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Alki Beach

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Address: 1702 Alki Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98116
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+1 206-684-4075
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Beach made famous in a scene from the movie "Sleepless in...

Beach made famous in a scene from the movie "Sleepless in Seattle" where Tom Hanks flies a kite with his son.

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Tourists should go out of the way to visit

You have to either take a bus or water taxi to get there from downtown. Or if you have/rent a car then it is easily drive-able. But if you are a tourist, I recommend going out of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You have to either take a bus or water taxi to get there from downtown. Or if you have/rent a car then it is easily drive-able. But if you are a tourist, I recommend going out of the way to visit this West Seattle beach. It is super beautiful, even during the winter (dress warm though!). And there are lots... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite places! So cute! Super small town vibes with plenty to enjoy from beach volleyball, water sport activities and rentals, great food! We rented bike and enjoyed views!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the area i would want to live if I was moving to Seattle. A great neighborhood, good restaurants, beaches and parks. I am really talking about the whole West area....you will see. Parking is a problem at times.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent place to spend with family. On a clear day this beach presents lovely views of the sea and mountains. Easily approachable with lots of food options. One can spend around 2-3 hours here.

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SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From Alki you will see the ferries come in and out of the terminal and the seattle skyline. Especially lovely at night.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any season is great for a trip to Ali beach! Ahhh sandy beach, salt air and passing boats. Look for Statue of Liberty, she is an icon even here. Weekends are crowded, lots of activities and unbelievable people watching. Hungry? Well look along water front and you have quite a few choices, including Starbucks of course. Bus lines stop frequently,... More 

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Quen Creek , Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from the Arizona desert we need a place to escape in July and August and Alki Beach is one of our favorite spots. Great casual vibe easy walking to the water taxi to go downtown and brunch at Salty's is legendary.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love renting bikes and riding down the whole beach. Wonderful views on the Puget Sound and if you look close you might spot a seal or eagle!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for kayaking, bonfires, beach going, volleyball, walking the boardwalk, running, jogging, cycling & restaurant going.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite times to visit Alki is in the off season. Less traffic, less people...but on a sunny days you still have the beach and the amazing sunsets.

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