Edmonds, Washington is a delightful place to enjoy the natural beauty of the region, with breathtaking views of Puget Sound and the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges throughout the city. Stay in Edmonds, WA hotels and you'll enjoy exploring its historic downtown, more than 325 acres of park lands, and an ecologically-rich shoreline. With a location just 11 miles north of Seattle, and serving as a port for Washington State Ferries, Edmonds is also perfectly located for day trips to other local destinations.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the closest major airport to Edmonds, is approximately 30 miles to the south of the city. It's possible to use public transportation for the journey by combining the services of Sound Transit light rail, Amtrak, and/or Community Transit and Metro Transit buses. Otherwise, you can take a taxi, arrange limousine or shared-ride van services, or rent a car at the airport. Arrive in Edmonds and discover a historic downtown with dozens of art galleries, public art including outdoor murals, waterfront parks, beaches and trails, a marina, and a fishing pier. Stop in at the Edmonds Historical Museum to learn about local history and see how the town looked around 1910. Edmonds motels are especially appealing for scuba diving and bird-watching enthusiasts. Conveniently located nearby is the Edmonds Underwater Park, one of the most popular dive sites in the Pacific Northwest, and Edmonds Marsh, notable as a spot on Audubon Washington's Great Washington State Birding Trail. If you want to venture beyond Edmonds, take a scenic, 30-minute ferry ride to the charming port town of Kingston, or arrange car rentals in Edmonds and drive to Seattle with its wealth of major tourist attractions. Discover Seattle's rich musical heritage at the EMP Museum, shop for souvenirs at Pike Place Market, or take the kids to Seattle Children's Museum. Book a hotel in Seattle, and you could enjoy a special evening at the Space Needle's revolving restaurant.
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