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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took an Uber as organised tours from Piers all booked. What a great result...so much cheaper and we had time to see the locks operate. Really interesting and all for free! Don’t miss the Salmon ladders....unfortunately we didn’t see any fish....but cool idea and...More

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Our fisrt time in Seattle was a pleasure and showed it to be a great visiting/walking destination city. In the main downtown area of Seattle, we enjoyed walking the streets in the Capitol Hill area - funky mix of restaurants, coffee shops (tone of these!)...More

1  Thank RhythmE
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended we visit the Ballard neighborhood during our trip to Seattle, so we took a $25 Uber ride to get there (and $25 back to downtown). The Ballard Locks were closed the day we visited (Wednesday), so we strolled along Ballard Avenue, which...More

1  Thank ERFSU82
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Between phenomenal Mexican food, Spanish food, a pinball arcade with ice cream, and the world's best consignment shop this neighborhood will make everyone in the family happy. Not sure how many places you can say that about!

Thank Indigo_Scott
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The BALLARD area of Seattle is a mix of upbeat funk, laid back, atmosphere with a vibe like no other in Seattle. I love this place. Lots of eclectic restaurants, A nice selection of coffee shops that out number Starbucks, finally. Bakery's, Cool consignment shops,...More

1  Thank Brad H
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

A fun place to visit and see the locks, big boat yards and fish swimming up stream. Lots of little eclectic shops and places to eat. A nice change from downtown Seattle.

1  Thank IndySig
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little part of town to hang out in, there are all kinds of shops and restaurants to look at. Very walkable and interesting. If you’re in Seattle, you should make the trip. Only about 1 mile from the locks, you could...More

6  Thank omatraveldog
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Ballard is one of the most interesting neighborhoods in Seattle. While some may find it a bit too funky, it’s teeming with wonderful bars, restaurants and shops. While downtown Seattle can seem like an outdoor mental hospital, that influence is somewhat less evident in Ballard....More

1  Thank AngusDad
Reviewed April 7, 2018

My daughter-in-law has a knack for picking charming airbnbs for family trips. We stayed in a lovely three bedroom house in Ballard over the Easter holiday and had fun just walking around the neighborhood. This is a great neighborhood for young children and we were...More

1  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Always a bit "funky". The neighborhood extends further than the main cross streets. Walk around and see many of the Craftsman style homes. In the nice weather many homes have lovely flower gardens. Get a feel for one of the interesting Seattle neighborhoods.

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