Nautical Landing is located on Lake Union, which is in the heart of Seattle. Owners and crew will find the most popular tourist attractions just minutes away, either by car or on foot.
The eclectic atmosphere of the Fremont neighborhood, a 5-minute walk from the marina, is a nightly favorite of Nautical Landing guests, offering entertainment, restaurants, and happy hour options.
The Burke Gilman Trail is a 42-mile long, paved path that is popular with bikers, hikers, skateboarders, and outdoor enthusiasts. The trail, which can be accessed in Fremont, runs from the Ballard Locks to the shoreline of Lake Washington and out to the wineries of Woodinville.
The Pike Place Market is a top-rated attraction less than 10 minutes by car from Nautical Landing, the market features fresh flowers, seasonal fruits and vegetables, numerous dining options, antiques, galleries, and of course, Seattle’s famous flying fish.
On the way to Pike Place Market, visitors often visit the Seattle Center, which features the Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition, the Experience Music Project (EMP), Pacific Science Center, and Space Needle. These popular tourist stops are just 2 miles from Nautical Landing.
At the south end of Lake Union, Kenmore Air’s seaplanes provide service to the San Juan Islands and British Columbia’s Campbell River, Desolation Sound, and Victoria.
Seattle boasts over 400 parks and open areas. The following are particularly popular for their views and proximity to the marina.
• Kerry Park’s unsurpassed views of Elliott Bay, downtown Seattle, and Mount Rainier draw many photographers for its unique vantage point.
• Discovery Park is Seattle’s largest park. Its 534 acres and over two miles of beach on Magnolia Bluff overlook Puget Sound and offer spectacular views of both the Cascade and Olympic mountains.
• Alki Beach Park is a long strip of shoreline that runs from Alki Point to Duwamish Head along Elliott Bay. A 2.5-mile path attracts joggers, rollerbladers, beach volleyball players, and sunbathers who come to enjoy the summer weather.