Ballard, a vibrant and popular neighborhood in the city of Seattle. The neighborhood has been a recent hub of growth featuring some of the Seattle’s hippest restaurants, bars, and shops. Despite being one of Seattle’s fastest developing neighborhoods, Ballard still manages to maintain its charm and character. Old Ballard, with its cobblestone streets, chic restaurants and adorable storefronts, is a favorite visiting spot for visitors and locals. On Sunday’s visitors flock to the year-round farmers market for fresh flowers, produce and home grown delights. The sandy beaches of Golden Gardens are perfect for picnics, walks and volleyball and for viewing sunsets over the Puget Sound. The Shilshole Marina is home to Ray’s Boathouse, a summertime favorite with its expansive patio and stunning views. In addition, Ballard has a strong maritime history. It is the home of Seattle’s commercial fishing fleet. There are a range of dry dock and marine industrial uses located along the Lake Washington Ship Canal, as well as beautiful marinas. The neighborhood provides easy downtown access, and is in close proximity to I-5 and 520, making it an ideal location for both locals and commuters.
- Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
- Richmond Beach Coffee Company
- Hamlin Park
- Shoreline Community College
- Richmond Beach
- Spin Alley Bowling Center