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  • Address: Alaskan Way, Seattle 98101, USA

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Seattle Waterfront

Definitely make the Seattle Waterfront your first stop on a visit to Seattle, for it is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The bustling waterfront not only holds gift shops, candy stores selling fudge and saltwater taffy, sidewalk T-shirt vendors, and restaurants of all kinds, it’s also is the spot for some of city’s top attractions and piers tied with boats waiting to take you out on Puget Sound.

On the Seattle Waterfront, you can touch starfish at the Seattle Aquarium, watch your kids take a virtual kayak ride on Puget Sound at the Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center, or picnic in Waterfront Park, while taking in the breathtaking view across Elliott Bay to Olympic Mountains.

If you want to get out on the water from the Seattle Waterfront, head to Pier 52 for the Washington State Ferries, Pier 55 for harbor cruises and trips to Tillicum Village on Blake Island, or Pier 56 for a boat to Chittenden (Ballard) Locks. If you’re with the kids, head to Pier 57, which has a vintage carousel and a video arcade to keep the kids busy.

Practical Info

The Seattle Waterfront stretches along Alaskan Way from Yesler Way, in the south, to Bay Street, Myrtle Edwards Park, and the Olympic Sculpture Park, in the north. You can access the park by car, bus, streetcar, and even monorail.

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Seattle City Tour, Seattle, null

Seattle City Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 296 Reviews

Small group tours of Seattle. Space Needle, Pike Place Market and all major attractions, highlights and picture postcard photo-ops on a three hour tour ...  Read more

Location: Seattle, Washington
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $58.00
Seattle Locks Cruise, Seattle, Bus & Minivan Tours

Seattle Locks Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 149 Reviews

Enjoy beautiful views of Seattle from the water on this relaxing cruise along the Ballard Locks, connecting Puget Sound, Lake Union and Lake Washington. Watch ...  Read more

Location: Seattle, Washington
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $44.66
2-Hour Seattle City Tour, Seattle, Day Cruises

2-Hour Seattle City Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

This 2 hour Seattle City Tour is a fantastic way to see the Seattle Metro Area! Enjoy Seattle's natural beauty and capture the perfect photo that will cause ...  Read more

Location: Seattle, Washington
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.00

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