Seattle: So Much to See and Do

Sleeping Bulldog Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located near many of the local attractions and activities popular during Seattle vacations. While we can’t possibly list all of the wonderful things to see and do in the area, we’ve assembled a partial list of the many places to visit & some fun activities you can pursue during your stay with us

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Pike Place Market (lots of artists, flowers, and seafood)
Seattle Center
Space Needle
Seattle Aquarium & Waterfront
Historic Pioneer Square
Woodland Park Zoo
Ballard Locks
Seattle Main Downtown Library
International District

African American Heritage Museum
Boeing’s Museum of Flight
Wing Luke Museum
Frye Museum
Seattle Art Museum
Burke Museum
Henry Art Gallery
Gold Rush Museum
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Experience Music Project – Rock-n-Roll Museum
Pacific Science Center

Westlake Mall
Nordstrom’s flagship store
Elliott Bay Book Store
University Village

Seattle has four professional sports teams:
Seattle Seahawks (football)
Seattle Mariners (baseball)
Seattle Sounders (soccer)
The Storm (women’s basketball)

Seattle’s stadiums:
Centurylink Field
Safeco Field
Key Arena

Seattle’s theatre scene comes in a close second to New York!
Benaroya Hall
McCaw Hall
Seattle Repository Theatre
ACT Theatre
5th Ave. Theatre
Paramount Theatre
Seattle Opera
Seattle Symphony
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Theatre off Jackson
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center

Seattle Parks – there are over 300 parks in Seattle. Check out some of the following:
Volunteer Park
Shilshole Park
Discovery Park
Lincoln Park (try the outdoor saltwater pool!)
Magnuson Park (great dog park)
Gas Works Park (great for kite flying!)
Seward Park
Arboretum (make sure to see the Japanese Gardens)

Here are some of the events that happen yearly in Seattle:
Seattle International Film Festival
Folklife Festival
University Street Fair
Fremont Solstice Parade
Fremont Street Fair
Ballard’s Seafood Festival
Opening Day of Boating Season
Northwest Home Show (one of the largest in the nation)
Seattle’s Auto Show
Seattle’s Boat Show

University of Washington
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle University
Seattle Art Institute
Seattle Community College

Some of Seattle’s favorite restaurants are:
Cafe Flora
Duke’s Chowder House
Ray’s Boathouse
Wild Ginger
Dahlia Lounge
Anthony’s Pier 66
Le Gourmand
La Medusa
Tutta Bella
That’s Amore!
Metropolitan Grill

Local Hospitals:
University of Washington Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Cherry Hill
Virginia Mason
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Seattle Car Rental:
Sixt Car RentalClick here to get a quote

Some places of interest that you might want to consider while you are vacationing in Washington State:
Leavenworth Bavarian Village
City of Snohomish “Antique Capital of the Northwest”
San Juan Islands
Olympic National Forest
Mt. Rainier National Forest
Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Snow skiing at Crystal Mountain, Stevens Pass, Snoqualmie Pass
2-hour boat ride available from Seattle to Victoria via the Victoria Clipper
Vancouver, BC Canada (very cosmopolitan city 2 hours north)

Guest Comment ~ “We had the most perfect time and will be back for sure! Minnie was highlight next to the cookies and breakfast.” Michele and Charlene