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Title picture: Leaving Seattle on a ferry to Bainbridge Island by jc.winkler / CC BY 2.0.

With temperatures above 70 and the sun peaking out again from behind the clouds, this is an ideal time to explore Seattle, no matter if you’re visiting or have been living here your whole life!

Once you’ve ticked off the touristy spots like the Space Needle, the Great Wheel, Kerry Park and Pike Place Market – why not head to some lesser known places?

Here are SkedGo’s summer of 2014 picks for Seattle:

 

Go for the views

Rockaway Beach Pocket Park, Bainbridge Island

Rockaway Beach Pocket Park, Bainbridge Island by Mantis of Destiny

 

Have a play

  • Visit the Pinball Museum to play your way through the history of pinball ($13 admission, unlimited free games; Thu-Mon)
  • Test your brain power and work in a team to escape the prison in a real-life video game at Puzzle Break ($27; Fri-Sun)

 

Get out into nature

Ballard Locks Railroad Bridge, Seattle by Chuck Pefley

 

Hungry yet?

Seattle: Green Lake, Spud Fish & Chips by Racing Squirrel

 

Got any other great tips on what to do and see in Seattle? Comment below!