Where is Downtown Seattle?
Sometimes getting hopelessly lost is one of the best ways to find yourself. With that said, before you collect the keys to your rental car, it helps to know a few of the basics about Downtown Seattle — like where it is on a map!
One of the most awesome things about going on a road trip is that you get to come across lots of interesting people. So while you're in Downtown Seattle, why not venture out of town in your rental car and say hi to a few of the other 608,700 folk who call Seattle home?
What are the major attractions in Downtown Seattle?
If your trip to Downtown Seattle is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.
Give that rental car a break and use those legs. Not far from the center of this neighborhood, Corner & Sanitary Market Buildings is worth a visit. More adventure is waiting for you at Showbox at the Market and Soundbridge Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center, which are also nearby.
What are the best road trip destinations near Downtown Seattle?
Head out and discover some close-by destinations, such as Seattle or Queen Anne. Seattle is about 0.1 miles from Downtown Seattle, while Queen Anne is 2 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Downtown Seattle?
Nothing says vacation like hopping in the car, blasting some tunes and cruising to the seaside. Downtown Seattle has some incredible beaches close by, so bring along a good book (and a kite if there's a breeze) and set off to one of these fantastic options:
- 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?
If you're going to Downtown Seattle for work-related purposes, you'll probably be visiting some convention centers. With your own set of wheels, you can rest easy knowing you'll make it there on time. Here are some of the most well known:
- Washington State Convention Center (0.3 miles away).
- Meydenbauer Center (7 miles away).
- Heritage Hall (7 miles away).
What kind of rental car should I get for Downtown Seattle?
These days, the majority of compact cars are very cleverly designed and come standard with a host of creature comforts without the bulky size. Grabbing the keys to one of these is smart given Downtown Seattle is only 0.1 miles from downtown Seattle. Take a peek at some of the great features and safety technology of our range of compact rides that are a good match for city driving. You could find that your ideal rental car is smaller than you first imagined!
Should I get a luxury rental car in Downtown Seattle?
You'll be glad to hear that there's an impressive variety of luxury rental vehicles in Downtown Seattle. What you end up going with depends on how much you're willing to spend and the activities you've got planned. Specialty and prestige vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you're splurging, why not go for an elite SUV, or perhaps an upmarket medium-sized vehicle? Otherwise, if you just need a car to get you around town as economically as possible, stick with an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won't blow your budget).