The city of Shoreline, Washington, located just outside of bustling Seattle boasts its own unique character and history, derived from the original settlements that date back to the latter part of the 1800’s. One of the main things that draw visitors, just like the early settlers, to Shoreline is its location next to the beautiful Puget Sound and urban opportunities nearby. From stunning Puget Sound views and history to beach access and nature trails to delicious food and unique shops, Shoreline offers many things to do for both tourists and locals alike. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
1.Boeing Creek Park
Boeing Creek Park, along with Shoreview Park, is part of a park system that encompasses approximately eighty-eight acres of land in the city of Shoreline, Washington. These two parks both have a border with the Shoreline Community College, as well as an internal border with each other. Boeing Creek Park consists of primarily forested areas, while Shoreview Park features a number of recreational facilities, such as an off-leash area for dogs, soccer fields, baseball fields, and tennis courts. Boeing Creek itself meanders along Boeing Creek Park’s western edge, and also Shoreview Park, before flowing into Hidden Lake.
17229 3rd Ave NW, Shoreline, WA 98133, Phone: 206-801-2700
2.Kruckeberg Botanic Garden
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Established in 1958 after Dr. Art Kruckeberg moved to a four-acre farmhouse in Shoreline, Washington with his wife Mareen, the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden is now a public garden full of plants native to the Pacific Northwest region. The garden is also home to many different unusual species from several other lands, all set within a park-like, wooded atmosphere. This Puget Sound, unique woodland garden is open to the public from 10:00am until 5:00pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The four-acre Kruckeberg Botanic Garden offers guests a chance to view over two thousand species of plants.
20312 15th Ave NW, Shoreline, WA 98177, Phone: 206-546-1281
3.Club Hollywood Casino
The Club Hollywood Casino offers both a variety of gaming options and an array of food in the city of Shoreline, Washington. The casino’s card room is open twenty-four hours a day Wednesday to Sunday and from 10:00am until 6:00pm on Mondays and Tuesdays. Guests will find five live-action cash poker games and ten casino gaming tables in the Club Hollywood Casino. There is also a piano bar that features a line-up of blues, classic rock, and comedy, the Club Hollywood Museum with a massive selection of autographed television and movie memorabilia, and the Red Crane Restaurant.
16716 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133, Phone: 206-546-4444
4.Shoreline Historical Museum
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The Shoreline Historical Museum was founded in 1976 as part of a Bicentennial Project for the preservation of the historic area’s heritage, including the history of Lake Forest Park, North Seattle, and Shoreline, Washington.Visitors can stop by the history museum to learn more about the Shoreline area from 10:00am until 4:00pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Visitors can explore several different ongoing exhibits, as well as rotating exhibits. There are also a variety of different activities and programs offered by the Shoreline Historical Museum in addition to its museum exhibits, such as Discovery Trunks, traveling exhibits, Hands-On Days, and more.
18501 Linden Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133, Phone: 206-542-7111
5.Taqueria El Sabor
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Taqueria El Sabor first started out as a simple taco truck from 1997 to 1999 in Kent, Washington. A small restaurant was opened later with around eight to ten seats, and then expanded in 2003 to thirty-two. Four years later, Taqueria El Sabor opened its second location in 2007 in the city of Shoreline, followed by a third location in Tacoma, Washington in 2011. The restaurant serves authentic Mexican cuisine, which includes salads, soups, seafood, quesadillas, burritos, and enchiladas. Taqueria El Sabor is committed to providing excellent service, food quality, and guest satisfaction, as well as the best possible Mexican food.
15221 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133, Phone: 206-417-3346
6.Hill's Food and Wine
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Hill's Restaurant and Bar is considered by many to be a staple dining establishment in the area of North Seattle, particularly Shoreline, Washington. The restaurant prides itself on offering “genuine friendly service” within a welcoming and warm environment, as well as a sophisticated food menu, yet one that still provides a comfortable downtown feel. Hill’s is a popular eatery not just with the local Shoreline community, but from many other towns in the Seattle area as well. Situated in the area of Richmond Beach, Hill’s Restaurant offers an indoor dining room and a pleasant outdoor patio for dining.
1843 NW 195th St, Shoreline, WA 98177, Phone: 206-542-6353
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The goal of the unique Dockside Cannabis is to provide a place where anyone is welcome and everyone feels included, a kind of place where people would feel comfortable visiting with their grandparents or parents. The cannabis shop strives to not just be the “best in the industry,” but also the “best for the industry.” Dockside Cannabis carries products based on relationships instead of price points, believing that great products are produced by great people, and is dedicated to positioning itself to its customers as a trustworthy access point by only carrying brands or producers they believe in.
15029 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133, Phone: 206-531-0156
Streetzeria specializes in Neapolitan-style, mouth-watering, thin-crust pizza and has been providing the Seattle area, and the city of Shoreline in particular, with delicious pizzas since 2012. In addition to Neapolitan pizzas, Streetzeria also offers guests many other signature Italian dishes, serving fresh salads, several appetizers, decadent desserts, calzones, and pasta dishes, such as spaghetti and meatballs, house lasagna, pesto chicken, and penne alfredo. Open Tuesday to Sunday, the restaurant offers an authentic experience in Italian dining with a casual and comfortable patio setting. Streetzeria also aims to provide all guests with a friendly, casual, and warm atmosphere.
1857 NW 195th St, Shoreline, WA 98177, Phone: 206-755-5433
Pagliacci is a Seattle-based pizza restaurant chain that first opened in the city’s University District in February of 1979. Since then, Pagliacci Pizza has expanded to more than twenty locations across the Bellevue and greater Seattle area. The Shoreline location of Pagliacci on Ballinger Way features a spacious dining room, outdoor seating, and television, and serves whole pizzas and pizza by the slice, as well as lasagna, calzones, and salads. There is also a wine and beer menu. The pizzeria is open Sunday to Thursday from 11:00am until 11:00pm and on Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00am until midnight.
20059 Ballinger Way NE, Shoreline, WA 98155, Phone: 206-726-1717
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