Spend a Day on Alki Beach
Seattle isn’t known for the most sun but still has plenty of beaches to soak up some vitamin D on. Located in West Seattle, Alki Beach Park is a two-mile-long park stretching from Alki Point to the Duwamish head. One of the northwest’s most popular stretches of Beach, locals looking to get outside for the day, enjoy the sun or walk to the beach flock to the sandy beach. Still, a park’s property, Alki beach park is just a short water taxi ride from across Elliott Bay. Looking back towards downtown, the most beautiful views of passing Washington State Ferries, CenturyLink Field, and Seattle Aquarium.
Along Alki Avenue, one can find some of the best food West Seattle has to offer. Grab some Hawaiian food at Marination Ma Kai located to the east side of Alki Point. Their deck has sweeping views of the city skyline and Puget Sound. Walking down the beach or on the pedestrian path, you can’t miss Blue Moon Burgers. Renovating an old gas station right in the heart of Alki Avenue, this burger joint is a staple for all visitors to the area. A milkshake and fries always pair well during the hot months in Seattle. Alki Beach in is the best way to hit the beach in the upper left of the United States.
The sight of the Space Needle
Seattle is a beautiful city with so much to offer. One of the most iconic landmarks in Seattle is the Space Needle, built for the 1962 World’s Fair. It has since become one of Seattle’s most popular attractions and offers visitors an incredible sky view of downtown Seattle, Puget Sound, and Mount Rainier. Seattle Center also houses rotating exhibits throughout the year that showcase different cultures from around the world. Plus it features rotating restaurants on each level that are perfect for enjoying a meal or drinks while taking in unparalleled views of the city If you haven’t been up yet, it’s time to make your way there today!
The newest renovation focuses on the visitor experience and they installed a glass floor on one of the observation decks on the space needle. The unmatched views of downtown Seattle are hard to beat coming from the observation deck 48 floors high.