Excursions

Outings like these can help a person to feel at home in a new place, or more at home, in a familiar place.

This page features points of interest for new-comers, and others, to visit in Seattle.

For readers living elsewhere, we include suggestions for similar excursions at the end of each page. Please, share your similar activity. Where did you go? What did you see? What did you do?

We welcome your reactions in the comments section. Please, tell us about your adventures.

This list of articles first ran as a blog series in 2016. Most are also in the blog archive.

SIGHTS TO SEE:

GREEN LAKE

TREE WALKS

FIRST THURSDAY ART WALK

SOUTH SEATTLE COLLEGE ARBORETUM

SCHMITZ PRESERVE PARK

CONSTELLATION PARK

WASHINGTON PARK ARBORETUM

SOUTHWEST SPOKANE STREET BRIDGE

THE FRYE MUSEUM–always FREE!

THE DUWAMISH LONGHOUSE AND CULTURAL CENTER

THE WEST SEATTLE BEE GARDEN

PUBLIC ART:

MICHAEL HALADY CARVED POLE

STACEY STERLING MURALS

MING FAY’S PILLAR ARC, US COURTHOUSE PLAZA

TRAVELLING WITH OUT MOVEMENT, MURAL BY HEBRU BRANTLEY

LEO SEWELL’S JUNK PENGUIN AT PACIFIC PLACE