There’s an old saying among boaty types: “A boat is a hole in the water into which you throw money.” But when Pacific Northwest weather is behaving, there’s no better place to be than out on the water, whether you’re in a kayak, a canoe, a sailboat, or even a paddleboard.
Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water while leaving boat maintenance to the experts, no matter what skill level you have in watercraft. Bonus: Most purveyors of boaty experiences also have classes for those who are a little nervous to get on the water.
Whether you’re looking to paddle out among the lily pads near the arboretum on Lake Washington, cruise past Gas Works Park by Lake Union, or get out on the the Puget Sound, here are 13 boat rental options from Sand Point to Seward Park—largely human-powered.
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