Seattle is one of the most popular cities to visit in America for good reason. However, the hustle and bustle (not to mention the traffic) can become overwhelming. Never fear, though! There are plenty of outdoor escapes close to Seattle that will have you breathing fresh air and enjoying horizons free of skyskrapers (and people).
30 Minutes from Seattle Lake Washington
Lake Washington is huge — the second largest natural lake in the state and the biggest in King County. This freshwater outdoor recreation mecca is just a short hop by car or bus from both Seattle’s and Bellevue’s metro centers. Fishing, hiking, boating and paddle sports are all within easy reach of Lake Washington’s shore.
Edmonds Pier & Edmonds Marsh
No boat to take out on the water? Try out fishing at the Edmonds [...]