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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.

Cinema
“biggest movie theater in Seattle. Get the mixed popcorn with chocolate and some cupcake royal and a cherry coke”
95 locals recommend
Bakery
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“One of the best bakeries in Seattle (or anywhere :) - hands down!! Lucky for you, this place is within walking distance. Make sure you have breakfast or lunch here at least once during your visit. It will not disappoint!”
111 locals recommend
Library
“Dramatic, view-filled facility lending books, films & music & housing numerous public computers. I do suggest you go to visit during Seattle raining days. It is designed for Seattle raining weather, and it will cheer you up a little during Seattle winter raining days. Welcome to Seattle!”
105 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“It's a giant ferris wheel. It's iconic. It's slow as molasses. But it's fun if you like observation areas, giant ferris wheels or great photo opps. On the waterfront.”
111 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Great view of the city while enjoying Korean fusion tacos. The drink line is a lot shorter than food only line”
137 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“One our favorite go-to places for a delicious casual meal: breakfast/lunch/brunch/dinner.”
135 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A fancier spot with incredible seafood - one of Seattle's famed seafood and oyster places.”
146 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
Park
“Art galleries, coffee shops and trendy bars fill Pioneer Square’s late-1800s Romanesque Revival buildings. Tourists explore subterranean streets on the guided Underground Tour, and learn about Seattle’s roots at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Office workers unwind in secluded Waterfall Garden Park or grab lunch from food trucks at Occidental Square, a plaza with bistro tables and bocce courts.”
102 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
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“Fremont’s Theo Chocolate is a local delicacy, and you can tour their factory and get delicious samples”
138 locals recommend
Bar
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“Famous quirky circus themed bar with foodie food and hilarious drink names. Definitely worth checking out for a drink or two.”
98 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian restaurant with burlesque shows & trapeze entertainment plus terrace with Elliott Bay views.”
98 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A nice park where you can walk a loop along the water. Close by and pretty low key.”
131 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“The spot for a sandwich that will blow your mind. Caribbean meats and their special caramelized onions on a baguette. Ridiculously tasty. ”
134 locals recommend
Preschool
“-Trails for running and hiking. -Cross the bridge over the railroad tracks to the beach. -Small but fun playground. ”
127 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Do not miss the year-round huge Sunday farmers market if you are staying over the weekend.”
122 locals recommend