Known as the home to Starbucks, Boeing and Amazon, Seattle is an ever-changing city filled with some of the country’s most impressive businesses, hotels, restaurants and attractions. Here, Worth has all the spots worth visiting on your next trip.

Business

IMPACT HUB

A coworking space dedicated to nurturing and connecting social entrepreneurs in Seattle, the Impact Hub also hosts events and meet-ups every month. 220 Second Ave. S., info@impacthubseattle.com, 206.430.6007, impacthubseattle.com

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KEIRETSU FORUM NORTHWEST

The Pacific Northwest offshoot of the Keiretsu Forum, a coalition of angel investors based in San Francisco, this members-only group vets early-stage startups in need of funding and hosts events throughout the region. 2815 Eastlake Ave. E., Suite 300, 206.529.3687, k4northwest.com

SOCIAL VENTURE PARTNERS

A nonprofit focused on investing in the community, Social Venture Partners has an intensive program called SVP Fast Pitch, where it links up innovators with leaders in the community to help them bring their vision of societal change to life. 220 2nd Ave. S., Suite 300, info@svpseattle.org, 206.374.8757, socialventurepartners.org/seattle

Hotels

KIMPTON ALEXIS HOTEL

A landmark building, this low-key but tasteful downtown boutique hotel offers a changing selection of art in the lobby, evening wine in the lobby, a lavish spa and a location near the waterfront and Pike Place Market. 1007 1st Ave., 206.624.4844, alexishotel.com

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HOTEL ANDRA

A short walk from landmarks like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, Hotel Andra is an ideally situated, pet-friendly boutique hotel with a cozy Northwestern feel. 2000 Fourth Ave., reservations@hotelandra.com, 206.448.8600, hotelandra.com

LOEWS HOTEL 1000

Conveniently set between Pike Place Market and the Seattle Art Museum, Hotel 1000 provides exceptionally well-designed and tech-enabled accommodations. 1000 1st Ave., 206.957.1000, loewshotels.com/hotel-1000-seattle

INN AT THE MARKET

Recently remodeled, Inn at the Market is the only hotel in Pike Place Market, the center of downtown Seattle’s shopping and culinary scene. 86 Pine St., 206.443.3600, innatthemarket.com

FAIRMONT OLYMPIC HOTEL

Seattle’s oldest luxury hotel underwent a $25-million renovation in 2016, which brought the hotel’s classic design into a more modern aesthetic. Don’t miss out on the Fairmont’s Shuckers Oyster Bar for local microbrews and an array of fresh seafood. 411 University St., olympic@fairmount.com, 206.621.1700, fairmont.com/seattle

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Restaurants

CANLIS

A Seattle institution for decades, Canlis serves an inventive tasting menu in a space that exudes midcentury-modern style. The dress code is formal and live piano provides the soundtrack. Reservations are recommended. 2576 Aurora Ave. N., 206.283.3313, canlis.com

THE HERBFARM

With a single nightly seating for a nine-course dinner paired with wine, the Herbfarm is a commitment: Some diners opt to spend the night in on-site suites. The food takes on a Pacific Northwest character as it incorporates local ingredients, such as foraged herbs and local wild salmon. 14590 NE 145th St., Woodinville, info@theherbfarm.com, 425.485.5300, theherbfarm.com

MATT’S IN THE MARKET

Matt’s makes abundant use of the fresh produce available from Pike Place Market. The pan-fried cornmeal-crusted catfish sandwich is a lunch standard.  94 Pike St., Suite 32, 206.467.7909, mattsinthemarket.com

BATEAU

Bateau, owned by James Beard Award-winning chef Renee Erickson, is a whole-animal steakhouse that butchers its beef on premises. Expect specialty cuts with an artisan butter of your choice, such as bone marrow butter or the preserved lemon and brown butter. 1040 E. Union St., 206.900.8699, restaurantbateau.com

Experiences

CHIHULY GARDEN AND GLASS

Set next to the Space Needle is the Chihuly Garden, Seattle artist Dale Chihuly’s permanent exhibition of his colorful glass sculptures. 305 Harrison St., info@chihulygardenandglass.com, 206.753.4940, chihulygardenandglass.com

EVERGREEN ESCAPES

The Pacific Northwest, including Seattle, is a mecca for outdoorsy types, who can visit wine country, hike the rainforests of Olympic National Park or go sea kayaking. The outfitters at Evergreen Escapes offer private tours to showcase the surrounding area. 2960 4th Ave. S., Suite 115, 206.650.5795, evergreenescapes.com/seattle-public-tours

PIKE PLACE MARKET

Founded in 1907, Pike Place Market is the most popular tourist spot in Seattle, and despite its crowds, it’s still worth visiting. One of the oldest farmers markets in the nation, it also offers a plethora of restaurants, shops and antique stores. 85 Pike St., info@pikeplacemarket.org, 206.682.7453, pikeplacemarket.org