National Geographic Traveller (UK)
A LOCAL’S FAVOURITE HANGOUTS
An award-winning saxophonist, Kate Olson can be found performing in experimental jazz groups or directing shows such as a burlesque version of The Nutcracker
Take a walk through the old growth forest, alive with giant ferns and towering trees, and you’ll forget you’re even in the city.
SHORTY’S PINBALL BAR IN BELLTOWN
Full of pinball machines, Shorty’s has an Old Seattle vibe, complete with Shiner Bock in bottles and late-night hot dogs.
THE FIRESIDE ROOM AT HOTEL SORRENTO
Find great cocktails and burgers at this club with a 1950s flair. The live music often features a jazz crooner.
The place to go for sunsets, beach fires and rollerblading. Rent a scooter or dip your toes in the Puget Sound waterways.
THE TRIPLE DOOR
Home to some great burlesque, this cabaret theatre offers a complete entertainment and dinner experience.