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Exploring SLU in 4 hours: Must-do travel guide + $500 giveaway! | Local Lens Seattle

Enter to win a $500 giveaway from South Lake Union - an incredible area for shops, restaurants, bars and more! Sponsored by South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce
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SEATTLE — I was born and raised in the Seattle area and I can honestly say every neighborhood has a unique feel! That’s why I started a series called ‘Neighborhood Watch’ where I go and explore a new neighborhood for a few hours and bring you some of my favorite stops! This week’s pick is South Lake Union!

If you haven’t been, it's an incredible area for shops, restaurants, bars and more. I am bringing you all of the above in this packed video PLUS a chance to win a $500 giveaway featuring gift cards from all of my stops. Make sure you watch the entire video and read the full description to learn how to be entered to win BIG 😊

4 Must-Do Stops:

Willmott's Ghost - Incredible Italian food with a great atmosphere in the spheres. You will not only be amazed by the cuisine/drinks but also by the fact that you enter the restaurant through the spheres. It’s such a unique experience. I helped bar manager Roman make some cocktails and - spoiler - they were delicious. Also PRO tip: they have a Speakeasy as well called Deep Dive that takes it to a whole other level. 

Seattle Barkery - Seattle loves their pets and I am no different. I decided to pop in to this adorable dog bakery and do a little shopping. The custom treats and cakes are truly one of a kind! 

SLU Bouquet - Looking for flowers? I found the spot! I even got to meet the owner, Emily, and learned how to build a wreath in less than 10 mins.

Café Hagen - A relaxing ambiance with Scandinavian-influenced coffee and food choices. My favorite thing I tried: the mocha flight and the brunch board. The waffle changed my life. *Chef’s Kiss!* 

Make sure you subscribe to see where I go next! If you have a neighborhood you want to see me visit next, please comment on this video my YouTube page! 🌟🌟🌟

NOW details on the contest 😊



  1. Entrants must: 1) be based in Washington state and 2) be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Entries that do not comply with YouTube’s Community Guidelines will be disqualified.

How to Enter:

  1. Give this video a thumbs up.
  2. Subscribe to my YouTube channel.
  3. Comment on this video where you would like to visit in South Lake Union. It can be a shop/restaurant/bar anywhere. Make sure you add in your Instagram handle so I can find you if you win!

The Prize and Winner Notification:

  1. One winner will receive a gift basket with gift cards from all the shops I visited in the video. RETAIL VALUE: $500 (including taxes and fees).
  2. Initial winner will be randomly selected and notified on January 14th via YouTube Inbox or Instagram direct message.
  3. If the winner does not claim the prize 48 hours after being contacted, all prior messages will be void and a new winner will be chosen.
  4. Once the winner accepts the prize, their name will be announced in the YouTube description/YouTube comments.
  5. Contest is not affiliated with YouTube.

Thank you to South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring this video.

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