Ballard Locks, Seattle, Washington

11 Mentions on Trippy

  • 2 mentions in Best free things to do in Seattle?

    • Stefani L.

      Stefani L. said, "...Check out all the parks! Olympic Sculpture Park/Myrtle Edwards Park, Gas Works Park, the Ballard Locks, Kerry Park, Discovery Park -- all free and all amazing. Pike Place Market is also a must, if you've never been. There's also a Starbucks..." See More

    • Kaaren D.

      Kaaren D. said, " great and you will be able to find places to eat that are reasonable (there are some expensive ones, too). Ballard Locks are really cool and totally free. There is an underwater window to see if salmon are trying to make..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must see/do on a 3 day trip to Seattle

    • Christian C.

      Christian C. said, "...a great playground for its sea otters. Also, you need to see the Gum Wall. It's weird, but very Seattle. The Ballard Locks make for a fun visit, and you can stop by Gasworks Park Marina to fly some kites. Did you..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are must-sees and where to stay in Seattle and Vancouver

    • Todd B.

      Todd B. said, "...and Chihuly Garden and Glass), maybe a ferry ride out to Bainbridge Island Ferry, get some fish and chips at the Ballard Locks, find some culture at the Seattle Art Museum (or take a gallery walk), learn about our city and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must see/do in Seattle for one day?

    • Todd B.

      Todd B. said, "...Needle, Waterfront Park, and maybe take a water taxi over to Alki Beach Park. Other fun spots are Gas Works Park, Ballard Locks, and Golden Gardens. Music and architecture ... Experience Music Project, art ... Pioneer Square or Seattle Art Museum,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Morning in Ballard, where to eat and what to see?

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...I'm not sure about food, but you should check out two things if you have time: Ballard Locks, where you can see the salmon/fish and boats passing in their morning traffic pattern.Sonic Boom Records, the ultimate Seattle record store experience. They..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is the Space Needle worth seeing?

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...Some fantastic restaurants and bars, like Sun Liquor Distillery, Von Trapp's, Li'l Woody's, or Ballard Neighborhood to Hilliard's Beer, Tractor Tavern, Ballard Locks...." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the most photogenic areas in Seattle?

    • Allison B.

      Allison B. said, "...Definitely Kerry Park on a clear day. Pike Place Market, Olympic Sculpture Park, Alki Beach Park, Ballard Locks..." See More

  • 1 mention in 2-day solo trip to Seattle - What to do?

    • Liz A.

      Liz A. said, " that serves still somewhat upscale food for lower prices than the pricier ground floor. If you're going up that-a-way, the Ballard Locks can be a neat visit, with a botanical garden area and the salmon ladder exhibit (though depending on the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Hikes for a non-hiker in Seattle

    • Brenna N.

      Brenna N. said, "...places to go on good walks and take pictures - there's always Gas Works Park that's fun to wander around or Ballard Locks which has some beautiful gardens... sorry no real waterfalls though :/..." See More

  • 1 mention in Beautiful scenery & must see/eat places in Seattle & Portland

    • K A.

      K A. said, "...Restaurant is ridiculously delicious, go for lunch to any of their locations. The one in Ballard/Shilshole beach area is near the Ballard Locks and Golden Gardens Park, both cool places to check out. Kerry Park has an awesome view of Seattle. Alki..." See More