Located in King County, Washington, in the United States – Kirkland is a suburb of Seattle, situated on the east side of Lake Washington. Kirkland offers a unique downtown waterfront area that showcases art galleries, a performing center, restaurants, public parks, beaches and a collection of bronze sculptures and other public art. Situated within minutes of downtown Seattle, Kirkland is the perfect bedroom and getaway community offering exciting outdoor and cultural activities. With more than a dozen options for beaches and waterfront parks, and a vast selection of outside cafes, this community has an intriguing resort feel.
In Kirkland there are several technology companies including one of google’s development offices, Amaze Entertainment, ATG Stores, bgC3, Bluetooth Special Interest Group, Clearwire, Griptonite Games, and INRIX. There are several other companies in the area including Kenworth, and RAD Game Tools. Kirkland has an eclectic mix of properties offering executive offices.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Kirkland Performance Center hosts a number of performing arts events throughout the year. Besides performances there are also workshops, classes, and gallery space. This arts center is located in the historic Peter Kirk Building on Market Street. Dining options in Kirkland include Java Zombie, offering gourmet coffee drinks, sandwiches, soups, free Wi-Fi and gluten-free options. There is also Cactus, a Tex-Mex, southwestern Mexican restaurant. This restaurant also offers gluten-free options.
The nearest major airport to Kirkland is Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base. This airport operates international and domestic flights from Seattle, Washington and is within 10 miles of the city. Another major airport is King County International Airport and is 21 miles from the area. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is 22 miles from Kirkland. Interstate 405 runs through Kirkland connecting the city with the surrounding area. The Sound Transit Express Bus and the King County Metro have routes linking Kirkland with nearby cities including Redmond, Bellevue. The closest Amtrak rail station is in Seattle, Washington, 9 miles from Kirkland and can be accessed via bus connections from the city center.