'''King County''' is one of the major counties in the state of [[Washington (state)|Washington]] in the [[Pacific Northwest (United States of America)|Pacific Northwest]] of the [[United States of America]].
For travel guide purposes this King County article covers all of the county ''except'' Seattle. |+|
'''King County''' is one of the major counties in the state of [[Washington (state)|Washington]] in the [[Pacific Northwest (United States of America)|Pacific Northwest]] of the [[United States of America]]. King County article.
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[[Seattle]] - capital of '''King County'''
[http://www.metrokc.gov/]. It has its own extensive article, and so is not covered in this article. |+|
[[Seattle]] - capital of '''King County'''has its own extensive article, and so is not covered in this .
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King County [ is one of the major counties in the state of Washington in the Pacific Northwest of the United States of America. Because of the incredible diversity King County has, it was desided to subdivide Seattle into its own article.
Coming from Snohimish or Pierce county, the easiest way is via Interstate 5. Form the south you can also take State Route 167. Coming from the east you can take Interstate 90, or US Highway 2.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, (Airport code: SEA), called "SeaTac" by locals, connects Seattle to all regions of the world, with especially frequent transpacific routes. Alaska Airlines provides something approximating discount air fare to and from the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California.
Metro Transit (electric or diesel city buses) actually works pretty well. The web trip planner is straightforward and accurate, as long as your bus is on time.
Buses in downtown Seattle are free between 6am and 7pm in the downtown core of Seattle. Just get on and get off. To read the details refer to Metro Free Bus info.
Sound Transit (diesel and hybrid buses, trains) is more expensive, but has many convenient express routes that travel South (to Tacoma), East (Redmond, Bellevue), and North (Bothell, Lynnwood).
Sound Transit Sounder light-rail service.
- Please also consult "See" in the Seattle article
Urban King County
- Bellevue Arts Museum
- Bellevue Botanical Gardens
- Bridal Trails State Park
- Cougar Mountain Zoo Park
- Dash Point State Park
- Emerald Downs
- Marymoor County Park
- Muckleshoot Casino
- Northwest University
- Pacific Raceway
- Renton Historical Museum
- Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden
- Saltwater State Park
- Sammamish State Park
- Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
- Squak Mountain State Park
- St. Edward State Park
- Tahoma National Cemetery
- Trinity Lutheren College
- Univeristy of Washington Bothell
- White River Valley Museum
- Woodinville Winerys
Rural King County
- Alpental at Snoqualmie Pass - ski resort
- Alpine Falls
- Flaming Geyser State Park
- Kanaskat-Palmer State Park
- Nolte State Park
- Northwest Railroad Museum - located in Snoqualmie
- Stevens Pass - ski resort
- Snoqualmie Casino
- Snoqualmie Falls
- White River Amphitheatre