Burien Tourism

Burien (/ˈbjʊəriən/ BYUR-ee-ən) is a suburban city in King County, Washington, United States, located south of Seattle. As of the 2010 Census, Burien's population was 33,313, which is a 49.7% increase since incorporation. An annexation in 2010 increased the city's population to about 50,000.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Burien, United States. Explore Burien travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Burien is Seattle. Take a short trip from Burien and set some time aside to explore the Seattle. Dotted with places like Sky View Observatory, Space Needle, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Burien are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Burien is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Burien before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.91 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 36.58 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50.77 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.61 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.03 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.88 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 17.45 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Burien for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Burien.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.42 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.55 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40.26 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.92 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 59.52 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.1 (Low)
    • Drug offense 66.77 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.72 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 47.12 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.24 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.47 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.1 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Burien is 187.61 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 54.76 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 91.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.13 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.92 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.1 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.12 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 138.28 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Burien

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.95 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo