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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.

Neighborhood
“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
  • 30 Experiences
Monument / Landmark
“Since its construction for the 1962 World’s Fair, the Space Needle has become both an internationally recognized icon and Seattle’s most popular attraction. Distance - 3.8 miles”
  • 491 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
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
Park
“Downtown, old factory, Lake Union, float planes, boats, kites above hills. A fascinating city park!”
  • 424 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Park
“It’s the ideal place to get the quintessential view of the city, featuring the Space Needle, Elliott Bay, downtown skyscrapers, and (on clear days) Mount Rainier.”
  • 444 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Other Great Outdoors
“My No. 1 favorite Seattle park! Well, you will need to hike. Prepare a half day for this adventure. Park your car in the south lot, walk along the bluff and enjoy some of the best views in Seattle. Then get into the woods to feel a true PNW forest. Turn to Discovery Blvd to reach the beach if you don't want walk 4+ miles, or (recommended to who wants to walk!) continue the loop trail to the North Beach and get to the light house from north! And, finally, the Lighthouse, sit at the West Point and ”
  • 404 locals recommend
  • 19 Experiences
Art Museum
“Impressive collection of Dale Chihuly’s (northwest native) work. The larger than life displays are great for all ages.”
  • 292 locals recommend
Canal Lock
“Watch boats lifted through the locks and salmon migrate up the fish ladder.”
  • 408 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Museum
“The Frank Gehry-designed building looks like a smashed guitar from above, while inside, its colorful exhibits cover everything from the history of indie video games and horror films to Nirvana, the Seahawks, and more.”
  • 237 locals recommend
Beach
“The best sandy beach in Seattle. A festive park with views and activities everywhere. Trains passing by right along the water! Another place for an unforgettable sunset. ”
  • 335 locals recommend
Zoo
“This is a large zoo, will take a whole day to visit the entire zoo. It’s a really nice place with lots of animals to see. ”
  • 231 locals recommend
Playground
“Walk/Run the entire lake for 2.84 miles with all kinds of people, dogs and sight seeings. The ambient is amazing. Lots of shops nearby, easy access to University of Washington.”
  • 339 locals recommend
  • 6 Experiences
Sculpture Garden
“A incredibly beautiful city park along the sound located at the end of downtown waterfront. Grab a hot mocha from Uptown Espresso!”
  • 255 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Beach
“One of Seattle's most popular attractions! On a sunny weekend afternoon, it turns into Ocean Drive of Miami Beach! Puget Sound, sandy beach, Olympic mountains, restaurants, people seeing, it has it all. Don't get confused, this part of West Seattle is surround by water on three sides. Alki Beach is on the northwest side of the triangle. You really want to walk the entire shore (paved trail) to reach the other two ends.”
  • 370 locals recommend
Park
“Hidden in a fascinating neighborhood, this is my No. 2 park in Seattle! Climb the historic water tower, have a rest under the big trees. Do you know that Bruce Lee's grave is right beside? Check out Louisa Boren Lookout across the street. The nearby Broadway and 15th have a lot of cool shops and restaurants, you will spend a good half day here.”
  • 300 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Outdoor Sculpture
“A point of pride for anyone from the greater Seattle area, this guy is a testament to the spirit and humor of the people of Fremont.”
  • 269 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences