Welcome to Redmond
A charming and family-oriented suburb with a quaint and walkable downtown district.
Redmond is a vibrant, up-and-coming suburb just 15 miles east of Seattle. It has a blend of lush wooded areas, green parks, upscale shopping malls, cafes, bars, restaurants, and tranquil residential neighborhoods. Here you will find spacious, custom single-family homes on large lots, quiet streets, and family-oriented communities. Its charming and vibrant downtown district is host to various shopping and dining options in addition to luxury condominiums, ideal for those who seek the urban lifestyle.
Redmond is a community-oriented city with a quaint small-town feel. Its many scenic parks and walkable downtown district make it easy for residents to relax and enjoy life with friends and family. With a variety of both minor and major technology companies headquartered in town, like Microsoft and Nintendo, many residents work in the biotech and software development industries. Redmond is also home to an active and thriving bicycling community and is referred to as the “bicycle capital of the Northwest.”
What to Love
- Marymoor Park
- Shopping and dining at Redmond Town Center
- A charming and vibrant downtown district
- Close to downtown Seattle and Woodinville wine country
- Forested areas with hiking trails
Redmond is home to a diverse population, attracting residents of all ages from across the globe. Its quiet residential neighborhoods, renowned public school system, quality outdoor recreation opportunities, and vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment scene make it an ideal choice for families and professionals that seek an active lifestyle. Home to the headquarters of several small and major technology companies like Microsoft, it is conveniently located for those who work in the industry.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Redmond Town Center is Redmond’s premier indoor/outdoor two-story shopping mall. It features over 120 retailers, a wide variety of restaurants, three hotels, fitness studios, and more.
Woodblock is just one example of downtown Redmond's hip and trendy eateries. It is known for signature handcrafted cocktails, an innovative menu of new American fare like the crab cake Benedict, and excellent service. It is a great place to meet up with friends for a fun time out on the town.
Also downtown, Sages Restaurant serves rustic Italian and European fare alongside a collection of local wines in a fine dining atmosphere. Top menu items include sage’s homemade gnocchi and the signature spicy shrimp tower.
The Tipsy Cow Burger Bar is a local treasure for fans of the classic burger and beer combination. It prides itself on only using pasture-raised and grass-fed beef and supporting local distilleries. Its menu puts a twist on traditional American fare with inventive burger names like the Zeus, the rockstar, the arsonist, and the winemaker.
Things to Do
Marymoor Park is King County’s most famous park, known for hosting various outdoor community events, like concerts in the park and arts and culture festivals. It features 640 acres of parkland along the banks of the north end of Lake Sammamish for visitors to enjoy. It accommodates a variety of family-friendly recreational activities like picnicking, hiking, sports, and bird watching.
The park is also home to the Marymoor Community Gardens, a space offering over 200 plots for community gardeners to grow crops, as well as an off-leash dog park.
Technology giant Microsoft is headquartered in Redmond. The Microsoft Visitor Center and company store are open to the public. Visitors can explore the company’s cutting-edge technology, learn about its revolutionary history, and indulge in the latest computer games.
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