Welcome to NE Tacoma/Federal Way
Luxurious, suburban living accompanied by breathtaking views
Looking to live in suburban luxury near Seattle? Just 23 miles south of the city, NE Tacoma and Federal Way are two outstanding places to relocate. Nestled at the base of the Puget Sound, nature envelops this upscale city. Nearly 100,000 residents have chosen to call Federal Way home, and the area is continuing to grow steadily, which means even more is to be developed in this highly sought-after community.
Compared to the cost of living in Seattle, Federal Way is a fantastic value for home buyers. You can easily find a roomy, single-family house for much less than smaller properties in Downtown Seattle. NE Tacoma and Federal Way also border the City of Tacoma, which is located just minutes away. Those seeking the ultimate living experience in the area can purchase a waterfront home, which features unparalleled views of the Puget Sound.
What to Love
- Luxurious and spacious homes
- Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden
- Quality public schools
- Peaceful neighborhoods
- Waterfront properties
The NE Tacoma and Federal Way neighborhoods are the perfect locale for those who want to live in a high-end Seattle-area suburb. Excellent public schools, tree-lined streets, immaculate landscaping, and breathtaking views are all part of the lifestyle in this city. Additionally, residents can access convenient shopping and top-rated dining without leaving town. There are also lovely parks and gardens scattered throughout the area.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
New residents of NE Tacoma and Federal Way will have plenty of dining and shopping establishments to visit upon relocating. Drive to one of the area’s bustling hotspots to find every kind of store and cuisine you seek.
The vast majority of restaurants are located in Federal Way. However, off of 49th Avenue NE, you can stop by the several of the restaurants found in NE Tacoma. Pimienta Bistro and Bar serves up Latin American tapas and a delectable menu of wine and cocktails. Across the street, indulge in authentic Greek cuisine at Mediterranean Gyro Grill. Next door, Northshore Thai Cuisine features an incredible menu of delicious Thai dishes.
Along (and just off of) Pacific Highway South, you can effortlessly complete all of your weekly shopping. NE Tacoma and Federal Way are home to national and regional retailers such as Target, Safeway, Total Wine & More, Trader Joe’s, T.J. Maxx, Kohl’s, and Ulta Beauty.
Things to Do
Whatever the season, you can find plenty of ways to have fun and leisurely days in NE Tacoma and Federal Way.
In the summer months, Wild Waves Theme and Waterpark is a major attraction. Thrills and excitement abound at this family-friendly amusement park. Spend the day riding thrill rides, or relax in the lazy river (and splurge for your own private cabana rental!). Continue your staycation at the Slide ‘N Splash Indoor Mini Waterpark — located in the Federal Way Inn and Suites.
Around town, other top attractions and spaces include the Twin Lakes Pool, Dash Point Highlands Park, Dash Point Beach, Palisades Park, Dumas Bay Sanctuary, PowellsWood Garden, the Pacific Bonsai Museum, West Hylebos Wetlands Park, and the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden.
Schools around both Federal Way and Northeast Tacoma are well-respected and highly rated.