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Queen Anne

With bustling bars, restaurants, and attraction-heavy Seattle Center in Lower Queen Anne and historic houses, quaint shopping streets, and quiet parks high up on a hill in Upper Queen Anne, this distinct neighborhood has something for everyone.

Eat

At local celebrity chef Ethan Stowell’s dinner spot How To Cook A Wolf, the name is a nod to illustrious food writer MFK Fisher and the food is a tribute to simple ingredients crafted into Italian-inspired small plates. For a quick bite, Le Rêve Bakery’s twice-baked almond croissant is the stuff of dreams.

Shop

Don’t roll the dice when picking up a new board game—test your finds in the back of the well-stocked, nicely organized Blue Highway Games. Need to find a gift for someone with great taste? Three Birds Home and Gifts carries a range of present-worthy housewares, candles, and more.

Play

Seattle isn’t short on beautiful views, but the most quintessential one is from
Kerry Park, which perfectly frames the Space Needle, the downtown skyline, and even Mount Rainier. Don’t miss the museum-packed grounds of Seattle Center, also home to the iconic Space Needle.

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