Connected to Seattle by a floating bridge, Washington's Mercer Island is a scenic, green space within the city limits. Those traveling to Seattle for business or vacation, may enjoy opting to stay on Mercer Island in order to escape from the hustle and bustle of life within the city limits.
One charming thing about Mercer Island is all of the parks and greenery here. Just walking along the tree-lined streets and boulevards is pleasant enough to make visitors almost instantly forget about their worries and cares.
Newcastle Beach Park and Luther Beach Park are lovely places to spend a lazy afternoon reading a book, having a picnic, or collecting chestnuts in the fall months. The latter borders the water and contains a beach and a pleasant coastal walk as its name suggests.
At nearby Lake Washington, travelers can venture into the water on a boat and try their hand at freshwater fishing, since many different species of fish reside within the water's depths. Of course, if Mercer Island all feels a little too quiet, it is close enough to Seattle center that it is possible to take the trip there and back in a day.
The best time to visit Mercer Island is during the summer months when the temperatures are at their highest and walking around through parks and along the coast are enjoyable and do not warrant a heavy coat.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mercer Island. The hottest month in Mercer Island is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 18 ˚F. The wettest month in Mercer Island is November with 5.56 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.51 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 114 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Mercer Island ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Mercer Island comes in at $30 per night. A typical accommodation in Mercer Island costs on average $216 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 74 accommodations in Mercer Island that have WiFi. We have 15 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 6 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Mercer Island, you'll want to pick from 77 places to stay that provide parking. 3 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 10 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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