A great place to live and call home, as well as visit, the city of Kirkland, located in King County, Washington, is full of beautiful homes, great neighborhoods, and exciting events and activities to do. Located on the shores of Lake Washington, there is delicious dining in Kirkland, fun outdoor recreation, and great shopping. Kirkland visitors and residents love to spend time in the many incredible local parks, work out at the fun fitness club, Ilovekickboxing, go hiking at Cross Kirkland Corridor trail, check out a show at Kirkland Performance Center, indulge at Still spa or Rubicon Float Studio, and much, much more! Some of the many local parks in the city of Kirkland include marina park, which boasts an open-air pavilion and even it’s own beach, juanita bay park, juanita beach park, bridle trails state park, 132nd square park, Doris Cooper Houghton beach park, Waverly beach park, and more. There are also lots of great bars in the city such as Flatstick Pub, Liquid Lime, and Thirsty Pub, and even a comedy club, Laugh’s Comedy Club.
With a population of over 87,000, Kirkland is not a small city by any means. It is the 6th largest city in King County, Washington, and the 12th largest city in the whole state of Washington. In the year 2014, Money magazine named Kirkland the #5 best places to live in the nation. And, residents love the city due to it’s amazing public school system, which is a draw for many families. Kirkland also has a thriving art scene complete with art galleries, performance art, public art, a sculpture gallery at Park Lane, creative art classes, and art cart, which was created and developed in order to enrich the community of Kirkland by way of various types and mediums of art. There are also art walks that regularly occur in the city such as the second friday downtown Kirkland art walk.
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