In real estate, the mantra is “location, location, location.” Well, if that’s the case, then everyone should live in Lake Oswego, Oregon! Considered a suburb of Portland, Lake Oswego has a lifeblood all its own, complete with two high schools, two junior highs, eight elementary schools, two post offices, record-setting library, city hall, movie theater, grocery stores and more. But it is also conveniently located to so much else the Portland metro area and the state of Oregon has to offer.
|Downtown Portland||8 miles*|
|Portland International Airport||12.2 miles|
|Rose Garden Arena||9.14 miles|
|Oregon Zoo||10.21 miles|
|Interstate 5||4.17 miles|
|Highway 205||4.65 miles|
|Multnomah Falls||36.93 miles|
|Mt. Hood||85 miles|
|Black Butte||141 miles|
|Sunriver Resort||176 miles|
|Civil War game at Autzen Stadium||104.65 miles|
|Civil War game at Reeser Stadium||79.06 miles|
|Nearest hospital||5 miles|
|Nearest Amtrak station||6 miles|
|Nearest shopping mall-Bridgeport Village||5.28 miles|
|Oregon Shakespeare Festival||279 miles|
*Distance measured from downtown Lake Oswego
Even if you decide to stay in town, you’re not far from what you need. There are 16 coffee shops within the ten square miles of the town, meaning you can grab a latte on your way to work or to the gym. With seven grocery stores ranging from big chains like Safeway to independents like Wizers and specialty stores like New Seasons, you could even walk to pick up the milk you forgot on the way home. Graham’s Book and Stationery is located right downtown. Lake View Village in downtown Lake Oswego houses national chains like Sur la Table as well as local boutiques like Meringue Boutique and Soletta Shoes. Want to eat out? Trip Advisor lists 86 restaurants in Lake Oswego ranging from Subway to local favorites like Maher’s Irish Restaurant and Pub and Zeppo’s featuring Italian food.
Location, location, location. It’s not only important in real estate, it’s important to your quality of life, and Lake Oswego’s location, both rich in its own offerings as well as close to everything you need, makes living here a great choice.