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What to Do in Seattle-A Perfect 3-Day Itinerary

Guests visiting Seattle often ask us for recommendations for what to do. The tough part is narrowing down the list to something reasonable whether you are staying one day or a week! Here is our favorite 3-day itinerary. Day 1: After a scrumptious breakfast at Greenlake Guest House, visit the Pike Place Market (Downtown waterfront) […]

McAfertys at Rositas Restaurant in Greenlake

Where to Eat Near Greenlake Guest House

We are fortunate to be located in a walkable neighborhood here at Greenlake, just 5 miles north of downtown. Our guests enjoy being able to walk to local restaurants to have dinner rather than having to get in the car and drive. Here are some of our favorite local spots! Within 5 minutes, walking to […]

Mt. Rainier in the late spring with snow on top and wildflowers in the foreground

Best Hikes at Mt. Rainier

Assistant Innkeeper Katie’s Favorite Hikes at Mt. Rainier Over my past 4 years of living in Seattle, I have had many opportunities to visit and hike in Mt. Rainier National Park.  One of the best things about this area is waking up and thinking “I think I’ll go to Mt. Rainier today!”  With the entrance […]

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Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks

One of our favorite recommendations to guests is a trip to the Hiram Chittenden Locks, located in nearby Ballard. The Locks, built in the early 1900’s, are similar to a mini “Panama Canal” that separates the salty water of Puget Sound from the fresh water from Lake Union and the Ship Canal. It’s a lot […]