Seattle Travel

My curated list of the best attractions, sightseeing, and restaurants in Seattle. Discover hidden gems so you can travel Seattle like a local!
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Everything to Do on a Day Trip to Orcas Island
A day trip to Orcas Island from Seattle is definitely possible, but you may want to carve out more time because you’re going to fall in love with this crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest.
Rather than keep all our dates locked away in my memory, I thought I’d share them with you. If you’re in need of some inspiration, here are the most romantic things to do in Seattle…perfect for long-term couples and new relationships alike.
Most Romantic Things to Do in Seattle
Rather than keep all our dates locked away in my memory, I thought I’d share them with you. If you’re in need of some inspiration, here are the most romantic things to do in Seattle…perfect for long-term couples and new relationships alike.
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10 Islands Worth a Visit Near Seattle, WA
Here are all the islands near Seattle, Washington that people generally visit, starting at the one closest to the city and extending from there. All except two of these require a ferry ride, which is calculated in the distance from Seattle.
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20 Romantic Date Ideas in Seattle
If you’re in need of some inspiration, here are the most romantic things to do in Seattle…perfect for long-term couples and new relationships alike.
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14 Best Thai Restaurants in Seattle
We’re lucky to have a lot of great Thai restaurants in Seattle. Many feature dishes popular in central and northern Thailand, while some focus on northeastern or southern Thai flavors. If you want to try them all, use this list of the best Thai restaurants in Seattle to find your new favorites.
We’re so lucky to have so many options for scenic day trips from Seattle. With the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains to the west and Cascade Mountains to the east, our geography has the perfect mix of forest, water, and farm views. If you need to get out of the house and want to explore the beautiful landscape within driving distance of the city, here are my favorite scenic day trips from Seattle. Travel Destinations, Rv, Alaska, Wanderlust, Oregon Travel
14 Scenic Day Trips From Seattle
We’re so lucky to have so many options for scenic day trips from Seattle. With the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains to the west and Cascade Mountains to the east, our geography has the perfect mix of forest, water, and farm views. If you need to get out of the house and want to explore the beautiful landscape within driving distance of the city, here are my favorite scenic day trips from Seattle.
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7 Best Seattle Spas
Here are my favorite spas in Seattle. If you need to break away from your gadgets and spend the day relaxing, here’s my ultimate list of the best Seattle spas. Save this to Pinterest for later, as I’ll add more places as I discover and vet them.
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The Ultimate List of the Best Seattle Spas
I go to spas more than I’d like to admit. This has allowed me to form an opinion on which ones are best for certain treatments, affordability, and ambiance. If you need to break away from your gadgets and spend the day relaxing, here’s my ultimate list of the best Seattle spas.
Here are my favorite Seattle day trips within 3.5 hours from Seattle. I put them in order from closest to furthest.
14 Scenic Day Trips From Seattle
Here are my favorite Seattle day trips within 3.5 hours from Seattle. I put them in order from closest to furthest.
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Must-do Activities in Seabrook, WA
Consider this your ultimate guide to determining if visiting Seabrook should be on your travel list. Read on to learn everything there is to know, including things to do in Seabrook, WA, where to stay, pros and cons, and the history of this quaint community.
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Jam-packed 2 Day Seattle Itinerary
You’ll have a jam-packed 2 days in Seattle itinerary using my suggestions above, but it’ll give you a taste of the best of the city. If you want to customize your itinerary, see my other guides on other fun things to do in Seattle!
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Step-by-Step Itinerary to the Ultimate Mount Rainier Day Trip from Seattle
Here is my favorite way to spend a day at Mt. Rainier, broken down in a step-by-step itinerary starting and ending in Seattle.
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Unusual & Unique Things to do in Seattle
As a local, I’ve been fortunate enough to discover some truly unique things to do in Seattle. From naked biking parades to hidden art installations, I’ve seen it all (even when I didn’t want to, ha). Here’s my list of unusual experiences and unique things to do in Seattle. I’ll add more as I find them, so pin this guide for later!
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17 Best Restaurants in West Seattle to Try in Your Lifetime
I’ve been coming to some of the best restaurants in West Seattle since I moved here more than 11 years ago. I always loved this neighborhoods laid back vibe and access to beautiful Puget sound water views. But now more than ever it’s become a foodie destination thanks to the surge of new restaurants.
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Best Street Tacos in Seattle
A local shares the best tacos in Seattle for when you want cheap eats. If you are wondering where to eat in Seattle, make sure these Seattle Mexican food places are on your list! #seattlerestaurants #wheretoeatseattle #seattleplacestoeat #bestplacestoeatinseattle #besttacosinseattle #seattletacos #seattlemexicanfood #bestmexicanfoodinseattle #seattlecheapeats #cheapeatsinseattle
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Best Places to Eat Dinner in Seattle
If you're looking for fine dining or a casual weeknight spot, you’ll love this roundup of my must-visit restaurants to grab dinner and enjoy the nighttime ambiance of the Emerald City.
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Hidden Gems in Seattle
I love that there are so many hidden gems in Seattle. The best of them are the parks and beaches that make our city so beautiful. So if you really want to explore the city like a local, you’re going to love this list of Seattle hidden gems not nearly enough people are talking about.
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Escape the City: The 21 Best Weekend Trips from Seattle
Looking for the best weekend getaway from Seattle? Get ready for an adventure with this comprehensive list of the top 21 road trips you can take! Explore stunning landscapes, visit cute towns, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're a nature lovers, foodie, or history buff, there's something for everyone. Start planning your next weekend trip and make the most of your time away from the city. Don't miss out on these incredible experiences just a short drive from Seattle!
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27 Unique Things to do in Seattle
Here’s my list of unusual experiences and unique things to do in Seattle. I’ll add more as I find them, so pin this guide for later!
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The Perfect 2 Days in Seattle
How to spend two days in Seattle, Washington according to a local. #seattlewashingtonin2days #seattlewashingtonin2days #thingstodoinseattle #seattletwodayitinerary
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The Best Breathtaking Seattle Viewpoints for Water Views
Seattle viewpoints are some of the best in the country thanks to its location. There are mountains, water views, and a spunky city spirit that encourages an “anything goes” attitude when it comes to architecture and landscaping. There are also a ton of artists who dotted the city with public murals and sculptures.
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The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Lake Ingalls and Headlight Basin in Washington State
Interested in Backpacking to Lake Ingalls and Headlight Basin in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness? Lake Ingalls is a stunning alpine lake located in the heart of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness of Washington State, offering a challenging yet rewarding backpacking experience for outdoor enthusiasts. With its crystal clear blue-green water and the impressive view of Mount Stuart, the second tallest non-volcanic peak in Washington looming above Lake Ingalls, is impressive, to say the least.
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Best Ramen in Seattle
If you’re wondering where to get the best ramen in Seattle among the abundance of choices, here’s a rundown of the most authentic and interesting bowls in the city.
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33 Best Places to Eat Dinner in Seattle
Seattle is teeming with every type of cuisine, price point, and vibe you can imagine. Still, I would be remiss not to offer up some of my all-time favorite spots around the city.
A Local’s Idea of the Perfect Day in Seattle
Rather than keep it to myself, I thought I’d share the things I’d definitely recommend doing if you only have one day in Seattle. So here’s my idea of the perfect one-day itinerary and spots off the beaten path you shouldn’t miss!
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21 Best Road Trips from Seattle
Get ready for a long list of the best road trips from Seattle, organized by distance with a bunch of ideas for customizing them to your liking.
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10 Islands Worth a Visit Near Seattle, WA
Here are all the islands near Seattle, Washington that people generally visit, starting at the one closest to the city and extending from there.
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Things to do in Seattle
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One Day in Seattle – What to See and What to Skip