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King County is a county in western Washington that including Seattle and Bellevue and is the most populous county in Washington State.

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King County "Fun Facts"

  • Estimated population: 2.189 million (in 2017)
  • Named after: William R. King
  • later, named for Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Largest city: Seattle
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Near-City Escapes: Waterfront Hideaways Near Seattle

If you’re a city dweller who needs a brief escape but doesn’t have the time for an extended getaway, it’s possible to find little waterfront hideaways near Seattle that can allow you to get away from it all without getting too far away from it all. We stayed at this small cabin on Meydenbauer Bay in Medina (graciously loaned to us for an overnight). Read on about this cabin as well as some other near-city hideaways to add to my escape list from cabins to houseboats.

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Near-City Escapes: Waterfront Hideaways Near Seattle

If you’re a city dweller who needs a brief escape but doesn’t have the time for an extended getaway, it’s possible to find little waterfront hideaways near Seattle that can allow you to get away from it all without getting too far away from it all. We stayed at this small cabin on Meydenbauer Bay in Medina (graciously loaned to us for an overnight). Read on about this cabin as well as some other near-city hideaways to add to my escape list from cabins to houseboats.

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Featured King County Events

Seattle Seafair Torchlight Run
Sat 27

Capital One Torchlight Run presented by Swedish

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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$25 – $50
Seattle
Seattle Seafair Torchlight Parade Pirates
Sat 27

Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Free
Seattle
The Fremont Tour The Fremont Troll
Sun 28

The Fremont Tour

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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$20
Seattle
Seafair Weekend Oh Boy Oberto Hydroplane Photo
Aug 02

Seafair Weekend

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 6:00 pm
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$25 – $150
Seattle
Seattle HempFest
Aug 16

Seattle HempFest

August 16 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 3:00 pm
Seattle

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