Although the Pacific Northwest is known for its many hiking trails, serene lakes and dense forests, it also boasts impressive cityscape views, too. Along calm waters, you can capture the Seattle skyline while watching the city lights come on and reflect their twinkling lights onto Elliott Bay. It's quite the experience!
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N47° 36' 15.6636"W122° 22' 25.4748"
This image was taken on Elliott Bay from the deck of the Seattle to Bainbridge Ferry as the ferry approached the Seattle skyline at sunset.
To get a similar viewpoint, you either need to be on the Bainbridge Island Ferry or Bremerton Ferry. Either ferry is accessed from the Seattle Ferry Terminal in downtown Seattle. The ticket counter and entrance to the ferries is on the second story of the ferry terminal building. Once you're on the ferry, stand on the open deck and reference the GPS coordinates to see where I was when I took this photo.
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