Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, the Edgewater Hotel has become the “rock and roll” hangout of the past half century in Seattle. Still a favorite for celebrities (Sean Penn was just there in July, 2011), the history of the Edgewater is as grand as its accommodations.
Seafair kicks off over Memorial Day weekend with the Seattle Rock and Roll Marathon and Half, and there are festivals and celebrations all summer long. But the culmination of Seafair is the Torchlight Parade, Fleet Week of Boats, Hydroplane Races and Air Show.
Now that the weather is cooperating, it’s time to think about dining outdoors! Here are some of Seattle’s most beautiful spots.
We all know the “big name” book retailers in town, but Seattle is home to some quaint little bookstores that serve up lattes, teas and some pretty good grub, too.