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BellevueUnited States of America

Sip roasted coffee in buzzing shopping districts, amble through flowery gardens and experience the rich undercurrent of artisanship in this modern city.

Discover the delights of Bellevue, a city blessed with natural and man-made beauty. A vibrant and growing destination, this city offers shopping, eating and cultural attractions. Explore shopping plazas, globally renowned galleries and flower-laden gardens.

Wander around downtown Bellevue, where local cafés serve roasted brews with pastries and other baked goods. Follow the shopping crowds into the Bellevue Square, where over 200 retailers sell fashionable clothing, accessories and home décor. On Saturdays and Thursdays throughout the summer, head to the Bellevue Farmers Market for fresh, locally grown produce and meat.

Browse art and design exhibits at the Bellevue Arts Museum, which also runs hands-on workshops for budding crafters. The city’s downtown area contains about 130 works of public art, which add character to the district. In the evenings, book a seat for a dance or drama performance at the Meydenbauer Center.

Bellevue has an abundance of green refuges for escaping the urban bustle. Take a stroll through Downtown Park or enjoy a picnic at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, which features flower gardens and a tranquil Japanese-style garden. Go blueberry picking at the Mercer Slough Nature Park and try the exhilarating Bellevue Zipline Tour in summer.

Bring the family to the KidsQuest Children’s Museum, an interactive museum that aims to educate younger children on subjects such as science, art and technology. The family-oriented indoor shopping complex Crossroads Bellevue has climbing walls, pottery workshops and a jumbo chessboard.

Sample international cuisine at one of many restaurants in the Bellevue Square complex or neighboring Lincoln Square. Complete an enchanting evening with a post-dinner wine-tasting, stand-up comedy show or nightclub dance in the area.

Bellevue’s compact downtown can be easily navigated on foot, while buses serve most other areas. Get here via Seattle–Tacoma International Airport or drive from neighboring Seattle.

After seeing the city, travel around the surrounding Puget Sound region. Taste the fine produce of Woodinville Wine Country, hike through Bridle Trails State Park and go skiing at Crystal Mountain.

Where to stay in Bellevue

Perfect steak's at Daniel's Broilers. They also have an awesome view from almost every table.

Northwest Bellevue

4.5/5Wonderful!(148 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Northwest Bellevue, Lake Washington and Old Bellevue are top sights worth seeing.

Northwest Bellevue
Bellevue

Lake Hills

4.5/5Wonderful!(45 area reviews)

While there might not be top attractions in Lake Hills, you can explore the larger area and discover places like T-Mobile USA Headquarters and Bellevue Botanical Garden.

Lake Hills
Bellevue Botanical Garden showing a garden and signage

Wilburton

4/5Very Good!(127 area reviews)

While visiting Wilburton, you might make a stop by sights like Bellevue Botanical Garden and Wilburton Hill Park.

Wilburton
I have always been fond of this little park but this morning I completely fell in love with it. As I was driving to the gym, I saw the sky and sensed that it was going to be a beautiful sunrise. So instead, I decided to drive to this little park and go for a run. It sure did not disappoint!

East Lake Hills

4.5/5Wonderful!(133 area reviews)

East Lake Hills might not have many top sights, but Bellevue Square and Microsoft Campus are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

East Lake Hills
Downtown Park featuring a pond and a park

West Bellevue

4.5/5Wonderful!(319 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in West Bellevue, Bellevue Square and Meydenbauer Center are top sights worth seeing.

West Bellevue
Chirashi bowl

Newport

3.5/5Good!(52 area reviews)

While visiting Newport, you might make a stop by sights like Lake Washington and Newcastle Beach Park.

Newport

Top Hotels in Bellevue

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
3 out of 5
11211 Main St, Bellevue, WA
The price is $84 per night

Located in West Bellevue, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Downtown Park, Bellevue Square, and Meydenbauer Center. Lake Washington is 1 mi (1.6 km) away.

3.8/5Good! (1,293 reviews)

"Red Lion closed. Transferred to Hilton. Very nice room. No breakfast. Paid for parking. Covid times!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue
Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue
3 out of 5
3244 139th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA
The price is $110 per night

Located in Lake Hills, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Bellevue College and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Lake Washington. T-Mobile USA Headquarters and Factoria Mall ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (979 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay. Accessible, friendly, beautiful accommodations"…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
4 out of 5
900 Bellevue Way Ne, Bellevue, WA
The price is $159 per night

Located in Northwest Bellevue, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bellevue Arts Museum and Bellevue Square. Bellevue Botanical Garden and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"Considering all the necessary COVID precautions the staff did a great job of giving us a relaxing anniversary weekend."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Popular places to visit in Bellevue

Bellevue Square
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Bellevue Square

4.5/5(888 reviews)

The buzzing heart of Bellevue, this multistory shopping complex houses brand stores, upscale dining establishments and entertainment for the whole family.

Lincoln Square
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Lincoln Square

3.5/5(3 reviews)

Shop high-end brands, watch a movie or dance the night away at this shopping and entertainment plaza in downtown Bellevue.

Downtown Park
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Downtown Park

Escape the city and relax among the gorgeous green lawns, picnic areas and canals of this modern urban park.

Overlake Medical Center
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Overlake Medical Center

If Overlake Medical Center is what brings you to town, hopefully you'll have a chance to explore more of Bellevue. Experience the acclaimed art scene and great live music in this vibrant area.

Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Bellevue Botanical Garden

4.5/5(8 reviews)

Stroll through this urban refuge, which features an eclectic mix of Alpine, American and Japanese plants.

Old Bellevue
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Old Bellevue

Stroll along storied streets to find independent shops and restaurants in buildings that evoke the history of the area.

Top things to do in Bellevue

Woodinville Wine Tasting Tour
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Woodinville Wine Tasting Tour

$100
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Bainbridge Island Wine Tasting Tour with Ferry Ride
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Bainbridge Island Wine Tasting Tour with Ferry Ride

$149
Per adult
KidsQuest Children's Museum Admission Tickets
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KidsQuest Children's Museum Admission Tickets

$13
Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Art & Wine Tasting Tour
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Art & Wine Tasting Tour

$149
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Seattle Mountain Bike Tours
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Seattle Mountain Bike Tours

$250
Per adult
One-way Private Airport Shuttle to or from Seattle Tacoma Airport
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One-way Private Airport Shuttle to or from Seattle Tacoma Airport

$69
Per adult

Reviews of Bellevue

4.4

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 22, 2020

Wonderful place and nice commute.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

May 5, 2020

Western Washington is great.

4/5 - Good

Bryan

Mar 18, 2020

I liked bellevue a lot I hope to stay here again! Shame everything was closed because of the virus

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 25, 2020

The city is very nice at night with all the lights in the street that still on even late. O

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 13, 2020

Great area, tasty food, good bars, nice people

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 10, 2020

Lots to do there

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