Puyallup—meaning “the generous people”—is a historic community of just under 40,000 people nestled in a verdant valley that provides breath-taking views of Mount Rainier from almost everyone’s front doorstep. In Puyallup, being able to enjoy the perks of the open spaces does not mean compromising access to metropolitan areas. Puyallup residents can easily travel to Washington’s major cities because it is located just 35 miles south of Seattle and 20 miles north of the State’s capital, Olympia.
Driving is the dominant form of transportation for those living in this city; however, Puyallup does offer its residents ample bus services within the city as well as connecting them to surrounding neighborhoods. Puyallup is situated 35 miles south of Seattle (approximately a 40-minute drive), making it ideal for commuters who desire the perks of living in a smaller community while being employed in the state’s largest city. Sound Transit provides commuters with railway transportation back and forth from Seattle each day of the week. Additionally, Amtrak services the city.