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University of Washington

It’s only two blocks away. 

About the UW:

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The UW educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship. 

Visit the Library:

The University’s Suzallo Library sits on the campus’ red square and is open to the public. 

Visit Meany Hall:

Considered one of the region’s premier performance facilities, Meany Hall for the Performing Arts is beloved by artists and audience members alike for its outstanding acoustics and intimate ambiance. Meany Hall is located on the University of Washington Campus, near the intersection of 15th Ave NE and NE 40th St. 

Visit Husky Stadium:

Walk down the Burke Gilman to Husky Stadium and watch the Huskies at play.

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Burke Gilman Trail

This well trodden trail is minutes from Hotel Deca and is a popular recreational trail for walkers, runners, cyclists, skaters and commuters. In total, it is a 27-mile trail that runs along the Fremont Cut, Lake Union, and through the University of Washington Campus.

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Burke Museum

Open daily, the Burke Museum welcomes all visitors who are curious about the natural wonders of Washington State, the Pacific Northwest, and the Pacific Rim. Discovery awaits you.

On the UW campus
17th Avenue NE and NE 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98185

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Henry Art Gallery

The Henry Art Gallery engages diverse audiences in the powerful experience of artistic invention and serves as a catalyst for the creation of new work that inspires and challenges.

4100 15th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98195

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The Arboretum

Jointly managed by the UW and the City of Seattle, this hidden gem of a park (230 acres of it) lies on the shores of Lake Washington. 

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University Village

U-Village is the U-District’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment center.  Featuring Coach, Juicy Couture, Lucky Brand, Tommy Bahama for shopping, and for dining Ram Restaurant & Brewery, Blue C Sushi, Johnny Rockets and many more.

2623 NE University Village
Seattle, WA 98105

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