Get unique with your gifting this year
This price includes studios both great and small.
Give your pad a local makeover
Turn your home into a jungle with these local shops, whether you’re an experienced green thumb or a beginning gardener.
A brand-new facility for the natural history museum gives its visitors, its artifacts, and Pacific Northwest culture a breath of fresh air
Find a place that works for you
These 1920s and 1930s buildings cover the city in Tudor and Mission Revival style—especially in Capitol Hill.
From the Suzzallo Library to Hat ‘n’ Boots, these buildings all have something to say about Seattle.
From West Seattle to Ballard, these markets stay open through the fall and winter.
Whether you are a beginning hiker or an experienced one looking for something close and quick, these trails could be a perfect fit.
The movie that put "grunge" and "rom-com" together did film here—although its map was a little off.
At this price point, find a bevy of vintage studios—with a newer studio and a bigger place for variety.
Seattle is teeming with artwork, both appreciated and not. Here are 30 places to check out, from a delightful dog mural to a transit-only art gallery.
Seattle is full of farmers markets with tons of unique offerings just waiting to be discovered.
Seek out these little pockets of the UW campus for picnics, views, or some extracurricular education—from a mini-beach to lesser-known public art.
Seattle parks can basically replace a gym—for free.
From window bays to walrus heads
The odd, the obscure, and the extremely specific
Try something new
Public transit is a great way to see the city—and Link Light Rail will take you on a tour from University of Washington to Othello.
No matter what flavor of multimodal you are, there’s a neighborhood for you in the Emerald City—no personal vehicle required.
A brand-new studio, a single-family house, and a collection of vintage apartments
Brand-new vehicles, going into service next year, have more leg room and additional bike hooks.
Get out on the water on a kayak, paddleboard, canoe, or even a floating hot tub.
Their influence on the city goes way beyond one landmark
With a $1,300 budget, would you go for a U District microstudio or a Lake City cabin?
Would you rent a more central studio or a Lake City one-bedroom?
The building, now the home of the School of Social Work, started its life as a YMCA.
The pink blooms usher in an end to winter gloom.
The Eldridge Buick building at the corner of 45th and Roosevelt, like many historic buildings in Seattle, originally sold cars
King County Metro is going through some changes
Craftsmans are for punks, too
Being denied dorm life means sharing close quarters—but it’s helping me grow up
A house in Bitter Lake or an Uptown loft?
You might know it as the American Apparel building—or vacant space
A townhouse in Northgate or a Capitol Hill one-bedroom?
It was a big year for hotel construction
From forest lodges to Art Deco towers