Best Things to Do in Seattle This Winter
By An Trieu November 24, 2021
VISIT PIKE PLACE MARKET
Shop locally sourced, artisan and specialty foods. Lots of places to stay and great restaurants to check out nearby.
TAKE A STROLL AT DISCOVERY PARK
Seattle's largest beach and green space area with miles of family and kid-friendly trails and incredible views of the Sound.
SHOP UNIVERSITY VILLAGE
Outdoor shopping mall with local and well-known brands, home-furnishing retailers, and restaurants. Parking is free!
COZY UP IN A COFFEE SHOP
La Marzocco Cafe Coffeeholic House Storyville Coffee Anchorhead Coffee Milstead & Co Cafe Hagen Cafe Vita Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room
SPEND SUNSET AFTER-HOUR AT SPACE NEEDLE
Iconic 605-ft tall Observation Deck located at Seattle Center. Arrive before sunset and stay watching the sun go down on its revolving glass floor.
WATCH SUNSET FROM PIER 62 OR pier 66
Historic piers offering unbeatable bay, mountain and Seattle skyline views.
TAKE A DAY OR WEEKEND TRIP TO LEAVENWORTH
The Bavarian Alp-inspired village is a popular winter getaway for many locals and tourists alike for their festive holiday lights.
TAKE A FERRY TO SAN JUAN ISLANDS
From Seattle, Friday Harbor is the popular ferry destination. Go hiking, kayaking, orca whale watching, tide pooling, learning about native culture and communities.