Top Hidden Destinations To Visit In SeattleBreath-taking beauty abounds in and around the city of Seattle. Many hidden scenic gems reside within the city limits. Surrounded by the Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Lake Washington, Puget Sound, and the Olympic Mountains, Seattle shines among the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The culture is a blending of Native American, European, and Asian influences. The diverse blend compliments the forested parks, hiking trails, and beaches through-out the city.