Scottish Highland Games in Enumclaw

The History The Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association was formed back in 1947. A local group of Scots wanted to create a group whose mission included “keeping their ethnic origin alive as well as stimulating an interest in Scottish Highland Games through Scottish dancing, piping, drumming and athletic competition.” What Are Highland Games? Traditionally in Scotland, …

Do You Know This Local Produce Market in Kent?

Do You Know This Local Produce Market in Kent? Carpinito Brothers Farm History Over fifty years ago, two brothers from Kent, Washington were growing and selling produce they harvested on their own family farm. After a few years, they began selling local produce from other Puget sound farmers- thus expanding their business for the first …

Pacific Bonsai Museum – The Most Diverse Collection In North America!

Pacific Bonsai Museum – The Most Diverse Collection In North America! Tucked away in an unassuming part of Federal Way, WA  and surrounded by a forest, it would be easy to overlook the Pacific Bonsai Museum. But this little artistic gem deserves recognition as an ideal outing for Puget Sound residents or those travelling up …

Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center

Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center Federal Way residents are excited to welcome the addition of the Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center to the newly remodeled downtown district as of August 19th, 2017. From Seattle to Tacoma, those who are interested in the arts eagerly anticipate the growth of the Center into …

Browns Point Lighthouse Beach

Browns Point Lighthouse Beach Children crying because it’s too hot outside? Dad wants to take the motorcycle for a spin? Mom just wants to read her book in the shade? Then grab your arm floaties and your fishing rod and head down to Brown’s Point park just southwest of Federal Way. This awesome park sits …

Maple Valley Days 2017

Maple Valley Days 2017: List of Events Maple Valley is a city in western Washington State that is best known for an annual festival called “Maple Valley Days”. This festival is celebrated each year at Lake Wilderness Park in King County. The events start the second weekend of June and include a variety of activities for …

Bellevue Botanical Garden

Bellevue Botanical Garden The Bellevue Botanical Garden is a popular destination for visitors and residents. And for good reason… this garden boasts 53 acres of lush gardens, wetlands and restored woodlands. And the best part is that it’s FREE and open daily! Overview The Seattle-Tacoma area does a fantastic job of providing and maintaining a …

Commute Times from Bellevue

Looking for average commute times from Bellevue to other areas in the Puget Sound? See our quick list of popular commutes below. Note: (These may vary widely based on traffic, especially for longer commutes) Bellevue to Seattle Average Drive Time 15 minutes Average Public Transit Time 30 minutes (via the bus) Bike 1 hour, 18 minutes Drive Map …

What County is Bellevue in?

If you’re new to the area or looking to move to Bellevue, you might be wondering, “What county is Bellevue in?” Bellevue is in King County, WA. The red outline in the map above shows the borders of King County. Bellevue, Seattle and Redmond are just a few of the large cities that reside in King County. To …