Once salty, increasingly chic, Ballard still retains its fishing village flavor. Meandering along the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Ballard features a variety of mixed-use properties along with pleanty of 1920s-1940s cottages with vintage charm intact. An enticing array of restaurants and shops have sprouted in the area's business core in recent years.
Links to great spots in Ballard:
Ballard Farmer's Market: Every Sunday 10am-3pm