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Top Choice American in Snoqualmie Valley

Herbfarm

At this legendary, very-very-upscale restaurant, nine-course dinners are drawn from the gardens and farm itself, as well as small local growers, and matched with locally produced wines.
Museum in Around Seattle

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour

One of the Seattle area’s most worthwhile outlying sights is the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour in the city of Everett, 25 miles north of Seattle. Serving as a good complement to Georgetown’s Mus…
Pub Food in Coupeville

Toby's Tavern

A quintessential dive bar housed in a vintage mercantile building dating from the 1890s; even the polished back bar was originally shipped here from around Cape Horn in 1900. Quaff home-produced microbrews and enjoy…
Park in Deception Pass State Park

Deception Pass State Park

Deception Pass State Park straddles the eponymous steep-sided water chasm that flows between Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands, and incorporates lakes, islands, campsites and 27 miles of hiking trails. This area is also o…
Seafood in Coupeville

Christopher's

The mussels and clams are the best in town (no mean feat in Coupeville), and the seafood alfredo pasta is wonderfully rich. Try the Penn Cove seafood stew – prawns, scallops, mussels and clams in a tomato broth – or…
Bakery in Coupeville

Knead & Feed

A Coupeville classic with views over the water from homey, rustic wood tables. Upstairs is for pastries and coffee while full meals (from American breakfasts to sandwiches and soups) are served downstairs. Don't mis…
Park in Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

This national historical reserve comprises 17,400 acres encompassing working farms, sheltered beaches, two state parks (with excellent campsites near the water's edge among tall trees) and the picture-perfect town o…
Pub Food in Bainbridge Island

Harbour Public House

After your bike ride, sit back and quaff microbrews at this lively public house. Seafood dishes, including the steamed mussels in beer ($15) and a calamari appetizer ($12), are recommended.
American in Around Seattle

Herbfarm

The legendary Herbfarm is where nine-course dinners are drawn from the gardens and farm on-site, as well as from small local growers, and matched with locally produced wines.
Cafe in Bainbridge Island

Café Nola

One highlight of a visit to Bainbridge is a meal at this popular bistro, serving a classy blend of Mediterranean and Northwest cooking.