I love viewing the Skyline of the different cities and prefer adding such a spot in my travel itinerary where I can grab a view of the whole city. Seattle has many exciting places to visit; check out my itinerary to explore Seattle like locals. I lived in Seattle for more than a year, which allowed me to explore a view of Seattle from different angles. Because the city is surrounded by mountains, lakes, and various natural landscapes, it looks beautiful from every angle. Here I am sharing the best five places to view the Skyline of Seattle according to my view.
What is Skyline? According to the definition, the Skyline is an outline of land and buildings defined against the sky. If you see Skyline, it feels like all the different heights of buildings are standing in one line.
1. Gas Works Park, Seattle
Address:- 2143 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103
This park was a former Seattle light company’s gas plant. Besides the Lake Union and Downtown view, you can also see all process equipment and plant setup.
2. Kerry Park
Kerry Park is at the corner of west 2nd Ave and highland drive on Queen Anne Hill in the residential neighborhood. You can see the Seattle Space needle in the middle of the city.
3. Lake Union
You can explore Lake Union by ferry or on sightseeing tours. You can also rent a kayak or a speed boat if you want. The farther you go into the lake, the view of the city gets beautiful. This ride will give you two benefits you can explore the lakeside of Seattle and get the reflection of downtown on the water.
4. Seattle Great Wheel
Seattle Ferries Wheel is 175 feet tall, so you will get a fantastic view of downtown when you get on top of it.
5. Alki Beach
Alki Beach is the summer picnic-perfect place. You can enjoy the beach while viewing the Skyline of Seattle. It is also an excellent place to spend a day relaxing at the beach.