Just minutes away to get outdoors and enjoy China Lake Park! This tract of wildland surrounding a lake sits in the middle of Tacoma and offers trails + plenty of nature viewing opportunities. Expect to see woodpeckers, blue herons flying over head, plenty of ducks and geese, and the occasional frog.
The Tacoma Mall is just 6 minutes away. The Tacoma Mall is the largest shopping center in Tacoma and has over 150 stores and restaurants. Check out the newly opened Nordstrom Rack! This location is also close to Costco for all your bulk food and home shopping needs, Target and Fred Meyer.
Moctezuma’s Mexican Restaurant has amazing happy hour and margaritas, but you can also stay in and order take out for Taco Tuesday at home while you catch up on all your shows. And don’t forget to order dessert too - they have a tasty Mexican brownie that comes with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of kahlua cream sauce on top!
The best place for coffee and breakfast is Espresso Yourself. Just 2.5 miles away and you can enjoy your favorite latte, mocha, tea or smoothie. Make it a real treat by grabbing a Fisher scone to go with it! That’s right, you don’t have to go to the fair just to have that, yummy, raspberry filled scone + they’re bigger than the fair scones too! If you’re in the mood for some lunch, they have really good sandwiches that the locals rave about.
Nearby you can find a local favorite for your furry friend - Choppers Holistic Pet Food offering human grade pet food with no wheat, corn, soy or by-products.