15 miles north of Seattle, close to major freeways (I-5 and I-405) / ferries/shopping (Alderwood and Everett Malls) and a few major attractions (Boeing Assembly 787 Plant/Future of Flight Museum/Paul Allen's Heritage Museum)(Tulalip and Angel of the Winds Casinos). Small beautiful town of Edmonds 15 minutes south with ferry to Kingston and Olympic Penisula. Small interesting town of Mukilteo 10 minutes west with ferry to Whidbey Island, Deception Pass and Laconnor Tulip Fields. Vancouver B.C. and the Blaine Peace Arch are two hours north. Naval station and many terrific waterfront restaurants within short distance.