I’m seriously thinking about moving over there after this semester at college here from FL. I’d be in the Seattle area. Just wanted to know if anybody’s living over there,what peoples experiences are like, hows the whole weed legalization doing and shit. Let me knowww dog
edit: Forgot to mention I’d be living with family, which means I’d be leaving my parents here.
@cognizantelephant, Seattle is awesome! Great place, everyone is generally really friendly. I live just North of Seattle and I love it here too. Great places for hiking, you can smoke pretty much freely in Seattle, but still have to be slightly discreet as you cannot in public, although cops openly say it is their last priority by far.
Amazing summers, wet winters, beautiful spring time, rains quite a bit in each season besides summer..and yeah!
@cognizantelephant, I love it here. the people are as friendly and open as it gets, respectful for anything you want to be. It has something for everyone, hiking, camping, and all sorts of mountains for winter sports. The summer is the highlight of living here though, there are SO many things to do! A lot of water fun, alot of partying and just a lot of good times. And if you love music, this is heaven. All sorts of music, something for literally everyone. Live music everywhere. A lot of great music started from Washington and a major reason is because we motivate it so much. You can find all sorts of bars with live music, and weekend long music festivals in the middle of beautiful.
Our weed is awesome too. I use to live in Vancouver BC so Ive had high standards for my ganja and seattle lives up. You can smoke it legally, but everyone still stays pretty discreet enough that no one gets bothered. Ive been all over the world and there is no where id rather live.
That sounds like a sweet deal. I need some diverse culture and beautiful shit around me.
I grew up there and since leaving I can’t wait to get back. Sounds like everythings good over there..Music, people, food, weed, the scenery. Mmmm. Even the employment rates are better, Shit! Thanks for the feedback
@blankey, You’re right about the summers, they’re unbeatable! Our best kept secret. Generally hovers around 75-80 degrees with the occasional 90+, and because we have so many lakes and the Pudget Sound there’s lots to do.
But yea, I love Washington. It’s so diverse in culture and geography. There’s a desert to the East, two mountain ranges, the coast, and a rain forest. You’ve gotta visit the coast and the Olympic Peninsula – it’s glorious!
I have lived in the Seattle area my entire life and chose to attend college there as well. I have had many discussions about this topic with people at school and pretty much everyone no matter where they were from had a few common views of WA. Summers are awesome and there is so much to do year round like people mentioned above. The only drawback that affects me & others I have talked to is the darkness during the winter months but this is common in many other states too. Combine this with rain and it makes for a combo that is not too fun if you’re an outdoors type person, but then again if you are you might like it rain. Just kinda stinks when it’s cold, dark, and grey and the sun never comes out at any time of the day. This is mainly because of the coast so if you want sun you can always travel east across the mountains. Just adding a few thoughts…let me know if you want to know anything else. I am sure you won’t be disappointed if you move here but just don’t expect Hawaii like weather year round :)