From the iconic Seattle Space Needle to the historic Pike Place Market, there’s no shortage of things to see and do near the Larkspur Landing hotel in Bellevue.
Seattle Center & Space Needle
Tel: 916.783.8550The story goes that a Seattle businessman was musing about possible centerpieces for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair when he penciled the Needle shape onto a coffeehouse place mat. The observation deck on this unmistakable landmark allows you to take in the 360-degree skyline 500 feet above the city streets.
Pike Place Market
Tel: 206.682.7453The market is all about the essential sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Seattle. Explore what local artisans are offering as well as the fish from around the world neatly displayed for your perusal. This is a historic haven with the rhythm of the city.
Pioneer Square Historic District
Pioneer Square is the epicenter of Seattle where many of the oldest buildings in town are located. It is home to many wonderful art galleries, antique stores, bookstores and coffee houses.
Tel: 206.386.4320Salmon and other northwest aquatic creatures are king at the Seattle Aquarium. This is a small, but informative and fun place for a family outing.
Woodland Park ZooTel: 206.615.1026
This zoo earned bragging rights as the pioneer of naturalistic exhibits when it gave up barred cages in favor of award-winning realistic landscapes.
Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE
Tel: 425.519.0770Bellevue Arts Museum is the Pacific Northwest’s center for the exploration of art, craft and design through exhibition, educational programs and partnerships, emphasizing the work of regional artists. Free First Fridays! On the first Friday of each month museum admission is FREE from 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Public gallery tours are daily at 1:00 p.m. Tours are free with admission.
Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art
1116 108th Ave. NE
Experience one of the world’s foremost doll collections, in an exquisite setting designed to showcase the art of the doll. More than 1,200 dolls are on display.
6501 Railroad Ave.
A two-acre park, hiking trail, observation deck, gift shop, and famous 270 foot waterfall.
Kirkland City Dock
Tel: 800.642.7816Enjoy beautiful scenery, views of Mt. Rainier, Husky Stadium and homes of the area’s rich and famous on a 90-minute narrated cruise on Lake Washington.
37500 SE North Bend Way
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Email: email@example.comExperience the thrill of Vegas-style gaming and world-class entertainment mere minutes from Seattle at I-90 east, Exit 27. From the fast-paced gaming floor, to the upscale lounges and bars, the action is endless. Add a renowned concert venue, five exceptional restaurants, a swanky cigar lounge, and you’re a world away from boredom. Whether you’re looking for an unforgettable night on the town, or want to bask in luxury for an afternoon, Snoqualmie Casino caters to your idea of a good time.
Skiing is close at hand at several different Cascade Mountain resorts including,Crystal Mountain, Stevens Pass and The Summit at Snoqualmie. Snoqualmie Pass is just 60 minutes from Bellevue on I-90.