Seattle Romantic Getaway

Pacific Northwest & Romantic Vacation in Washington


Mountains, cityscape and culture are the hallmarks of a fantastic Seattle romantic getaway. Small bed and breakfast inns are tucked along the coastline and amid the lakes in the mountains so that your time in Seattle can be as private as you want. The city itself offers shopping, iconic coffee shops strewn everywhere and destinations both natural and manmade.

Romantic Seattle Weekend or Getaway

While you’re probably bringing your own romance, Seattle can help with fine dining, adventure or a tour.


The Seattle Waterfront is a great place to find carriage rides, entertainment and street vendors. When you need your Seattle romantic getaway to fill hearts and stomachs alike, find a table at one of the restaurants that offer spectacular views of the harbor. The relationship between fish and Seattle is a close one, so be sure to taste the local favorites. If you’re really enjoying the flavor, try visiting the Pike Place Market where open stalls sell fish, goods and an experience the two of you will recall for a lifetime.

If your time in Seattle needs a history lesson or cultural events to feel complete, you will find plenty to do at Pioneer Square, the International District or local clubs. Pioneer square is an historic district that can begin a great day of wandering through shops and a fantastic night of jazz clubs and wine bars if you really want to kick up your heels.

When planning your romantic Pacific Northwest vacation in Seattle it might be a good idea to pick up a Go Seattle Card. From the Space Needle to the Museum of Flight to EMP, don’t pay walk-up ticket prices to see and do the things you want. Get all the best sights rolled into one ticket for one low price.

It also includes FREE admission 35 of the region’s best things to see and do. One of the attractions is the 1 1/2 hour live narrated Argosy Lakes Cruise on Lake Washington.

The International District is a blur of globally diverse restaurants, shops and galleries dedicated to the variety of people who call Seattle home. Music, food and cultural events thrive in this section of the city and can bring something new for you to explore together and create memories rather than just sitting limply through another tour.

The Kubota Garden is located at Renton Avenue S. and 55th Avenue South in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of South Seattle. The garden is a stunning 20 acre landscape that blends Japanese garden concepts with native Northwest plants.


There are many trails through the garden and all are open to the public. Check out The Meeting Lawn, the Bamboo Grove, the Necklace of Ponds, The Mountainside, and the Tom Kubota Stroll Garden. Mapes Creek runs through the garden, which also features a number of ponds. There are also several areas to just sit and take in your surroundings, or have a romantic picnic for two.

You can enjoy beautiful scenery, views of Mt. Rainier, University of Washington Husky Stadium, and homes of Seattle's rich and famous. Or spend a Saturday in Woodinville, WA discovering distinctive Washington wines - enjoy exceptional wine tastings and professional pouring staff at a relaxed, easy pace.

The weather in Seattle is notoriously damp, but the city has adapted many fun indoor activities and sports venues so that your getaway will not be ruined by a little rain. Come prepared with shoes that don’t mind a little moisture.With so much happening around town, you may discover that your Seattle romantic getaway is worth repeating.

Romantic Vacation in Washington

Head out into the Cascade Mountains, move along the Chinook Pass, and make sure to grab that coffee and a map as the two of you explore. Watch the calendar though; the pass is closed in winter. Mt. Rainier dominates this landscape of old forests and wildflowers.

Explore beyond the bounds of the city with drives along the Pacific Coast Highway and the Cascade Loop, roads that give you a personal tour of the beauty surrounding Seattle. The vast sea and the life it contains seems to whisper romance and ferry trips to places like San Juan Island or Orcas Island can have you clinging to one another on a boat or on land.

Ideas for a romantic weekend getaway in Seattle
Enjoy a great perspective on the city, Mt. Rainier and the famous Space Needle from Kerry Park in the Queen Ann hill district with a simple picnic and time to take it all in.

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