Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly direct between Boston and Seattle.
Where to stay
2200 Fifth Ave., Seattle
Rates: $115-$235 per room, includes access to fitness center, complimentary use of cruiser bikes, and a new free shuttle service to downtown destinations.
What to do
Gets you two visits to the Space Needle, and admission to Pacific Science Center, Argosy Cruises harbor tour, Seattle Aquarium, EMP Museum, and the Woodland Park Zoo or the Museum of Flight, $49-$74.
Seattle Visitors Center and Concierge Services
Convention Center lobby
Seventh Avenue and
Provides visitor information, makes dining reservations, and books tours and transportation.