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Lake Union

North of downtown, south of Fremont, Seattle, WA
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This large, recreational lake is great for renting an electric boat, kayaking and admiring the Seattle skyline. The new South Lake Union Park is open and easily accessible from downtown by Streetcar.
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North of downtown, south of Fremont, Seattle, WA
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"gas works park"
in 21 reviews
"gasworks park"
in 15 reviews
"sleepless in seattle"
in 18 reviews
"center for wooden boats"
in 9 reviews
"outdoor center"
in 6 reviews
"floating homes"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful lake"
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"seattle streetcar"
in 3 reviews
"july fireworks"
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"sea planes take off and land"
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"tom hanks"
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"ducks tour"
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"great walk"
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"sunny day"
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"puget sound"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Favorite spot for seeing sunrise, expensive yachts and sailing boats. Small restaurants have great views but food nothing special.

Thank hakccmd
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lucked out and got to see this lake on a sunny March day. It is gorgeous and full of activity. It is home to floating houses, sea planes and small cruise boats. Also there are kayakers and people enjoying the parks on the north...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We had a lovely afternoon walking along the waters edge of Lake Union. There are lots of boats on the jetties to look at, places to stop for food or coffee along the way. A nice way to spend a leisurely stroll if you have...More

Thank Noelene B
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The lake is next to the place where we live and its wonderful to see the views name it anytime of the year. During the Christmas time you can get a chance to see the decorated boats in night. The views it offers is breathtaking.

Thank Sheifaly W
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Lake Union is a must visit when you're in Seattle. The Lake, Wooden Boats, a museum, sea planes, lots of boats on the lake, many places to eat, and much more. Definitely make time for a visit.

Thank Alec D
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

A must see to know this gem in the Seattle growing business area particularly the Amazon campus. A very pleasing sojourn.

Thank JohnMaMercer
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

There are plenty of people jogging and walking along this lake in downtown Seattle—and it's great to join them! There are some nice views, especially of the houseboats,

Thank MaineGuy777
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed at an adjacent hotel. The lake is very cool with sites involving yachts & sea planes. Lots of restaurants. Clean & safe-feeling area.

Thank TravelingfromPace
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I rented a kayak at the Northwest Outdoor Center and paddled amongst the houseboats. Then, I rented a Limebike and rode on the very beautiful dedicated bike trail around the lake. Afterwards, I rode across the bridge and went to see the Fremont Troll.

Thank sue820
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I really wanted to see the house where Sleepless In Seattle was filmed and of course my guy found it and took me here for a surprise. Although its not a tourist attraction to go anywhere near this house, my love got me right in...More

Thank DiAnnesInLove
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Peggy R
22 June 2015|
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Response from MelissaMME |
We watched them over the Lake from our balcony at our hotel.
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Response from Hattie748 | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know, but I would recommend a small boat as the lake isn't really anything to see. You may want to check photos of the area (lake union) out, online before taking the time and paying $ for a tour, if one is... More
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