Summer Bucket List

Take a summer bike ride through Seattle

(📸: Gene Bisbee/Flickr) Let’s roll, Seattle. Sure, we live in a hilly city, and our eight-plus months of gloomy weather aren’t always great for cycling. But now is the perfect time for a summer bike ride through Seattle. Don’t have a bike? Several local shops offer daily rentals, or you can always track down the […]

/ August 22, 2019


Where to soak in Seattle’s views, with a drink in hand

The view from the new Pike Place MarketFront area pairs perfectly with a cold beverage from Old Stove. (📷: Caitlin Moran) When the sun hits, online roundups of Seattle’s outdoor eating and drinking spots start blowing up in popularity. But not all decks and patios are the same. That’s why we’re doing something a little […]

/ July 29, 2019


Your Summer in Seattle Bucket List

Ah, summer in Seattle. That brief moment in time where the days are long, the sun is shining, and the out-of-office replies are plentiful. From outdoor concerts to getting out on the water, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the season. But fitting it all in can be a challenge. That’s why we decided […]

/ July 18, 2019


Where to watch a movie under the stars in Seattle

An outdoor movie at Hing Hay Park (📷: Seattle Parks) It’s mid-July, and that means the days are getting oh-so-slightly shorter. But pre-9 p.m. sunsets come with their own silver lining: Outdoor movies! Outdoor movies in Seattle are generally free admission and first-come, first served. Blankets and low-backed lawn chairs are allowed. Showtime is typically at dusk. […]

/ July 18, 2019


How to pretend to like golf in Seattle (or just have an excuse to wear argyle)

A day at Jefferson Park in 1925 (📷: Seattle Municipal Archives) You don’t have to be a Tiger Woods wannabe to enjoy Seattle’s municipal golf courses. Whether you’re a casual golfer who enjoys hitting the links every now and again, or someone who has never picked up a club before, there’s something out there for […]

/ July 18, 2019


Where to see live music outside in Seattle

A scene from Tacocat’s performance at Bumbershoot 2017. Summer is a time for Seattle’s local music acts to shine. (📸: David Lee/Flickr) Seattle is known for its music scene. And once the nice weather hits, we’re all about taking things outside. Our region has several outdoor concert venues, including the Woodland Park Zoo, Marymoor Park in Redmond and Chateau […]

/ July 18, 2019


How to get out on the water in Seattle

(📸: Mfranck/Wikimedia Commons) Seattle is an isthmus wedged between two large bodies of water: Puget Sound and Lake Washington. All that water means there is no shortage of places to launch a kayak, standup paddleboard (SUP), or 9-foot-high unicorn floatie. But what if you don’t have a boat or board in your personal possession? No […]

/ July 18, 2019