Puyallup, WA

Puyallup is situated about 5 miles east of Tacoma and has a current population of 33,000 people. The town was named after the Puyallup Tribe of the Native Americans. The town is in a rural setting and was known for its production of hops from the early 1800s. In later years, agricultural crops took the forefront. The town is home to the Western Washington Fair which is the 8th largest fair in the country. Located just 15 miles from the Fort Lewis Army Base, the town is a thriving community in which to live and work.

Homes for sale in the area start at $229,000 for a 3 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $699. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the Holiday Inn Express and the Best Western Park Plaza offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $113.

Local attractions include the Ezra Meeker Mansion which was the residence of the founding father of the city. The mansion has been refurbished and is now open to the public for tours year-round. South Hill in Puyallup is home to a very large mall as well as a multitude of restaurants and shopping centers. The South Hill area is a thriving community with every major store available. In nearby Eatonville, visitors will find Northwest Trek which offers tram tours of animals in natural roaming areas. Spring is a great time to visit as the park is filled with new baby bison and deer. The tour takes about an hour and a picnic area and café are provided as well.
 

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