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Alki Beach, Seattle, Washington

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Distance from city center: 4.2mi
itachan's pictureby itachan Beaches travel tip
added on the 15th of September, 2010
Alki Beach is the best and most beautiful place in Seattle for walking, volley, jogging and all that staff. Alki is a long stripe of beach of about 2.5 miles running from Alki Point to Duwamish Head.

The view is one of the great attractions, it is amazing how you see the city view melting into endless blue ocean. It was never really crowded while I was there so it's also perfect for some time you want to spend lonely.

The beach has fire pits where you can lit a campfire. It also has a clean restroom near Alki Point but there are also tables for picnic and a settlers monument on the place where the first settlers arrived and met Chief Seattle and his people.

It's real nice place in the whole year, but if you go during the summer, you can enjoy the sun and maybe even the water, it's temperature being between 46 and 56 degr. Fahrenheit. Final judgment: it's great!

1702 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116, USA


Opening Hours:
From Oct. to Apr.: 4AM to 11:30PM
From Apr. to Oct.: 6AM to 11PM

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blackangel_66's picture
blackangel_66 wrote on Sep 15, 2010 7:40:
'Sleepless in Seattle' is one of my favorite movies. I remember it features Alki Beach. :)Reply

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