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Attractions in Seattle (Page 3):

Discovery Park

Discovery Park

3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199 | 206-386-4236

With over 7 miles of wilderness trails and 534 acres of forests and meadows, Discovery Park is the perfect place to get away from it all. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the bluff overlooking the Sound, spend the afternoon basking in the sun on a sandy beach, take a stroll down a wooded path. Whether you come to relax or to play, Discovery Park offers something for everyone.

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Early Music Seattle

Early Music Seattle

909 NE 43rd Street #206, Seattle, WA 98105 | 206-325-7066

Early Music Seattle is dedicated to promoting appreciation for music from the Middle Ages through the 18th century, sponsoring several programs and venues including the International Series and the Seattle Baroque Orchestra. Each of these programs features world renowned musicians performing with period instruments.

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Elliott Bay Book Company

Elliott Bay Book Company

1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 | 206-624-6600

Okay, bookworms - get out from between the covers and get on down to Elliott Bay Books, where you'll find an amazing selection of everything from Chaucer and Dickens to Grafton and Grisham. It's the city's largest independent bookstore - and with over 150,000 titles in stock, they ain't kidding! Book browsers beware - you won't leave here empty-handed!

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Fremont Fair

Fremont Fair

N 39th St & Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA | 206-632-1500

Fremont Fair is one of Seattle's most beloved neighborhood street festivals, featuring a weekend of eclectic activities that celebrate the quirky community of Fremont. Held annually in mid-June, the fun includes a Craft Market, Dog Parade, live music all weekend, and the crowning event - the historic Fremont Solstice Parade complete with naked-but-painted cyclists!

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Fremont Troll

Fremont Troll

Troll Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 | 206-684-2489

Lurking under the north end of the Aurora Bridge in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle is this car-clutching creature known locally as the Fremont Troll. Weighing in at a staggering 13,000 pounds, this 18-foot tall concrete colossus was the brainchild of a UW professor who won an art competition in 1990. Now this much-photographed sculpture is a local treasure where climbing is encouraged.

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Frye Art Museum

Frye Art Museum

704 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 | 206-622-9250

The Frye Art Museum opened in Seattle in 1952. Its emphasis is on painting and sculpture from the nineteenth century to the present, featuring artists such as Eugene Boudin, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Felix Ziem, Eugene Isabey, and others. Admission is free, and both public and private tours are available. Frye also offers a wide range of educational art programs.

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Gas Works Park

Gas Works Park

2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103 | 206-684-4075

Perhaps the most unique of Seattle's outdoor recreational facilities, Gas Works Park at the north end of Lake Union offers supreme city and lake views from its steep grassy hills. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy a free summer concert while you watch the sailboats and kayakers in Lake Union, and be sure to take your camera along for a few snapshots of that amazing Seattle skyline!

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Golden Gardens

Golden Gardens

8498 Seaview Pl. NW, Seattle, WA 98117 | 206-684-4075

Located in Ballard on Puget Sound, this popular beachfront park features extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. Golden Gardens offers strolls along a rugged coastline, hikes through forest trails, sunbathing on sandy beaches, fishing from a pier and a boat launch.

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Green Lake

Green Lake

This 259-acre freshwater lake in Seattle is located north of Lake Union, adjacent to Woodland Park. The 2.8-mile paved path around the lake makes it perfect for walking, bicycling, and roller-skating, and the lake itself is a popular destination for windsurfers, kayakers, paddle-boarders, and more. Boats are available for rent right on the lake, so the only thing you need to bring is yourself!

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Intiman Theatre

Intiman Theatre

201 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 | 206-441-7178

Intiman produces classic American stories, world masterpieces, contemporary plays and adventurous new writing. The theatre is nationally recognized for its exceptional leadership, its work on stage, and for serving its audiences and community through civic partnerships, unique collaborations and arts-education programs for students, families and adults.

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