Carefree, car-free Seattle

The Amtrak Cascades train runs three times daily between Seattle and Portland. For reservations, contact Amtrak (800/872-7245). Round-trip fares between Seattle and Portland range from $46 to $72. Weekend trains tend to book up several weeks in advance. Click here for schedule and fares.

For general Seattle information, contact Seattle’s Convention & Visitors Bureau (206/461-5840).

The Portland Oregon Visitors Association (877/678-5263) can also provide information on the Portland “Big Deal” program, which includes discounts on the Amtrak Cascades train, hotels, attractions, and restaurants.

Click here for information on Seattle and Portland activities.

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