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The Best Hikes from Seattle this Spring

The Best Hikes from Seattle this Spring Where to Hike Lately, we’ve been getting lots of questions from guests about the best places to hike and experience nature near Seattle. The Cascade Mountains and foothills are very accessible from Seattle and offer lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Washington State had some record-breaking snow this …

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Best Seattle Area Gardens for Viewing Spring Color

In our opinion, a visit to Seattle is not complete without a visit to a lovely garden. Spring is one of the prettiest times to visit Seattle. There is nearly always something in bloom. Seattle springtime begins quite early with flowering camellias and hellebores in February, daffodils and cherry blossoms in March, and tulips in …

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What to Do When Visiting Seattle this February (Updated 2-1-21)

Let’s face it, we’re all getting a little stir crazy these days. Why not consider a Seattle visit or staycation? Here are our best recommendations on what to do in Seattle this winter and early spring.   Patio Dining in the Neighborhood and Beyond Most restaurants are open in our vibrant, historic Greenlake neighborhood. Some …

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25 Days of Christmas Cookies 2020 (Updated 12-25-20)

Background for 25 Days of Christmas Cookies: For the past few years, we’ve enjoyed delighting our guests with 25 Days of Christmas Cookies each December. Every day from December 1-25, we bake a fresh batch of Christmas cookies, choosing a new recipe each day. Next we take some photos, share the best ones on social …