What to Do around The Westin Bellevue
Collected by Westin AFAR
Just across Lake Washington from Seattle, Bellevue is a beautiful city with small-town appeal that boasts a cosmopolitan food culture, and great escapes into the great outdoors. Bellevue is as diverse and charming as the nature that surrounds it.
1032 106th Ave, Suite 125, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Gray day outside? My favorite way to beat the bad weather blues is to dive into warmer waters, and the Asian-themed Yuan spa has a great hydrotherapy suite where you can do just that. Warm water helps soothe stressed muscles and there is nothing...
14111 NE 145th St, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA
This outdoor concert venue is summertime must. Located in Woodinville, this Château is a wonderful place for a couple to come and enjoy some wine and watch a concert. The grounds are beautiful at the Chateau Ste, and the staff is very...
510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
With $30 family entry (two adults and up to four children) or $10 for adults, the Bellevue Art Museum is a great place for families looking to get out of the rain or the hustle and bustle of downtown Bellevue. The exhibits are beautiful and...
9600 SE 11th St, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Chism Beach Park is not far from the heart of Bellevue, but still remains somewhat off the beaten path. It's a great place for a quiet lakeside stroll, or to dip your toes in the lake in the summer months. Also, it's a great place for views across...
419 98th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Meydenbauer Beach Park in Bellevue is a little strip of nature running from downtown to water's edge. It's a great place to bring a picnic and sit by the lake along Meydenbauer Bay, or even go for a swim—a throwback to simpler times before the...
Mercer Slough, Bellevue, WA, USA
This nature preserve has everything. Kayaking down the slough is so peaceful and fun; it’s amazing how something so quiet can be happening in sight of downtown Bellevue. I also love running or walking on the trails and listening to the birds. Make...
1100 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Does someone need to let off a little steam? Kids aged from 6 weeks to 12 years can go nuts in a safe and secure environment with top-notch carers while you take a much-needed break—you could even take advantage of their evening opening and...
10201 NE 4th St, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Whatever the season, Bellevue's huge downtown park seems to have something going on. Whether it's ice skating in the winter or outdoor movies in the summer, it's the perfect place to bring your family year round. Once you've expended all your...
303 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA
The Issaquah Village Theater has something for everybody. Always switching up the shows keeps everything fresh and lively, and the actors are amazing. They also have kids’ shows, so if you are looking for a family outing, or a more serious show,...
9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
The Museum of Flight is truly astonishing, whether you are 70 or 7. I have been multiple times, and plan on going back soon. They have a retired SR-71 Blackbird hanging from the ceiling in the main area, as well as fighter jets parked out front....
700 Bellevue Way NE Suite 250, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Rainy days are just a way of life in the Pacific Northwest, which is why it’s always good to have a few indoor activities up your sleeve for when the showers just won’t quit. By day Lucky Strike is a fun family activity where you can bowl a few...
700 Bellevue Way NE #300, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
Located on the third floor of Lincoln Square, the Parlor is a refined nightlife venue in Bellevue. Meet locals at the Ultralounge, partake in friendly competition at Parlor Billiards, and cap off the evening with national and local comedic acts at...
12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98005, USA
The Bellevue Botanical Garden puts a unique twist on the tradition of admiring holiday light displays with its hugely popular Garden d’Lights show. With thousands of hours of help from volunteers, the botanical garden is transformed into an...
5500 140th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98005, USA
Definitely one of the best public golf courses I have visited. The grass is perfectly manicured and the holes are fun, yet challenging. For the golfer who wants to play a round, and be back to downtown in time for dinner, the Bellevue Golf Course...
9703 NE Juanita Dr, Kirkland, WA 98034, USA
I love going to Kirkland and renting a paddle board on a hot summer day on Lake Washington. Kids and adults alike love having fun and staying active on the lake. Kirkland is a great place to do that. Just be sure to bring sunscreen and a towel!
2300 Arboretum Dr E, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
Located on the shores of Lake Washington, the 230-acre Washington Park Arboretum is a lesser-known Seattle gem. It features a large botanical garden, a Japanese garden, a fragrance garden, and a waterfront walking trail. There are bike trails,...
1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
Amid the colorful, serene splendor of Seattle's Japanese Gardens, located at the entrance of Washington Park, the winding paths and dark, wet branches made me think of Ezra Pound's famous poem "In a Station of the Metro": The apparition of these...
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