About Renton with Important Links

 
For your next stay in the greater Seattle area, discover the magic of Renton and enjoy our convenient, spectacular location, outstanding value and hometown hospitality.

Nestled on the south shore of beautiful Lake Washington, Renton is centrally located in the heart of the Puget Sound area - just 10 minutes from SeaTac International Airport, Seattle and Bellevue. Renton also offers terrific views of the Olympics, the Cascades and Mount Rainier.

Get the best of the Northwest, without Downtown's high prices, hassle, traffic and expensive parking. You're invited to stay, play and dine Ahead of the Curve.

Play 18 holes of challenging golf at Maplewood. Catch a concert or play at the IKEA Performing Arts Center, Renton Civic Theatre or CARCO Theater. Kids of all ages will love the Henry Moses Family Aquatic Center, the Boathouse on Lake Washington, and the Renton Skatepark. Plan time to discover Renton's 100-year history at the Renton Historical Museum and visit nearby Veterans Memorial Park.

Renton is also the stage for dozens of special events and festivals throughout the year. Don't miss the Return to Renton Car Show or Renton River Days in July, the Kids Fishing Derby, Summer Family Concerts at Coulon, Holiday Clam Lights, Fourth of July celebrations and now two Farmers Market locations; the downtown Piazza and the Landing.

Discover Renton's natural beauty. Hike or bike the 4.5-mile Cedar River Trail. Explore a 1.5-mile long Lakefront Trail that connects to miles of scenic trails to the north and across Lake Washington. Enjoy the more than 12.5 miles of trails that run throughout the City. Don't miss 30 award-winning parks, including beautiful Coulon Beach Park that features a spectacular nature walk and swimming beach.
 
Shop in Renton.
We're home to the Washington's only IKEA – the world's largest furnishing retailer – and Washington's only Fry's Electronics. Go antiquing Downtown. From June through September, shop Renton's Farmers Market at the Piazza and Valley Medical Center. Or browse hundreds of unique specialty stores and services and the New Landing Shopping Center.
 
Dine in Renton.
From gourmet pasta to sizzling steaks, from an intimate wine bar. A multitude of dining options to delight and surprise your pallet.
 
Stay in Renton.
Enjoy the warmth, convenience and comfort of 10 great Renton hotels with all of the amenities and world-class service you'd find in Seattle – but without the big city rates. And FREE hotel parking. Or are you departing Sea Tac for a business trip or vacation? Many of our hotels offer STAY-PARK-Fly packages - check in the night before your flight, get a good night's rest and the hotel will shuttle you to the airport and you can leave your car at the hotel for no or very little cost.
 
Be our guest in Renton! Let us help you stay and play ahead of the curve. Sponsored by the Renton Visitor's Connection, Renton Chamber of Commerce. For more information call 1-877-GoRenton (1-877-467-3686).