Spring break is just around the corner, and Seattle offers plenty of unique attractions to enjoy. So if you’ve decided to stay around town this spring, don’t fret—there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Based on anonymized rider trip data, here are 6 of the city’s top destinations.
Laid-back spring break
This popular establishment refers to itself as a “5-star dive bar” and is a great place to enjoy a few drinks. It offers happy hour specials every day, featuring $3 domestic beers and $4 well drinks. The food menu is also cheap and cheerful, including everything from burgers to flatbreads. There’s always something going on at this down-to-earth joint, from pinball tournaments to karaoke. DJs also spin tunes on Fridays and Saturdays.
When: Mon – Fri, 11am – 2am; Sat and Sun, 9am – 2am
Where: 105 W Mercer St
This unique bar has a vintage carnival theme, offering guests “whimsical food and drink options.” Nibble on a corn dog, enjoy a Magical Unicorn Burger, or satisfy your sweet tooth with a funnel cake. Don’t forget to stop by the pinball arcade or the old-fashioned photo booth. If you’re feeling lucky, try to win yourself a prize from the claw machine. Unicorn also hosts various events, from drag brunches to trivia nights.
When: Mon – Fri, 2pm – 2am; Sat and Sun, 11am – 2am
Where: 1118 E Pike St
This beautiful waterfront park was once the site of the Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant. The land has since been turned into a public park, but much of the old machinery is still present. The green space boasts gorgeous views of the Seattle skyline, as well as a climbing playground and a hill that’s great for kite flying. It’s a fun and quirky place to visit, and a very Seattle thing to do.
When: Every day, 6am – 10pm
Where: 2101 N Northlake Way
Located inside the historic Fairmont Olympic Hotel, this luxury spa offers a range of skincare and body treatments. Enjoy a traditional massage or opt for a detoxifying wrap. The Penelope Polish treatment improves skin texture and appearance while resurfacing dry skin. Several organic body polish scents are on offer, including refreshing mint and relaxing champagne. This is a great place to go to recharge your batteries.
When: Mon – Fri, 8am – 9pm; Sat, 9am – 8pm; Sun, 9am – 7pm
Where: 411 University St
5. Kerry Park
This park is a favorite among photographers, offering unrivaled views of the Seattle skyline, Elliott Bay, and Mount Rainier. The best time to arrive is at sunset, when the city slowly turns on its lights and the Space Needle shines tall above neighboring buildings. The park’s land was given to the city in 1927, as its owners wanted the view to be enjoyed by all. Visitors and locals have been turning up to admire the vista ever since.
When: Every day, 6am – 10pm
Where: 211 W Highland Dr
This urban oasis offers luxury treatments ranging from Swedish massages to organic facials. There is also a relaxation lounge and a couples suite with views of Elliott Bay. Men can enjoy a gentleman’s facial or the Modern Man Package, which includes a deep-tissue massage, facial, and nail treatments. This is a sanctuary in the middle of the city and a great place to rejuvenate your mind and body.
When: Every day, 9am – 8pm
Where: 99 Union St
Seattle is full of exciting things to see and do this spring break. From unique bars to luxury spas, you’re bound to find something right up your alley.