While the sky may be overcast, it’s easy to make the locals’ sunny disposition rub off on you. Inside, outside, on water or in the sky, there are plenty of things to enjoy.
If you're looking for a picturesque place to live, Washington State is the perfect destination. It's accessibly from the Pacific Northwest, Puget Sound has amazing views of Mt Ranier and it's a closed-off social distancing.
With all this adventure to be had, it's no wonder Seattle is a great city for travelers! The Space Needle & Pike Place Market are still popular attractions—and with new safety protocols in place.
Seattle has a lot to offer and you're probably quite curious. Thankfully, our list of the best things to do in Seattle right now is got you covered.
Discovery Park is 534 acres, part of Seattle's ever-growing network of parks. It boasts stunning views over Puget Sound and the Seattle skyline, as well as plenty of space for getting active. If you come here, you will find plenty to do.
There are 12 miles of trails leading to scenic coastal bluffs, tidal beaches, serene meadows and wooded groves. If you don't have a lot of time or some physical limitations, a 2.8-mile loop trail is a good option for a best-hits list.
The Chihuly Garden and Glass museum in Seattle showcases the work of famous glass artist Dale Chihuly.
Through creativity, imagination, and honoring the artist's handiwork, the museum is able to create a surreal atmosphere that is enjoyable for all.
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This amazing 40 foot-tall work of art is the result of Chihuly's love for conservatories. On the inside, there is a large 100 foot-long sculpture which one of Chihuly's largest suspened sculptures.
Visiting the Garden for a while can give you an insight into many different qualities of artwork. As the natural light changes, so do the paintings here. They are strangely beautiful.
Located in the heart of Seattle, this popular marketplace is bursting with fresh produce, restaurants, food producers and artists. It's worth checking out if you're in the region.
Local people buy seafood and flowers every day. Visitors can enjoy the different gourmet food stalls with tons of vendors offering great products. There’s always tons of movement and plenty of chatter to go around.
Getting lost in a new city can be very daunting, but there are self-guided walking tour pocket guides out there to help give you an idea of what you want to see. I’ve seen them on the market’s website.
Bainbridge Island is a short 35-minute ferry ride from Seattle Ferry Terminal and makes for a great day trip for anyone interested in exploring the other side of the state. It's a great destination for individuals or couples, even those on a short stay in Seattle.
Want to go somewhere different for the day? The journey to downtown Winslow takes less than 15 minutes, depending on what mode of transport you choose. Once you get there, there’s plenty to keep you busy: find some places to eat and drink or maybe some clothes shops.
You can stay for dinner at Hitchcock, chef Brendan McGill’s locally sourced restaurant, before staying the night in one of their charming rooms.