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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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  • Beautiful popular beach with 0.5 miles of beachfront viewing the Olympic mountains to the West and Seattle to the East. Arriving at the nip of down tide the waves lapped upon the walls until the...  more »
  • We viewed the sundown here. We were also able to few the night lights of Seattle to the east. The government closes the beach promptly at sundown. Many merchants also restrict access to restrooms.....  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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