Location, Location, Location—Lake Oswego is Close to Everything!

Lake Oswego Oregon offers a perfect location for exploring or staying close to home.

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
Seaside 84 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.

About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at kevin.costello@cascadehassonsir.com or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right-hand column. I would love to show you around.
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