In This Feature:

10 Quintessentially Summer Things to Do in Seattle

Between outdoor shows and weekend trips, make time for the city’s most elemental summer pursuits.

06/12/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

The Best of Seattle Ice Cream 2017

Vanilla? Not so much. Meet Seattle’s colorful new ice cream crop.

06/12/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Olivia Brent

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2017

Bust out the lawn chairs and curl up with a blanket for some cinema under the stars.

06/09/2017 By Liz Weber

More Great Alfresco Dining Destinations

A few newcomers, both fancy and casual, join our Seattle patio hall of fame: These restaurants promise a superb meal in a destination-worthy outdoor setting.

05/18/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

A Guide to August's Rare Total Solar Eclipse

Be ready: It's the first in the continental U.S. since 1979, and won't occur again until 2024.

06/12/2017 By Allison Williams

Backyard Inspiration: 4 Gorgeous Pacific Northwest Patios

These outdoor spaces will inspire you to host a patio soiree, cultivate a vegetable garden, and take every meal outside this summer.

06/12/2017 By Darren Davis