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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.

Neighborhood
“The iconic farmers market good to just cruise around and sample farm to table . You can spend all day here and eat like a local and take in the iconic views . ”
1201local recommendations
Park
“Located in the fun neighborhood of Queen Anne. This viewpoint was made famous from the movie "Sleepless in Seattle" ”
570local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Check out the City Pass, easy way to gain access to seattles most popular attractions”
810local recommendations
Park
“There is no better view of downtown Seattle than from Gaw Works Park at dusk. ”
490local recommendations
Canal Lock
“The levels of Puget Sound, Lake Union are at different elevations. Boats move into the locks, massive gates are closed, the lock are flooded or drained allowing boats to navigate. Total time to raise or lower boat traffic is less than 30 mins & it fascinating to watch! Go down underneath & view the fish, especially when the salmon are running”
454local recommendations
Art Museum
“Such a great Museum and worth your visit. If money is an issue, know that their entrance fee is actually a "suggested donation" and you can actually just ask for a ticket or pay what you like. They participate in the Free 1st Thursday of the Month Museum night.”
479local recommendations
Other Great Outdoors
“We love hiking here and having picnics at the beach. The view is stunning from the beach. There is also a lighthouse and playground located in this park that are worth the visit. ”
445local recommendations
Art Museum
“Beautiful, breath taking collection of Chihuly glass artwork by Dale Chihuly.”
369local recommendations
Sculpture Garden
“This is a fantastic little park with trails that wind around to hidden outdoor sculpture. It's also adjacent to Myrtle Edwards Park which has waterfront trails for a nice stroll, even on rainy days.”
403local recommendations
Beach
“Great Park. So close to the house. Use the stairway to get down, but we suggest UBER back. Ha”
383local recommendations
Museum
“This is a great cultural museum to visit while in Seattle. Lots of fun things to see and learn. Great for kids 12YO and older. ”
337local recommendations
Zoo
“Super place to spend an after noon with kids. Right across the street from our house! Walk over, have fun, walk back and have dinner in your little Airbnb! ”
330local recommendations
Playground
“One of the most frequented and used parks in the City. Seattle's version of Central Park! Join thousands of others walking around the 3 miles track every day. ”
347local recommendations
Outdoor Sculpture
“Well known "troll" that lurks underneath one of Seattle's freeway underpasses. ”
310local recommendations
Beach
“Great views of the city and mountains. Watch the ferries go by, get a coffee, or just take a relaxing stroll by the water. It’s an iconic location for West Seattle.”
408local recommendations
Stadium
“One of the best stadiums in the country, check out a Seahawks or Seattle Sounders game at the stadium.”
268local recommendations