Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

Paragliders in the Cascade Foothills

Innkeeper Linsy’s Top 3 Local Hikes

Updated May 18, 2022 Hi there, this is innkeeper Linsy writing for the Greenlake Guest House Blog. Born and raised in the neighborhoods of the greater Seattle area, I grew up exploring, playing, and getting muddy all around the Pacific Northwest.  There is still plenty I’ve yet to explore, but what I have found is …

The Best Hikes from Seattle this Spring

The Best Hikes from Seattle this Spring Updated April 24, 2022 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. In the spring, …

harbor with sailboats and other boats

Explore Seattle’s Ballard Neighborhood

January 17, 2022 Seattle is known for its distinctive and unique neighborhoods. Although the Greenlake neighborhood is our personal favorite, we always recommend that guests spend some time in Ballard, too, when visiting Seattle. It’s an easy 15-minute drive west of Greenlake Guest House. Ballard is one of Seattle’s oldest, trendiest, and most popular neighborhoods. …

lighthouse behind a dry field.

A Perfect Day Trip from Seattle to Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island is one of our favorite day trips from Greenlake Guest House for guests who have a car and want to explore beyond the Seattle city limits. Read more to learn where to go, what to do, and why it is worth a visit. Why Go to Whidbey Island? It is beautiful in every …

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