The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Plan Your Trip

Kirkland is a city and community like no other. Located on the eastern shores of Lake Washington directly across from Seattle, Kirkland is a perfect escape for the art aficionado, outdoor enthusiast, food and wine connoisseur, and boutique shopper. Kirkland’s recreation opportunities, downtown vibrancy, and natural environment will inspire you to explore our city and enjoy our serenity and vitality.

Itineraries

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...

Transportation

Kirkland is located on the eastern shores of Lake Washington, just 12 miles east of Seattle

Maps

Vibrant, innovative and relaxed at the same time, Kirkland is a wonderful gateway to the entire Puget Sound region. Our downtown, regional and public arts maps...

About Kirkland

Located on the shore of Lake Washington a stone’s throw from Seattle, Kirkland offers the conveniences of a big city with the personal feel of a small...

Eastside Insider

Explore Seattle’s dynamic Eastside, filled with delicious food, vibrant arts and culture attractions and a thriving craft beverage industry with hundreds...