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About Lakewood, Washington

picturesque city of Lakewood, Washington was incorporated in February 1996. As of its last count, an estimated number of 60,000 are called its residents. The city of Lakewood is the home of the Western State Hospital, which ranks as the second oldest state institution after the University of Washington. The city’s economy greatly thrives on its neighboring military bases in Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base. As such, it produces jobs to more than 30,000 employment residents. The city was put in the limelight a few years ago because of one shooting incident that occurred in Parkland Forza Coffee Shop. This unfortunate event killed four police officers. Because this was a one-time occurrence in the peaceful city, tourists and visitors still frequent the place due to its number of breathtaking lakes and views it offers. Try to visit and check one of the convenient hotels located around the city. Since Lakewood is surrounded by perfect landscapes, consider staying at America’s Best Value Inn of South Tacoma where all the exciting places to visit are just a few minutes away. An outdoor aficionado will really love Lakewood for its various lakes and parks. Go hiking, biking, charter a boat trip, take a swim, have a picnic, let the kids frolic on the playgrounds, or go swimming in the various parks. When tired of all the physical activities, it’s time to hit Lakewood restaurants to satisfy cravings for Japanese cuisine in Kyoto Teriyaki, Chinese cuisine in Royal Box Chinese Restaurant, Thai cuisine in Pho Thai Restaurant, and even good old family dining at Hometowne Restauran

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