See & Do

The best to see and do in Washington.

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Seasonal Seattle Farmer’s Markets

Open for a limited time, the seasonal farmer’s markets are back in Seattle and ready to re-open to the public. Guests can expect to see their favorite markets still open year-round, as well as the following seasonal markets opening this spring and summer.

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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.

The Lodge at St. Edward State Park

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.