FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
Smack between Downtown and Capitol Hill, First Hill is an odd mix of sterile-looking medical facility buildings (earning it the nickname "Pill Hill"), old brick buildings that look like they belong on a college campus, and newer residential towers. There are a few businesses along Boren Avenue, but they're mostly unremarkable. The main draws of the neighborhood are the Frye Art Museum, which is
well worth a detour, and the fantastic historic Sorrento Hotel.
Ballard is Seattle's sweetheart. This historically Scandinavian neighborhood doesn't have many sights outside of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks...
Belltown is Downtown's younger sibling, just north of Virginia Street (up to Denny Way) and stretching from Elliott Bay to 6th Avenue. Not so...