Ballard started as a humble fishing and boat-making community but has become one of Seattle's most desirable neighborhoods. Its Scandinavian and Maritime roots are evident as you explore the old and new sides of Ballard. Its streets, lined with eclectic shops and award-winning eateries, are full of vibrancy and diversity unique only to this area. Whether you want to take a stroll by the marina, visit the acclaimed year-round farmers market or are just looking for a walkable neighborhood with conveniences at every turn, Ballard has it and more.

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  • 98

    Walker's Paradise

  • 97

    Biker's Paradise

  • 54

    Good Transit

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