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Alki Beach, Seattle

4.5
#2 of 37 in Beaches in Washington State
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • My husband, son and I took the West Seattle water taxi to Alki Beach toward the end of our one week vacation in Seattle. We had already done the Harbor Cruise so seeing Seattle from West Seattle was....  more »
  • We walked on the sidewalk looking back at the Seattle skyline. Bikers, skaters and walkers were all about on our Sunday AM walk. Great with a stop at Salty's for a great lunch.  more »
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  • Lighting was captivating in Alki over looking the city scape! Awesome view!
  • You can see Seattle skyline from here. Its quite beautiful . Great for pictures
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