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Mukilteo, Washington began as a small fishing village overlooking Puget Sound. Today, it is one of Seattle's more affluent bedroom communities and is known for its convenient proximity key Northwest attractions.
Nestled between the burgeoning cities of Seattle and Everett, Mukilteo is home to the 1906 Mukilteo Lighthouse and Mukilteo State Park. Mukilteo's sedate, picturesque setting is a favorite destination for many Seattle visitors who enjoy quieter surroundings.
A good ferry system connects the city with the small town of Clinton on Whidbey Island, which serves as a connector to the Olympic Peninsula and numerous small island villages. Sailing, canoeing and kayaking are favorite pastimes throughout the Puget Sound, especially for travelers who enjoy island-hopping and camping.
Regional attractions within a half-day's commute from Mukilteo include Snoqualmie Falls and Mount Rainier National Park, both of which are located southeast of the Seattle area. The Mount Baker- Snoqualmie National Forest skirts the edge of the Seattle-Everett area and has several popular ski areas. Hiking, horseback riding, fishing and camping are within a day's drive from the Mukilteo area.
Dining and shopping opportunities can be found both in Mukilteo and throughout the surrounding Puget Sound area.
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