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.
See & Do
The best to see and do 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.
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.
Easter and all of the holiday’s spring glory is upon us. Here’s where you can indulge in some seasonal fun and celebrate Easter in the state of Washington.
To welcome in spring on March 20, Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market is celebrating the changing seasons with Daffodil Day–as well as a very special shopping offer.
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.
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.
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.
For a limited time, Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club in Blaine is offering public play opportunities via its Member for the Day special. The program gives everyone the chance to tee up at the award-winning Washington course.
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!