Best sights in Seattle

Check out the top sights in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Pike Place Market
1. Pike Place Market
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1122 local reviews
Pike Place Market, Seattle
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Ashley
Hop on the 522 express and get off at Union St & 4th Ave for a quick jaunt to Pikes Place Market - one of the…
Anne
Take time to wonder in one of the country’s oldest farmers markets. Encompassing 9 acres, the Market’s…
Chris
Pike Place Market From the iconic market sign and Rachel the Piggy Bank to the gum wall, the original…
1. Pike Place Market
1. Pike Place Market
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1122 local reviews
Pike Place Market, Seattle
Ashley
Ashley
Hop on the 522 express and get off at Union St & 4th Ave for a quick jaunt to Pikes Place Market - one of the most famous and sensorial…
Anne
Anne
Take time to wonder in one of the country’s oldest farmers markets. Encompassing 9 acres, the Market’s historic arcade, winding alleys,…
Chris
Chris
Pike Place Market From the iconic market sign and Rachel the Piggy Bank to the gum wall, the original Starbucks cafe, well over 225 local…
2. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
2. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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414 local reviews
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-780-2500
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Nicole
Today the Hiram M. Chittenden (aka Ballard) Locks are the Nation's busiest with nearly 50,000 vessels/yr…
Michael
Seattle history at its finest. Construction of a ship canal to link Lake Washington and Puget Sound began in…
Trishann
This is where the salmon come through every year on their way down from Alaska! Very cool and iconic sight in…
2. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
2. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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414 local reviews
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-780-2500
Nicole
Nicole
Today the Hiram M. Chittenden (aka Ballard) Locks are the Nation's busiest with nearly 50,000 vessels/yr. "locking through". Boats 'lock…
Michael
Michael
Seattle history at its finest. Construction of a ship canal to link Lake Washington and Puget Sound began in 1911. The Locks officially…
Trishann
Trishann
This is where the salmon come through every year on their way down from Alaska! Very cool and iconic sight in Seattle. Watch the boats come…
3. Fremont Troll
3. Fremont Troll
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283 local reviews
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Sylvia
Yes indeed there is a giant troll under a bridge in Seattle. In fact this is a fun and interesting…
Spencer
This is a fun sight to see! Even if you're just passing by it, you can't resist a photo! The area also has…
Steve
It's a Troll under a bridge. Pretty simple sight seeing spot, kids love climbing on it and it's been in a few…
3. Fremont Troll
3. Fremont Troll
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283 local reviews
Sylvia
Sylvia
Yes indeed there is a giant troll under a bridge in Seattle. In fact this is a fun and interesting neighborhood with unusual sights and…
Spencer
Spencer
This is a fun sight to see! Even if you're just passing by it, you can't resist a photo! The area also has amazing breweries, so if you are…
Steve
Steve
It's a Troll under a bridge. Pretty simple sight seeing spot, kids love climbing on it and it's been in a few movies. Check it out if you're…
4. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
4. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
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30 local reviews
1201 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton
Open · Closes 9:15 PM
+1 425-430-6700
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Johnnie
This is a huge park on Lake Washington South Port. Its a great area to take a stroll, jog, or just enjoy…
4. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
4. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
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30 local reviews
1201 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton
Open · Closes 9:15 PM
+1 425-430-6700
Johnnie
Johnnie
This is a huge park on Lake Washington South Port. Its a great area to take a stroll, jog, or just enjoy the sights. Great place to…
5. Chihuly Garden and Glass
5. Chihuly Garden and Glass
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335 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes in 12 minutes
+1 206-753-4940
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Seattle Oasis
A huge garden filled with sculptures from the famous and LOCAL artist, Dale Chihuly. It is an amazing place to…
Marty
A wonderful local glass artist trained in Murano, this Garden is a Spectacular and beautiful sight to…
5. Chihuly Garden and Glass
5. Chihuly Garden and Glass
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335 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes in 12 minutes
+1 206-753-4940
Seattle Oasis
Seattle Oasis
A huge garden filled with sculptures from the famous and LOCAL artist, Dale Chihuly. It is an amazing place to relax and unwind while taking…
Marty
Marty
A wonderful local glass artist trained in Murano, this Garden is a Spectacular and beautiful sight to experience
6. Space Needle
6. Space Needle
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758 local reviews
400 Broad St, Seattle
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Blair
Definitely a place to go when you hit seattle. Hopefully you were as lucky as we were and the sky was…
May
Seattle landmark that you shouldn't miss it. You may go to the Sky City restaurant at the top of the space…
Jamie
Go for the views or a meal. You can't go wrong with this Seattle classic sight to see.
6. Space Needle
6. Space Needle
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758 local reviews
400 Broad St, Seattle
Blair
Blair
Definitely a place to go when you hit seattle. Hopefully you were as lucky as we were and the sky was completely clear and you can see all…
May
May
Seattle landmark that you shouldn't miss it. You may go to the Sky City restaurant at the top of the space needle and get a free path to go…
Jamie
Jamie
Go for the views or a meal. You can't go wrong with this Seattle classic sight to see.
7. Snoqualmie Falls
7. Snoqualmie Falls
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29 local reviews
6501 Railroad Avenue, Snoqualmie
+1 425-326-2563
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Nancy
Thundering, majestic, incredible sight. The second most popular attraction in washington ( first is Pike Place…
Lily
A sight to behold! Don't miss this one.
7. Snoqualmie Falls
7. Snoqualmie Falls
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29 local reviews
6501 Railroad Avenue, Snoqualmie
+1 425-326-2563
Nancy
Nancy
Thundering, majestic, incredible sight. The second most popular attraction in washington ( first is Pike Place Market in seattle) Go to…
Lily
Lily
A sight to behold! Don't miss this one.
8. Gum Wall
8. Gum Wall
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65 local reviews
1428 Post Alley, Seattle
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Jennifer
Crazy sight to see at the Pike Place market. Bring some well chewed gum to add to the collection.
Jody
If you are in the area, its a sight to see and good photo op.
8. Gum Wall
8. Gum Wall
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65 local reviews
1428 Post Alley, Seattle
Jennifer
Jennifer
Crazy sight to see at the Pike Place market. Bring some well chewed gum to add to the collection.
Jody
Jody
If you are in the area, its a sight to see and good photo op.
9. Ride the Ducks of Seattle
9. Ride the Ducks of Seattle
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26 local reviews
400 Pine St, Seattle
+1 206-441-3825
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Rob
If you see one of these amphibious vehicles rolling down 2nd Ave then you'll instantly understand why we…
9. Ride the Ducks of Seattle
9. Ride the Ducks of Seattle
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26 local reviews
400 Pine St, Seattle
+1 206-441-3825
Rob
Rob
If you see one of these amphibious vehicles rolling down 2nd Ave then you'll instantly understand why we recommend it. It's the most fun way…
10. University of Washington
10. University of Washington
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177 local reviews
University of Washington, Seattle
+1 206-543-2100
UniversityPoint of interestEstablishment
Nic
Iconic landmarks all around this beautiful campus. Take a stroll through the quad and take in the sights and…
Jenny
My school! Beautiful campus for sight seeing.
10. University of Washington
10. University of Washington
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177 local reviews
University of Washington, Seattle
+1 206-543-2100
Nic
Nic
Iconic landmarks all around this beautiful campus. Take a stroll through the quad and take in the sights and smells of the cherry blossoms…
Jenny
Jenny
My school! Beautiful campus for sight seeing.
11. Kerry Park
11. Kerry Park
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524 local reviews
211 W Highland Dr, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
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Elton
This sight is out of the way but worth your time getting there. It is easiest by car. The outlook presents an…
Anny
This has one of the BEST views for sight seeing in all of Seattle. It's STUNNING!
11. Kerry Park
11. Kerry Park
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524 local reviews
211 W Highland Dr, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Elton
Elton
This sight is out of the way but worth your time getting there. It is easiest by car. The outlook presents an eye-level view of Seattle's…
Anny
Anny
This has one of the BEST views for sight seeing in all of Seattle. It's STUNNING!
12. Gas Works Park
12. Gas Works Park
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441 local reviews
2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
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Herbert
Great views of Seattle with Lake Union in view. This sight was in the movie 10 Things I Hate about You.
Rachel
Best views of Seattle. Tons of space to lay out & enjoy the sights or fly a kite or read a book
12. Gas Works Park
12. Gas Works Park
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441 local reviews
2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Herbert
Herbert
Great views of Seattle with Lake Union in view. This sight was in the movie 10 Things I Hate about You.
Rachel
Rachel
Best views of Seattle. Tons of space to lay out & enjoy the sights or fly a kite or read a book