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Beyond Kirkland
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 shops, 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, Seahawks, Sounders, or Storm game in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood.
 
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half arrowI Love Kirkland February Wine Walk
February 16

Grab some friends and go on a wine tasting adventure of local wineries at downtown Kirkland... more
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February 16

Treat your sweetheart to Seattle’s most romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise!... more
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Brubeck & Desmond—Inseparable

February 18

This inseparable pair took the jazz world by storm with a special blend of sophisticated swing and a cool attitude... more
half arrowBirding Walk at Juanita Bay Park
February 20

Join in on an early morning walk with Mary Frances Mathis of the Eastside Audubon Society... more
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