What are some of the best places to see walking along the waterfront?

John Roderick recommends some must see places to visit on the Seattle waterfront.

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Seattle Waterfront Boardwalk Visit Page
Ivar's Acres of Clams Local counter-serve chain dishing up fried fish and chowders in casual quarters with nautical accents.
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Ye Olde Curiosity Shop Historic family-run novelty shop and museum for oddities such as shrunken heads, plus Native American art.
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Seattle Great Wheel Located along the Seattle Waterfront, it was the largest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it opened.
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Seattle Aquarium Popular spot for families offers an underwater viewing dome, coral reef tank, otters, and a touch tank.
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Downtown Visit Page


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Silver Cloud Inn – Seattle Lake Union

  • Address: 1150 Fairview Ave N, Seattle WA 98109
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union
  • Phone: (206) 812-4894
  • Website: silvercloud.com

Fairmont Olympic Hotel

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

The Mediterranean Inn

  • Address: 425 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle WA 98109
  • Neighborhood: Queen Anne
  • Phone: (206) 428-4700
  • Website: mediterranean-inn.com