Lynnwood is a welcoming city in Snohomish County approximately 16 miles north of Seattle. Lynnwood has suburban neighborhoods centered around the Alderwood Mall and a robust retail district. The Alderwood Mall is one of the largest shopping centers in the region surrounded by restaurants, coffee shops, cinemas and more. Lynnwood is also home to Edmonds Community College and is situated right along I5, the major interstate. As of 2022, the light rail train is under construction in the Lynnwood area, and will soon offer access to Seattle and further south to the SeaTac airport.
Although the area is known for the Alderwood Mall and convenient shopping, it holds true to Pacific Northwest living with its many parks and trails. It also has lakes such as Martha Lake found north of downtown Lynnwood, featuring coveted neighborhoods with lake views. Lynnwood is convenient for commuters to head south into Seattle where Amazon and other businesses call home or an easy commute North to Boeing in Everett.
Lynnwood consists of single family neighborhoods, and pockets of new construction neighborhoods that are still being built. Near Alderwood Mall there has been an influx of condominiums and apartment complexes being built, which offer walking access to shopping and transit.