Surrounded by magnificent natural beauty and outdoor spaces, this one-of-a-kind place offers the ultimate in shopping, dining and cultural attractions, all within easy strolling distance of popular hotels. Vibrant, modern and growing, Bellevue is the gateway to the entire Puget Sound region. Within minutes you can explore Seattle’s culture and history, visit Kirkland’s waterfront parks and galleries, or tour Woodinville’s Wine Country, home to over 100 tasting rooms and some of the world’s best wines. You can even quench your taste for adventure with a day-trip to nearby mountains for hiking, biking, or skiing.
There are an abundance of things to do in Bellevue, from shopping at Bellevue Square or the Bravern downtown to paddling a kayak down the Mercer Slough.
Visit Bellevue is a great resource for shopping, dining and cultural attractions throughout the city. The city offers a multitude of recreational opportunities at more than a hundred parks and trails as well as community centers with specialized offerings such a climbing walls, skate parks and ranger hikes.
Upcoming events are available to view in the city calendar.
You can learn about and sign up for parks programs — from day camps and swim lessons to arts classes and youth soccer — through the Connections brochure. You can also learn about volunteer opportunities with the city. The links on the left represent top Bellevue destinations.