Siena's Guidebook

Siena
I moved to Seattle in 1990 and love it here. Beautiful city, wonderful people. I've been hosting since 1999 and have met terrific people from all over the world. It's gratifying to be able to ... read more

Things to do in Seattle

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Check out the latest museum happening at the Seattle Art Museum.

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For many more ideas, check out the big email I'll send you before you get here.

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Glimpse future major league baseball hall-of-famer Ichiro Suzuki taking a flying leap to rob the visiting team of a homerun at Safeco Field.

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A phenom museum, an architectural wonder, The Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame.

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Discovery Park

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3801 Discovery Park Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

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Escape urban life just a short distance from downtown in Discovery Park's 534 acres, including hiking trails, protected beaches and breathtaking views of the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.

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Pike Place Market, the heart of Seattle. Tour the produce stands and buy something you've never tasted (ramps, anyone?), plus lots of shops and restaurants. It's a must-see.

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See walls chock full of beautiful paintings for free at the Frye Art Museum, a nice walk from where you'll be staying.

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Hope that the aura of cool that radiates from the performers at The Triple Door rubs off on you. Part nightclub, part chic cocktail lounge, all urban sophistication. Check out Happy Hour.

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Walk among the larger-than-life masterpieces in Olympic Sculpture Park.

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Ponder the meaning of Yanagihara Mutsuo's modern ceramics at the Seattle ASIAN Art Museum.

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What would a trip to Seattle be without a trip to the Space Needle. Iif you want to dine at the rotating restaurant at the top, book your reservation well before you get here.

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Sing along to a Broadway musical at the 5th Avenue Theatre, just a few blocks from where you'll be staying.

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REI

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$$$· 222 Yale Ave N·Map·Hours·Website·

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Stock up on raincoats, tent poles, flashlights and carabineers at the REI flagship store.

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Just 2 blocks from where you'll be staying. Great for tapas and other Latin-inspired cuisine. The bar's great for eating/drinking -- fun and upbeat, but not too hip.

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Everybody loves Trader Joe's, a short Lyft ride up the hill.

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Belly up to a brewpub and tap into Washington's microbrewing heritage. Location? All over. Here, check out the Six Arms pub, just two blocks from where you'll be staying..

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Big grocery store, about seven short blocks up Pike Street. Pretty good wine selection.

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One of the best Italian restaurants in the U.S. (Zagat's top 10), about nine blocks from where you'll be staying. Make reservations for lunch or dinner, tell Mauro the owner that Siena sent you.

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In the heart of the International (China Town) District, check out Uwajimaya Market, the region's largest Asian specialty store.

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Take a deep breath and enter the soothing confines of the East West Bookshop. Its tea garden, yoga workshops, and tomes on the healing arts bring the East to the West Coast.

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Right around the corner this convenient mini-market. Their deli is open from about 9:30am to 3:00, though the store is open till late. I get their Ruben and Pastrami sandwiches.

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Feel the bay breeze on your face as you sail for 35 minutes to Bainbridge Island on a Washington State Ferry -- no need to take a car.

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Known as a middle-class mecca for shopping and dining, Westlake Mall.

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Weigh yourself down with shopping bags from the nation's most popular stores in one of Seattle's monuments to retail: Pacific Place, for upscale shopping, a bunch of restaurants and a big movie house.

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Seattle Opera House

600 5th Avenue·Map·

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Take in some culture at the Seattle Opera.

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Benaroya Hall

200 University Street·Map·

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Catch a concert while you're in Seattle, at our beautiful Benaroya Hall.