Burien is a young city built from homesteads around Lake Burien and a summer waterfront community on the Puget Sound. With six miles of shoreline and expansive mountain views, residents take pride in their neighborhoods. Housing ranges from starter homes to high-end homes, condominiums and apartments of all sizes, including senior living. Walk Score lists Burien as the third most walkable city in Washington State. Residents and businesses love the convenience of Burien’s hub location and great connections. You can drive north to Seattle in about 12 minutes, east to Sea-Tac Airport in five minutes, and south to Tacoma or east to Bellevue in 30 minutes.