p.s. Sign up here to win a trip to Seattle!
PARK / KERRY PARK
With a clear view over Elliott Bay and the Central City, Kerry Park will take your breath away. See the famous Space Needle as a part of the skyline, and on a good day you’ll also be able to see Mount Rainier in the background. So if you want to capture the picture-perfect Insta-moment, Kerry Park is the place to be.
SUSTAINABLE FOOD / ODDFELLOWS CAFÉ
A lot of Seattle’s restaurants are really engaged in being sustainable – and Oddfellows Café makes no exception. It’s all about local ingredients that are as organic, humane and environmental as possible. Oddfellows Café is stepping it up with an interior that is 90 % salvaged, recycled or repurposed. Stop by Oddfellows Café and treat yourself with some food with thought.
SOMETHING FOR THE SWEET TOOTH / THEO CHOCOLATE
Sightseeing can be rough, and even more horrible if your blood sugar is low. Boost your sugar level with some treats from Theo Chocolate. The chocolate is both organic and Fair Trade certified, so this is a chocolate to eat without guilty conscious.
CAKE FIX / CUPCAKE ROYALE
All you need is love… and cupcakes. Stop by Cupcake Royale and indulge yourself. Every season will bring new, exiting flavors and fresh, natural and local ingredients. From a Plain Jane to a Dance Party Cupcake – Cupcake Royale has it all.
COFFEE / STARBUCKS RESERVE ROASTERY & TASTING ROOM
Another must-go in Seattle is the Starbucks Roastery and Tasting Room. As Seattle is the home of Starbucks, you can’t miss out on this. Experience the roastery and get a taste of the art of coffee — Literally! Each roast is tailored for each coffee – just like a piece of art.
BEER / THE PIKE BREWING COMPANY
All that touristing making you thirsty? You can’t go to Seattle without making a stop at a microbrewery, and lucky for you Pike Place Market has one of the best. Whether you want a Pike Pale Ale, Space Needle IPA or Pike XXXXX Stout – The Pike Brewing Company will make sure to feed any “quit my job, start a microbrewery” dreams.
FERRY TO BAINBRIDGE ISLAND
Wake up and smell the salt, There is something about traveling by sea – and especially the trip to Bainbridge Island is worth it all.
MARKET / PIKE PLACE MARKET
In the heart of Seattle you’ll find the city’s original farmers market since 1907. This is a typical must-see-spot for tourists – and we understand why. Here you can meet the local, eat local ingredients and buy local goods. Remember to come during the day as a lot of shops close around 6pm.
SEAFOOD / RAYS BOATHOUSE
You can’t go to Seattle without getting seafood! Don’t miss out one of Seattle’s most iconic restaurants. Rays boathouse will bring relaxing vibes as it’s located at the water’s edge and serve the most delicious seafood. Nothing brings people closer together than good food – So make sure to bring good company, and Rays Boathouse will take care of the rest.
WHAT TO BRING HOME / GLASSYBABY
If you are unsure about which souvenirs you should bring home with you, we have the answer right here. Glassybaby is one of Seattle’s many glassblowers, an art that Seattle has become quite known for. We appreciate Glassybaby for its artfully simple designs, and the small amount of real estate it takes up in your luggage going home.
Sign up here to win a trip to Seattle!