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Seattle; north of Lake Union and the Ship Canal; University District, Fremont, Ballard are heart of waterfront, food, drink and Seattle vibe!

Houseboats line eastern side of Lake Union, where scenes of the 1993 hit movie Sleepless in Seattle were filmed.

Water, boats, views, history, tasty dining and lots of tourist destinations; it’s Seattle just north of Lake Union and the Ship Canal! We’re spending five weeks in Seattle, house-sitting a home in Edmonds, 18 miles north of Seattle. It’s our time to explore new options in the greater Seattle area and the Pacific Northwest. Despite [...]

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Queen Anne Hill; the wonders of historic buildings and modern neighborhoods!

View of Space Needle on hazy day, from Kerry Park on Queen Anne Hill.

I have written earlier about our two week visit to Seattle, housesitting a nice condominium on 13th Ave., West near the base of Queen Anne Hill. Queen Anne is loaded with tourism delights. When you visit, plan to walk or bike several miles, including Parsons Gardens and Kerry Park on Highland Drive, then north along Queen [...]

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Making Queen Anne Hill the center of Seattle exploration; water, boats, views, dining and more!

Looking south from Queen Anne Hill's Kerry Park, the Space Needle, Mt. Rainier and Elliot Bay sparkle on sunny day!

Water, boats, views, history, tasty dining and proximity to lots of tourist destinations make Queen Anne Hill the center for Seattle exploration! We’re spending two weeks in Seattle, house-sitting a lovely condominium on the west side of Queen Anne Hill.  Our first several days were spent re-acquainting ourselves with the Seattle we knew from frequent visits [...]

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