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Seattle Waterfront

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Address: Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206-938-3322
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Walking along the Seattle Waterfront is a perfect way to soak up some...
Walking along the Seattle Waterfront is a perfect way to soak up some Northwest atmosphere.  Take in views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains while exploring Olympic Sculpture Park, the Seattle Aquarium, shops, and restaurants like Ivar’s, a local landmark, where you can watch the ferries load and depart while you eat. 
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great view of city and water . Amazing place to spend a short as well as longer time. Went on a short holiday and loved every minute spent there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

great view of city and water . Amazing place to spend a short as well as longer time. Went on a short holiday and loved every minute spent there.

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

At this time there are constructions along the Waterfront. That ruins the scenic view of the area. That is the reason I rate this average. The Aquarium and harbor cruises are there also.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Flew into Seattle before heading on the journey down the Oregon Coast. What an experience, busy and fun. I have never experienced so much all on one waterfront. Will be back to experience again.

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed walking on the waterfront. My girls rode the Ferris wheel and had a great time on it. Plenty of restaurants. Would have enjoyed more shops. Loved the views.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We loved Seattle.. the city the water front areas.. we will come back! Maybe on our way to Alaska next time

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Lacey, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The waterfront is another classic Seattle stop. Every time we have company from out of town, we bring them down here for at least 3-4 hours of soaking up Seattle. There is plenty to see and do, and photo ops abound. A couple tips: restrooms...good choice for a bathroom break is inside the carousel building. There are restrooms on different... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Seattle is a big time favorite I love going here it is normally cool and fun all year round. I love that there is so much to do. The Aquarium, the shops, the ferry,the ships alone are amazing. The fish is so fresh and delicious it make you want to stay forever.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We have walked around at the waterfront many times. You can get some great sunset shots from there. We find the large dock near the market to be best. There are some great restaurants down there and the sculpture garden is smallish but a nice walk. Try out Anthony's for a nice meal! If they ever finish the "Seattle Big... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I enjoyed wandering around the waterfront. Lots of opportunity to get on the water and plenty of food and refreshment to be found.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Tons of stuff to do down here. Wander around have lunch at one of the many seafood places or grab some food and head north to the parking lot or to Myrtle Edwards park. I would suggest a whole day down here with half at the Seattle Aquarium but if you are not interested in that long of a time... More 

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Address: Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206-938-3322
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

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