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This is the index to a series of pages devoted to viewpoints around Seattle. These pages are written primarily for visitors who are clueless and car-less in Seattle, and who want to enjoy some of what Seattle is famous for - its views.
We'll show you how to get to Seattle's best viewpoints from downtown by bus, and what to expect when you get there. Suggested departure bus stops are those closest to the Westlake Center, a retail and transportation hub of downtown Seattle. Check the Metro Bus web site for latest information.
Keep $1 notes and quarters about your person, to pay for the bus rides.
For those getting about by car, we provide a link to MapBlast! Click on their "Directions" page to map a route to the viewpoint.
Alki Beach Park, West Seattle
Beacon Hill Viewpoint, Beacon Hill
Admiral Way Viewpoint, West Seattle
Charles A Richey Snr. Viewpoint, West Seattle
Don Armeni Boat Ramp & Viewpoint, West Seattle
Four Columns Park, downtown Seattle
Jose Rizal Park, Beacon Hill
Harborview Park, First Hill
Hamilton Viewpoint Park, West Seattle
Kerry Viewpoint Park, Queen Anne Hill
Kinnear Park, Queen Anne Hill
Luna Park Seawall, West Seattle
Seacrest Park, West Seattle
Space Needle, downtown Seattle
Terminal 5 Public Shoreline Access, West Seattle
Thomas Street Park, Broadview
Victor Steinbrueck Park, downtown Seattle
Volunteer Park, Capitol Hill
*See also, this map of West Seattle viewpoints.
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