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What are you favorite things to do in Seattle?

Aug 8th, 2009, 12:02 PM
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What are you favorite things to do in Seattle?

HI, guys - what are your favorite things to do in Seattle? We're open to any and all suggestions.
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Aug 8th, 2009, 12:20 PM
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I love going to the Olympic Sculpture Park and wandering around. It is very unique and one-of-a-kind place.

Another favorite is to have lunch at Salumi. Love that place!

It's in Tacoma, but I loved visiting the Glass Museum. They have a working glass blowing studio constructed in an auditorium setting where you can watch artists create art glass. If you are a Dale Chihuly fan, you'll enjoy this place as there are many of his works here. It is worth a trip.
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Aug 8th, 2009, 12:20 PM
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Underground Tour
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Aug 8th, 2009, 01:19 PM
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- Pike Place Market (go early)
- Drive out to Snoqualmie Falls
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Aug 8th, 2009, 02:40 PM
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The parks - Greenlake, Lincoln, Golden Gardens, Magnuson, Discovery, Alki Beach and a lot more.

Seattle is also a great arts town. Check Seattle Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet, the Broadway series at the 5th Avenue, shows at the Paramount.
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Aug 8th, 2009, 04:14 PM
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Orcas Islands ferry, hands-down.
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Aug 9th, 2009, 09:14 AM
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When will you be visiting? Lots of my favorite things are date specific, like free Shakespeare in the Park during the summer, Bon Odori festival, Puyallup fair, etc.

In downtown I love the Waterfront, Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square historic district, Smith Tower, International District (Chinatown), and going up the Space Needle on a clear day.

Ride the ferry to Bainbridge Island and Snoqualmie Falls are both nice 1/2 day trips. Whidbey Island is good for a day or overnight (stay at Captain Whidbey Inn).

Outside town heading east, I love the Winthrop and Mazama areas along the Methow river valley for camping or a long weekend away.
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Aug 9th, 2009, 03:11 PM
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Thanks for these great suggestions; suze, we're just looking for a future trip and don't have a date set yet. I was thinking maybe in the fall.
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Aug 9th, 2009, 04:34 PM
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The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Watch the boats maneuver in and out of the locks as they move from the level of Lake Washington and the canal to the lower level in Puget Sound. Great action and some incredible boats! Also a lovely park surrounding the locks, and an underground fish ladder viewing site to see salmon returning for spawning in fresh water.
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