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The best to see and do in Washington.

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Quintessential Seattle Experiences

Seattle is often the muse for many television shows and movies—everything from the “Sleepless in Seattle” to “Grey’s Anatomy” have relied on the city as a backdrop for developing compelling stories and character arcs. For tourists looking to immerse themselves in the pop culture haven, here are some of the most quintessential Seattle experiences to indulge in on your next trip to the Pacific Northwest.

Spring Experiences in Washington

Spring has made its return in Washington, and the bright cherry blossoms, warmer weather and family festivals (virtually and in-person) have accompanied it. From whale watching to film festivals, there is something for everyone to enjoy this season.

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The Lodge at St. Edward State Park Opens in May

Set on the picturesque eastern shore of Lake Washington, The Lodge at St. Edward State Park is scheduled to open its doors in May. The new hotel, which is a repurposed landmark seminary building, promises to be a retreat that offers modern hospitality among beautiful, timeless architecture.

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Seattle Backgrounds for Zoom

With many aspects of our daily lives moved behind a screen, Visit Seattle has compiled a selection of downloadable Zoom backgrounds to make each video session for work, school or time with loved ones more fun and real again.

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Seattle’s Smith Tower Reopens

One of Seattle’s historic landmarks, Smith Tower, has announced it is reopening to visitors. Now, locals can once again take in the 360-degree views of Seattle from the Observatory and sip and savor at the Smith Tower Observatory Bar.

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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Washington

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to get your plan in place for how to best celebrate the famed Irish holiday. Fortunately, there are a number of events and celebrations set to take place all across the state. Here’s where you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Washington.

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How to Celebrate the Golden Globe Awards in Washington

With less than a week out from the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, it’s officially the beginning of award season—and even if it was a little delayed, it’s still so exciting to be able to celebrate some of the best showcases in film and television from the past year. With that, here’s a breakdown of what to know and how exactly to celebrate the Golden Globe Awards in Washington this year. Get ready to break out your party PJ’s and prosecco for Hollywood’s biggest night!