Category Archives: Spring

Man hiking on trail in woods, Little Si

The Best Hikes from Seattle this Spring

Updated for 2024   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, many of the higher elevations still have …

Cherry Blossoms on tree in a park

Best Seattle Area Gardens for Viewing Spring Color

Updated for 2024 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, …

Public Market sign on top of building against blue sky

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 …