Category Archives: Local Area Guide

How to Enjoy the Best of Seattle Nightlife

It should come as no surprise that Seattle has the best nightlife in all of Washington State. I’m not just talking bars either. I’m talking about quirky late-night activities, fun tourist attractions, live music venues, broadway and comedy shows, world-class food, and scenery that is out of this world! No matter what kind of visitor…

10/03/2022 | by BuildUp | | Local Area Guide

The Most Memorable Things to Do in Seattle

Seattle is a city that is full of culture and history. There are so many things to do in this city, it can be hard to decide what to do first! From the Space Needle to Pike Place Market, Seattle has something for everyone. In this Seattle travel guide, we will discuss some of the…

09/20/2022 | by BuildUp | | Local Area Guide

The 16 Best Thrift Stores in Seattle 

Seattle sits serenely on Puget Sound, surrounded by the ice-blue waters of the Pacific Northwest and the Olympic mountains towering in the distance. The Emerald City is the largest in Washington state and home to over 790,000 residents living in a unique blend of smaller neighborhoods, each with its own culture and flavor. The population…

08/24/2022 | by Andy | | Local Area Guide

The Best Seattle Beaches to Visit

Seattle sits on Puget Sound in the ice-blue waters of the Pacific Northwest, while the Olympic mountains loom in the distance and evergreen trees cover the area. The Emerald City is the largest in Washington state and home to over 790,000 residents living in a unique blend of smaller neighborhoods, each with its own culture…

06/16/2022 | by Andy | | Local Area Guide

Top Seattle Annual Events & Festivals

Planning a trip to Seattle? If your vacation coincides with any of Seattle’s annual events and festivals, be sure to check them out. Taking part in one of our favorite events will make your trip to Seattle extra special.   Here are our top Seattle events, organized by month, that you won’t want to miss!…

05/25/2022 | by Andy | | Local Area Guide

The Best Places to Go Shopping in Seattle

Seattle is an incredibly trending city. With that, comes unique restaurants, great cafes, and of course, iconic shopping. Some of the country’s biggest retailers, like Lululemon, Nordstrom, and TomBoyX are from Seattle but the real way to shop the city is to shop in our one-of-a-kind shops you won’t find elsewhere. Seattle shopping is a…

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The Top Entertainment Options in Seattle

From sports to art, Seattle has a lot to offer its residents and guests. While you’re in the city, be sure to check out either the local sport scene, art scene, or both! With so many great options to choose from, these are our favorite entertainment options in Seattle.   Baseball The Seattle Mariners baseball…

| by Andy | | Local Area Guide

The 17 Best Day Trips from Seattle, WA

With so many great things to do in Seattle, it can be easy to forget the amazing day trips possible from the city. While in town, we recommend you get out of the city limits for at least one day to see the beautiful Pacific Northwest scenery up close and personal. Knowing you can come…

| by Andy | | Local Area Guide

The Best Outdoor Activities in Seattle

While known as an urban hot spot, there are plenty of great outdoor activities right outside (and inside!) Seattle’s city limits. Known as The Emerald City due to its abundant greenery, you won’t have to work too hard to enjoy some time outside while visiting Seattle. Some of these activities are found right inside the…

05/18/2022 | by Andy | | Local Area Guide