Tacoma, WA

Tacoma is a port city located about 31 miles south of Seattle. The current population is 199,000 people and is the third largest city in the state of Washington. In the early 1800s, the city was chosen to be the main hub of the Northern Pacific Railroad and became known as the “City of Destiny”, a name it retains to this day. Located just 9 miles from Fort Lewis Army Base, the town was named as one of the “most livable” areas in the country as well as the “most walkable” city in the country.

Homes for sale in the area start at $149,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $590. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the Hotel Murano and the Silver Cloud Inn offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $149.

Local attractions include Point Defiance Park which includes a five-mile walking trail through scenic wooded areas with views of the Puget Sound from several local open viewing areas. The park also includes a moderate-sized zoo with many different animal exhibits including an elephant enclosure, a monkey house, and a sea otter pond. Nearby is the Museum of Glass which sits on the waterfront and features many unique glass exhibits including an active glass blowing shop which includes the work of local artist, Dale Chihuly.

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