Healthy Options in Seattle
Now that the New Year is upon us, keeping your health resolutions are a must even when on vacation or traveling for business. Just because you’re enjoying your time in Seattle doesn’t mean you should be slacking! New Year, new you right? Luckily, Seattle offers a variety of healthy food options and workout spots to ensure you stay on track during your visit.
Lovage is located near Pike Place Market and offers fresh food daily. From jerk chicken bowls to their tuna poke salad, Lovage is a delightful place to enjoy a quick lunch. They also offer online pick-up service as well. Just go to their website, select your items, pay online, and then go pick them up!
A unique and healthy take on salads, Evergreens puts a twist on your salad experience. Each customer builds their own salad using extremely fresh ingredients that are 100% natural, seasonally rotated, and have absolutely no preservatives. Healthy add-ons like fresh fruit, whole grain chips, and locally made sweet treats are also available. They also have two other locations around Seattle.
Veggie Grill is a vegan and vegetarian chain that offers delicious sandwiches, salads, and faux meats with a modern twist. Dine-in or take your food to go, Veggie Grill is sure to impress with their range of vegan and vegetarian meals.
Being on vacation doesn’t mean that you can’t get an additional workout in between excursions. If you are signed up with a gym back home, be sure to check out if they have any chains near your vacation rental home before your trip to ensure easier access and planning for gym times. But for those who are either not signed up for a gym, or your gym is not located near your vacation rental, here are some quick trails and community centers to run a lap or two and play a quick game of hoops.
Myrtle Edwards Park: Jogging along the waterfront provides an exquisite site to see. Running in the mornings is suggested if you want to check this site out. You will also get to run right through the Olympic Sculpture Park which gives you a stunning view of contemporary artwork from local artists.
Discovery Park: Seattle’s largest public park, this park offers 11.8 miles of trails in wooded and open areas. A must-see park for spying hundreds of species of birds and diverse wildlife along your run.
Seattle offers more than 200+ athletic fields and 151 tennis courts for you to get in a quick game during your stay. Here is a link to find a park near your vacation rental with the facilities that you seek.
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