Kirkland lies on the northeastern shores of Lake Washington, a stone’s throw from Seattle over the I-520 Evergreen Point floating bridge. Downtown Kirkland has a village atmosphere with a cluster of shops along its main streets and connecting tree-lined lanes. Walk into any number of small shops and boutiques and find stunning outfits, furnishings and décor for the home, paintings and sculptures, sportswear, spa and skincare supplies, jewelry, and gadgets for the serious chef. There's also a collection of designer consignment stores for those hunting for cheap chic.
The seasonal Farmer's Market offers freshly picked produce and flowers, artesian breads, local honey, and roasted nuts, as well as an eclectic mix of arts and crafts, all from the local cottage industry.
South Sound Center
Formerly South Sound Mall, South Sound Center is a power center located in Lacey, Washington. Its major stores include Target, Sears and Kohls. Prior to a re-development in 2001, the center was a 500,000 square foot enclosed mall. South Sound Mall opened originally in 1966.
The Historic Waterfront Village of La Conner is 70 miles north of Seattle, 80 miles south of Vancouver BC, and 25 minutes to the San Juan Island Ferries. La Conner is a town in the heart of the Magic Skagit Valley, The Waterway to the San Juan Islands. It is a tiny town (pop 761) and a wonderful day trip destination featuring six museums, dozens of galleries, and boutiques, scores of fine restaurants & inns. Come stroll the village!