Tag Archives: Outdoor Recreation

Spend the Day Solo in Bellevue

Three Dog Night was wrong. When you choose to spend 24 hours doing exactly what you want to do, when and where you want to do it, one isn’t the loneliest number at all—it’s the loveliest! If you’re already away … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Bellevue, Hidden Gems / Local Picks, Insiders Tips, Newsletter, Spa, Summer Fun, Things To Do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One Day Road Trips: See the National Parks

The National Park Service turns 100 this year in August. That means 2016 will kick off a second century of stewardship and community engagement within America’s scenic national parks. It’s the perfect year to plan that trip to the National … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Bellevue, Family, Fitness, Hidden Gems / Local Picks, Insiders Tips, Outdoors, Things To Do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get Face-to-Face with the Pacific Northwest on a Group Canoe Tour at Mercer Slough

Paddling along the canal at Mercer Slough Nature Park. Photo by Merrill Images. These days, convention attendees are looking to return home from their trips with much more than pages crammed with notes, stacks of business cards, and brains bursting … Continue reading

Posted in Bellevue Parks, Conventions and Meetings, Hidden Gems / Local Picks, Outdoors, Summer Fun, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Better on the Water

By Monica Fischer A picturesque view of Mount Rainier from Lake Washington. Photo by Vectorbug via Flickr. Three hundred and sixty five days a year, life in the Pacific Northwest revolves around water. From our ferry system and our active … Continue reading

Posted in Bellevue Parks, Events, Family, Free, Outdoors, Summer Fun, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tee Time

By Andrew Collins | This article originally appeared in the 2015 Bellevue Visitor Guide. The Golf Club at Newcastle. Photo by Jigar Brahmbhatt. The local golf scene is abuzz this year, as Chambers Bay Golf Course, about 50 miles southwest … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Outdoors, Summer Fun, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TAKE YOUR GROUP TO NEW HEIGHTS ON THE BELLEVUE CHALLENGE COURSE AND ZIP TOUR

A group from Microsoft takes on the course. Photo courtesy of Northwest Teambuilding. Are you looking for a way to get your group out into nature? Do you want to help strengthen the bonds of your team or give your … Continue reading

Posted in Bellevue Parks, Conventions and Meetings, Outdoors, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A BEAUTIFUL VIEW

By Monica Fischer Catch a view of the Bellevue skyline while paddling down the Mercer Slough. Photo by Merrill Images. When it comes to famous Pacific Northwest views, Bellevue doesn’t get a lot of press. The iconic Space Needle is … Continue reading

Posted in Hidden Gems / Local Picks, Insiders Tips, Outdoors, Things To Do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Green Thumbs-Up for Bellevue Botanical Garden’s Grand Reopening

The flowers are officially in bloom, the bees are abuzz and unexplored gardens await you in Bellevue. After a 13-month renovation, the Bellevue Botanical Garden is celebrating the addition of its innovative new visitor center, revamped garden store, new education … Continue reading

Posted in Bellevue Parks, Family, Hidden Gems / Local Picks, Outdoors, Things To Do, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Take the Scenic Route with Bellevue Zip Tour this Spring

Take the scenic route through Bellevue’s Eastgate Park with the brand new aerial zip line tour, opening April 5th. Bellevue Zip Tour kicks-off the sunny season with the grand opening of King County’s only zip line adventure – and we … Continue reading

Posted in Bellevue Parks, Family, Hidden Gems / Local Picks, Outdoors, Things To Do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment