In our opinion, it’s always a good time to visit Seattle!
But especially now, as we head into spring and warmer months, what better way to shake those post-holiday blues than with an incredible trip for two to one of the Pacific Northwest’s best destinations.
If you’re looking to get off of the rock for a couple of days, look no further than Clipper Vacations and the chance to win two round-trip Clipper ferry tickets to one of the most lively and exciting American cities there is.
Not only is Seattle just a quick trip from Victoria’s harbour – making it easier than ever to get away – it’s also home to some of the west coast’s most talked-about restaurants, shopping and a lively nightlife. With all of the charm to keep you coming back for more, the vibrant city is always a top choice for vacationers!
Without further ado, here are 6 reasons why you need to sail away to Seattle:
1. The newer, bigger Victoria Clipper V makes travel easy
The high-speed Victoria Clipper V catamaran is a big, stable ferry that cruises at 36 knots and takes you from downtown Victoria to downtown Seattle in less than 3 hours.
Enjoy some of the tasty locally-sourced and freshly prepared meals and beverages from the on-board menu, all while taking in the Pacific Northwest’s most scenic views of the Salish Sea – you may even spot a pod of Orcas en route!
Also, with Clipper’s latest Spring Sale including huge discounts on overnight Seattle packages, you’ve got a deal that’s hard to beat – or you could win yourself a pair of round-trip tickets here!
Did you know that Pike Place Market is just a 15 minute walk from Clipper’s Seattle terminal? With tons of fresh produce, vibrant floral arrangements, tucked away watering holes, and storefronts for local favorites like Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt, it’s the perfect place to spend a Seattle afternoon!
3. Get your groove on with Wilco at Paramount Theatre
In Seattle for two days only, March 18th and 19th, this is one show you’re not going to want to miss!
Wilco’s Ode To Joy Tour will be touching down at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre featuring Young Fresh Fellows, one of their first few dates in the recently announced international tour.
Wilco is an American alternative rock band based in Chicago, Illinois, and was formed in 1994 by the remaining members of alternative country group Uncle Tupelo following singer Jay Farrar’s departure.
Grab your tickets online today!
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#OdetoJoytour announcement! Wilco heads south in April for shows in Memphis, TN, Jackson, MS, Mobile, AL and St. Augustine, FL. Presale – WED. Feb. 5 @ 10am local (password: JOY) Onsale – FRI. Feb. 7 @ 10am local Tickets and details: wilvoworld.net/shows Photo: @zoranorlicphoto
4. Take in some baseball with the Seattle Mariners
Kicking off their season with a home-opener against the Texas Rangers on March 28th, no trip to Seattle is complete without a visit to T-Mobile Park to watch the home team hit it out of the stadium!
Celebrate the love of baseball, grab a hot dog and cheer on the boys in a jam-packed evening of live sporting action.
Tickets are now available to the home-opener as well as any other game of your choosing – don’t miss out!
5. Or you could catch a Sounders game!
Fancy a good ol’ game of football? With a bunch of different games to choose from, now is better than ever to check out the Seattle Sounders!
Witness greatness and go watch the defending champs at CenturyLink Field this season – check out their jam-packed schedule for more info – 2020 single match tickets are on sale now.
6. Bacon and beer, anyone?
Can you think of a better combo? We certainly can’t!
The Seattle Bacon and Beer Classic is happening on April 25th, you can party on the concourse, in the outfield, and in the Pen at Seattle’s famed T-Mobile Park while you indulge in 3 hours of unlimited bacon dishes – plus choose from 100+ craft beer tastings!
With decadent dishes like Kentucky Fried Bacon Bites, Pork Belly Sliders, Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes, Spicy Sriracha Pork Ramen and way more from the best local spots, this event is a definite must-try on your Seattle getaway.
CONTEST CLOSED ** Congratulations Rick Gman:
For your chance to win two round-trip tickets on the Victoria Clipper for a trip to Seattle, PLUS two tickets to Taste Washington (NOTE: Taste WA 2020 event canceled due to Coronavirus. See update here, winner tickets will be honoured.), please do one or more of the following:
1. Like Clipper Vacations on Facebook and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)
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3. Tweet the following on Twitter: (1 entry)
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Contest entries will be accepted from time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm PST on March 8th, 2019. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they enter by. Make sure to register when leaving a comment below so we can contact you if you win!