What to do in the NW


===============   OUT & ABOUT in the NW  ===============

A few recommended places to explore or activities to do in the NW 

(Google the details as needed)



Here are a few sites to visit for more in depth information

 on what to do in the region:


VisitSeattle.org

TripAdvisor

SeattleGov

SeattlePI

ExperienceWA





IN THE SEATTLE AREA:


Ballard (Hiram Chittenden) Locks

Green Lake

Arboretum

Take a ferry and visit the Islands (bike or drive)

Bainbridge Island
Vashon Island
Whidbey Island
Blake Island
San Juan Islands

Seattle Center

Pacific Science Center

Space Needle

Experience Music Project

Chihuly Garden & Glass

Woodland Park Zoo

Pike Place Market

Seattle's Great Wheel on the Waterfront

Seattle Aquarium

Ride "The Duck"

Bike the Burke-Gilman Trail

City Parks

Discovery Park

Golden Gardens Park

Bellevue Botanical Park

Gasworks Park

Volunteer Park

Arboretum

Kerry Park (on Queen Anne Hill, best view of Seattle) 

Sand Point

Carkeek Park

Seward Park

Queen Anne Hill Overlook

Lake Sammamish

Green Lake

Marymoor Park

Woodinville Wine Loop (Picturesque valley known for its wide variety of local wineries & microbreweries)

Sky view Observatory at the top of the Columbia Tower

Argosy Cruises (Seattle Waterfront, Lake Union, Blake Island)



Art & Culture:    (check listing in www.thestranger.com/events/performance)

Theaters:

The ACT

The Rep

The Intiman

The Village Theater

The Fifth Avenue

The Paramount 

Teatro ZinZanni

The Bathouse Theater on Greenlake

Snoqualmie Falls Theater

Seattle Symphony

Seattle Opera

Museums:

Henry Art Gallery (UW)

Frye Art Museum (free)

Burke Museum (UW)

Seattle Art Museum

Asian Art Museum

Boeing Aeronautics Museum

Museum of History & Industry (MOHI) on South Lake Union

Wooden Boat Museum (on South Lake Union

Seattle Pinball Museum

Olympic Sculpter Park (outdoors)

Live Music Venues

Nuemos

The Triple Door

Highway 99 Blues Club 

The Showbox

Benaroyo Hall

The Tractor Tavern

The Royal Room

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley    


Athletic Activities:

Bike Rental  (multiple locations)

Burke-Gilman Trail Bike Path 

Kayak Rentals (multiple locations)

UW Boathouse (to explore the Arboretum)

South Lake Union, Agua Verde Cafe & Paddle Club

Hiking:

Mt Rainier

Cougar Mountain

The Olympics

The Cascades

      Mount Si (very popular hike)




BEYOND SEATTLE:


La Conner

Issaquah

Mount Rainier

Mount Saint Helens

Leavenworth (Bavarian Village)

Winthrop (Wester Frontier Town, and Gateway to the Cascades)

Snoqualmie Pass

Suncadia Lodge & Resort

Snoqualmie Falls (and Salish Lodge)

Olympic Peninsula 

Port Townsend

Sequim

Dungeness Spit

Lavender farms

Berry farms

Hurricane Ridge

Ho Rainforest

Rialto Beach