South Lake Union is a vibrant, growing neighborhood at the foot of Seattle’s urban lakefront. One of the best parts of living in SLU? It makes getting outside easy. Hit the trail: run, walk or bike the Cheshiahud Loop which circles the lake. Put in a kayak at Lake Union Park and paddle away an evening. Join the Center for Wooden Boats for access to a unique fleet of historic rowboats and sailboats.

It’s fitting that South Lake Union is home to REI’s flagship store. Founded in 1938, this Seattle-based outdoor giant is the first stop for gearing up to hit the open road and trail. Also in the area, check out Feathered Friends, Snowboard Connection and Born to Run. The neighborhood is a gearhead’s dream!

Fuel up for your adventures at Herkimer Coffee, just across the street at our neighbor Union apartments. Union’s corner market, opening soon, makes it easy to put together a quick meal. For evenings out, Mollusk, Flying Fish, Brave Horse and Shanik are just a few of the myriad options that await. Mollusk Restuarant and Brewery

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