Category Archives: Itineraries & Day Trips

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What to Do When Visiting Seattle this February

Let’s face it, we’re all getting a little stir-crazy during these cold winter 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.   Urban Walks Seattle days are typically mild in winter and the days are getting longer. Locals …

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What to Do in Seattle During the Fall & Winter Holiday Season

Updated December 5, 2023 The weather may be wet and the days may be shorter during the winter, but that won’t stop Seattleites from having fun. With a good rain jacket or an umbrella, you can enjoy activities inside and out. Skip the crowds and save some money by traveling in the off season. Here …

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What to Do in Seattle-A Perfect 3-Day Itinerary from Greenlake Guest House

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 from Greenlake Guest House in spring and summer. Day 1: Downtown Seattle and Waterfront and Greenlake Neighborhood …

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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 …