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City Highlight: Renton

Exploring Renton

The City of Renton, has attracted many large employers over the years– including Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, IKEA, UW Medicine Valley Medical Center—that have become an integral part of the local community.

Renton offers a unique blend of urban comforts and suburban settings. The Renton Landing is one of the newest and most prominent shopping centers with close proximity to the Renton Highlands.

An eclectic balance of opportunity, affordability and natural beauty makes Renton an ideal place to call home.

Renton Parks & Recreation

The city of Renton offers a plethora of serene treasures. Their ideal location, along Lake Washington and backed to the east by Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park and Squak Mountain State Park Natural Area, allows the city limitless hiking, boating, sailing, fishing, and grassy spaces for outdoorsy activities.

The city also offers age-specific activities, including their Day Camps, Creative Kids Preschool, Teen Scene, and Senior Activity Center. For more info visit: rentonwa.gov.

Renton Shops & Eateries

Many great stores have popped up around Renton—including local grocery, Uwajimaya; local pet supply shop, Sierra Fish & Pets; and an abundance of local eateries, including the Melrose Grill, Berliner Pub, Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes, New Zen, and the Whistle Stop.

The city’s diversity shows in their selection of restaurants including Indian, American, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Thai foods.

The Renton Farmer’s market runs June through September on Tuesday from 3pm to 7pm. Centrally located in downtown Renton at Piazza Park, dozens of bus lines offers easy commuting opportunities for patrons.


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