National Geographic : 1924 May
Majestic Mt. Rainier SEATTLE-city of a great vacation land SEATTLE, fascinating city on picturesque Puget Sound, offers incomparable vacation delights in a cool evergreen playground of amazing scenic won ders, with a mild, invigorating climate the year round. Here you will find all the recreational advantages and an interesting, expanding, metropolitan West ern city, whose one generation's growth to world city stature is an epoch in American enterprise. Seattle will surprise you and you will stay longer than you expect to. Most visitors here for the first time do. You have never seen such a country for motor ing, golfing, fishing, yachting, steamer trips, moun tain climbing, surf bathing. No matter what your sport or recreation is, it is found in the "Charmed Land." Cool days and refreshing nights, the tang of the sea, the ozone of the mountains, the fragrant balsam of the forests, new scenes and new people- will send you home refreshed. Rainless days are the rule in this surpassing summer land. " Annual Rainfal S [in inches U. S. Weather Bureau SEATTLE 33 CLEVELAND - 35 ST. LOUIS 37 KANSAS CITY 37 PHILADELPHIA 41 BOSTON - 43 NEW YORK _ 44 Average summertemperature 62 Average winter temperature 41 An outing in the snow fields and the hundreds of extrava gantly beautiful Alpine flowers on Mount Rainier, whose gla cial system exceeds all the gla ciers in Switzerland combined, inspires and rejuvenates. All these joys are but a few hours from your hotel. There is radiant health here. Seattle is America's healthiest large city. Come to the Land of Con tent. It is your heritage as well as ours. Our Hospitality Bureau will help plan your vacation upon your arrival. Make it a family vacation. Come prepared to spend a month or longer, with something new to see and enjoy every day. Low round-trip excursion fares, May 15 to September 30. See that your ticket to any part of the Pacific Coast reads "via Seattle." If you plan a voyage to the Orient, Honolulu or Alaska, let us assist you. The 36-page, illustrated "Charmed Land" booklet de scribes and pictures Seattle, America's healthiest city and America's Summer Playground. Write the Chamber of Com merce. 900 Arctic Building, Se attle, Washington, for your copy. SEATTLE-Metropolis of the Pacific Northwest THESE ADVERTISEMENTS PAID FOR BY SEATTLE CITIZENS, WHO INVITE YOU TO SEE "The Charmed Land"