When winter hits, Seattle feels it and the city takes on a different vibe. With the cold temperatures and overcast days, it’s easy to fall into a rut. Don’t despair, this city still has a lot to offer to keep you occupied during this season. Here are a few ideas to get you out of the house and help keep you both sane and entertained during the cold weather months
Snoqualmie Pass : While the city itself rarely gets much more than a lite dusting, it’s a different story 55 miles east on Interstate 90 where you will find the Snoqualmie Pass Ski resort. A local favorite, it’s the closest Ski resort to the city as well as being one of the best. Offering a wide range of terrain for all skill levels as well as night skiing, this is well worth checking out. If you don’t want to drive, there are even shuttle busses that leave on the weekends and arrive at the resort by 9am.Summitatsnoqualmie.com/
Smash golf: This is miniature golf Seattle style. Once a year, an eclectic group of Pacific Northwest artists get together to make magic and madness happen in this once a year event. This is not the way your remember it from childhood Since it’s 21+, this isn’t great for kids but makes for an offbeat date night. Be sure to check the website since this event does have a history of selling out fast and this year may be the last. www.Smashputt.com/
SAM: The Seattle Art Museum is respected as one of the best in the country as well as being a local favorite for the many events that the space hosts. The exhibits range from work by classical masters to contemporary artists. One thing is certain, you will not be bored while here. Seattleartmuseum.org
Dive bars: Since Seattle is a city of neighborhoods, you will find it to be rich with small local business. Chances are you are not far from a warm places with strong drinks, great food and good company. While you’re out, be sure to try something new and enjoy one of the numerous offerings from local craft breweries.
Pacific Science Center: Located just a few blocks north of downtown, in the shadow of the Space Needle is one of the best Science Museums anywhere in the country. A perfect day out for both adults and children, the Pacific Science Center offers a wide range of hands on exhibits that and both educational as well as entertaining. While you’re there, make sure to spend time in the Butterfly room and catch one of the many laser shows in the planetarium.
While Seattle may have a bad reputation for weather, this doesn’t stop the locals and no matter where you are in the city, there are always new places to explore and sites to see. If all else fails and you start to get stir crazy from being indoors, you can always bundle up and go exploring. This town has a lot of hidden treasures for those with an open mind.
Author:Ky DeWald Phone: 206-409-3570 Dated: January 11th 2017 Views: 625 About Ky: With a decade of experience, Ky’s background in mortgage, finance, project management, negotiation...
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