Locks Cruise – Seattle Waterfront

Curious on how to spend the rest of your afternoon after sailing with us on the Locks Cruise? We've got the lowdown on the must-stop-spots to check out around the Seattle Waterfront while you're in Seattle.

Seattle Waterfront

Ivar's Fish Bar and Ivar's Acres of Clams | Pier 54

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If you're looking for a quick bite to eat or want to enjoy sit-down dining on the waterfront, look no further than Ivar's. Epitomized as one of the Northwest's best seafood destinations, Ivar's is a well-known spot to grab award-winning fish 'n chips and catch the views of the Puget Sound. Pull up to the outdoor Fish Bar for some clam chowder or snag a booth in Ivar's Acres of Clams restaurant right next door. If fish 'n chips aren't your cup of tea, there's plenty of sandwich, salad, and chowder options.

Ivar's Fish Bar Menu Ivar's Acres of Clams Menu


Wings over Washington | Pier 57 - Miner's Landing

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Are you dying to see the expansive scenery of Washington state but don't have the means or the time? Don't fret! Wings over Washington has a quick and affordable solution. Pop on over to Pier 57 for a show stopping experience as the flying theater whisks you over the Olympic National Rainforest and down seaside cliffs. Take in the views of the Walla Walla Valley Balloon Stampede and soar above the Puget Sound's San Juan Islands--all from the comfort of your seat. With tickets under $20, this is the best way to see every corner of the state in just a matter of minutes. Check out their website for times and tickets.

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Pike Place Market | Pike Place

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Just up a couple of blocks up from the Seattle Aquarium is the world-renowned Pike Place Market known for its famous fish toss, its plethora of food vendors & craftspeople, and its three floors of unique shops. Check out the newly expanded MarketFront, which provides a public plaza for daytime vendors and unbelievable views of the Olympic Mountains. Or slip down Post Alley and take a picture next to the Gum Wall before contributing a piece yourself. And be warned that though Pike Place is accessible by car, it is NOT ideal to drive through, so take the streets by feet and explore the hundreds of vendors and shops. There's a little bit of something for everyone at the Market


Olympic Sculpture Park | 2901 Western Ave

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Just a brisk one mile walk north along the waterfront will take you directly to the edge of the Olympic Sculpture Park. Take the stairs up over the railroad tracks and maneuver through the park on your own or follow the sidewalk along Broad St and turn left before Western Ave to find the PACCAR Pavillion and the start of the free, guided tours. The park is open 365 days, rain or shine, and has 21 installations that will have you in awe.

Olympic Sculpture Park Map & Guide