Explore Ballard's Past and Present: An In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.4km
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Duration 1h
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Start with the In-App Audio Tour
  • Explore the historic 24th Ave Dock
  • Walk the evolution of Ballard
  • View the majestic Locks
  • Admire the Nordic Museum
Delve into a historic Seattle enclave with the 'Explore Ballard's Past and Present' in-app audio tour. Budding historians and urban explorers alike will delight in the audible tales and sights of the Ballard neighborhood. Starting off at the maritime heritage site of 24th Ave Dock, the tour winds through Ballard, revealing its transformation from a land of shipyards to a buzzing modern community. Along your self-paced walk, you'll gaze at the sparkling bay, meander through lush parks, and get to know the Nordic influences that have shaped this area. This adventure begins at the historic intersection of 24th Ave NW and NW Market Street, guiding you through a maze of local landmarks and culminating in sweeping views from the North West 60th Street Viewpoint. As you journey from docks to viewpoints, Ballard's saga unfolds through your headphones, painting a vivid portrait of the neighborhood’s metamorphosis. Along your path, marvel at the grandeur of modern spots like the National Nordic Museum and the tech-savvy virtual reality arcade. The tour also offers a chance to pause at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, where the mingling of natural beauty with human ingenuity is on full display. In the final stretch, indulge in the simple pleasure of Ballard's scenic vistas, ending with an unforgettable panorama that encapsulates the allure of Seattle's waters and woodlands.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
24th Ave Dock and Shipyards
North West 60th Street Viewpoint
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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