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Lost somewhere inside a dream-like wonderland of nature and urban bliss, Seattle has a vibe like no other city on Earth. A stunning natural setting between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound gives Seattle plenty of mother nature, while the density of the urban area creates nearly 150 unique nabes. From the weirdness of Ballard and Fremont, the 24 hour party of the University District and Capitol Hill, to the peaceful oasis of Mercer Island and Bridle Trails, Seattle has it all.

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  • Haller Lake

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    Despite Haller Lake having been annexed to the city of Seattle in 1950, it still lacks infrastructure that many residents who live closer to Downtown don't even know you can do without. Sidewalks are a rarity, and the lake the nabe takes its name from often fills with rain

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  • Bitter Lake

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    Named for the tannic acid present in the water, Bitter Lake is a tight-knit community built around the lake and part of the greater community of Broadview. Back in the day the neighborhood was famous for Playland, the vaunted amusement park that drew many, but was shut down in

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  • Lower Queen Anne

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    A vaguely-bordered nabe, Lower Queen Anne sits somewhere between the base of Queen Anne Hill and Denny Way, just under the shadow of the Space Needle. Defined by dense commercial activity, LowerQueen Anne contains a wide variety of restaurants, apartment buildings, theatres, tech companies, and bars. It also happens

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  • Cottage Grove

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    Cottage Grove could not be more aptly named. A huge number of small cottages dot this nabe and create a vibe more often found in rural Washington than Seattle. Cottage Grove’s West Seattle location allows for incredible mass transit access to Downtownand beyond. The West Seattle Recreation Center takes

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  • Sand Point

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    Most of Sand Point, and the peninsula it sits on, is given over to the stunning Warren G. Magnuson Park. The rest of the nabe is taken over by offices of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and other large business ventures. Accordingly, there is a sharp lack

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  • Pinehurst

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    We’re all looking for two things in life: a little happiness and a state-of-the-art drainage system. Well, Pinehurst has got you covered with its relaxed community living and the Pinehurst Green Grid–a recently completed natural drainage system (oh that’s right, you can leave those boots at home). Situated in

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  • Leschi

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    Bounded by Lake Washington on the east and Interstate 90 on the south, Leschi is a charming waterfront community with a diverse collection of housing and people. Defined by outdoor living, this nabe is focused on a variety of parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, boating and beaching. When not distracted

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  • Ravenna

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    Named after Ravenna, Italy, this northeastern Seattle neighborhood is nestled just north of the busy University district. With its tree-lined winding roads, Ravenna is a charming community with a number of schools, parks, and little clusters of businesses. Stretching over 50 acres, the combined Ravenna-Cowen park system features extensive

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  • Youngstown

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    A small subsection of the larger West Seattle, Youngstown has a community voice that echoes. The local community center has become a hub for activism, bringing to fruition projects like the sustainable rain gardens or tool library. With easy access to Downtown like most of West Seattle, you might

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  • Magnolia

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    Magnolia earned its name when Captain Vancouver mistook the madrona trees along the peninsula's southern bluffs for magnolias, though the area is also home to some real magnolia trees. Sitting across fromQueen Anne Hill, Magnolia is a small idyllic community known for its stunning views and small-town familiarity. It

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  • University District

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    Less a neighborhood, and more of a playground, the University District revolves around the University of Washington and its many dependents. The area’s main artery is University Way, which is lined with bars, restaurants, boutiques, bookstores, tattoo parlors, cafes, and a gargoyle statuary, all essential for the modern day

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  • Rainier View

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    This mellow and mostly residential nabe has much in common with its neighbor, Rainier Beach. Both have had a tumultuous history resulting in their current unjust reputation, but change is coming to Rainier View these days, and it's coming fast. New restaurants and businesses open practically daily, and old

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  • Stevens

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    Boasting breathtaking views of downtown from the top of Capitol Hill, Stevens is one of the finest nabes Seattle has to offer. Walking down 15th street on a sunny day in Stevens is enough to put a smile on even the most skeptical face. Places like Swedish Hospital, Victrola

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  • Hillman City

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    Halfway between the Downtown and SeaTac stops where the Light Rail ends, you'll find Hillman City. The Light Rail's recent implementation combined with proximity to Colombia City will have a significant boost in Hillman City's future popularity. Perfect hipster-housing, a cheerful downtown, and great public transportation options could make

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  • Cherry Hill

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    Local residents call Cherry Hill “the cherry.” Located north of the international district, this small neighborhood has modern homes, schools, and urban parks. The area has changed a lot through the years and today Cherry Hill is a diverse neighborhood brimming with culture and entertainment. Local landmarks include the

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  • Montlake

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    Oh, Montlake, you are so gorgeous and perfect and wonderful. Between the ridiculously beautiful natural setting on the shores of Portage Bay and Lake Washington, the perfectly quaint houses, and densely wooded streets, this might be the most adorable nabe in all of Seattle. Montlake is super popular, which

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  • Highlands, WA

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    Highlands is a heavily wooded nabe that epitomizes the term “suburban solace.” Large single family homes are hidden from prying eyes by huge pines and set well away from the street to provide an epic level of quiet. Many homes feature stunning landscaping in the front and back, further

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  • Downtown Kirkland

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    Downtown Kirkland pretty much feels as if you somehow teleported yourself to a SoCal beach town, replete with a coastal park and beach, and funky shops. A plethora of restaurants will tingle your taste buds and Marina Park provides a perfect beach for swimming in Lake Washington when summer

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  • Market

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    Market is a perfectly peaceful nabe just a short stroll, but a world away, from Downtown Kirkland’s buzzing entertainment-filled streets. Infinitely walkable, epically beautiful, and serene to the max, Market has almost everything you could want. A bit on the sleepy side, but that’s ok when you have five—yes,

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  • Georgetown

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    Georgetown is unlikely to remain off the beaten path for too much longer–word of its bounties is quickly getting out. Sporting an odd yet sultry mix of industrial blight and new-age renovation, this nabe is now alive with the sounds of live music and excellent bars. Georgetown’s relative isolation

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  • Fremont

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    The neighborhood of Fremont will inspire a number of questions, such as: Why is there a troll eating a car under the Aurora Bridge? Is that a statue of Lenin? Why are people cycling naked? Your questions aside, Freemont is an eclectic area on the edge of the Lake

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  • First Hill

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    First Hill is so named for being the first of the seven hills of Seattle that one encounters when traveling east from Downtown. This nabe is just up the hill fromDowntown, making it one of the most convenient areas of Seattle. A huge selection of bars and restaurants ranging

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  • North Beach / Blue Ridge

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    Blue Ridge is tiny, gorgeous, and isolated, and the residents wouldn't have it any other way. This entirely residential nabe is home to one of the strongest communities in Seattle—a community where everyone knows each other. Built on the hills and bluffs bordering Puget Sound, Blue Ridge offers stunning

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  • Maple Leaf

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    Located in northern Seattle, Maple Leaf is perfect for those looking to buy a home and settle down. Featuring a number of schools, kid-friendly parks, and down-home businesses, Maple Leaf is a warm and inviting community. While visiting, you will undoubtedly notice the giant blue water tower adorned with

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  • Downtown

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    Towering skyscrapers, tourist hotspots, and vast amounts of shopping are the name of the game in Downtown Seattle. The Pike Place Market andWestlake center provide almost limitless shopping and people watching opportunities for tourists and residents alike. Like most other American downtowns, Seattle’s offers little in the way of

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  • Capitol Hill

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    Northeast of downtown, Capitol Hill is fascinating for its array of hair colors and for the clockwork-like fashion in which partygoers converge on the neighborhood at night. Capitol Hill is one of the most vibrant areas in Seattle. The community is home to all sorts your parents wouldn’t approve

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