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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a must see if you're in the Seattle area. My favorite was the aquarium. Very interesting. I loved the octopus tanks especially. Loved shopping the vendor booths also.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Danna W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area has a great view of the city and is simple. There is tons of stuff to do but the best thing is taking in the views for free.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rambo4567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Seattle and we were told by friends that the waterfront was the place to visit. We opted for the Marriott and were upgraded to a top floor corner suite with a grand view across the bay. We decided to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TexasVoyager_BW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a ferry across the bay. Spend some time shopping for food. It's a great place to see the city and the people!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much to do on the waterfront. We love to people watch and you will not be disappointed. The shops on the pier are very nice. Lots of cool things to look at. Take a few flight of stairs up and you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wisconsin2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love walking down this area whenever I visit Seattle, it is crowded but it isn't pushy or full of rude people

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sean M
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Seattle was everything I could have imagined and so much more! The culture,nightlife..daylife,art museum's, restaurants and tons of coffeehouses were extraordinary! The week there was simply not enough time to see everything,but it was still an awesome week.I can't wait to return.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nikk K
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

It was a rainy December day in Seattle. We stopped at Ivar's Fish Bar for fish and chips. Watching people feeding the sea gulls is a gas. Then off to Ye Olde Curiosity Shop. Sylvester the mummy is still there along with all types of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Randorf
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A marvellous view of sea from the shore. The view of Seattle sky line was enchanting with tall buildings to contrast with flat sea. Evening had some rain.The Oracle tower with green lights at the top stood out. The restaurant at the sea front is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nilraj B
Reviewed 26 November 2018

While the waterfront definitely offers beautiful views of the Puget Sound, I will say that out of all of the attractions in Seattle it is where I spent the least time. Other than the Ferris wheel and State Ferry boats, the waterfront front doesn't offer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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26 February 2018|
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Response from 678lc | Reviewed this property |
Pier 91 looks like the berthing home for Holland America Lines. The pier also had long term auto parking facilities. The portal will not let me put in a web address so i’m going to see if this will work. Type three w’s... More
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Response from LuckyTravel4_2_24 | Reviewed this property |
Super Shuttle and Shuttle Express are vans that will transport you and your luggage from the airport to any address in Seattle. This site won't permit website links but just search Super Shuttle, Seattle and you'll find the... More
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Lite rai from the airport to downtown is convenient, fast and economical