Flight cost: $420 total if we go early March; $600 in June
Hotel:$230 or less per night
Places on interest:
Mt. Rainer - gorgeous (I'm a sucker for a city beside the ocean and mountains)
Space Needle - We don't need a picture, right?
Things to do:
Whale Watching (I want to do this so bad)
Ride Bikes (apparently everyone rides bikes and drinks coffee in Seattle)
Go to Pike's Place
Also, Ray said his favorite vacation was going to San Fran and Monterey. I have actually done a very similar trip with a stop at Yosemite National Park after the two above. Other than my honeymoon in Maui, that was my next favorite. I might also do a little NYC research.