With natural splendors and fresh salmon at every turn, it's a wonder Seattleites stay indoors long enough to invent new technologies, storm the stage at rock shows and roast great gourmet coffee. But the Rem Koolhaas Library, Space Needle cocktails and Pacific Northwest collection at the Seattle Art Museum offer powerful consolations when it drizzles outside.
Read more about Seattle on Hipmunk's Seattle City Guide.
About San Jose
Even if you haven't been here yet, your gadgets have: the birthplace of microchips, personal computers, and smartphones isn't done innovating yet, as you'll see at the Tech Museum of Innovation and San Jose Museum of Art. Keep your wits sharp as Google's self-driving cars stay cautiously behind you as you drive from Los Gatos billionaires' hilltop homes to sleek office parks radiating outward from Stanford University in Palo Alto.
Read more about San Jose on Hipmunk's San Jose City Guide.
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