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As quality of life goes, the Seattle area measures off the charts. And inside this winning region are certain suburbs garnering the lion’s share of attention, drawing young people with bright futures and kids & dogs on the horizon. That neighborhood? Shoreline.

Why are so many young professionals flocking here? Because it literally has everything. Nature lovers can explore 25 parks, the saltwater beaches or the hidden gem of the Jackson Park Trail. Foodies can park on one street and eeny-meeny-miney-moe their way between Korean BBQ, authentic pho restaurants, taquerias, American diners and more. The schools are top-rated, the rail lines move residents with ease, and its friendly, tree-lined streets have a know-your-neighbor kind of vibe.

But don’t take our word for it. Here are just a few reviews from actual Shoreline residents:

“I’m absolutely in love with the place. Driving in and around the city is devoid of headaches. 99.9% of the folks I’ve met are super friendly. I’ve made the perfect decision.”

“Shoreline is a fantastic place to live. The location is perfect being only a 15-minute drive from downtown Seattle and surrounded by the business and STEM industries.”

“The metropolitan landscape is the perfect surrounding for the eco-friendly suburb that is Shoreline

“Shoreline is great because of its prime location. It’s super close to Seattle (about 15 minutes) and It feels like its own sweet home. The people are super friendly.”

“Shoreline is a great place to live. It has a smaller community feel to it while being a quick drive to many spectacular restaurants and events in the Seattle area.”

Young people have always loved Shoreline for the giant gooey cinnamon rolls at Leena’s, Spiro’s famous pizzas or to picnic on its famed beaches. But now they’re making this destination their home as places like Towns on 145th come alive. Visit and find out why.