This athletic apparel company’s headquarters (3400 Stone Way N; brooksrunning.com) is a two-mile run from downtown—in the Fremont neighborhood. Jog in to check out the newest wares, chat with running experts, and get a free gait analysis to find your perfect shoe fit.
At the original cafe (*1912 Pike Pl; starbucks.com) in Pike Place Market, the classic siren logo adorns the space. Order a latte, then catch bus 10 for the Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room (*1124 Pike St; roastery.starbucks.com) to see beans roasting and sample small-batch coffees. Find exclusive brand gear at both locations.
This aviation giant was born in Seattle and still has major facilities in the area. Head 30 minutes north of Seattle to the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour (*8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo; futureofflight.org) for a behind-the-scenes look at planes being assembled on the factory floor.
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