Who doesn’t love finding free entertainment? Add in a dose of water play on a hot summer day and you’ve hit the jackpot! Whether you’re in search of the relaxing sound of rushing water, the chance to get your feet wet or the opportunity to view the city’s best man-made wonders, Seattle has a wide array of fountains just waiting to be explored. Click through the gallery to see our favorites.
Located at the Seattle Center, the International Fountain is perhaps one of the best known fountains in Seattle and attracts thousands of tourists and Seattleites each year. During the summer months, you will find kids with swimsuits donned, chasing the huge spurts of water and laughing gleefully at the huge explosion of water that feels as though it will reach beyond the clouds.
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, Wa 98109
photo: Kristina Moy
Does your family have a favorite urban fountain? Tell us about it in the comments below.
— Allison Rasmussen & Kristina Moy