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Lake Washington

Address: Seattle, WA
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$109*
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Ranked #24 of 176 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Kayaking
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Owner description: Being just a short drive away from the bustling city makes this lake an ideal getaway for the stressed-out Seattleite.
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Everett, Washington
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139 reviews 139 reviews
41 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This lake is for everyone. Walking trails, boating, fishing and exploring. Good sailing or kayaking are both possibly here. Some areas are crowded with homes others are secluded. Have a blast.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Plenty of fishing, watersports and of course SeaFair. I cant name all of the things to do here year round.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you have a day off and you want to really be relaxed then this is one of the places that i recommend you to go to. Go for a walk or a swimming. Recommended for a family day out

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California
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1,233 reviews 1,233 reviews
797 attraction reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There are so many ways to enjoy this lake. It has secluded beaches. It is great for sailing. It has a trippy pontoon bridge for driving. What I like best, however, is approaching it from the Sound by way of the locks!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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536 reviews 536 reviews
214 attraction reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Gorgeous blue water. Fabulous scenery, especially on a sunny day. Great views from the shore or from the water. Take a drive "across the lake" on the 520 (Evergreen Point) or I-90 floating bridges! The 520 bridge is the longest floating bridge in the world.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Visited Seattle & saw the Blue Angels fly during SeaFair at Lake Washington. Absolutely breath taking. Beautiful environment & worth the effort of planning.

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There were boat races going on while we were there. The Blue Angels, and lots of boat traffic. Very well attended. This lake is large, lots to see. Some beautiful homes along the lake.

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Hyderabad, India
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132 reviews 132 reviews
89 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A lovely place who love water and scenic beauty . Maintained well and one can sit near the water front and spend a couple of hours enjoying the nature and a partial view of high rise buildings of Down town Seattle, Lake waters with forests on the side, feast our eyes. Evenings are better if you want cool breeze of... More

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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews 95 reviews
45 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Lake Washington is beautiful and very long. Seattle is bordered on two sides by water. Puget Sound on the west, and Lake Washington on the east side. There are so many amazing parks along Lake Washington it's hard to visit them all. If you're visiting Seattle you must find a way to get yourself down to the shores of the... More

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Las Cruces
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110 reviews 110 reviews
34 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Our friends took us around Mercer Island to see all the beautiful homes and surrounding area. What beautiful and amazing houses along with the gorgeous landscapes.

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