Where to Find the Best Views in Seattle

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Where to Find the Best Views in Seattle

Admittedly, visiting the Space Needle, the landmark as synonymous with Seattle as Starbucks and ferryboats, and heading up to its deck or revolving restaurant is pretty much a guaranteed impressive view. But there are other ways to get iconic views of the Emerald City.

From historic boozing to paddling through the Ballard Locks to flying in a seaplane—here’s how to get the best views in Seattle.

Kristin Conard is a writer, teacher, runner and occasional climber living along California’s central coast, and she wrote an award-winning book on Kansas’s trails.