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50 Inspiring Seattle Quotes for Instagram Captions

If you are on your way to Canada, Seattle is the perfect gateway to Vancouver and Banff

We were not expected a lot when it came to visiting Seattle but it was a city that really surprised us!

Here are 50+ Seattle quotes to (hopefully) inspire you to visit Seattle or if you have already been use as awesome Instagram captions!

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50 Seattle Quotes for inspiring Instagram captions

Seattle Instagram Captions

Here are some of our favourite Seattle Instagram captions:

“The bluest skies you’ve ever seen in Seattle.” Perry Como

“Meet me in Seattle”

“Seattle is always a good idea”

“See you in Seattle”

“Seattle State of Mind”

“In Seattle, we live among the trees and the waterways.” – Garth Stein

“You’ll find me in Seattle”

“I love coffee so I moved to Seattle”

“We all came to Seattle in hopes of building better lives. No one said we wouldn’t have to struggle first.” – Regina Scott

“Seattle is like a global gumbo, a melting pot with all kinds of people the rich, the poor, white people, some Chinese, Filipino, Jewish and black people they’re all here.” – Quincy Jones

Famous Seattle Quotes

These are what we consider to be some of the best quotes about Seattle! What do you think?

“Summer in Seattle allows me to indulge in some of the region’s top culinary delights.” Tom Douglas

“My wife and I just prefer Seattle. It’s a beautiful city. Great setting. You open your front door in the morning and the air smells like pine and the sea, as opposed to bus exhaust.” – Ron Reagan

“I’ve been through WTO riots in Seattle, massive earthquakes, major floods… forest fires. I just try to be as even-keeled and calm as possible.” – Gary Locke

“All those ninnies have it wrong. The best thing about Seattle is the weather. The world over, people have ocean views. But across our ocean is Bainbridge Island, an evergreen curb, and over it the exploding, craggy, snow-scraped Olympics. I guess what I’m saying: I miss it, the mountains and the water.” –  Maria Semple

“To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.” – Tom Robbins

“Seattle is for people who love culture, but refuse to sacrifice their wild nature to attain it.” -Kimberly Kinrade

“I have a fond place in my heart for Seattle.” – Magic Johnson

“The sky in Seattle is so low, it felt like God had lowered a silk parachute over us. Every feeling I ever knew was up in that sky. Twinkling joyous sunlight; airy, giggle cloud wisps; blinding columns of sun. Orbs of gold, pink. flesh, utterly cheesy in their luminosity. Gigantic puffy clouds, welcoming, forgiving, repeating infinitely across the horizon as if between mirrors; and slices of rain, pounding wet misery in the distance now, but soon on us, and in another part of the sky, a black stain, rainless.” -Maria Semple

“Seattle is for people who love culture, but refuse to sacrifice their wild nature to attain it.” –  Kimberly Kinrade

“Seattle, the mild green queen: wet and willing, cedar-scented, and crowned with slough grass, her toadstool scepter tilted toward Asia, her face turned ever upward in the rain; the sovereign who washes her hands more persistently than the most fastidious proctologist.” –  Tom Robbins

Funny Seattle Quotes

You might prefer one of these totally hilarious Seattle quotes:

“Something’s fishy here at Pike Place.” – Unknown

“In Seattle you haven’t had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it’s running.” – Jeff Bezos

“Seattle has one season: rain.” – Unknown

“Got over my fear of needles by visiting Seattle.”  – Unknown

“Everyone in Seattle is a total pussy when it comes to snow. The whole city shut down, the place looked like an apocalyptic movie.” – Hamilton Leithauser

“Seattle is not an overly friendly city. It is a civil city, but not altogether friendly. People from outside mistake the civility for friendliness. Seattle is full of people who have their own lives to live. They won’t waste their time being friendly. But they are civil.” – Jonathan Raban

“Seattle was a rabid film town in the 70s and 80s because it rained so much.”  – John Requa

Seattle Puns

Don’t Seattle for less than perfection

You wont find me Seattling

If the city isnt right, don’t Seattle

If the boy isnt right, don’t Seattle

If the girl isnt right, don’t Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle Quotes

This is one of our all time favourite movies. For the hopeless romantics among us that adore love quotes here are some amazing sleepless in seattle quotes to get your heart pumping:

“Destiny is something that we’ve invented because we can’t stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental.” – Annie

“Your destiny can be your doom. Look at me and my Rick.” – Becky

“You make a million decisions that mean nothing, and then one day you order take-out and it changes your life.” – Annie

“I’m not looking for a mail-order bride. I just want somebody I can have a decent conversation with over dinner.” – Sam

“Now that was when people knew how to be in love. They knew it! Time, distance; nothing could separate them because they knew. It was right. It was real. It was…” – Annie

“What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew was the only someone for you?”

“I knew it the first time I saw her. It was like coming home, only to no home I’d ever known. I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew. It was…magic.” – Sam

“I don’t deserve you.” – Annie

“It rains nine months a year in Seattle” – Dennis

“I am not going to New York to meet some woman who could be a crazy, sick lunatic. Didn’t you see ‘Fatal Attraction?’” – Sam

Songs about Seattle

There are quite a few songs that reference Seattle. Here are some of our favourites:

“Hello Seattle, I am the crescent moon shining down on your face.” Owl City

“Welcome to Seattle” – Boom Bap Project

“The Shadow of Seattle” – Marcy Playground

“Summer Night in Seattle” – Jenna Drey

“Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle” – Nirvana

“Summer in Seattle” – Laurie Lewis Quintet

“Seattle” –  Perry Como

“September in Seattle, waiting on a train.” Shawn Mullins

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  • MC Miller

    MC Miller is a travel blogger and writer who has travelled America extensively and abroad to over 80 countries. He founded Couple Travel The World in 2017. Since then, he has spent over 6 years on the road as a full time travel couple. When he not traveling he likes to spend quality time with his partner Bett, planning our their next date or romantic getaway!