Bus stations in a 10 block radius
Interbay is easy to navigate with a wide variety of options. Buses come so often around our community; you don’t need a timetable. Just show up to your closest stop and a bus will arrive shortly to take you on your way. No more worrying about catching a particular trip! Living at Axle has you covered.
Daily errands can be accomplished conveniently by bike when you live at Axle. The City of Seattle is working hard to include protected bike lanes and more intuitive and comfortable intersection that keep people moving. Live, work, and now travel easily through Interbay.
Walk to Ballard Brewery District
SHOP…Discover locally-sourced products you cannot find anywhere else while experiencing shopping and a meal in a unique historic neighborhood. DINE…Experience some of the freshest seafood and award-winning restaurants Seattle has to offer. Cozy up to a fireplace in any one of the charming establishments or bask in the sun at a sidewalk café. ENTERTAIN…Enjoy some of the best clubs in the city, like Tractor Tavern and the Sunset Tavern where live music happens every night of the week.
Parks within 10 minutes
Open grass fields and parks full of trees are never difficult to find in Seattle. Whether you’re seeking a pleasant garden to think in or a breathtaking view of the water, there are beautiful parks scattered throughout the city to enjoy.
Drive to Pike Place Market
With restaurants, street performers, iconic attractions and a variety of events throughout the week, this public farmers' market offers much more beyond its fresh fish and produce, crafts, collectibles and antiques. Situated on the edge of Elliott Bay since 1907, it is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers' markets in the country.
to Downtown Seattle
Skyscrapers overlook Elliott Bay in Seattle’s compact Downtown. Shoppers buy local crafts and produce in vibrant Pike Place Market, with its eclectic restaurants and food stalls, or hit big-name stores like Nordstrom. The busy Central Waterfront has a giant Ferris wheel and the Seattle Aquarium, while cultural attractions in the wider area include the Seattle Art Museum and the 1928 Paramount Theatre.
Where to Take Your Dog for a Walk
Bring your pets and friends to this two-tiered forested park with an off-leash dog run, hiking paths, tennis court and scenic views.Visit website
Visit the waterfront for walking and biking paths, pinicking, bustling port activity and wildlife observation.Visit website
Bridging the Olympic Sculpture Park with Myrtle Edwards Park and providing downtown connections, this paved path along the shoreline presents walkers, runners and bikers with tranquil water views.Visit website
Stroll along the shoreline or throughout the forested trails of this gorgeous city park, offering wetlands, a beach, trails and an off-leash dog park, along with exceptional views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.Visit website
Best Places to See Live Music
Festivals and Yearly Events
Explore and celebrate global music, dance, art, crafts, history, food and more in a variety of ethnic cultural events and festivals throughout the year.Visit website
Benefitting the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial, this annual all-volunteer event celebrates at the Fishermen’s Terminal with art, live musical performances, fishing information and education, demonstrations, exceptional seafood, community and remembrance.Visit website
Visit Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91 for this annual celebration of new artisan chocolate education, elements and tastes. Acclaimed as the top show for chocolate in North American and one of the best in the world, participants can engage in classes, workshops and seminars, taste chocolate from around the world, learn and talk with chocolate makers and cacao farmers, watch demonstrations and more.Visit website
All year round, enjoy organic, handmade and locally-grown foods from over 100 vendors at Seattle’s best farmers market.Visit website
Embrace seafood, craft brews, music, art, family entertainment, summer spirit and more every July with over 75,000 visitors at this two-day Ballard festival, established in 1974.Visit website
Inspired by famed resident Edith Macefield’s independence and passion, this three-day music and arts festival showcases over 70 artists, comics and musicians throughout historic venues and popular restaurants and bars across Ballard.Visit website
Where to Watch the Sunset
Where to Go for Dinner and Drinks
Taste the nationally-awarded old school burgers, fries, shakes and more at this classic casual spot.Visit website
This elevated pub brings Irish fare, weekend brunch and whiskeys together in the comfort of stone fireplaces and charming woodwork. You’ll find the largest collection of Irish whiskeys on the west coast plus locally brewed beer.Visit website
Immerse yourself in sweeping water views of Elliott Bay and beyond at this elegant waterfront seafood restaurant. Palisade hosts events and also features an indoor pond.Visit website
Lounge under the sun or stars at the outdoor patio or hang out in the trendy garage interior of this microbrewery and tasting room.Visit website
Dine in or get delivered gourmet thin-crust pizzas, seasonal dishes with locally-sourced ingredients, gluten-free options and more from this classic Italian pizza chain.Visit website
Explore Ballard’s thriving brewery scene throughout a dozen—and counting—breweries across the neighborhood. You’ll find every taste within reach, from small family-owned establishments like Reuben’s Brews to dog-friendly favorites like Bad Jimmy’s Brewery.Visit website
Serving the best Thai food in the Seattle area.Visit website
A distillery located in the heart of Seattle, Washington. Out of 100+ distilleries in the state of Washington, we currently rank #4 in terms of Production and are one of the top 3 selling distilleries in the state.Visit website
What to Do on the Waterfront
This waterfront recreation area features winding bike and pedestrian paths along Elliott Bay and stunning views of the Olympics Mountains, Mount Rainier and Puget Sound. Visitors can easily access downtown, Magnolia bike paths or the adjacent Olympic Sculpture Park.Visit website
Housing several restaurants, markets, services and other businesses, this historic and community-minded port is the perfect place for a waterfront visit.Visit website
Enjoy scenic views from the shoreline of this 11 acre park, encompassing a fishing pier, tackle shop, rose garden, bike and pedestrian path, exercise stations, picnic tables and benches, plus views of Elliott Bay.Visit website
Best Places to Shop
Anchored by Whole Foods, explore a variety of goods, services and restaurants at this mall, conveniently on 15th Ave. Shop for groceries, clothes and accessories, boating and fishing supplies, electronics, pet supplies and everything else on your list.
Family owned and operated, this dedicated market has delivered a top-quality range of fresh seafood to Seattle restaurants and straight to residents' doors for over 20 years.Visit website
Leave it up to this dependable grocery chain to supply everything on your list, including pharmaceuticals, flowers and liquor, plus deli and bakery goods also available through online ordering.Visit website
Fill your cart with signature items, colorful produce, dairy, wine, beer and more at this specialty grocery chain.Visit website