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Seattle Neighborhoods

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  1. Bainbridge/Bremerton
  2. Ballard
  3. Bellevue/Eastside
  4. Belltown
  5. Capitol Hill
  6. Chinatown-International District
  7. Columbia City
  8. Downtown Seattle
  9. Fremont
  10. Pioneer Square
  11. Queen Anne
  12. SoDo & Georgetown
  13. South Lake Union
  14. University District
  15. Wallingford & Greenlake
  16. Waterfront
  17. West Seattle
  18. Woodinville

Bainbridge/Bremerton

Charm, natural beauty and rural character in the heart of Puget Sound.

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Ballard

A little bit maritime-centric enclave, a little bit hip foodie hotspot.

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Bellevue/Eastside

Just a short drive across Lake Washington, along the longest floating bridge in the world, Bellevue is a green wonderland with nearly 100 parks dotting its landscape between Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish, offering a downtown neighborhood with plenty to do.

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Belltown

Just north of downtown, a mix of high-rise condos and trendy dining and shopping spots, Belltown is a neighborhood where being bored isn’t an option.

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Capitol Hill

This expansive district contains a mix of tree-shaded streets flanked by some of Seattle’s loveliest century-old mansions and commercial thoroughfares.

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Chinatown-International District

It’s all here to eat, smell, touch, and see in the delightfully diverse International District.

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Columbia City

This “neighborhood of nations” occupies one of the country’s most diverse zip codes, where descendants from European settlers, East African immigrants, Orthodox Jews, and other cultural groups make for a true melting pot.

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Downtown Seattle

There aren’t many other cities in America with spotless views of mountains and waterways from the heart of downtown, but Seattle delivers on both natural wonders and world-class attractions all in one spot.

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Fremont

As the self-proclaimed “Center of the Universe,” this artsy neighborhood on the north shore of the Lake Washington Ship Canal thrives with its bohemian vibe and quirky claims to fame.

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Pioneer Square

Seattle’s original downtown is getting its groove back, with shops popping up left and right along the historic sidewalks.

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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.

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SoDo & Georgetown

Industrial turns trendy in two Seattle neighborhoods.

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South Lake Union

Close to downtown—it’s easily accessible by foot, bus, and streetcar—the recently revitalized South Lake Union neighborhood offers peekaboo glimpses of the Space Needle and floatplane sightings on Lake Union.

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University District

Surrounding the University of Washington, the University District is an eclectic mix of urban shopping areas; historic homes and architecture; and great cafes, pubs, restaurants, and theaters.

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Wallingford & Greenlake

Wallingford & Greenlake

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Waterfront

Join the summer and fall crowds that pack the piers to drink in the seemingly endless sunshine, just steps from the downtown core.

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West Seattle

Seattle’s largest neighborhood is a unique mix of residential streets and charming commercial hubs filled with colorful consignment shops, restaurants, and bakeries.

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Woodinville

Just a 30-minute drive from Seattle, more than 100 wineries and tasting rooms are a wine lover’s dream.

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  1. Bainbridge/Bremerton
  2. Ballard
  3. Bellevue/Eastside
  4. Belltown
  5. Capitol Hill
  6. Chinatown-International District
  7. Columbia City
  8. Downtown Seattle
  9. Fremont
  10. Pioneer Square
  11. Queen Anne
  12. SoDo & Georgetown
  13. South Lake Union
  14. University District
  15. Wallingford & Greenlake
  16. Waterfront
  17. West Seattle
  18. Woodinville

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