The Best Local Shopping Spots in Seattle

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Seattle? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Glassybaby – The iconic Seattle souvenir

Glassybaby – The iconic Seattle souvenir

Image by Nicoline Miller

The “Glassybaby” is the ubiquitous, handmade, beautiful glass votive you can find everywhere in Seattle, and there’s no better place to get one than here.

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Golden Oldies – Where records never died

Golden Oldies – Where records never died

Image by Mark Flehmer

“Golden Oldies” in Seattle is a used record store that feels as if it once was part of a personal collection, when every record had its meaning…

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International District – Seattle’s Chinatown

International District – Seattle’s Chinatown

Image by Vidhi Bhagdev

“International District”, or Seattle’s Chinatown is known for its delicious food joints, grocery stores and of course tons of bubble tea cafes!

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Klondyke Gold Rush National Park – Gold!

Klondyke Gold Rush National Park – Gold!

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The “Klondyke Gold Rush National Park” tells the story of the Gold Rush in Seattle and Klondyke through excellent displays and media. Plus: it’s free!

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Lifelong Thrift – Shop donate educate

Lifelong Thrift – Shop donate educate

Image by Diya Khanna

“Lifelong Thrift” in Seattle’s Capitol Hill is one of the most well managed and organised thrift shops I have ever been to, while still being a nonprofit.

Full Article by Diya Khanna

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