- State route 520 connects Bellevue to Seattle, via the Evergreen Point floating bridge on Lake Washington. Prone to traffic jams.
- The more modern and capacious Interstate 90 provides another route from Seattle across Lake Washington, traversing Mercer Island. It continues eastward to Spokane, and ultimately, Boston.
- Interstate 405 runs North-South right through the middle of Bellevue, leading north to Kirkland (and eventually rejoining I-5 on the way to Bellingham and ultimately the Canadian border) To the south, I-405 leads to Renton and the Southcenter shopping district before rejoining I-5 (continuing southbound to Portland, OR, and ultimately the Mexican border).
- Sound Transit Express line 550 runs frequently between Downtown Seattle and Downtown Bellevue.
- Sound Transit Express line 560 runs every half hour between SeaTac Airport and Downtown Bellevue.
The Puget Sound (which includes Bellevue) has a decent bus transportation network if you're staying in the city.
- Metro offers both local bus service (good for short distances) and express bus service (good for longer distances).
- Sound Transit offers express bus service.
The two systems accept transfers from each other, treating foreign transfers as credit for a one-zone trip.
For trips outside of the core city, you'll probably want a car.
There are a few museums in Bellevue:
- Bellevue Arts Museum small art museum with fine craft and design exhibitions
- Doll Museum a large collection of dolls
- Bellevue Botanical Gardens  is a must see especially the Garden d'Lights in the winter
See a movie at Lincoln Square Cinemas 
Shop at Bellevue Square 
- Top Gun This old favorite restaurant closed in Seattle, but is now open in the Factoria area of Bellevue, almost at the intersection of I-405 and I-90, across Lake Washington.
- Udupi Palace, 15600 NE 8th St # 9, Crossroads Mall (425) 649-0355. Udupi serves authentic thali plates, dosas, and pani puri, not available in Seattle. Their daily lunch buffet is a soul food hit with many South Indian Microsoft employees.
- Maggianos, downtown Bellevue for great pinot noir and Italian fare.
- Tap House Bar and Grill, . 160 beers on tap.
- Rock Bottom Brewery, . Brews their own beers.
- Joey's, . A decent restaurant and bar.
- Courtyard Seattle - Bellevue/Downtown, 11010 NE 8th Street, ☎ +1 425 454-5888(fax: +1 425 455-5880), .
- Courtyard Seattle Bellevue/Redmond, 14615 NE 29th Place, ☎ +1 425 869-5300(toll free: +1 800 321-2211, fax: +1 425 883-9122), .
- Fairfield Inn Seattle Bellevue, 14595 NE 29th Place, ☎ +1 425 869-6548(fax: +1 425 881-2861), .
- Residence Inn Seattle Bellevue, 14455 NE 29th Place, ☎ +1 425 882-1222(fax: +1 425 885-9260), .
- Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE, . The 382-room hotel offers views of the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges and is a part of the Bellevue Collection, the Northwest's premier shopping destination.
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