- Our list of the best things to do in Ballard, Washington, features the top 513 nearby activities — including 208 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ballard, WA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Food & Drink, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 0 things to do within the city of Ballard, WA , followed by 513 popular activities in nearby cities, including Woodinville, Seattle, Kirkland, Poulsbo, Bellevue, Bremerton, Edmonds, Issaquah, Bainbridge Island, Redmond, Everett, Renton, Snohomish, Kent, Port Orchard, Lynnwood, Bothell, Mukilteo, Silverdale, Sammamish, Federal Way, Gig Harbor, Langley, Auburn, Burien, Shoreline, Snoqualmie, Clinton, Seatac and Freeland
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93% 2506 votes
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle, WA 98107 MoreLess Info
Watch ships pass through these man-made locks as you learn about how these man-made engineering marvels work. Follow it with a walk through the botanical gardens and a view of the fish ladder during salmon season.
93% 792 votes
3801 W Government Way, Seattle, WA 98119 MoreLess Info
At 534 acres, Discovery Park is the largest city park in Seattle. The park is situated on Magnolia Bluff overlooking Puget Sound, which offers a view of both the Cascade and the Olympic Mountain ranges.
85% 1870 votes
5500 Phinney Avenue North (West Gate), Seattle, WA 98103 MoreLess Info
This 92 acre zoo exhibits over 1,000 animals which represent nearly 300 species, surrounded by gardens. They offer a calendar of year round and seasonal events including overnight guided tours and summer camp programs.
93% 1836 votes
7201 East Green Lake Drive, Seattle, WA MoreLess Info
Green Lake Park has plenty of green space and water so visitors can enjoy sports and picnics on the fields or go boating and swimming. A 2.8 mile path around the lake is suitable for running, biking and skating.
89% 897 votes
3300 Meridian Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103 MoreLess Info
Gas Works Park opened to the public in 1975 on lands that originally contained a plant that converted gas from coal. The 19-acre site includes picnic areas, a large play barn, and a stunning view of Seattle.
89% 178 votes
North of downtown, south of Fremont, Seattle, WA MoreLess Info
Lake Union is a freshwater lake entirely within the Seattle, Washington city limits. The lake is home of Gas Works Park which is a popular venue for summer concerts and Seattle's major Fourth of July fireworks show.
95% 3905 votes
250 W Highland Dr, Seattle, WA 98119 MoreLess Info
Providing an excellent view of Seattle and Elliot Bay, Kerry Park is a popular photography destination that also includes a children's play area.
95% 732 votes
4014 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98195 MoreLess Info
The University of Washington campus provides an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, as well as the surrounding campus town. Visitors can enjoy lake activities as well as various restaurants, shops, and university buildings.
60% 706 votes
1303 NE Boat Street, Seattle, WA 98105 MoreLess Info
Agua Verde Paddle Club combines a kayak and stand up paddle board rental facility with seaside dining in a casual atmosphere. Visitors can paddle around the bay and take in wildlife views, then return to the restaurant to dine.