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Seattle Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium could very well take us to our goal of a million cool things to do, because within this one building there are scores of awesome exhibits and animals to look at.  Read More 
Seattle Ferry Service

Sunday Ice Cream Cruise on Lake Union

Seattle Ferry Service offers a Sunday Ice Cream Cruise on Lake Union aboard the M/V Fremont Avenue boat. They give you a 45 minute ride around Lake Union where you will get to see the Lake Union floating homes, Dale Chihuly’s glass art studio, and Gas Works Park. For movie buffs, they’ll also be sure …  Read More 
Children's Museum - Exhibit

Children’s Museum

If you’re reading this, you’re probably not four years old (unless you’re a genius, in which case–good for you!). More likely you’re an adult, in which case you may have kids yourself, or maybe some nieces and nephews. Anyway, the point is, strap those kiddos in their carseats and head to the Children’s Museum at Seattle Center!  Read More 
Corn Maze at The Farm in Snohomish

Corn Maze at The Farm

Ever wanted to do a tour of all of Washington in under an hour? It’s totally feasible at The Farm up in Snohomish. Every year, they craft a corn maze (a maize maze?) to replicate a road map of the state, and your goal is visit different landmarks to find facts. With 12 acres and over …  Read More 
pumpkin patch

Visit a Pumpkin Patch

‘Tis the season to start collecting pumpkins in anticipation of creating your ghoulish Halloween Jack O’Lanterns.  Read More 
Harry Potter: The Exhibition

Harry Potter: The Exhibition – Seattle Cool Things to Do #90

If the magic of Harry Potter is your thing, you won’t want to miss Harry Potter: The Exhibition at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle. Filled with costumes, props and scenes from the films, you’ll get to see things like Harry’s original wand and eyeglasses and Gryffindor school uniforms. You can also enter the Quidditch …  Read More 
Jack O' Lantern

Trick-or-Treat Guide to Seattle 2010

Through some fancy math combining home values, walkability scores, population density and local crime data, Zillow claims Seattle is the #1 city in the nation for Trick-or-Treating. Using this fancy methodology, the neighborhoods of Wallingford, Ballard, Queen Anne, Roosevelt and Ravenna are the best places to optimize your candy haul, with the least walking and …  Read More 
Downtown Seattle Tree Lighting Celebration & Holiday Parade 2010

Downtown Seattle Tree Lighting Celebration & Holiday Parade 2010

Plan to spend the day after Thanksgiving getting into the holiday spirit and enjoying our beautiful downtown. Events include: 8:45 AM :: Macy’s Holiday Parade with a visit from Santa (route can be found here) 4:45 PM :: Tree Lighting Celebration and lighting of Macy’s star with live music (Paperboys, Sensible Shoes, Mt. Zion Gospel Choir, and …  Read More 
candy cane lane

Candy Cane Lane

Picture this: an entire street of homes decked out in holiday décor from top to bottom in true Clark Griswold fashion!  Welcome to Seattle’s own Candy Cane Lane, one of the city’s best places to see the sights of the season.  Read More 
Seattle Children's Theatre

Seattle Children’s Theater

You don’t have to be an adult to appreciate a good stage production, which is why today’s Thing To Do is to catch a play at Seattle Children’s Theater. With the specific goal of exposing children of all ages to high-quality performances, the staff produces several different plays throughout the season that range from the …  Read More