Check out the latest in our series, “Belles Man on the Street,” featuring the experiences of new-Seattleite Henry Fitzgerald.
If moving from one side of town to the other can cause headaches, imagine the effort it takes to move across the country. And even more challenges arise when the city you’re moving to is the exact opposite in climate, scenery and attitude from what you’re used to.
I moved from Tampa to Seattle, and it was a giant leap for me to leave a tropical climate for a city with a substantial rainy season – some joke the rainy season never ends. For an outdoor health enthusiast like myself, I thought finding activities in Seattle to replace miles of sugar-white sandy beach for jogging or parasailing would be a challenge. I was pleasantly surprised to find that there are plenty of other options available here.
With Seattle’s landscape of scenic mountain ranges, intriguing rivers and lush forests and parks, finding healthy outings is only a matter of taking the time to explore the area and all the interesting places Seattle has to offer new residents. (more…)