Things to do

We know a lot of cities say they have it all.

Most of them can’t back that statement up as Bellevue can! If you’re visiting for a weekend, there’s so many entertaining options to pack the entire trip. If you plan on staying a bit longer, you’ll never run out of things to try. You’ll even find some lifelong, go-to activities here in Bellevue!

The outdoor scene in Bellevue is one of the best in any of Washington’s larger cities.

Thanks to the numerous trails for biking, hiking, and nature walks you can be in the city, but not feel like you’re in the city! There are also more than 11 parks where you can relax and take in the natural beauty of western Washington.
Bellevue also boasts unique places to pique your curiosity and sense of wonder. Gorgeous nature will surround you at the Botanical Garden. You’ll find suseums to take in days gone by like the Museum of Flight and those that inspire like the Bellevue Arts Museum. Bellevue hosts an annual Highland Games, the Snoqualmie Scottish Gathering, a Celtic Festival, and many more cultural events.

The expansive downtown area holds a mix of high-end retail and mom-and-pop shops that provide a wide range of products from around the world.

Bellevue Square has over 200 shops and 50 restaurants and entertainment venues! Old Bellevue is where you can find some of your more quaint and charming shopping opportunities.
For the foodie in you, Bellevue hosts tasty and diverse dining that will take your tastebuds for a ride! There are so many great options, you could honestly try a different place once a week and still have dozens of unexplored options! Enjoy delicious dishes, grab a local craft beer or wine and enjoy live music at the many local venues.

Of course, you’ll find plenty of fun on the water as well.

Thanks to Bellevue’s location between two lakes, there’s no shortage of activities for water enthusiasts. Take a boat tour and see the sights in both Bellevue and Seattle as you glide across Lake Washington. Enjoy the views from the other side while floating on Lake Sammamish. You can even rent stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, and boats for a day of family fun.

Many people love Bellevue so much because it provides quick access to Seattle.

Seattle’s famous theatre scene is just down the road and it’s an easy trip to find your favorite vacation destinations. This is just another example of how Bellevue provides easy access to everything a person could want without that overwhelming feeling of living right in the city.
You certainly have a wide range of choices when you visit Bellevue. Use our directories and suggestions on this site to create the most memorable experience possible!

In the city that translates to “beautiful view”

You’ll never run out of things to do

Excuses to have fun are few

The only thing that’s missing is you!

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