SEATTLE


Stole a to-do list from this website. Took two of them off because I don’t eat meat. Woohoo Seattle :o
  • Pike Place Market
  • Stick a piece of chewed gum on the gum wall
  • Take photos with the Fremont Troll
  • Go Visit the Original Up House
  • Take Skyline Pictures at Kerry Park
  • See the Salmon Ladder at the Ballard Locks
  • Go up to the Space Needle Observation Deck
  • Go up to the Smith Tower Observation Deck
  • Go up (higher) in the Columbia Tower Observation Deck
  • Ride the Seattle Great Wheel
  • Read at the Famous Seattle Public Library
  • Park at Hamilton Viewpoint for Skyline Pictures
  • Take Photos at Jose Rizal Park at Night
  • Ride the Seattle Center Monorail
  • Go to the very first Starbucks (near Pike Place)
  • Visit the Starbucks Reserve & Roastery in Capitol Hill
  • Take a Tour at Theo’s Chocolate Factory (Free choco!) Pro Tip: You can go dumpster diving in Theo’s Chocolate scrap chocolate bin
  • Take the Pioneer Square Underground Tour
  • Visit the Woodland Park Zoo
  • Play with marine life at the Seattle Aquarium
  • Study Harry Potter Spells in Suzzallo Library
  • Take a Ferry to the Olympics! (Do the Seattle > Bremerton or Edmonds > Kingston)
  • Japanese Garden at the WA Arboretum

  • Visit the Chihuly Glass Sculpture Museum
  • MoPOP / Museum of Pop Culture (formerly EMP)
  • Boat Rides at the Center For Wooden Boats (free and Sundays only! Get there early in the summer; the spots fill up fast)
  • Seattle Museum of Art
  • Living Computers
  • Seattle Pinball Museum
  • Explore the Pacific Science Center

  • Gasworks Park (have a picnic in the day or watch fire dancers at night)
  • Visit the Lighthouse at Discovery Park
  • Bonfire at Golden Gardens Park
  • Rollerblade around Greenlake
  • Rollerblade around Alki Beach
  • Bike around Seward Park
  • Bike The Burke-Gilman Trail from SPU to Matthew’s Beach
  • Rent a canoe or paddle boat at the WAC
  • Go SUPing at Ballard Surf
  • Go Swimming at Madrona Beach
  • Walk through the Olympic Sculpture Park
  • Visit the Greenhouse in Volunteer Park
  • Rent Kayaks and go around Lake Union / Lake Washington
  • Take a tour of the University of Washington campus
  • Discovery Park Loop
  • Magnuson Park

  • Visit the REI Flagship Store
  • Shop at the Nordstrom Flagship store downtown
  • Get fresh produce at the Ballard Farmer’s Market
  • Shop The Goodwill Outlet
  • Shop at Seattle’s Antique Market
  • Go shopping at University Village
  • Get Asian Treats at Uwajimaya Grocery Store

  • Go out to the Bars in Capitol Hill (favorite spots: “Cider” and “The Unicorn”)
  • Chuck’s Hop Shop (Esther + Jacob’s fave beer spot)
  • Cafe Juanita (Kirkland, $$$$, Italian)
  • Salare (Ravenna, $$$, New American)
  • Il Corvo (Pioneer Square, $$, Italian)
  • Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max (Columbia City, $$, Hawaiian)
  • Tsukushinbo (International District, $$, Japanese)

  • Herkimer Coffee (U District)
  • Slate Coffee (U District)
  • Cafe Allegro (U District)
  • Milstead (Fremont)
  • Miir (Wallingford/Fremont)
  • Storyville (Pike Place + Queen Anne)
  • Cherry Street Coffee
  • General Porpoise (Capitol Hill) – PRO-TIP eat all their donuts!
  • Vivace (Capitol Hill)
  • Fuel (Wallingford)
  • Chocolati Cafe (Greenwood, Greenlake, Wallingford)
  • Zoka Coffee (U District)
  • Seattle Meowtropolitan Cat Cafe (Ballard)
  • Craftworks Coffee (Queen Anne)
  • La Marzocco Cafe (Seattle Center)
  • Anchorhead Coffee Co (Downtown)
  • Union Coffee (Central District)
  • Fremont Coffee Co. (Fremont, fun latte art)
  • Tougo Coffee Co (Central District)
  • Peet’s Coffee (Greenlake)
  • Victrola Coffee Roasters (Capitol Hill)

  • Visit the Tulip Festival in April (Mt. Vernon)
  • Attend a sports event (Seahawks, Sounders, Mariners, Huskies)
  • Go Sailgating before a UW Husky Game
  • Attend Bumbershoot Music Festival
  • Listen to the Choir practice at St. Mark’s Cathedral (Sun, 9pm)
  • Participate in Seattle’s SeaFair
  • Watch a Musical at the 5th Avenue Theater
  • See a music concert at the Paramount Theater

  • Poo Poo Point (Tiger Mountain, 19 mi / 26 min away)
  • Rattlesnake Ledge (Snoqualmie, 26 mi / 29 min away)
  • Snoqualmie Falls (Snoqualmie, 29 mi / 34 min away)
  • Big Si + Little Si (Snoqualmie Pass, 33 mi / 36 min away)
  • Twin Falls (Snoqualmie Pass, 35 mi / 35 min away)
  • Mailbox Peak (Snoqualmie Pass, 37 mi / 43 min away)
  • Franklin Falls (Snoqualmie Pass, 52 mi / 53 min away)
  • Wallace Falls (Stevens Pass, 47 mi / 53 min away)
  • Gold Creek Pond (Snoqualmie Pass, 55 mi / 58 min away)
  • Lake Serene (Stevens Pass, 53 mi / 1 h 5 min away)