A few weekends ago , my friend Emma and I went around Seattle to be tourists in our own city. We spent the day exploring to find the best views of the city.

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If you plan visiting Seattle anytime soon, or if you’re a native here, below are some of the best places to get a great view of our beautiful city. 

Take a short sightseeing cruise around Elliot Bay with Argosy Cruises. It’s a great way to experience spectacular views of the city from the water. You can buy tickets here

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The Smith Tower - 506 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 – This the oldest skyscraper in the city and it’s known for it’s historic observatory. You can purchase tickets to the observatory here

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Kerry Park-211 W Highland Dr, Seattle, WA 98119- This is probably the most famous park in the city and you can get an breathtaking panorama view of the Seattle skyline. 

A few other places to check out are, 

Rizal Park- 1007 12th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144- Great view of downtown from Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle.

Gas Works Park- 2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103- Located on the site of the former Seattle Gas Light company gasification plant on Lake Union.

Harbor Ave SW- This a street in West Seattle where Alki Beach, the most popular beach in the city, is located.  You can dine at Marination Ma Kai or Salty’s to get a great view of the Puget Sound. Space Needle- 400 Broad St, Seattle, WA 98109- Most popular observation tower in the city.


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