Enjoy stunning views of the city and Puget Sound as you explore walkable fun at Seattle’s Waterfront. Find quirky shops, seafood restaurants, tree-lined paths, and much more at this area attraction, located just minutes from Seattle Oasis Vacation Rentals accommodations. Best of all, many of the best Central Waterfront Seattle activities and Seattle Downtown attractions are free!
Eat at the Seattle Waterfront
Seattle is famous for its seafood. Enjoy some fresh, local fish prepared to perfection with a view of the waters from which it recently came at the Central Waterfront Seattle. You’ll find a variety of waterfront seafood restaurants serving both casual and fine dining meals, all with unbeatable views and delicious menu offerings.
Don’t miss Ye Olde Curiosity Shop, open on Seattle’s waterfront since 1899. Find all manner of oddities, like shrunken heads, mummies, and the Lord’s Prayer engraved on a grain of rice. The shop carries curiosities from the Pacific northwest and around the world, and you can even get your fortune told while you’re there!
You’ll find more traditional souvenirs for your friends and family at the Seattle Waterfront as well. Take home locally made art and gifts, a bottle of Washington wine, or some Seattle’s iconic local coffee.
For an exciting new viewpoint of Seattle’s Waterfront, take a ride on the Seattle Great Wheel. At 175-feet tall, the Great Wheel is one of North America’s largest Ferris wheels. The 15-minute ride will give you spectacular views of downtown Seattle, Elliott Bay, west Seattle, and surrounding areas. And with 42 climate-controlled gondolas, you can see Seattle from this Seattle Downtown attractions ‘ point-of-view any time of year.
You can also gaze back at the city from the water when you set sail on one of the waterfront’s numerous charter boating opportunities. Washington State Ferries will take you to Bremerton or Bainbridge Island, while Argosy Cruises explore the shoreline of Elliott Bay with narrated sight-seeing cruises.
Visit the Seattle Aquarium at Pier 59 to see and learn about all sorts of sea creatures. Meet the aquarium’s sea mammals or octopus during daily feedings and listen as staff describes the life and habits of these amazing animals. The aquarium offers numerous special programs, as well as Toddler Time, with a myriad of developmentally appropriate hands-on activities, and Story Time on weekends. Open daily from 9:30 to 5pm, the Seattle Aquarium is a must-see family experience while you’re here.
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