The Edgewater is just minutes away from world famous Seattle attractions.
The Seattle Space Needle
Because the Edgewater Hotel is located in the heart of Seattle’s picturesque waterfront on Pier 67, you’ll be within walking distance of some of the city’s very favorite places, like the Seattle Space Needle. Take a trip up the Seattle Space Needle It's a breeze to get to the Space Needle, in the heart of the city. The Space Needle has convenient valet parking where you can safely leave your car and spend the day at the Seattle Center.
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Pike Place Market
Seattle’s original farmers market, established in 1907. The Market has a “Meet the Producer” tradition, 363 days a year. In addition to the actual market part of the Market, there are restaurants and shopping as well!
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Pioneer Square, once considered the heart of Seattle, is located just north of SoDo, west of the International District and adjacent to Elliot Bay and was the original home of Seattle's founding settlers. Most of Pioneer Square's original wooden structures were destroyed in the Great Seattle Fire of 1889 to be replaced with brick structures. Today, Pioneer Square is the home of a vibrant art and culinary scene comprised of many galleries, bars, cafes, eateries and eclectic shops.
University of Washington Campus
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The UW educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship.
Located next door to The Edgewater, you may wish to take a day trip to Victoria, BC or go whale watching.
The region’s premier resource for hands-on marine experiences and conservation education, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound and our world’s one big ocean.
They say the only thing better than having a boat is having a friend with a boat. And for over 60 years Argosy has been proud to be Seattle’s “friend with a boat,” showing locals and visitors a side of Seattle they rarely get to see.
Experience Music Project
A hands-on musical “Experience” for all ages, the EMP is a must visit for the musically inclined. The exhibits are varied, many are interactive, and the collection of Jimi Hendrix memorabilia is an “Experience” second to none. From the website: EMP is a one-of-a-kind music museum combining interactive and interpretive exhibits to tell the story of the creative, innovative and rebellious expression that defines American popular music. Featuring a world-class collection of artifacts, unique architecture by Frank O. Gehry, state-of-the-art technology, and exciting interactive presentations, EMP will encourage visitors of all ages and backgrounds to experience the power and joy of music in its many forms.
Seattle Great Wheel
The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington. With an overall height of 175 feet, it was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it opened on June 29, 2012.
Ride the Ducks Seattle
Tour Seattle by land and water on a WWII amphibious landing craft! It’s a party on wheels that floats!
Seattle Underground Tour
A leisurely, guided walking tour beneath Seattle’s sidewalks and streets. As you roam the subterranean passages that once were the main roadways and first-floor storefronts of old downtown Seattle, guides regale you with the stories Seattle pioneers didn’t want you to hear. It’s history with a twist!
Kerry Park is a 1.26 acres park on the south slope of Queen Anne Hill in Seattle, located at the corner of 2nd Avenue W. and W. Highland Drive. According to a plaque on a wall in the park, "Kerry Park was given to the City in 1927 by Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sperry Kerry, Sr., so that all who stop here may enjoy this view." The view includes downtown Seattle, Elliott Bay, the West Seattle peninsula, Bainbridge Island, Mount Rainier and the iconic red E of The Edgewater.
The park was one of the many stops on the finale episode of the third season of Amazing Race. The park was also featured as the opening scene in the 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You. In addition, Kerry Park is featured on the cover of the album Words Run As Thick As Blood by Seattle hardcore band Brotherhood.
Dimitriou Jazz Alley
The family-owned and operated bistro attracted a vibrant array of musicians and clientele when it first opened in 1979. Dimitriou's Jazz Alley night club has been remodeled three times since moving to its larger, current location at 6th and Lenora, and offers an exciting mix of dining, live music and performances. The nightclub also offers a unique and intimate atmosphere where all seats are located within 50 feet of the stage.
Kenmore Air Flightseeing
As a family-run Seattle seaplane airline with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, Kenmore Air is dedicated to creating memorable experiences for travelers. From flightseeing tours over Seattle, to flying to the San Juan Islands and Victoria BC, Kenmore Air brings the fun back to flying.
Looking out over Elliot Bay, West Seattle and the Puget Sound, the Seattle Waterfront is a unique location. It is an exciting place to explore, with souvenir shops, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions, galleries, the Seattle Aquarium and more. Additionally, a multi-year program is underway to expand, renovate and upgrade Waterfront Seattle to create a “Waterfront for All”. Experience the Seattle waterfront today and come back yearly to see the updates!