Seattle Area Oddities

1. Gay Bay (Andrews Bay)

5902 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle, WA
Harbor or Marina · 2 tips and reviews

Weslie M.Weslie M.: Throw anchor, blow up a floaty, grab a cocktail and enjoy the scenery.

2. Oxbow Park

6430 Corson Ave. S, Seattle, WA
Park · Georgetown · 5 tips and reviews

David H.David H. 👑 👻: You can find the famous "Hat 'n' Boots" from the old "Premium Tex" Texaco gas station, that was just down the road on E Marginal Way. They were featured in "National Lampoon's Vacation."

3. Marination Mobile

Seattle, WA
Food Truck · 59 tips and reviews

Frank N.Frank Nam: Spam musubi if they have it. Or a spam slider. And tacos. And the kimchi fried rice. Shoot - eat everything!

4. Twilight Artist Collective

4306 SW Alaska St (California Ave. SW), Seattle, WA
Art Gallery · West Seattle · 1 tip

Stacey S.Stacey Swanby: Great place for unique locally handmade art and gifts!

5. Pratt Fine Arts Center

1902 S Main St (19th Ave S.), Seattle, WA
Art Gallery · 5 tips and reviews

Jonathon C.Jonathon Colman: Take a letterpress class or an intro to fused glass!

6. Glasshouse Studio

311 Occidental Ave S (btwn S Main St. & S Jackson St.), Seattle, WA
Art Gallery · Pioneer Square · 3 tips and reviews

Alan C.Alan Cordova: Stop by for a glassblowing demo 10:00 am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 5:00pm, Monday through Saturday, with limited demonstrations on Sunday. Read more.

Tin Theater is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

7. Tin Theater

923 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA
Movie Theater · 5 tips and reviews
Cinerama is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

8. Cinerama

2100 4th Ave (at Lenora St), Seattle, WA
Movie Theater · Belltown · 120 tips and reviews
UW: Suzzallo Reading Room is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

9. UW: Suzzallo Reading Room

Suzzallo Library, 2nd Floor, Seattle, WA
College Library · University District · 8 tips and reviews
Phinney Neighborhood Center is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

10. Phinney Neighborhood Center

6532 Phinney Ave N (at 65th), Seattle, WA
Community Center · Phinney Ridge · 6 tips and reviews
Dick's Drive-In is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

11. Dick's Drive-In

111 NE 45th St (btwn 1st Ave NE & 2nd Ave NE), Seattle, WA
Burger Joint · Wallingford · 81 tips and reviews

12. Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

1001 Alaskan Way (at Spring St.), Seattle, WA
Gift Store · Seattle Central Business District · 37 tips and reviews

Sara R.Sara Roolf: Mummies!

Espresso Vivace Sidewalk Bar is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

13. Espresso Vivace Sidewalk Bar

321 Broadway E (btwn Harrison & Thomas St), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Capitol Hill · 53 tips and reviews
Stellar Pizza is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

14. Stellar Pizza

5513 Airport Way S (at Lucile St), Seattle, WA
Pizzeria · Georgetown · 37 tips and reviews
The Fremont Troll is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

15. The Fremont Troll

Fremont Way N (under Aurora Bridge), Seattle, WA
Outdoor Sculpture · Fremont · 86 tips and reviews
Fremont Original Outdoor Cinema is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

16. Fremont Original Outdoor Cinema

101 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA
Movie Theater · Fremont · 1 tip
Seattle Seaplanes is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

17. Seattle Seaplanes

1325 Fairview Ave E, Seattle, WA
Plane · South Lake Union · 3 tips and reviews
Montlake Cut is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

18. Montlake Cut

2158 E Shelby St, Seattle, WA
Canal · 6 tips and reviews

19. Burnett Linear Park

502 Burnett Ave S, Renton, WA
Playground · 1 tip

RentonistaRentonista: Stroll to the south end of the park to see "Equii." This sculpture made of welded steel rods was crafted by humanities students at Renton Technical College under Drex Adkinson's direction.

The Junction - West Seattle is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

20. The Junction - West Seattle

Seattle, WA
Neighborhood · 10 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: West Seattle centers around this former streetcar crossing called the 'spine' of the area. The streetcars run no more, but the intersection features the 'Walk All Ways' crossing system.

Gum Wall is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

21. Gum Wall

1428 Post Aly (at Pike St), Seattle, WA
Monument · Pike Place · 121 tips and reviews

22. South Lake Union Streetcar

Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA
Tram Station · Belltown · 8 tips and reviews

Raven J.Raven Jameson: I love to ride the SLUT.

23. Seattle Asian Art Museum

1400 E Prospect St (in Volunteer Park), Seattle, WA
Art Museum · Capitol Hill · 26 tips and reviews

DoraDora: Follow up a visit to the museum with a trip up the water tower in the park. It's great exercise and offers stunning views of Puget Sound and downtown.Powered by Read more.

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

24. Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

3015 NW 54th St (Lake Washington Ship Canal), Seattle, WA
Canal Lock · 80 tips and reviews

25. The Corson Building

5609 Corson Ave S (at Airport Way), Seattle, WA
Restaurant · Georgetown · 13 tips and reviews

The Seattle TimesThe Seattle Times: Well off the beaten path, expect to circle the adjacent blocks trying to find it. Dinner is served just a few days a week. There is one seating a night, a set menu and a fixed price. $80 a person. Read more.

26. Luna Park Cafe

2918 SW Avalon Way, Seattle, WA
Diner · West Seattle · 59 tips and reviews

R BR B: Luna Park was once a red light district for Seattle, "across the tracks".

27. Jack Block Park

2130 Harbor Ave SW (Terminal 5), Seattle, WA
Scenic Lookout · 7 tips and reviews

R BR B: Beautiful Views of Seattle, maritime data & history

28. Washington Park Arboretum

2300 Arboretum Dr E, Seattle, WA
Botanical Garden · Madison Park · 49 tips and reviews

R BR B: We got married here. Every season is beautiful, but fall is unbelievable. Also, there are a variety of mushrooms after a fall rain

29. Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co.

8414 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA
Toy Store · Greenwood · 7 tips and reviews

The Seattle TimesThe Seattle Times: For all your space-travel needs. You wonder if this is a real store. On paper, it's legitimate, selling shirts and astronaut gadgets. But it's actually a tutoring and writing center for kids. Read more.

Uwajimaya is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

30. Uwajimaya

600 5th Ave S (at S Dearborn St), Seattle, WA
Supermarket · International District · 107 tips and reviews

Eric T.Eric Tigre: Terrific community grocery featuring everything from fresh seafood, Japanese groceries, Korean kim chi, local NW wine, fresh produce and more. Be aware of sell-by dates - some items are past due. Read more.

Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

31. Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP)

325 5th Ave N (at Harrison St), Seattle, WA
Museum · Lower Queen Anne · 282 tips and reviews

32. Pike Place Market

85 Pike St (at Pine St), Seattle, WA
Market · Pike Place · 719 tips and reviews

Gordon W.Gordon Werner: an interesting public market with Food, Produce, Trinkets, Artwork and more

33. Space Needle

400 Broad St, Seattle, WA
Monument · Lower Queen Anne · 423 tips and reviews

Gordon W.Gordon Werner: expensive, but worth the view

34. Volunteer Park Conservatory

1402 E Galer St, Seattle, WA
Garden · Capitol Hill · 21 tips and reviews

Gordon W.Gordon Werner: excellent look at some native (and not native) plants (free w/donation requested) closed mondays

35. Fishermen's Terminal

3919 18th Ave W, Seattle, WA
Harbor or Marina · Interbay · 12 tips and reviews

Gordon W.Gordon Werner: Operated by the Port of Seattle, it is home to some of the vessels that are on the Discovery Channel show the Deadliest Catch.

Elliott Bay Book Company is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

36. Elliott Bay Book Company

1521 10th Ave (btwn Pike & Pine), Seattle, WA
Bookstore · Capitol Hill · 113 tips and reviews
Ivar's Acres of Clams is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

37. Ivar's Acres of Clams

1001 Alaskan Way (at Madison St), Seattle, WA
Seafood Restaurant · Seattle Central Business District · 181 tips and reviews

Windows Live Photo GalleryWindows Live Photo Gallery: In back of Ivar’s at the covered outdoor eating area, looking out at the Olympics, the seagulls congregate. Have a friend feed them to capture the birds in flight with great background scenery.

Top Pot Doughnuts is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

38. Top Pot Doughnuts

2124 5th Ave (at Blanchard St), Seattle, WA
Donut Shop · Belltown · 262 tips and reviews
REI is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

39. REI

222 Yale Ave N (at Eastlake Ave E), Seattle, WA
Sporting Goods Retail · South Lake Union · 93 tips and reviews

ドーラドーラ: REI's towering flagship store! Complete with bike test trail, a climbling wall, and enough outdoor gear to outfit the entire city.

Center for Wooden Boats is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

40. Center for Wooden Boats

1010 Valley St, Seattle, WA
Museum · South Lake Union · 18 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: More than 100 historical boats are docked here & you can climb aboard to learn all about their history from a well-informed staff. Talk to craftspeople currently restoring many classic wooden boats.

41. Mount Rainier National Park

55210 238th Ave E, Ashford, WA
National Park · 54 tips and reviews

ドーラドーラ: Hike part of the 93-mile Wonderland Trail. Don't miss the view from Sunrise Visitor Center!

42. Snoqualmie Falls

6501 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA
Waterfall · 90 tips and reviews

ドーラドーラ: See the breathtaking falls! Have breakfast at the Salish Lodge which overlooks the fall. Visit the Northwest Railway Museum.

Archie McPhee is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

43. Archie McPhee

1300 N 45th St (at Stone Way), Seattle, WA
Toy Store · Wallingford · 30 tips and reviews
Seattle Houseboat Community is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

44. Seattle Houseboat Community

Seattle, WA
Neighborhood · 1 tip
Jimi Hendrix Statue is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

45. Jimi Hendrix Statue

1604 Broadway (at E Pine St), Seattle, WA
Outdoor Sculpture · Capitol Hill · 10 tips and reviews
Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

46. Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home

350 Monroe Ave NE (at NE 4th St), Renton, WA
Funeral Home · 12 tips and reviews
Kurt Cobain's House is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

47. Kurt Cobain's House

171 Lake Washington Blvd, Seattle, WA
Monument · Harrison-Denny Blaine · 14 tips and reviews
Doc Maynard's Grave is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

48. Doc Maynard's Grave

Seattle, WA
Cemetery · Capitol Hill · 1 tip

49. Sichuanese Cuisine

1048 S Jackson St (10th Ave), Seattle, WA
Szechuan Restaurant · Downtown Seattle · 51 tips and reviews

R BR B: You will have dreams of these dumplings. Their perfect texture and hint of rosemary will haunt you

50. Hamilton Viewpoint Park

1531 California Way SW, Seattle, WA
Scenic Lookout · North Admiral · 11 tips and reviews

R BR B: Get up early and catch a sunrise on a clear winter morning. Breathtaking classic view of Seattle's skyline, Cascades, Mt. Rainier, and Elliot Bay with Ferries cruising by. Read more.

51. Kobe Terrace Park

221 6th Ave. S, Seattle, WA
Park · International District · 3 tips and reviews

R BR B: Hidden Jem of a Park, beautiful views of Seattle, International District residents tending their P-Patches...Pure Zen

52. Seattle Central Library

1000 4th Ave (btwn Madison & Spring), Seattle, WA
Library · Seattle Central Business District · 152 tips and reviews

R BR B: From the 10th floor, walk past the elevators and around the corner. Watch the movie projected to the side of the lower floors as you look down to the 2nd floor stacks. This place is a treasure trove.

53. Gas Works Park

2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA
Park · Wallingford · 137 tips and reviews

R BR B: Summer: skip work with a friend, sit on the grass & enjoy the view. When it Snows: bring a sled. At night: bring your sweetie & make out with a view

54. The Wall of Death

Burke-Gilman Trail (at Eastlake Ave NE & NE 40th St), Seattle, WA
Sculpture Garden · 3 tips and reviews

R BR B: In the 90's, this was an amazing graffiti wall & skater hang out. Then the city got all bent about graffiti & put in this "art" wall. Street artists & their ever-evolving masterpieces moved on

International District/Chinatown Link Station is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

55. International District/Chinatown Link Station

505 5th Ave S (at Jackson St), Seattle, WA
Light Rail Station · International District · 31 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Andrew Zimmern made several stops to try some Asian specialties, including bubble tea, cold jelly fish, fermented squid intestine, herring roe and dried potato vine. As seen on Bizarre Foods America.

Discovery Park is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

56. Discovery Park

3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA
Park · Magnolia · 83 tips and reviews

57. Easy Street Records & Cafe

4559 California Ave SW #200 (at Alaska St), Seattle, WA
Record Store · West Seattle · 61 tips and reviews

Jeremiah A.Jeremiah Allen: The Benny & The Jets (eggs benedict) are unbelievebly awesome. Get the hollandise on the side. Only available on the weekends.

58. Bakery Nouveau

4737 California Ave SW (at SW Alaska St), Seattle, WA
Bakery · West Seattle · 132 tips and reviews

Food & WineFood & Wine: William and Heather Leaman make traditional French sweets in unusual flavors, like cassis macarons.

59. Espresso Vivace

227 Yale Ave N (btw John & Thomas), Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · South Lake Union · 128 tips and reviews

Tushar J.Tushar Jain: Best coffee in seattle hands down! Read more.

60. B&E Meats And Seafood

15003 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien, WA
Butcher · 4 tips and reviews

R BR B: The italian sausages are the BEST EVAR.

61. Talking Fountain

Concourse C (SEA Airport), SeaTac, WA
Fountain · 11 tips and reviews

Kyle Y.Kyle Young: You guys. This water fountain actually talks! I thought this was a typo.

Westlake Blue Trees is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

62. Westlake Blue Trees

Seattle, WA
Garden · Seattle Central Business District · 2 tips and reviews
Lenin's Statue is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

63. Lenin's Statue

3526 Fremont Pl N (at N 36th St), Seattle, WA
Outdoor Sculpture · Fremont · 15 tips and reviews
Seacompression:Pink is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

64. Seacompression:Pink

Seattle, WA
Bar · No tips or reviews

65. Chaos Central Hot Dogs

Pike and Broadway, Seattle, WA
Food Truck · Capitol Hill · 6 tips and reviews

chris l.chris lydick: Any hotdog with cream cheese!! Yummmm

Fremont Sunday Market is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

66. Fremont Sunday Market

N 34th St. (at Phinney Ave. N), Seattle, WA
Farmers Market · Fremont · 38 tips and reviews

67. Bauhaus Books & Coffee

414 E Pine St, Seattle, WA
Coffee Shop · Capitol Hill · 88 tips and reviews

R BR B: Kurt Cobain probably farted in the very chair you're sitting in now. Enjoy!

68. Pink Gorilla

601 S King St (at 6th Ave S), Seattle, WA
Video Games Store · International District · 6 tips and reviews

David M.David Morley: If your a gamer don't miss this place. Cool shop across the hall also.

Popsicle Sculpture is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

69. Popsicle Sculpture

4th Ave (at Blanchard), Seattle, WA
Outdoor Sculpture · Belltown · 14 tips and reviews
SoundGarden is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

70. SoundGarden

7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA
Sculpture Garden · Sand Point · 5 tips and reviews
Sylvan Grove Theatre is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

71. Sylvan Grove Theatre

Steven's Circle (NE Mason Rd), Seattle, WA
Park · University District · 1 tip

72. Peace Park

NE 40th St. & Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, WA
Park · University District · 1 tip
Smith Tower is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

73. Smith Tower

506 2nd Ave (at Yesler Way), Seattle, WA
Structure · Pioneer Square · 23 tips and reviews
Bruce Lee's Grave is one of Seattle Area Oddities.

74. Bruce Lee's Grave

1554 15th Ave E (in Lake View Cemetery), Seattle, WA
Memorial Site · Capitol Hill · 19 tips and reviews