Tacoma, Wa - The City of Destiny

Tacoma houses Point Defiance Park, the second largest urban park, behind New York's Central Park

The Port of Tacoma is the sixth largest port in the United States

Tacoma-Pierce County has been named as one of the most livable areas in America.

Tacoma offers free transit around the city at local hotspots via the Link Light Rail

Tacoma Cost of Living

Tacoma has a relatively low cost of living.


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