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Hiking Tiger Mountain with Kids

From our content partner, Red Tricycle: Nothing strikes fear into the heart of even the most hardened Seattle parent than winter in the Pacific Northwest. Long stretches of gray days and, good grief, that rain.  Read More 
discovery park

Discovery Park

We’ve written about the Daybreak Star Cultural Center located on the grounds of Discovery Park in the Magnolia neighborhood, but we haven’t really touched upon the park itself since we began the Million Cool Things to Do in Seattle blog.  Read More 

Greet Fall with These 5 Autumn Traditions

From our content partner, Red Tricycle: While our days of dragging out the inflatable pool and kicking back while the kids splash away are behind us, there are still plenty of outdoor activities to look forward to come fall. From full moon walks to bike rides to pumpkin picking, we’ve found five autumn traditions your family …  Read More 
SHAG Spokes

Spokes for Folks

Don’t put that bike away just yet! There’s still a lot of beautiful days left before winter sets in, so how about cycling for a good cause? This year marks the 25th Anniversary of SHAG – Senior Housing Assistance Group – and to celebrate, they’re putting on their very first “Spokes for Folks” – a …  Read More 
carkeek park

Carkeek Park

How is it, that we’re at Seattle Thing to Do #969 and have never talked about the majesty of Carkeek Park? This beautiful park, located between Crown Hill and Broadview, has everything to delight the whole family! Large play structure, complete with giant salmon slide? Check. Huge grassy area for frolicking? Check. Beach access? Check.  Read More 
Redhook Brewery's Haul Ash

Redhook Brewery’s Haul Ash

Got anything big planned for Saturday, May 18th? Did you forget? It’s the anniversary of the day Mt. St. Helens blew back in 1980. It also marks the 18th year Redhook Brewery has been commemorating the day with their “Haul Ash” bike ride.  Read More 
Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park

Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park

Seattle is starting to show the slightest hint of spring. And with that comes our desire to get outside! Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park is one of the highlights of King County’s park system. Perfect for East-siders looking to reconnect with nature – this park is located just minutes from Bellevue, Newcastle, and Issaquah.  But don’t get …  Read More 
Haul Ash 2012

Haul Ash 2012

Sometimes it takes a bit of motivation to get on your bike for a long ride. One of the best motivators is beer at the start, middle and end of your trip. You can get exactly this at the Redhook Brewery’s annual Haul Ash ride.  Read More 
Seattle Stairway Walks

Seattle Stairway Walks

If you’ve spent any time in Seattle, you realize that it is a city of many hills and stairways, some of them quite steep and dramatic. There are over 500 stairways in the city, making for enjoyable walks and a great way to exercise and see hidden areas and views in many neighborhoods.  Read More 
Burke-Gilman Trail

Burke-Gilman Trail

Seattle has many outstanding trails for walkers, runners, bicyclists, skaters and commuters. One of the most popular and scenic trails in the city is the Burke-Gilman Trail, an 18-mile trail that run from Shilshole Bay on Puget Sound, east through Seattle, and then north along the shores of Lake Washington to Bothell.  Read More