Preferred hotel. Very nice. Walking distance to Bellevue Mall. Walking distance to our house.
Probably nice. South part of downtown, not too close to anything walkable.
Across the 405 from downtown Bellevue, but still pretty close. They have free breakfast.
Currently under construction - to be completed Winter 2016. Across the street from us.
Diner with big ass cinnamon rolls and good breakfast.
Best overall pastries. And croissants.
Good hamburgers and malts. Like Dairy Mart.
Nice fancy dining. Haven't been there yet.
Diner. Open 24 hours. And located in the Hyatt Bellevue.
Pretty good Neapolitan pizzas.
Across from Juanita Beach in Kirkland with really good fish.
The home of the big ass pizzas and calzones. In Seattle.
Haven't been there yet. But same family as Italian Family Pizza. Also in Seattle.
Ridiculously good cookies. In Redmond.
Another very good fish joint. In Pike Place Market in Seattle.
Mini sweet and savory pies in Fremont area of Seattle.
Probably some of the better Mexican food in the area. Homemade corn tortillas and menudo.
Mexican restaurant near Jaunita in Kirkland. Pretty good but no homemade flour tortillas.
Voted best Mexican food in the 425. It's fancy but nice. Good margeritas.
Lots of beer and food.
Gourmet burgers off Main St. Very very tasty.
Old school drive in. Good malts and burgers. Open late every day.
Seattle original. "Dick's is the place where the cool hang out".
Weekday rotation of food trucks that visit in and around downtown.
Award winning chowder. Really.
Link to last year's info and pics.
Link to last year's schedule and pics.
At the Botanical Gardens. Link to last year's info and pics.
The waterfalls and lodge.
We have 2 Costcos that are pretty close. The hot dogs are still $1.50.
"Historically Hip" downtown area that looks like a movie set.
More community center than mall. Awesome food court.
The shopping mall in downtown Bellevue. Walking distance from the Hyatt.
Main Street in Bellevue. Also walking distance from the Hyatt.
Indian Casino with good music and comedy concerts.
If you like wine, they have lots of it. And beer.
Very nice outdoor shopping area in Redmond downtown.
The famous market in Seattle - where they throw the fish.
There are a few museums here also.
Never been here. But it looks cool. For fish nerds.
Ferry to Bainbridge, duh. It will be cold but still fun. You can use senior discount.
If you're interested in checking out the campus.
Very nice shopping area with lots of cool stores and cafes.
Never been here, but looks cool.
Where Starbucks started. Get a latte and a tour.
From Seattle, day cruises to San Juan's for whale watching. Only operates May - September.
From Seattle, day cruises around Puget Sound. Open operates May - September.
Where it all started, in downtown Seattle.
The troll under the bridge. In Fremont.
Nice beach in West Seatlle. Also has some restaurants and bars nearby.
Haven't been there yet, but it looks like a good place for pictures.
On the banks of Lake Washington. It reminds me of a level from a video game.
Haven't been there but looks camera friendly.
Best museum for airplane nerds with Boeing tours.
Outdoor park north of the market in downtown Seattle.
Near the Space Needle. Has an IMAX theater and other cool sciency stuff.
Molten. Chocolate. Cakery.
Walking tours around Seattle with lots of history and foods.
About 2 hours away. Very cool Bavarian town.
Proper ski resort about 40 minutes from Bellevue.
The Mountain. And a National Park.
Group of islands north of Seattle area. Whales, scenery and nature.
Part of Olympic National Park. A proper beach on the Pacific.
Another proper Pacific beach but this time in Oregon.
Not just the last cruise stop on the way back from Alaska.
Just across the border to the north. Stanley Park, Gastown, etc.
Lava tube caves and bats. All near Mt. St. Helens.
In the month of April. All the tulips. Tours and camera friendly.
Seattle's closest casino. Nice casino with Falls Buffet. They get a good lineup of stand up comics.
In Tacoma. Has shark diving. Polar bears. Other very cool conservation stuff.