At AHRN.com, we want to offer our readers a place to turn to when facing the challenge of a PCS. You know how it is when you get orders. You go to your Facebook friends list, find someone who is there or has been recently and get all the details! We are sharing the little things that help you to make a home at NAS Everett!
What are the best neighborhoods?
Edmonds, Mukilteo and Mill Creek are all good options based on your priorities. It is important to consider desired commute time as the the North Seattle Traffic on the south side of Everett can be considerable!
What schools are considered the best?
There are several highly rated schools within easy driving distance of NAS Everett – although it is important to look at the individual school, as ratings can vary considerably. Mukilteo High School is rated a 10 by GreatSchools.org, Silver Lake Elementary School and Eisenhower Middle School are listed as 9 and 8 out of 10 respectively. The Lake Stevens School District is close by and is generally more highly rated than Everett schools. Find more specific school information at greatschools.org.
Is there anywhere traffic is especially bad?
I-5 traffic coming out of Seattle lives up to the NorthWest’s reputation for gridlock traffic.
Can I get off post for lunch?
Where do you like to do your grocery shopping? Where is the best produce? The best prices?
Depending on where you live and how much you coupon, the commissary, Safeway, Top Foods and Albertsons are all options!
What are your favorite local restaurants?
For a casual dinner out, try Brooklyn Bros Pizza – and don’t forget to sign the graffiti wall! Get a taste of the Islands with Bobby’s Hawaiian Style Restaurant, which was featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive Ins and Dives.
Where do you like to do your clothes/home shopping?
Seattle has everything you could possibly want – including several very nice malls, outlets and the famous Pike Place Market with it’s nearby boutique shops.
Where do you go if you want to grab a coffee with friends and relax?
Best spot for a date night?
The Majestic Cafe is a local date night favorite. There is also the option to drive into Seattle or spend an evening enjoying Alki Beach.
What do you LOVE about your duty station?
What else would you tell your friend who has just received orders?
We Want To Know:
Have you lived at NAS Everett? What would you add to these questions?