Where are the best spots for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, etc.?

John Roderick pontificates about all the things visitors can do on the water in Seattle, including renting paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes.

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Ballard Visit Page
Golden Gardens City park draws outdoor lovers for Puget Sound and mountain views, trails, and an off-leash area for dogs.
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Grand Hyatt Seattle

  • Address: 721 Pine St, Seattle WA 98101
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Seattle
  • Phone: (206) 774-1234
  • Website: grandseattle.hyatt.com

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Fairmont Olympic Hotel

  • Address: 411 University St, Seattle WA 98101
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Seattle
  • Phone: (206) 621-1700
  • Website: fairmont.com