Eric Bleeker

Hi, I'm an Editor for Seattle Travel. After being raised in Seattle I moved away as an adult and now visit the city several times a year to visit friends, family, and take in the occasional Mariners, Seahawks, Kraken, or Husky game. As someone who both used to live in Seattle and now visits, I love contributing to Seattle Travel so anyone from locals to one-time visitors can find the best activities, restaurants, and destinations across the city and region.

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Who Owns the Seattle Seahawks? Could They Be Sold as Soon as 2024?

The Seattle Seahawks are famous for The 12th Man – their rabid fanbase that makes playing in their stadium a nightmare for visiting teams. With devoted fans and a growing media market, you might be wondering who owns the Seattle Seahawks. After all, long-time owner Paul Allen passed away in 2018. Let’s dig deeper into …

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Why Isn’t Seattle the Capital of Washington State?

Seattle is far and away Washington State’s largest and most well-known city. In addition, it sits on the water and isn’t located in some far-away corner of the state. All this begs the question: just why isn’t Seattle Washington State’s capital? And just how did Olympia become the state’s capital? Why Isn’t Seattle the Capital …

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Visiting Seattle in Winter: The Full Details on Seattle Weather in December

Let’s just get this out of the way, December is not considered the best time to visit Seattle. After all, it’s a very gray and wet month. Yet, maybe you’re coming for a work conference, to visit family, or to catch a sports event. The bottom line is that there are plenty of people traveling …

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16 Famous Things Seattle is Known For: From Mount Rainier to Sleepless in Seattle

Seattle is one of America’s largest cities, but it’s also one of its most isolated. Located in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is about 680 miles north of San Francisco. In fact, the vast majority of Americans live more than a 24-hour drive away from Seattle! So, what is Seattle known for? We’re identifying Seattle’s most …

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