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Review of Alki Beach

Alki Beach
Ranked #18 of 463 things to do in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Beach made famous in a scene from the movie "Sleepless in Seattle" where Tom Hanks flies a kite with his son.
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place is about a 15-20 min drive from Seattle downtown. It is not hard to find. I hear you can also get to Alki Beach by ferry from the docks. There is a long, curving road that follows the shore as you head South and on the left side are shops, places to eat, and cafes. We snacked at a coffee place called Tully's. Not bad. Ample parking places here, but we went on a workday. You can see the ferries to and from Bainbridge Island from Alki Beach. There is a long, pedestrian walkway along the beach for you to enjoy.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We loved this place, plenty of water activities, a lot of fun bars and restaurants, and it has the most awesome view of Seattle!

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We utilized AirBNB for lodging during our visit to Seattle and selected a place located on Alki Beach. I HIGHLY recommend Alki Beach. It is a 10-minute drive to downtown Seattle, and it's so nice to sit on the 2nd floor of Duke's Chowder House and watch the sun set, people walking their dogs,Seattle skyline, etc. We plan to return to Seattle as we didn't see it all, and we will stay on Alki Beach.

Thank CathyTruelove
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The best place to see Seattle in the whole is from Alki Beach! What more do you need to know? It is also the hop off point for the passenger only ferry to Seattle. Never a bad time to see it!

Thank Chef Ed L
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Loved the birds around. Plenty of good places to eat around. Good place to walk, go with family. Have seen cleaner beaches though in India.

Thank DreamerDisha
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