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Redmond (Washington)

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Redmond [1] is a city in King County, Washington in the United States of America.

Redmond is famous for being home to Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft has a large presence over the area. It is also home to Nintendo of America along with numerous other companies. Redmond is the self-proclaimed biking capital of the country.

Get in

Get around

Pick up a bike. The city has numerous trails. Just be careful as some end on extremely busy roads.

See

Do

Spend a day a Marymoor Park. There are a number of things to do in its vast 640 acres. It lies along Lake Sammamish and the Sammamish River. There are sports fields, tennis courts, a climbing wall, a radio-controlled airplane field, a dog park, and the Velodrome, which is a bicycle racing track that connects with the Sammamish River Trail. There is a small parking fee for automoblies.

Buy

  • Redmond's main shopping district is the Redmond Way/Cleveland Street corridor in downtown Redmond. It consists of a variety of small stores and a few strip malls.
  • Redmond Town Center is an outdoor mall between downtown Redmond and Marymoor Park, with around 50 of the usual mall boutiques.

Eat

  • Mayuri Indian Cuisine(425)641-4442, 15400 NE 20th St #6. Southern and Northern Indian food. One of the few restaurants in Washington that serves dosas. $8.95 lunch buffet daily ends at 2:30pm.

Drink

Sleep

Get out

  • Seattle is right across the river, about a 10-15 minute drive (barring rush hour traffic)
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