University District is known for being walkable and family-friendly with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and cafes. The neighborhood's small-town vibe and college atmosphere are just a couple of its charming qualities. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Book a hotel or holiday apartment in University District and start exploring everything in and around Seattle.
Sightseeing around University District
The museums and university are some of the area's top attractions. At Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Henry Art Gallery, and Seattle Asian Art Museum, you'll learn about local culture. Drumheller Fountain, Lake View Cemetery - Bruce Lee's Grave, and Fremont Troll are well-known local landmarks. Take a tour of campus around University of Washington, Seattle Pacific University, or North Seattle Community College. Create some family memories at Woodland Park Zoo, Center for Wooden Boats, and Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Ravenna Park, Washington Park Arboretum, or Gas Works Park. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to University Village, Northgate Mall, and Pacific Place. A visit to Husky Stadium, Fremont Brewing, or Cal Anderson Park won't disappoint either.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. You can also head to Green Lake Park, Volunteer Park, and Volunteer Park Conservatory.
Getting around University District
University District is 7.1 miles (11.5 km) from the airport in Kenmore, WA (KEH-Kenmore Air Harbor). Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) is the next closest airport, 14.9 miles (24 km) away.