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Alki Beach, Seattle

4.5
View the city skyline, glimpse orcas and sea lions offshore, and play beach volleyball at Alki Beach. Rent kayaks and paddleboards, ride a bike down the paved path, and roller-skate while you take in the views of the nearby mountain ranges. Eat and drink at one of the many nearby restaurants, or pack food to eat at the picnic tables. Street parking is available nearby, but it fills quickly--consider taking the ferry from the city and then the free shuttle bus to the beach instead. Plan your visit to Alki Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Seattle trip planner.
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  • We drove to Alki because it was raining. We loved the atmosphere. Great places to walk along the water and see the Seattle sky-line. Nice restaurants along the water. We took pix at the mini Statue of...  more »
  • Love visiting Alki Beach each Seattle trip. It's a great spot we've seen sunsets from and travelled to and from downtown Seattle on the water taxi.  more »
  • I had no idea this was here, despite multiple visits to Seattle. Visiting a friend here, we were happy to spend the morning wandering the beach and grabbing brunch. Even on a warm summer day, Alki is ...  more »
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  • For a beautiful walk with someone you love or even just a friend and family awesome place would recommend it to anybody one of my top 10 favorite places in Washington.
  • Great place for a walk and to get some sun. I've lived in Seattle all my life and come here all the time
  • Very nice. But went on a very windy day
  • Nice in summer. Good location to bike to and from. Lots of easy and hard biking in the area. Nice starbucks.
  • Great place for walking biking rollerblading eating. Best view I'm seattle
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