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Seattle Waterfront

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Address: Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
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+1 206-938-3322
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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Nice walk

Lots to see and do. Enjoyed our stroll from end to end. Hope you don't get tired though, hard to find taxis at the end.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots to see and do. Enjoyed our stroll from end to end. Hope you don't get tired though, hard to find taxis at the end.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel which is right on the Seattle Waterfront. We had the opportunity to walk along the waterfront in both directions and there was an unlimited opportunity to take some great pictures.

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A fantastic walk along the harbour provides great views of city skyline, the harbour itself and mountains to the rear. A must do to see a lot of different culture on offer.

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Pocatello, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some nice places to see here but the smell is horrible. There is a nice Ice cream shop near Ivar's that is really good.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Parts of the waterfront are very nice with restaurants and attractions. A must go place in the summer time.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are not into the local scene with all that Seattle has to offer, stay away from the per. You get new and old Seattle mixed in this area.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be my very favorite place to go in Seattle. It is picturesque with the ambience of the old Seattle waterfront. Though much cleaned up and improved over the years, it is still a place to haunt when in Seattle. Many "fishie" restaurants and sights to see. The sounds alone are worth the visit.

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Margate, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are near-by and enjoy water views, this is for you. It is very touristy, though. A few gift/souvenier shops, a couple of restaurants,the Great Wheel, Aquarium, and Wings Over Washington are all located here. One of the sight-seeing boats leaves from here, too. It is not far from Pike Market.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're visiting the Pike Place Market, why not stop here? The Seattle Aquarium is here also. Not to mention some good happy hour places. Take a quick walk around the pier. If you want, the Great Wheel Ferris Wheel is here as well. Pretty view. Can easily spend 30 min to 3 hrs here depending what you do.

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Port Orchard, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area has some good places to sit and relax if the weather is good. Most of the waterfront area is taken up by restaurants and bars. You can find the aquarium and the great wheel down here if you are looking for attractions. Also, this is the area that the water tours and ferries leave from. There is construction... More 

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