Tacoma is the largest city in Pierce County, south of Seattle, it sits on the banks of Puget Sound and is known for its strong regional focus on art and the history of the state of Washington.
Home of the Museum of Glass which hosts works by the renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly among its exhibits, Tacoma is a nexus of fine art activities vital to the cities identity. Living in Tacoma also gives you the opportunity to experience its vibrant community of creative emerging writers, artists and musicians, passionate entrepreneurs and small business that call this city home. With quaint neighborhoods and supportive neighbors, this city provides a warmth and connectivity hard to find in many urban settings.
The median price for this area as of 2016 was reported at $230,000; as with any market, pricing will primarily be based on the specific wants and needs you have as the home buyer. Check out or saved searches below for this community.
If you are looking for a great place to find locally grown and organic produce, fresh flowers, specialty foods and hand-crafted items, then be sure to visit one of the farmers’ markets located in Tacoma. Each market is seasonal and operates at different times throughout the year, but you are certain to find what you are looking for at these amazing markets.
The city hosts many special events, throughout the year. From festivals, art shows, golf tournaments to tree lighting’s, boredom is not a problem living in this city filled with activity. In addition, the city offers multiple districts abound with culture, allowing you an eclectic experience living, visiting and working in Tacoma.
Parks and Recreation
Continuing the theme of the Pacific Northwest, Tacoma also provides great opportunities for its neighbors to experience the great outdoors.
In Tacoma you will find: athletic complexes, playfields, traditional parks and a blueberry park. One of the unique parks found in the city of Tacoma is Charlotte’s Blueberry Park. Once a farm in 1929, the park offers thousands of blueberry bushes that can be picked and enjoyed from July through September every year. Ruston Way, is a 2 mile long scenic waterfront with panoramic views of commencement Bay and is a great place for walking, jogging, rollerblading and fishing. There is no end to the unique outdoor experiences to be had in the city of Tacoma.