City smackdown: Seattle
Pike Place Market is a must-see for Seattle locals and tourists alike. Courtesy Marilynn Shcolnik.

Do you prefer Seattle or Portland?
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City smackdown: Seattle

It’s time for a city smackdown!


As part of our Destination USA project, we’re pitting rival cities against each other. This time, it's the jewels of the Pacific Northwest: Seattle, Washington vs. Portland, Oregon.


If you love Seattle, here’s your chance to stand up for the Emerald City! Tell us the very best thing about it, or the one or two reasons you like it better than any other. Make sure to include your most stunning Seattle photos to back up your claim. Show us why you can take on Portland any day!


The best stories, photos and travel tips could be featured in a CNN story.


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