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Things to do in Queen Anne, Seattle

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.
Landmark
“If Seattle is known for anything, this is it. If views are your thing, purchase a ticket and check out the newly renovated observation deck. For an better view that includes the Space Needle, head over to Kerry Park!”
  • 487 locals recommend
Park
“Kerry Park is a small public park and viewpoint on the south slope of Queen Anne Hill in Seattle, Washington, United States. The park's view is considered to be the most iconic views of the city skyline, with the Space Needle prominent at the center, Elliott Bay to the west, and Mount Rainier in the background.”
  • 448 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The most famous glass artist in the country, born south of Seattle in Tacoma, displays his finest collection of works downtown just below the Space Needle. A must see for an art lover. ”
  • 301 locals recommend
Museum
“This awesome museum use to only focus on music, but now it’s changed to all kinds of pop culture. You’ll see exhibits from important Seattle bands like Nervana & Pearl Jam. When you enter the museum, you’ll see the massive TV screen and the statue just recently placed outside of the museum of Chris Cornell.”
  • 243 locals recommend
Outdoor Sculpture
“The Fremont Troll was made famous by the movie “Ten Things I Hate About You”. This massive troll lives under the Aurora Bridge in the Fremont District. He holds a an old VW Beetle in his left hand. In the area there’s shops and restaurants for you to enjoy. Although parking can be a little difficult it’s worth the short walk to see the troll under the bridge.”
  • 271 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Museum of Pop Culture, Pacific Science Center, and much more all call Seattle Center home. Just a quick walk from the hotel you'll see all the iconic sights in one afternoon! Then jump on the monorail and head downtown to Pike Place Market. ”
  • 185 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The Original North Seattle Micro brewery. This place has one of the best beer gardens in the Northwest. ”
  • 152 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Curious minds of all ages can escape to the captivating world of augmented and virtual reality. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
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“The Space Needle is to Seattle, what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. This iconic structure debut in April of 1962 for the Century 21 World’s Fair here in Seattle. With a rotating glass bottom floor you’ll see a spectacular panoramic view as you see the city 600 feet in the air. Admission tickets start at $20.00 per adult, but what a view!”
  • 72 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
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“Take a tour of this amazing local chocolate factory. Find out about the importance of fair trade practices and enjoy plenty of samples to taste! Delicious and educational- this is great for anyone from solo travelers to families!”
  • 142 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Hip hot spot near Seattle Center featuring a huge menu filled with Cajun-Creole inspired cuisine. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or just pop in for a drink at the bar. Check out their 1/2 price breakfast happy hour Monday through Friday.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Home to the Fremont Solstice Fair, Ballard’s neighbor Fremont is a must-visit for a stroll along the canal. There are lots of fun vintage shops as well as of course nice restaurants and cafes. ”
  • 104 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“This is a great way to get a feel for Downtown Seattle. The duck boats share the history of downtown and give local recommendations. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Unique farmers market where you can find handmade, local, and vintage treasures! Great place to grab a bite to eat and it’s open year round! ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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“Korean fusion, good cocktails, you probably need a reservation. Crispy eggplants & chorizo rice cakes are my favorites”
  • 75 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“How to Cook a Wolf is an elegant local restaurant on Queen Anne Avenue, for a nice night out for two or a small group.”
  • 62 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Hip hot spot near Seattle Center featuring a huge menu filled with Cajun-Creole inspired cuisine. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or just pop in for a drink at the bar. Check out their 1/2 price breakfast happy hour Monday through Friday.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
“Korean fusion, good cocktails, you probably need a reservation. Crispy eggplants & chorizo rice cakes are my favorites”
  • 75 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“How to Cook a Wolf is an elegant local restaurant on Queen Anne Avenue, for a nice night out for two or a small group.”
  • 62 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Phenomenal seafood restaurant, completely captures the essence of Seattle dining. They don't take reservations so the best way to avoid the long wait is to arrive a little before they open to be in the first seating. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Delicious local organic eats. Wines galore. Cozy atmosphere perfect for solo at the bar or a date!”
  • 26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This fine-dining restaurant has been credited as being one of the best restaurants in America. Canlis serves meals by the course and has a dress code. The views from this home-turned-restaurant are unbeatable. If the price is in your budget, we recommend not missing this exceptional dining experience.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Good brunch, lunch and dinner. Great place for families to get breakfast. It can get busy on weekends, so arrive early or grab a coffee before you go and wait a few mins for a table.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“hipster mexican restaurant - decent food and good late night scene for singles.”
  • 37 locals recommend

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