Kirkland is a convenient jumping off point for many Northwest adventures.
Redmond ~ 5 miles east / 13 minutes
Redmond is a city of wide, open parks
, meandering trails
, lively outdoor concerts
, and rich local culture
. Its bustling downtown area is home to a large shopping complex, eclectic restaurants
, and a variety of lodging options
for out-of-town visitors. First settled in the 1870s, Redmond has since grown into a teeming city perhaps best recognized as the home of Microsoft and Nintendo of America. These modern, technological powerhouses are juxtaposed with the city’s rich history
, tenderly preserved in the form of buildings like the beloved Old Redmond Schoolhouse, and the monumental carvings of Dudley Carter, the city’s late artist-in-residence.
To get a glimpse of what makes Redmond so special, visit their website
. Better yet, visit in person, and Experience Redmond!
Bothell ~ 8 miles north / 12 minutes
Just north of downtown Seattle, the riverside town of Bothell
is a quintessential Northwest getaway, offering a variety of remarkable natural and historic attractions as well as modern culinary and spirit experiences.
Bellevue ~ 7 miles south / 12 minutes
Bellevue, just to the south, offers premier shopping at The Braven
or The Bellevue Collection
, a stunning display of art at the Bellevue Arts Museum
, and the Bellevue Botanical Gardens
Woodinville ~ 8 miles north / 13 minutes
Head to the Woodinville Wine Country
to sample wines from more than 70 local wineries and enjoy the multi-use recreational Burke Gilman Trail
Seattle ~ 12 miles west / 20 minutes
Go west to visit Seattle’s Pike Place Market
, Seattle Art Museum
, the Space Needle
and Experience Music Project
, as well as the Olympic Sculpture Park
. Or, catch a Seattle Mariner's
, or Storm
game in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood.
Additional Points of Interest