Burlington Real Estate
Burlington, Washington is an active city with plenty going on. It’s located in west Skagit County, and with about 9,000 residents, there are a number of interesting, unique places to grab a bite, enjoy a drink or spend a day on the water. It’s just a short drive to the Skagit River and only a few miles away from Padilla Bay, making Burlington a great place for anglers and other water lovers. With its southern border marked by the Skagit River and its western boundary the I-5, it’s easy to get to larger cities like Mount Vernon, Everett or Seattle for work or just to run a few errands.
Life in Burlington
There are many shopping malls available in Burlington, which makes this small city a shopper’s mecca. As a valuable midpoint between Bellingham in the north and Seattle to the south, residents of Skagit Valley and surrounding communities frequent this area often. Many international shoppers even visit from Canada!
There are plenty of parks, a community center and many playing fields and sports complexes to keep you active outdoors. You’ll find a library and city hall that are under 10 years old, in addition to a newly-constructed visitor center in the heart of downtown.
Burlington Community Events
This year was the first year of the Burlington BBQ Battle. With much of the fare sourced locally, this is a great opportunity to taste what the area’s farmers have to offer. Find more information about it here! There is also an annual Harvest Festival featuring a Pumpkin Pitch and many other activities. The community gathers in a big way to have fun and celebrate the bountiful harvest of many local crops.
Throughout the year, the Parks and Recreation department hosts and offers events and activities for children, adults and families. For more information about these programs, check out this link to Burlington’s website.
Burlington Real Estate
Burlington is a vibrant and active community with easy access to shopping, dining and other entertainment options. A bustling downtown scene allows you to stay busy, and the city’s convenient proximity to main highways makes commuting a breeze, whether for work or for pleasure.
With homes available for any budget, Burlington is a great place to settle down in the Pacific Northwest. If you need help finding (or selling) a home in Skagit Valley, Dominic and his team at Keller Williams are here to make it happen. Call (360)610-7256 to get started!