Best ships in Seattle

Check out the top ships in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Gas Works Park
1. Gas Works Park
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179 local reviews
2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Shelley
This park is the site of the former Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant. There is a hill in the park …
Bryan & Mark
Huge walking path from ship canal to Ballard Locks. Large park space for kids of all ages to play in.
Seattle Oasis
Place to enjoy Seattle like a local. Summer rent a canoe or paddleboat. Any time of year run, jog, walk or b…
1. Gas Works Park
1. Gas Works Park
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179 local reviews
2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Shelley
Shelley
This park is the site of the former Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant. There is a hill in the park that offers beautiful views of…
Bryan & Mark
Bryan & Mark
Huge walking path from ship canal to Ballard Locks. Large park space for kids of all ages to play in.
Seattle Oasis
Seattle Oasis
Place to enjoy Seattle like a local. Summer rent a canoe or paddleboat. Any time of year run, jog, walk or blade around the lake's loop.
2. Fremont
2. Fremont
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34 local reviews
Fremont, Seattle
NeighborhoodPolitical
Christy
Neighborhood just north of the ship canal, park and walk.
Bryan
One of my favorite go-tos for a day or night out. Beautifully situated along the Lake WA Ship Canal, this arts…
Barbara
Great Sunday Market with lots of fresh produce, flowers and crafts.
2. Fremont
2. Fremont
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34 local reviews
Fremont, Seattle
Christy
Christy
Neighborhood just north of the ship canal, park and walk.
Bryan
Bryan
One of my favorite go-tos for a day or night out. Beautifully situated along the Lake WA Ship Canal, this artsy neighborhood has plenty to o…
Barbara
Barbara
Great Sunday Market with lots of fresh produce, flowers and crafts.
3. Discovery Park
3. Discovery Park
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194 local reviews
3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-386-4236
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Drew
Watch ferries and/or cruise ships sail past...walk along the water...evening sunsets...and a hike this good wi…
Kiwi
Start at the top of the park, high on the cliffs, trees below, ships drifting lazily down the water in the dis…
Siena
Escape urban life just a short distance from downtown in Discovery Park's 534 acres, including hiking trails, …
3. Discovery Park
3. Discovery Park
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194 local reviews
3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-386-4236
Drew
Drew
Watch ferries and/or cruise ships sail past...walk along the water...evening sunsets...and a hike this good within 10 minutes drive of my ho…
Kiwi
Kiwi
Start at the top of the park, high on the cliffs, trees below, ships drifting lazily down the water in the distance, watch the fog drift dra…
Siena
Siena
Escape urban life just a short distance from downtown in Discovery Park's 534 acres, including hiking trails, protected beaches and breathta…
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
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103 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
ParkMuseumPoint of interest
Karen
Seattle Art Museum (SAM) operates the Olympic Sculpture Park at the north end of the downtown waterfront. Goi…
Sarah
This is a beautiful tucked away park close to downtown where you can see some avant-garde art as well as some …
Siena
Walk among the larger-than-life masterpieces in Olympic Sculpture Park.
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
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103 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
Karen
Karen
Seattle Art Museum (SAM) operates the Olympic Sculpture Park at the north end of the downtown waterfront. Going north from the sculpture pa…
Sarah
Sarah
This is a beautiful tucked away park close to downtown where you can see some avant-garde art as well as some cargo ships trucking up and do…
Siena
Siena
Walk among the larger-than-life masterpieces in Olympic Sculpture Park.
5. Theo Chocolate
5. Theo Chocolate
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65 local reviews
3400 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-632-5100
StoreFoodPoint of interest
Kathy
Great chocolate factory in Fremont - a great Seattle neighborhood. On the ship canal.
Krisanne
I love Theo Chocolate Factory. Tours are $10 and must be booked in advance. No children under 7 are allowed …
Hal
Seattle's famous all organic, fair trade chocolate company. There are tours of all thier cool industrial age …
5. Theo Chocolate
5. Theo Chocolate
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65 local reviews
3400 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-632-5100
Kathy
Kathy
Great chocolate factory in Fremont - a great Seattle neighborhood. On the ship canal.
Krisanne
Krisanne
I love Theo Chocolate Factory. Tours are $10 and must be booked in advance. No children under 7 are allowed on tours. It is in Fremont, w…
Hal
Hal
Seattle's famous all organic, fair trade chocolate company. There are tours of all thier cool industrial age equipment brought over from Eu…
6. Golden Gardens Park
6. Golden Gardens Park
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177 local reviews
8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Carla and Kirk
Great biking destination. Wonderful west views of Sound and Olympics, sailboats, kitesurfing, and occasional s…
Drew
Locals love to come here whenever the weather is nice for swimming, volleyball, and bonfires. It can be full o…
Alex
Very popular beach and park in the summertime. Great views of Puget Sound, sunsets, ferries and large ships p…
6. Golden Gardens Park
6. Golden Gardens Park
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177 local reviews
8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Carla and Kirk
Carla and Kirk
Great biking destination. Wonderful west views of Sound and Olympics, sailboats, kitesurfing, and occasional ships. Pond attracts birdlife y…
Drew
Drew
Locals love to come here whenever the weather is nice for swimming, volleyball, and bonfires. It can be full of people but fun to see all th…
Alex
Alex
Very popular beach and park in the summertime. Great views of Puget Sound, sunsets, ferries and large ships passing by. Great place for fam…
7. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
7. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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191 local reviews
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-780-2500
Travel agencyParkPoint of interest
Bill N Rose
100 years ago, The Locks and Ship Canal were built by Seattle and the Corps of Engineers as a commercial navig…
Virginia
The Locks are a Seattle Icon, National Historic Site and a top tourist site attracting over 1.3 million visito…
Ashley
All Free. Catch the salmon room in the fall to have an incredible experience! Year-round visitor center, beaut…
7. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
7. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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191 local reviews
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-780-2500
Bill N Rose
Bill N Rose
100 years ago, The Locks and Ship Canal were built by Seattle and the Corps of Engineers as a commercial navigation route to develop the Cit…
Virginia
Virginia
The Locks are a Seattle Icon, National Historic Site and a top tourist site attracting over 1.3 million visitors/yr. The Grounds are open fr…
Ashley
Ashley
All Free. Catch the salmon room in the fall to have an incredible experience! Year-round visitor center, beautiful gardens and, of course, t…
8. REI
8. REI
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16 local reviews
222 Yale Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-223-1944
Shoe storeBicycle storeClothing store
Claire
REI the outdoor retailer's flag ship store. Great campus, demo bikes on site, they have a climbing wall - go t…
Kate
If you love adventuring in the outdoors, this is the REI flagship store - even cooler than the Denver location…
Hannah
REI's flagship store has a climbing wall, mountain bike trail, and all the outdoor gear you could ever dream o…
8. REI
8. REI
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16 local reviews
222 Yale Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-223-1944
Claire
Claire
REI the outdoor retailer's flag ship store. Great campus, demo bikes on site, they have a climbing wall - go take a climbing intro class! Gr…
Kate
Kate
If you love adventuring in the outdoors, this is the REI flagship store - even cooler than the Denver location (if you have been there).
Hannah
Hannah
REI's flagship store has a climbing wall, mountain bike trail, and all the outdoor gear you could ever dream of! The employees are friendly…
9. Pike Place Market
9. Pike Place Market
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381 local reviews
Pike Place Market, Seattle
NeighborhoodPolitical
Shannon
The iconic Pike Place Market. Farmers set up early in the morning and usually close by 5/6pm. Here you will al…
Adam
Buy some fish and fresh veggies / sides here and bring them home to grill. Or, ship some fresh fish home! Ch…
Doug And Joyce
Great place to watch the sunset, grab some good seafood, produce or flowers, buy jewelry or a souvenir. It's …
9. Pike Place Market
9. Pike Place Market
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381 local reviews
Pike Place Market, Seattle
Shannon
Shannon
The iconic Pike Place Market. Farmers set up early in the morning and usually close by 5/6pm. Here you will also find the popular French Bak…
Adam
Adam
Buy some fish and fresh veggies / sides here and bring them home to grill. Or, ship some fresh fish home! Check out the "gum wall." Recen…
Doug And Joyce
Doug And Joyce
Great place to watch the sunset, grab some good seafood, produce or flowers, buy jewelry or a souvenir. It's often crowded during cruise sh…
10. Seattle Public Library-Central Library
10. Seattle Public Library-Central Library
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44 local reviews
1000 4th Ave, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-386-4636
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Ping
The Seattle Public Library's Central Library is the flagship library of The Seattle Public Library system. The…
Christopher & Malissa
The Seattle Public Library is the flagship library of the Seattle Public Library system. Stunning architecture…
Tom
Seattle's downtown flagship library is an architectural wonder. Designed by architect Rem Koolhaas, the librar…
10. Seattle Public Library-Central Library
10. Seattle Public Library-Central Library
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44 local reviews
1000 4th Ave, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-386-4636
Ping
Ping
The Seattle Public Library's Central Library is the flagship library of The Seattle Public Library system. The 11-story glass and steel buil…
Christopher & Malissa
Christopher & Malissa
The Seattle Public Library is the flagship library of the Seattle Public Library system. Stunning architecture and a must stop and explore.
Tom
Tom
Seattle's downtown flagship library is an architectural wonder. Designed by architect Rem Koolhaas, the library is an airy space made of ste…
11. Nordstrom Downtown Seattle
11. Nordstrom Downtown Seattle
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28 local reviews
Department storeShoe storeClothing store
Paj & Mickey
This is the flagship Nordstrom downtown store, very close to the Headquarter building itself! A great shopping…
John
It started in Seattle in 1901 with shoes and look how they've grown. Check out the Nordstrom flagship store (c…
Lynn
It started in Seattle in 1901 with shoes and look how they've grown. Check out the Nordstrom flagship store (c…
11. Nordstrom Downtown Seattle
11. Nordstrom Downtown Seattle
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28 local reviews
Paj & Mickey
Paj & Mickey
This is the flagship Nordstrom downtown store, very close to the Headquarter building itself! A great shopping and fashion experience from S…
John
John
It started in Seattle in 1901 with shoes and look how they've grown. Check out the Nordstrom flagship store (currently experiencing a major …
Lynn
Lynn
It started in Seattle in 1901 with shoes and look how they've grown. Check out the Nordstrom flagship store (currently experiencing a major …
12. Westlake Center
12. Westlake Center
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18 local reviews
400 Pine St, Seattle
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 206-467-1600
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Pam
Flagship Nordstrom and much more!!!!
Corey
The Westlake area of downtown is the best place to shop in Seattle. You can take the light rail here from Beac…
Seattle Oasis
Light rail station to and from Seatac airport. Westlake Center is also the heart of downtown Seattle's shoppin…
12. Westlake Center
12. Westlake Center
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18 local reviews
400 Pine St, Seattle
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 206-467-1600
Pam
Pam
Flagship Nordstrom and much more!!!!
Corey
Corey
The Westlake area of downtown is the best place to shop in Seattle. You can take the light rail here from Beacon Hill, just get off at Westl…
Seattle Oasis
Seattle Oasis
Light rail station to and from Seatac airport. Westlake Center is also the heart of downtown Seattle's shopping district.