Explore by Bike: Seattle

See Where Two Wheels Can Take You

The first stop in this series of outsider’s guides to hidden local gems is our hometown of Seattle! Get up close and personal with the sights, sounds, and flavors of a city shaped by water. Tyler rides the Redux 2 and Sarah rides the Addison as they explore a 6-mile route through the neighborhoods of Wallingford, Fremont, and Ballard.



To learn more about each stop and try the route yourself, download the Explore by Bike: Seattle interactive map below:

Raleigh Explore by Bike Seattle Interactive Map


Take a peek at some of the featured stops:

Gas Works Hill
Ride down this hill in Gas Works Park and you'll have a great view of the Seattle skyline.


Fremont Troll
The Fremont Troll lives under the Aurora Bridge. It's a fun spot to take a break and some photos.


Jive Time
Jive Time Records has a huge selection of records, CDs, and more. There’s something for just about any musical taste.


Theo Chocolate makes all their chocolate on-site. You can tour the factory when you visit.


Peddler Brewery
Peddler Brewery welcomes all cyclists. They have 12 beers on tap and seasonal rotations.


Peddler Brewery
Mean Sandwich is right next door to Peddler. Grab a sandwich between games and pints.


Ballard Locks
You can watch the salmon when you visit the Ballard Locks.


Golden Gardens
Follow the Burke-Gilman Trail to Golden Gardens, a favorite spot for watching the sun set.


All it takes is the right bike and a little inspiration. So, what are you waiting for? Step outside your usual routine and explore your own city by bike!