You may not think of Seattle as a summer destination, but with highs reaching upper 70s in July and August, you might be surprised. This is the optimal time to take advantage of sunshine in the city along with lush green landscapes and plenty of outdoor activities.
Paddling or kayaking along Puget Sound. Whether you love paddle boarding or kayaking, Puget Sound during summer months is the best spot to do both. You can make your way out to several islands or paddle out far enough to get a complete view of the Seattle skyline.
See amazing killer whales while whale watching around San Juan islands. You may even see humpback and gray whale plus sea life like sea lions, harbor seals, porpoise and even bald eagles.
It may be hard to believe, but yes, you can lie out and soak in the sun at Alki beach. Some would even liken it to Southern California! A must-do during the warm summer months.
When it’s summer do you just long to be outdoors as much as possible? Luckily Seattle has so many cool hiking spots in and around the city that you’ll never be bored. Plus everything is so in lush and green even during the summer, you can’t beat the scenery.
Visit Lake Washington just adjacent to Seattle for some fresh air, amazing scenery and lake activities such as scenic boat rides, paddle boarding, and fishing. The ultimate summer location in Seattle.
End your day of activities with naughty chowder fries. This delicious meal varies depending on where you get it, but trust it tastes as good as it sounds.