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Queen Anne & Lake Union

Queen Anne is a neighborhood double bill: the top of the hill hoards old money (and views to match) in beautiful early-20th-century mansions, while the bottom is more egalitarian and features a bevy of solid restaurants and cafes. Nearby Lake Union’s southern shores are changing more quickly than the fresh-faced influx of techies can tweet about them.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Queen Anne & Lake Union.