Seattle What to Pack

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  • 1. Travel Light / Layers

    Comfortable Shoes, Sweatshirt/Blazer, and lightweight pants/shorts. We always travel in August or September, which in all reality is truly the perfect time. It's a bit warm still but there is...

  • 2. Wetproof Gear

    Even though Seattle is often described as one of the rainiest cities in the US, it's not exactly true - it's not that it rains a lot, it's that it rains a little bit, almost all the time! On average,...

  • 3. The Full Works

    Obviously- the 2 carry-on minimum if traveling by air. Otherwise, feel free to pack yourselves silly. You may look like a Grand Canyon donkey, but you are the one that gets to carry it all, lucky you!...

  • 4. Umbrellas

    Always bring a jacket in Seattle because the weather here is cloudy and cold in the month of April and May. The weather in June, July, August and September is absolutely beautiful! Comfortable walking...

  • 5. Go Take a Hike

    Backpack or at least a daypack to go out hiking Hiking boots/shoes,dress shoes for night,though there are not that many places with strict dress codes. Bring a sweater even in the summer and a coat in...

  • 6. Summer Gear / Sunblock

    Well, both times I've been to Seattle in the summer, the weather was very pleasant... temperatures in the 70's... it was about 80 one day and I was told that was pretty hot! (I'm sitting here in...

  • 8. Pack for cold and rainy weather

    I like to pack light. But it's hard to do that in Seattle since you should be packing heavier clothing. If you can, bring rainboots. If you don't care about...

  • 9. the big picture

    A small day pack is nice to carry your stuff around Seattle especially if you're staying on the outskirts and will be in town all day. Seattle is fairly spread...

  • 10. Dog Food?

    This couple were looking for change so I thought I would engage in the Seattle spirit and negotiate. I’ll give you change in exchange for a picture of you...

  • 11. It's cold in the mountains in the Spring!

    Bring a hat and gloves if you plan to visit Mt. Ranier - I didn't think I'd need them. I was wrong and ended up buying them at a gift shop in the park. The...

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