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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.

Neighbourhood
“The first Starbuck store! That is the icon of the Pike Place market. Enjoy the kinds of seafood and local foods around the area. ”
  • 876 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Seattle Art Museum connects art to life through special exhibitions, educational programs & installations drawn from its collection of approximately 25K objects. SAM presents a global perspective, collecting & exhibiting objects from 140 cultures, exploring connections between the past and present”
  • 339 locals recommend
Stadium
“Visit the CenturyLink Field to watch the Seahawks or Sounders play. Pro Tip: Take the light rail to the stadium to avoid hefty parking fees.”
  • 172 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“This is the home of the Mariners. Easy to take the light rail to the game!”
  • 107 locals recommend
Aquarium
“On the waterfront’s Pier 59, learn all about salmon, meet a few adorable sea otters, and greet the various sea creatures of the Pacific Ocean, from puffers to giant clams. Watch scuba divers feed the fish, gawk at sharks swimming overhead in the underwater dome, and even touch a sea anemone.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Tour Provider
“Enjoy a 'humorous stroll through intriguing subterranean storefronts and sidewalks entombed when the city rebuilt on top of itself after the Great Fire of 1889.'”
  • 175 locals recommend
Park
“This trendy and historic downtown neighborhood is home to art galleries, restaurants, bars, tours, and more!”
  • 103 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“One of Seattle's most iconic landmarks/activities! Take a ride on the Great Wheel for unbeatable views of the Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, the Space Needle, and the whole city of Seattle.”
  • 112 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian restaurant with burlesque shows & trapeze entertainment plus terrace with Elliott Bay views.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Library
“This stunning library is equally enthralling for the architecture buff, the art lover, and the avid reader”
  • 106 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This art museum is always FREE! It is conveniently located on First Hill (adjacent to downtown) and is easily accessible by light rail and bus. ”
  • 105 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“My "go to" place for affordable but still upscale french food. Wine is as cheap as $3.50 a glass. Very lively and comfortable place and they serve food every day until 1PM. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Plaza
“My favourite neighbourhood in Seattle! I basically "grew up" here. It's a historic neighbourhood that's a part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and is considered a U.S. Historic district! It is the BEST place to get Asian food and bubble tea in Seattle (University District is the second!) and is also the centre of public transit, with two train stations, a LINK light rail station, and also most of the major bus lines run through this neighbourhood!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Place to shop
“4-story, glass-enclosed retail center for shopping & dining with a food court.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Conferences -- from Comic Con to National Association meetings -- are held a 10 minute walk from Swallow's Rest.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Pier
“Washington State Ferries (WSF) is a government agency that operates automobile and passenger ferry service in the U.S. state of Washington as part of the Washington State Department of Transportation. It runs ten routes serving 20 terminals located around Puget Sound and in the San Juan Islands, designated as part of the state highway system. The agency maintains the largest fleet of ferries in the United States at 22 vessels, carrying 24.2 million passengers in 2016. As of 2016, it was the largest ferry operator in the United States, and the fourth-largest ferry system in the world.”
  • 80 locals recommend