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Best things to do in Seattle

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Indoor Play Area
“Aviation buffs, take note: The Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space collections in the country, with an overwhelming number of things to see—like a Boeing lunar rover and an Air Force One from the Eisenhower era—and do, including NASA space shuttle trainer tours and flight simulators.”
142 locals recommend
Stadium
“Root for the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC at neighboring CenturyLink Field, known for its boisterous atmosphere. Both stadiums offer behind-the-scenes tours during the offseason and when the teams are away.”
169 locals recommend
Pool
“There's a festival or event here practically every weekend. Check www.seattlecenter.com for the calendar.”
182 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Starbucks with roasters- only a few in the world with Seattle location being the first.”
188 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Upscale outdoor shopping mall with all you need or want... experience some local institutions: Mrs. Cooks, Trophy Cupcakes, and Ravenna Gardens as well as world famous DIn Thi Fung, Restoration Hardware, Crate & Barrel, Anthropologie, and others.”
216 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“This is the home of the Mariners. Easy to take the light rail to the game!”
107 locals recommend
Park
“This is a great park in West Seattle with incredible views of the Olympics on a clear day. During the summer you can enjoy the Olympic-sized pool.”
202 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you! Inspiring Conservation of our Marine Environment.”
108 locals recommend
Tour Provider
“A pun-fueled, funny walking tour that highlights downtown Seattle’s highlights and lowlights. Tip: there are now several underground tours. This one is the original!”
173 locals recommend
Museum
“Experience the city's most iconic artifacts at MOHAI. Free admission to permanent exhibits on the first Thursday of every month.”
189 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“230-acre nature preserve that includes all sorts of trails and a Japanese garden”
137 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Curious minds of all ages can escape to the captivating world of augmented and virtual reality. ”
107 locals recommend
Bookshop
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“Seattle's best bookshop. Right next to a great casual restaurant Oddfellow's Cafe and record stores.”
143 locals recommend
College Classroom
“One of the prettiest campuses in the world. Don't miss the cherry blossoms in 'The Quad' mid-March. ”
151 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. ”
151 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Hiking trails, swimming beach, bird-watching, views of Mt. Rainier, cycling, Audubon educational center, picnicking, playground and more. A beautiful urban respite.”
130 locals recommend