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Aviation
Just north of Kirkland, the Boeing Aircraft Assembly Plant is the world's largest building by volume (472,000,000 cubic feet). Visitors can see airplanes in various stages of assembly, manufacture, and flight test. Travel south of Kirkland and visit the Museum of Flight which is one of the largest air and space museums in the world.

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
See the future of powered, winged flight.

Seattle's Museum of Flight
See 54 of the world's most awe-inspiring, authentic airplanes in mint condition.

Skiing
Skiers will find plenty of winter recreation at Snoqualmie or Stevens Pass.
 
Golfing
Golfers can indulge with a round on the links at nearby Bellevue Golf Course, Mt Si Golf Course, Willows Run or The Golf Club at Newcastle.

Hiking and Mountain Views
A short drive out of Kirkland leads to some incredible hikes and climbing opportunities. Or, simply enjoy the beauty of  Mount Rainer and Mount St. Helens.
Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area
Washington Trails Association
Pacific Northwest Hikes

Mount Rainier
Mount Rainer is Washington's tallest and best-known peak. There are 300 miles of hiking trails from lowland forests all the way to the ice-topped summit at 14,411 feet.

Mount St. Helens
Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980. Within moments, Mount St. Helens and the surrounding landscape were dramatically changed. Mount St. Helens has become one of Washington's must-see sights.

 

 

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half arrowFriday Night Family Fun Nights
June 29–August 10 (Every Friday)

Enjoy pool games, arts and crafts and music during a themed public swim... more
half arrowKids Concert—The Not It's!
July 24

Celebrating 41 years of music! Presented by the Kirkland Downtown Association... more
half arrowEvening Concert—Rear View Mirror 60's and 70's
July 26

Celebrating 41 years of music! Presented by the Kirkland Downtown Association... more
half arrowKirkland Classic Car Show
July 29

More than 300 hot rods and classic cars will be parked along Marina Park and downtown Kirkland. ... more
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