DescriptionJust 12 miles south of Seattle, 17 miles north of Tacoma and 4 miles east of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Tukwila is conveniently close to some of the Pacific Northwest’s most popular cities. Residents are employed by such corporations as Boeing, Microsoft, Savvis and the University of Washington.
Take in cool outdoor air and stunning scenery on one of several trails, including the 14.7-mile Interurban Trail and the 10.5-mile Duwamish-Green River Trail. Play at Fort Dent Park (6800 Fort Dent Way), whose 54 acres hold two playgrounds, picnic tables, hiking trails, a soccer field and a duck pond; phone (206) 768-2822. The Rainier Symphony brings music to your ears throughout the year at the Foster Performing Arts Center (4242 S. 144th St.); phone (206) 781-5618.