Seattle is one of those cities where you never seem to run out of new things to do. There’s always something new popping up, and you’re always stumbling across places you didn’t know were there. Here are just a few hidden gems to keep in mind when looking for things to do this spring and summer.
Seattle is home to many unique bookstores, and Open Books is no exception. Located in the Wallingford neighborhood, this shop is 500-square-feet and filled to the brim with an eclectic selection of books.
A five-hour long happy hour, anyone? With summer right around the corner, this sounds like any Seattle native’s dream. Frolik is located on the fifth floor of Motif Hotel and is also open for breakfast, brunch on weekends, and dinner.
Head to Bellevue for the day to have a few hours of adventuring in the forest. There are seven zip lines total, which range in length and height, so you’ll be sure to fulfill whatever adrenaline level you’re feeling.
Both international and regional artists are featured in this independently-owned art gallery. Peruse through the space for a stroke of inspiration and to admire the works in this creative space.
A quality cup of coffee is something Seattle knows better than most, but at Slate Coffee Roasters, you can expect the best of the best. This family-owned company prides itself on the relationship they have with everyone from the community to their suppliers, and it shows in every cup they brew.
Check out these local Seattle gems for a guaranteed entertaining day in the Emerald City.