Vacation 2 USA
Travel & Tourism
Attractions & Resorts
Busch Gardens Africa
Empire State Building
Golden Gate Bridge
Kennedy Space Center
Statue of Liberty
Walt Disney World
More US Attractions
Northern Mariana Islands
Washington is a state in the Northwest of the contiguous United States, on the Pacific Coast. The state is named after George Washington, the first President of the United States.
The capital of Washington is Olympia, but the state's largest, and perhaps most famous, city is Seattle. Other noteable cities in Washington include Bellevue, Bellingham, Everett, Federal Way, Kennewick, Kent, Lakewood, Renton, Shoreline, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver and Yakima.
There are quite a few attractions and places of interest in Washington, especially in the Seattle-area. Undoubtedly the most famous of this is the Space Needle, an iconic building which is recognized the world over. Washington is also home to many beautiful natural regions, and the state contains three national parks, several national forests and many wilderness designated areas.
Some of the major companies that have based their headquarters in Washington are Microsoft (in Redmond), Amazon.com (in Seattle), Boeing Commercial Airplanes (in Renton), Costco Wholesale (in Issaquah), Cray Inc. (in Seattle), Nintendo of America (in Redmond), Nordstrom (in Seattle), Paccar (in Bellevue), Starbucks Corporation (in Seattle), Washington Mutual (in Seattle) and Weyerhaeuser (in Federal Way).
Professional sports franchises in Washington include the Everett AquaSox (Northwest League baseball) in Everett, the Seattle Mariners (Major League Baseball) in Seattle, the Seattle Seahawks (American football in the NFL) in Seattle, Seattle Sounders (USL-1 soccer) in Seattle, the Seattle SuperSonics (National Basketball Association) in Seattle, the Spokane Indians (Northwest League baseball) in Spokane, the Tacoma Rainiers (Pacific Coast League baseball) in Tacoma, the Tri-City Dust Devils (Northwest League baseball) in Pasco, and the Yakima Bears (Northwest League baseball) in Yakima.
Probably the best known educational institution in Washington is the University of Washington which is in Seattle
The principal airport in Washington is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport which is in SeaTac.
Here are some more details of Washington:
Here are some other websites that may be of interest:
Please share your comments about Washington:
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.
Unless specifically noted on the page in question, our company is NOT associated with any particular destinations, resorts, attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.
All information about attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may be change at any time. Readers are advised to check with the facility/resort operator, their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.
Copyright © 2006-2022, Answers 2000 Limited
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S.à r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures
Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.
In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.
Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.