Article Slide Show: Seattle’s Best City Parks The 10 best outdoor spaces in Seattle (and beyond). 6/15/2012 at 5:00am U.S. Courthouse Plaza Image: Will Austin The 10 best outdoor spaces in Seattle (and beyond). This article appeared in the July 2012 issue of Seattle Met. Filed under Show Comments Sign up for our newsletters! Weekend escapes, travel deals, lodging and dining picks, and more featuring the Northwest and beyond, delivered by the Seattle Met travel team.