Seattle Attractions

Seattle Attractions
Known as the Emerald City, Seattle was established in 1869. The Washington city serves as a major port in the Northwest. A geographical treasure, Seattle is close to mountains and water, providing picturesque views and recreational opportunities throughout the year.

Burke-Gilman Trail

Spanning more than 18 miles, the Burke-Gilman Trail is a paved pathway popular for cycling, jogging, skating, and walking. Follow the trail along historic railroad routes along the Lake Washington Ship Canal. The trail offers access and unique vantage points of Seattle neighborhoods and Lake Washington.

Burke-Gilman Trail
60th Place NE
Seattle, WA 98155
(206) 684-7583



Boating is a popular recreational activity in Seattle, as the city is surrounded by water. At the Moss Bay Rowing & Kayak Center, boating enthusiasts can row, sail or kayak along Seattle's shores and canals. The Moss Bay Rowing & Kayak Center offers lessons for water recreational activities. Also, enjoy two-hour or half-day guided tours of Lake Union.

Moss Bay Rowing & Kayaking Center
1001 Fairview Ave N, #1900
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 682-2031

Washington Park Arboretum

Dating back to the 1930s, the Washington Park Arboretum conains more than 200 acres of plant collections along Lake Washington. The park and horticultural resource boasts 20,000 trees, shrubs, and vines.Take a 60-minute guided walking tour of the arboretum. Tours highlight seasonal plant collections. The arboretum is open from sunrise to sunset daily.

Washington Park Arboretum
2300 Arboretum Drive East
Seattle, WA 98195-8010


Article Written By Steve Repsys

A writing professional with more than 15 years of experience, Steve Repsys is currently employed in a college marketing environment. He is part of a team that produces award-winning publications. He holds a bachelor's degree in communication from Stonehill College and a master's degree in sports marketing from Springfield College.

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