Madison Park Beach
A riotously popular place in the summer with a grassy slope for lounging and sunbathing, two tennis courts, a swimming raft floating in...
Foster Island Wetlands Trail
The northern edge of Washington Park Arboretum includes this wonderful woodchip-paved trail around Foster Island in Lake Washington’s...
Washington Park Arboretum
This wild and lovely park stretching from Madison Valley up to Union Bay offers a wide variety of gardens, a wetlands nature trail and...
Attic Alehouse & Eatery
Decades ago, according to legend, the Attic was a shooting-gallery/bowling-alley combo. It first became a restaurant in the mid-'30s,...
This new-ish, African American–owned, soul-food restaurant in Madison Valley is close enough to the CD to counter some of the...
4220 E Madison St · interesting places nearby
Instantly cheery, this Mexican-Southwest restaurant – with other branches in Kirkland and Alki Beach – is a fun place to go and pretend you’re on a sunny vacation even if it’s pouring with rain. A margarita and a king-salmon torta or butternut squash enchilada will scare off the grayest clouds, and the jaunty staff and fun music do the rest.