Located in the heart of Seattle, Volunteer Park is home the Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Seattle Asian Art Museum.
The highest point in Seattle with an old water tower that you can climb and see a 360 degree view of the surrounding area.
Only a block away, you can wander the park, take a picnic, visit the conservatory, climb the water tower to see the view, and take the kiddies to splash in the wading pool.
Get some picnic food and a blanket and spend the afternoon hanging out here.
Hidden in a fascinating neighborhood, this is my No. 2 park in Seattle! Climb the historic water tower, have a rest under the big trees. Do you know that Bruce Lee's grave is right beside? Check out Louisa Boren Lookout across the street. The nearby Broadway and 15th have a lot of cool shops and…
A park with more than just trails and a great view, check out the conservatory, Bruce Lee's grave site, and the Black Sun sculpture when you visit this iconic park in Capitol Hill.
A fabulous park with excellent views to downtown. If you climb the water tower, you can read about the Olmstead design of our park systems, and get an amazing view of Mt. Rainier. It houses a conservatory, museum, and ampitheater/perfoming space.
One of Seattle’s largest parks, right in our doorstep. Views of the Space Needle at sunset are great. Also has historical water tower you can climb up for views, conservatory and often a has events on the weekends.
“Large park with sports fields and a fountain. In the sunnier months you’ll find it packed with people hanging out with a picnic.”
“This large and long-standing bookstore has been providing great reads to Seattle since 1973”
“Bright eatery with an American menu ranging from breakfast classics to Cajun twists on seafood fare.”
“Hip and casual restaurant with an excellent burger (order it medium) and salads. Lively scene. ”