Whether you’re rolling through town or taking a permanent vacation, we can help you make you feel right at home here in Kirkland. Check out the itineraries below to make sure every second you spend here is more than memorable. Family trip or flying solo, your Kirkland welcome package starts here.
Celebrate Mother's Day in Kirkland
Our lakeside community has something extra special for mom. In fact, Kirkland has been voted “Best City in the Universe” by several mothers over the years. Come across the lake and treat mom to a delicious brunch, window-shopping excursion or glass of bubby. Whatever her heart desires, Kirkland has it.
Explore the Cross Kirkland Corridor
The Cross Kirkland Corridor is a compacted crushed gravel 5.75 mile segment of the Eastside Rail Corridor that traverses Kirkland, from the South Kirkland Park and Ride to the City’s northern boundary in the Totem Lake Business District. It is a great route to explore Kirkland by foot or bike. View the Cross Kirkland Corridor map
Babymoons are a new trend among expecting parents. It’s a chance to squeeze in one last weekend as a couple before the newest addition to your family arrives. Close to the big city yet away from it all on the peaceful shores of Lake Washington, Kirkland offers a relaxing getaway for parents to be.
Boaters' Weekend Itinerary
Kirkland is a waterfront oasis and boaters dream! No other location on Lake Washington has as much public transient moorage as Kirkland. Throughout the year sailboats and windsurfers catch currents of air, kayakers explore the shoreline and motorboats tie up to public docks next to restaurants in the region’s premier downtown waterfront.
Explore the art of Kirkland with a long weekend stay! Be sure to come the second weekend of the month to catch Kirkland’s two Art Walks!
A Dog's Day in Kirkland
In Kirkland, life isn’t so ruff for man's [or woman’s] best friend. With plenty of space to slobber and room to run, Kirkland is one of the dog-friendliest towns in the Northwest. Additional dog puns available upon request.
24 Hours in Kirkland
This waterfront refuge offers plenty of adventure to fill your waking hours. Kirkland boasts plenty of indoor and outdoor excitement for humans and animals of all ages. Whether it’s a morning paddle board on Lake Washington or a night out at the theatre, Kirkland is your oyster.
In need of a Girls Get-a-way? There are plenty of ways for you and your girls to escape in Kirkland, including spa treatments, boutique shopping streets, wine tasting and more.
Guys just wanna have fun, too. Kirkland is home to several manly activities perfect for a weekend with the fellas, including Western Washington’s only craft beer bar and indoor mini golf course, boating opportunities and minutes to craft distilleries.
Kirkland’s wine bars, tasting rooms and restaurants pour top-notch northwest wines and never ever judge you for ordering a second cheese plate. Kirkland is just minutes to Woodinville wine Country with over 90 wineries.
In Kirkland, the “date night” possibilities are endless. For active soul mates, take a romantic stroll along Lake Washington or explore Bridle Trails State Park on horseback. For the culinary couple, start your night with a delicious meal from one of Kirkland’s restaurants and end with a nightcap at a tasting room.
Score a deal on a Louis Vuitton, sell a Jimmy Choo, and drink to your success on the secondhand clothing market.
Family Friendly Adventure
Boating, sandcastles, concerts and more! What every the median age of your family, Kirkland offers plenty of opportunities for quality family time.
Find something for everyone in Downtown Kirkland’s boutique shopping district. Get into the spirit with holiday performances at the Kirkland Performance Center, setting sail with the Argosy Christmas Ships or partaking in one of our winter season events like Winterfest or the 12K’s of Christmas.
Valentine’s Weekend Itinerary
Kirkland is the perfect destination to celebrate with your Valentine! From romantic fine dining to lakeside side strolls, concerts at the Kirkland Performance Center or boat cruises you are sure to have a memorable weekend of love in Kirkland.