There’s a lot to like about Lynnwood. Homes are still affordable and growth is evidenced by the multitude of new housing projects underway. For those looking for a more affordable and smaller city option to Seattle, Lynnwood is a solid choice.

The city of Lynnwood has a robust variety of community facilities including a municipal golf course, a recreation center with indoor water park, and a fully equipped senior center. Residents make good use of over 230 acres of developed parks and facilities all year long.

Lynnwood boasts four different shopping districts, each with its own distinct flavor and feel. You can find classic mom and pop shops that cater to specialized interests, or head over to the acclaimed Alderwood Mall which has been adding many new major retailers and restaurants in the last year. To top it all off, Lynnwood also has both a Costco and a Business Costco making it a shopper’s delight regardless of what you are searching for.

Many people choose Lynnwood for its commutability. The Ashway Park and Ride is situated right next to where I-405 and I-5 meet, making it an ideal spot for commuters commuting to both Seattle and Bellevue. Sound Transit is in works to build a major hub at the Lynnwood Transfer center that will also house a new Light Rail station. Voters approved a major transportation plan in 2016 which would eventually expand the rail system into two more stops in Lynnwood with more stops further north.