7 Cutest Small Towns Near Seattle In 2024

North Bend

Located 30 miles from Seattle, North Bend offers scenic views of the Twin Peaks mountain range and outdoor activities like hiking Mount Si and exploring Twin Falls. Population: 8,302. Best time to visit: June to August.


Just 20 miles from Seattle, Woodinville is known for its wine culture with attractions like Chateau Ste wine tasting and outdoor activities along the Sammamish River Trail. Population: 13,261. Best time to visit: March to September.


29 miles from Seattle, Snoqualmie is home to the impressive Snoqualmie Falls and offers attractions like the Salish Lodge and Northwest Railway Museum. Population: 13,161. Best time to visit: Spring.


31.5 miles from Seattle, Snohomish is renowned for its antique shops and historic downtown, perfect for a leisurely stroll and hikes at Lord Hill Regional Park. Population: 849,070. Best time to visit: May to August.

Black Diamond

33 miles from Seattle, Black Diamond offers stunning mountain views, a rich coal and railroad history, and attractions like the Black Diamond Museum and Pagani House. Population: 5,310. Best time to visit: November to April.


27 miles from Seattle, Carnation is known for its rural charm, berry picking farms, and medieval activities at the Living History Museum. Population: 2,515. Best time to visit: June to early October.


117 miles from Seattle, Leavenworth charms visitors with its Bavarian-style village, Cascade Mountain views, and festive atmosphere during Christmas markets. Best time to visit: Year-round, especially festive in winter.