With its bustling downtown shopping district and always enjoyable Pike Place Market, Seattle has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for one-of-a-kind boutiques or flagship stores of national retailers, you’ll find it in Seattle. Have a little more time? Explore one of the city’s unique neighborhoods like West Seattle or Ballard, where local, independent stores are worth the trip.


In nearby Burien, you’ll find dozens of great, locally-owned boutiques with an emphasis on home accessories and gardening shops. Spend the morning shopping for gifts, stop for a pastry and espresso, and don’t forget to pick up something special for yourself! Check out just a sampling of Burien’s great shopping:

This cozy home décor store is local favorite, featuring an abundance of housewares and personal accessories. You’ll love everything you find – shoes, purses, vases, books, scented candles, stationary, jewelry and more.

Poggi Bonsi
The owners of Poggi Bonsi travel frequently to Italy and France to hand-select one-of-a-kind ceramic platters, pots, pitchers and bowls.

Grass Roots
Olde Burien’s largest nursery, Grass Roots has just what every garden – and gardener – needs. From the most popular plants to the rare and unique, as well as gorgeous planters, great gloves and sturdy tools.

Des Moines

Marine View Drive is a special shopping destination – with gorgeous water views and five blocks of cozy shops and elegant boutiques to explore. Things really pick up in the summer when the famous Des Moines Farmer’s Market kicks into gear. Stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables and one-of-a-kind, handmade crafts.

Marine View Florist
Designer Laura Rex Straight produces truly innovative floral designs— from stunning wedding arrangements to classic corporate arrays and more. Delivery service available Monday-Saturday.

Carriage Country Quilts
Carriage Country Quilts is nationally recognized as a Top Ten Shop by Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Sampler Magazine.

Furney’s Nursery
Furney’s Nursery has been inspiring Northwest gardeners for more than 60 years. The largest garden center in South King County, Furney’s offers the best plants, expert advice, garden supplies, and outdoor living you’ll find anywhere.

Tukwila/South Center

Take a back road to one of the largest shopping destinations in Washington, the Parkway Supercenter. You’ll find virtually everything here — from electronics and furniture, to clothes and more – from over 20 large box retailers. Another mile down the road and you’ll find Westfield Mall with over 200 stores and restaurants.