Seattle Things to Do

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  • 26. Seattle Art Museum - SAM

    4 out of 5 stars

    You can't miss this downtown art museum. Just look for Jonathon Borofsky's Hammering Man, an animated three-story steel sculpture that pounds out a silent beat in front of the museum. Inside, you'll...

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  • 27. Capitol Hill

    4 out of 5 stars

    Capitol Hill (so named by a developer with political aspirations) is the counter culture heart of the Northwest. It's also the most densely populated neighborhood. The streets are lined with midrise...

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  • 28. Boating - Sailing

    The residents and most of the visitors who come to Seattle take advantage of the good weather. On a clear sunny day, boating and sailing is one of the recreation of the residents. There are places to...

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  • 29. Starbucks

    4 out of 5 stars

    Speaking of successful ventures, it's hard to believe that the mega coffee company Starbucks started out as a small coffee store located at the heart of Pike Place Market. The first store actually...

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  • 30. Tulip Fields

    While it is an hour north of Seattle, and therefore not in Seattle proper, the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in April is an impressive and colorful display, and comes with a wide variety of...

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  • 31. Volunteer Park

    With many plant species from around the world, and one of the few places that are registered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service for the purpose of taking in plants confiscated from smugglers, there...

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  • 32. Discovery Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    From the Visitor's center enter the loop trail going counter clockwise. Head toward the North Meadow and the entry to the North Beach Trail (these will be marked on your map). Once you have made your...

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  • 33. Snoqualmie Falls

    4 out of 5 stars

    By driving, Snoqualmie Falls is about half an hour east of Seattle if traffic is good. It is an attractive waterfall, but it isn't something you can spend the entire day visiting. There is a trail...

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  • 34. Tillicum Village

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Located only 8 miles from Seattle’s downtown waterfront on Blake Island State Park, Tillicum Village recreates the ancient dwellings of the Northwest Coast Native Americans. The tour starts off with a...

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  • 35. Green Lake

    Located on near Lake Washington, the Arboretum is a world-class collection of trees and plants, some native and some not. There are paths for walking through collections of azaleas and rhododendrons....

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  • 36. Puget Sound

    4 out of 5 stars

    Puget Sound is a large salt water system of many estuaries, fed by highly seasonal freshwater from the Olympic and Cascade Mountain watersheds. The northern boundary is Admiralty Inlet, between Point...

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  • 37. Underground Tour

    I grew up here and never did the Seattle Underground Tour. It is the kind of thing you only do when tourists are in town. When I returned as a tourist, of course I had to do the tour. It's worth it -...

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  • 38. Pacific Science Center

    4 out of 5 stars

    The entire Seattle Center (the facility of which the Space Needle is a part) has been turned into a very successful venue for a number of different activities and events, including various performance...

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  • 39. Science Fiction Museum

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Before entering the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, I wondered just how would one go about setting up a museum about something seeming intangible as science fiction. I soon found out. The...

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  • 40. Cascade Region

    One of my favorite winter time activities is snowshoeing. It can be inexpensive and a very good workout. There are many marked trails to follow. I went to Gold Creek just East of Snoqualmie Pass. It...

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  • 41. Go Seattle Card

    This card was a great idea when i visited Seattle. I was a bit worried that I was going to end up making a huge mistake, but it really was worth it. I ordered the card online and it was sent to my...

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  • 42. Ferry

    Riding the Washington State Ferry is a great idea to get some rest and good views after walking all day. The shortest ride is a 30 min (one-way) ride to Bainbridge Island. If you are just going to...

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  • 43. Bill Speidel Underground Tour

    4 out of 5 stars

    This tour takes less than an hour and is nice to do for something a little different. You get a pretty good lesson in Seattle history as well. Things that most people don't learn about Seattle are...

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  • 44. Frye Art Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Since I was already planning on visiting the Portland Art Museum, I decided to skip the Seattle Art Museum and visit the Frye Art Museum instead. This museum located in the First Hill area first...

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  • 45. Cherry Blossom at UW

    In April, visit University of Washington. That is when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Go to The Quad. You can't miss it. There cherry trees were originally planted on the approach to the...

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  • 46. Central Library

    Reaction to the Seattle Central Library has been mixed among the public and critics but in 2007 the building was voted # 108 in the AIA’s list of 150 favorite structures in the US (only 3 years after...

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  • 47. University of Washington

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In spring a young man's mind turns to baseball. In Seattle there are the Mariners, a major league team playing in a big ballpark where the fans sit far from the action. Once we sat in the upper deck...

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  • 48. Seattle Roadster Show

    February- March rolls in and the Seattle Roadster Show comes to town! This is a truly excellent venue to attend, especially if you love to see the older vintage autos & custom creations. What makes...

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  • 49. Wing Luke Asian Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Officially the mouthfull name of this establishment is The Wing Luke Museum of the Pacific Asian American Experience, which describes the museum and its offerings. It is an affiliate of the...

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  • 50. Washington Park

    Operated by the adjacent University of Washington, the Washington Park Arboretum has one of the most extensive plant collections on the west coast. These are kept in a semi-wilderness environment with...

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