The Best-Kept Secret Spots in Seattle
If you’ve just moved to Seattle, you aren’t likely to know the best spots to go to hang out with locals and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Despite the near constant excitement of the metropolitan area, there are few hidden spots where you can just sit back and relax. Each of these hidden gems has their own unique quirks – be sure to check them out once you’ve settled into your new Seattle home.
Waterfall Garden Park
This oasis is right in the heart of the bustling city! There are multiple secret pocket gardens scattered throughout the city, but this one has a 22-foot man-made waterfall. The park has some seating areas, including a few wrought iron chairs and tables arranged throughout. Take a small break and enjoy Waterfall Garden Park’s Japanese garden. Listen to the soothing sound of falling water while eating your lunch or reading a book.
Fifty Four Sixteen Artist Collective
This shared workshop and gallery space is home to five local artists specializing in a multitude of different mediums. Located in the neighborhood of Ballard, the shared space is underneath a chic bar and eatery called Kickin’ Boot Whiskey Kitchen. View art pieces created by glass artists, sculptors, and even fashion designers. You might even catch a glimpse of artists at work!
If you’re a lover of all things stationery, this is the place for you! This bookstore is located in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District and neighbors an exciting Asian grocery store called Uwajimaya. Kinokuniya Bookstore is where you can go to find all things pen, paper, and desk accessories. The shop is filled with hundreds of writing utensils in all the colors of the rainbow! You find all kinds of notebooks and planners. Lined and unlined? Check! Dots and diagonal lines? Check! And as for desk accessories – staplers? Yes! Stapleless staplers? Yes! Rolls and rolls of multicolored Washi tape? Also, yes! And that’s just hitting the surface.
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