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2017 City Guide: Seattle
Interlaken Park is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

1. Interlaken Park

8.7
2451 Delmar Dr. E (at E Interlaken Blvd.), Seattle, WA
Parco · Capitol Hill · 4 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …They don’t lead anywhere you need to go, but take the trails anyway. You need no more destination, just meander until you’ve forgotten you’re in the middle of a booming city.

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

2. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

9.3
3015 NW 54th St (Lake Washington Ship Canal), Seattle, WA
Chiusa - canale · 86 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: Where freshwater meets saltwater, there are nice hillsides to picnic and watch the boats go by, and a small botanical park on the grounds. The fish ladder gets quite busy during salmon season.…

Ballard Farmer's Market is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

3. Ballard Farmer's Market

9.5
5330 Ballard Ave NW (at 22nd Ave NW), Seattle, WA
Mercato dei contadini · Ballard · 67 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: One of the most Seattle things about Seattle is the neighborhood farmers markets… Ballard’s is the most famous, but there are many, so look for one that fits your schedule and location.

Washington State Ferry - Bainbridge Island to Seattle is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

4. Washington State Ferry - Bainbridge Island to Seattle

Puget Sound, Bainbridge Island, WA
Barca o traghetto · 8 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …the ferry from Pioneer Square to downtown Bainbridge Island gives you an excuse to visit both areas and the 30-minute ride across Puget Sound is an attraction of its own.

Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

5. Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge

I-90 Eastbound (Lake Washington), Seattle, WA
Ponte · 27 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: Both of the highways that cross Lake Washington use floating bridges. The older one isn’t elevated above the water, which makes the views from the bike trail even more dramatic.…

Space Needle is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

6. Space Needle

9.0
400 Broad St, Seattle, WA
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Lower Queen Anne · 415 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: This is where the future lived 50 years ago. It still o ers a nice view. Trivia: the needle is privately owned, and images of it are copyrighted. This is why you don’t see it on local business logos.

Olympic Sculpture Park is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

7. Olympic Sculpture Park

9.1
2901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA
Giardino con sculture · Belltown · 142 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …the park extends into the water to create salmon-friendly areas. Of course, it’s also full of nice sculptures. This is a very Instagram-ready place, but don’t forget to be there, too.

Gas Works Park is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

8. Gas Works Park

9.6
2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA
Parco · Wallingford · 138 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: This retired coal gasification plant was converted to a park which is beautiful in its own right. It also has amazing views of the skyline over Lake Union…

Jim Ellis Freeway Park is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

9. Jim Ellis Freeway Park

6.9
700 Seneca St., Seattle, WA
Parco · First Hill · 25 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: The nicest way to do cross I-5 is Freeway Park, which sits atop the highway and uses waterfalls and trees to conceal the traffic noise. Don’t plan on it being easy to find your way through, though.

Benaroya Hall is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

10. Benaroya Hall

9.0
200 University St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), Seattle, WA
Sala concerti · Seattle Central Business District · 52 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …this hall where the Symphony performs is comfortable and has amazing acoustics. This is a building you go to hear, not see.

Westlake Center Mall Station - Seattle Center Monorail is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

11. Westlake Center Mall Station - Seattle Center Monorail

400 Pine St (at 5th Ave), Seattle, WA
Stazione della metropolitana leggera · Seattle Central Business District · 14 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: It’s cheesy and only shuttles you between Seattle Center (at the needle) and the Downtown shopping district, but it’s good at doing that, and still retro-fun.

Pike Place Market is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

12. Pike Place Market

9.5
85 Pike St (at Pine St), Seattle, WA
Mercato · Pike Place · 703 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …You haven’t really been until you get lost inside. Best to go hungry and have lunch on the east side of Pike Place. To establish yourself as a tourist, call it “Pike’s Place”.

Bathtub Gin & Co. is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

13. Bathtub Gin & Co.

8.8
2205 2nd Ave (at Blanchard St), Seattle, WA
Spaccio clandestino di bevande alcoliche · Belltown · 120 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …If they’re busy, you might have to sit in the “library” which is a small room with benches, but even that has a great vibe. Don’t be afraid to ask for help choosing a drink.

Tilth is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

14. Tilth

8.5
1411 N 45th St, Seattle, WA
Nuovo ristorante americano · Wallingford · 45 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …Everything is fresh, organic, local, and otherwise Seattle compliant. The 8-course tasting menu with wine pairings is the way to go.

The Pink Door is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

15. The Pink Door

9.1
1919 Post Aly (btwn Stewart & Virginia), Seattle, WA
Ristorante italiano · Pike Place · 201 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: It’s a little over-the-top, but the trapeze show and waterview terrace aren’t the real reasons to nd this place. The fresh seafood and pasta are.…

Sol Liquor Lounge is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

16. Sol Liquor Lounge

8.7
607 Summit Ave E (at E Mercer St), Seattle, WA
Cocktail bar · Capitol Hill · 52 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: A bit hidden, it looks like it should be a neighborhood bar. Within, though, you will nd cocktail connoisseurs from all over town, in a comfortable space to chat with a few friends.

Umi Sake House is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

17. Umi Sake House

9.1
2230 1st Ave (btwn Bell & Blanchard St), Seattle, WA
Ristorante sushi · Belltown · 241 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: Seattle has a lot of Japanese influence, and this is one of the best places to eat and drink it. Or try their other location, Momiji.

Plum Bistro is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

18. Plum Bistro

8.5
1429 12th Ave (btwn Union & Pike St), Seattle, WA
Ristorante vegetariano / vegano · Capitol Hill · 83 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: This is one of those vegan places that leaves carnivores questioning their lifestyle.… Be sure to try the Mac and Yease.

Cafe Flora is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

19. Cafe Flora

9.0
2901 E Madison St, Seattle, WA
Ristorante vegetariano / vegano · 93 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …With a menu full of favorites, filling dishes, and tempting daytime cocktails, it’s a good thing Sunday brunch only happens once a week.

The Crumpet Shop is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

20. The Crumpet Shop

8.8
1503 1st Ave (at Pike Pl), Seattle, WA
Posto per la colazione · Pike Place · 124 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: I learned to eat crumpets here. Then I was excited to spend time in London and have “proper” crumpets. I was misled. The Crumpet Shop makes the best crumpets anywhere.

Top Pot Doughnuts is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

21. Top Pot Doughnuts

9.1
2124 5th Ave (at Blanchard St), Seattle, WA
Negozio di ciambelle · Belltown · 254 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: There’s nothing particularly “Seattle” about these doughnuts, except that they are really, really good. Order whatever is fresh, unless it’s pumpkin doughnut season. Then get those.

Annapurna Cafe is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

22. Annapurna Cafe

9.1
1833 Broadway (at E Denny Way), Seattle, WA
Ristorante indiano · Capitol Hill · 75 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: If you love Indian food, you’ll enjoy Himalayan. And you owe yourself a visit to Annapurna. This basement restaurant has been richly decorated and the flavors match.…

Monorail Espresso is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

23. Monorail Espresso

9.0
510 Pike St (at 5th Ave), Seattle, WA
Coffee-shop · Seattle Central Business District · 108 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: This little coffee window is a Seattle icon and where the bike messengers get their caffeine. Enough said.

Dahlia Lounge is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

24. Dahlia Lounge

8.5
2001 4th Ave (at Virginia St), Seattle, WA
Nuovo ristorante americano · Belltown · 144 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: Tom Douglas is the local celebrity chef, and you’ll find he is behind many well-known eateries in town. … This is the flagship, which is classy but unpretentious.

Knee High Stocking Co. is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

25. Knee High Stocking Co.

8.5
1356 E Olive Way (at Bellevue Ave), Seattle, WA
Spaccio clandestino di bevande alcoliche · Capitol Hill · 63 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: They overplay the “speakeasy” thing a bit… But the bartenders are top notch and the drink menu inspiring. Be sure to ask for the lower bar, which has much nicer ambiance than street level.

E Howe Street Stairs is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

26. E Howe Street Stairs

7.9
810 E Howe St (btwn Lakeview & 10th), Seattle, WA
Palestra · Capitol Hill · 12 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …This will involve 388 stairs before you reach 10th Ave E, and you’ll pass locals using them in lieu of a gym.…

Volunteer Park Water Tower is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

27. Volunteer Park Water Tower

8.6
Volunteer Park (14th and Prospect), Seattle, WA
Luogo panoramico · Capitol Hill · 27 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …see if the water tower is open. It’s more inviting than it looks from outside and the extra climb is worth the view.…

Louisa Boren Lookout is one of 2017 City Guide: Seattle.

28. Louisa Boren Lookout

8.7
15th Ave. E & E Olin Pl., Seattle, WA
Luogo panoramico · Capitol Hill · 8 consigli e recensioni

The ArtificialThe Artificial: …consider walking north on 15th Ave E to E Gar eld St, where you’ll nd a nice lookout over Lake Washington at Boren Park.