbauer Center (7 miles away).
  • Heritage Hall (8 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Downtown Seattle?
Nowadays, most compact cars are cleverly engineered and come standard with a range of creature comforts without the bulk of a larger vehicle. Sliding behind the wheel of one of these is smart given Downtown Seattle is just 0.1 miles from downtown Seattle. You’ll want to take a peek at some of the convenient features and smooth handling of our selection of rides that were made for city conditions. You could find that your ideal rental car is smaller than you first thought!
Should I get a luxury rental car in Downtown Seattle?
You’ll be happy to hear that there’s a huge variety of luxurious rental vehicles in Downtown Seattle. What you go for depends on your funds and what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about comfort and class. If you’re splurging, why not book an elite SUV, or perhaps a flashy medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you’re just after a car to get you from A to B as cheaply as possible, maybe go for an economy vehicle (or something else that’s unlikely to break the bank).
Does Downtown Seattle have peak-hour traffic?
Peak-hour traffic isn’t a huge issue in Downtown Seattle and the greater Seattle area. With a population of 684,500, the roads aren’t as busy here compared to much bigger cities.
Is it difficult to park in Downtown Seattle?
Getting your hands on a place to park in Downtown Seattle isn’t always a breeze. That’s why many book a hotel that has its own parking. When leaving the car around town, make sure you check the signage. Overstaying the permitted time limit could result in a hefty fine.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Seattle?
One of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Or it may give your contact information to the relevant local agency so the fine is issued to you directly.
Are seat belts compulsory in Seattle?
Seat belts are required in Seattle. Having said that, the rules may vary for certain vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Downtown Seattle?
As in many places, standard cell phone usage is not allowed while driving a car in Downtown Seattle. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Downtown Seattle?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Downtown Seattle is 0.08%. If you’re in the mood for a big night, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Downtown Seattle?
Yes, drivers may turn on a red light in Downtown Seattle. But first you have to stop the vehicle completely. Continue only when the lane is clear of approaching traffic.

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