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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
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“Food, service and the view! Anthony's restaurants are always a lovely experience. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is our local favorite with really good seafood and other dishes, amazing views, happy hour and service! ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Campground
“Saltwater State Park delivers a sandy beach getaway on the edge of Washington's largest urban area, and the park is only 2 miles from Interstate 5. Set on a stretch of shoreline between Tacoma and Seattle, Saltwater is one of the most popular Washington state parks. While you won't often have the beach to yourself on a warm summer day, the atmosphere can't be beat. Wade in the shallows, make sand castles or play on the driftwood-strewn shore. Explore Saltwater's tide pools or its seasonal salmon spawning in McSorley Creek. If you prefer to view sea life from under the water, Saltwater is the only state park with an underwater artificial reef for diving. The reef is a protected marine sanctuary, and harvesting is not allowed. Hike on the cool green forested trails or cook up a picnic on one of the park's many barbecue grills. Saltwater State Park is on the flight path of Sea-Tac International Airport and can be noisy at times, but it's all part of the urban beach experience.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Beautifully landscaped, so many flower baskets, lovely to see when dining on the outdoor deck. So pretty outside and very cute inside. Food and drinks are delicious. You must get at least a cup of the clam chowder. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“Such a fun park with a water spray feature, a new playground, swim beach with life guards, fishing from the pier, walking trails, hidden coves accessing the water on the South Trail, picnic tables, BBQs, ice cream truck and often entertainment. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Within 1 mile of Black Arbor House, the mornings are crisp and full of wildlife and the evenings have spectacular sunsets”
  • 5 locals recommend
Route
“Wonderful walk along the Puget Sound and take in some amazing sunsets. It is just a 5 minute drive away from your stay.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Food
“Great farmers market located right on the water! Located Saturday on Satrudays during June - September from 10AM-2PM”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Charming eatery offering NYC-style pizza and authentic Italian dishes, alongside breathtaking views of the Puget Sound. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Pancakes galore and breakfasts of all kinds. You can even hop the bus to get here if you don't want to walk. Low prices”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A beautiful park on Puget Sound that is the end point of the 3 mile Des Moines Creek trail. Walk on the beach when the tide is out or go down the long pier into way out into the water. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
“Link Light Rail will take you downtown Seattle in about 45 minutes. But it also goes to Safeco Field and Century Link Field for Baseball , football and Soccer games.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Scotch and Vine is the place to go for the discriminating scotch drinker and they have a great dinner menu.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a local watering hole with a full service bar. Some live music on weekends...For the youngers in town.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“IF you want something familiar that's a chain, here you go. Burgers and brews, and accommodating to the whole family.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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  • 4 locals recommend