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About Kenmore

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Welcome to Puget Sound’s best kept secret – Kenmore, Washington. Kenmore is home to talented people, innovative ideas, strong businesses, and a community gathering place, along with abundant activities. Just minutes from Seattle and the Eastside, you can get anyplace from Kenmore – whether by highway, seaplane, boat, or the Burke Gilman paved trail.

Kenmore is an urban community surrounded by the great outdoors, with family-friendly neighborhoods, an award-winning school district, quality services, and many cultural amenities. Yet, it is easy to hike in the woods, bike along Lake Washington, watch rare Herons nest or put a kayak in the water.

Local residents will tell you that Kenmore is truly the best place to live and work. A strong entrepreneurial spirit is at the core of the city. Kenmore is home to Bastyr University, the top natural medicine university and research institution in the U.S., and is the birthplace of many multi-generational business innovators, including Kenmore Camera and Kenmore Air. With a business-friendly city hall, accessible land, and no B & O tax, the city actively helps pioneering businesses soar without limits.