Boat Rentals & Charters In Seattle
One of the fastest growing cities in the United States and the largest in the Pacific Northwest region, Seattle occupies an isthmus between the famed Puget Sound and Lake Washington. While their winters are cloudy and rainy, Seattle has relatively dry summers perfect for boating. The Emerald City is known for their arts and music scene, having produced such legends as Ray Charles, Jimi Hendrix, and Nirvana, among many others.
Boating in Seattle
With saltwater to the west and freshwater to the east, Seattle offers a plethora of boating opportunities. Enjoy sailing small craft, kayaking, or canoeing on Green Lake and Lake Union to the north or Lakes Washington and Sammamish inland. You can trailer your boat larger lakes or rent a powerboat by the hour or day. If you’re feeling up for a longer voyage, charter a larger boat and cruise the Puget Sound during the week, or head up north to the San Juan Islands and the Inside Passage to Alaska. Fishing for large catches is also a popular activity in the Sound.
Seattle also offers a perfect playground for marine animals, and whale watching is not to be missed. Anytime from March to October, you can expect to see either gray whales, orcas, minkes, and humpbacks, not to mention the sea lions, porpoises, and seabirds who also inhabit the area near Seattle. And because of it’s ideal position at the northwest corner of the United States, Seattle has many cruise options available, either going north to Alaska or south to Mexico.