within/in walking distance


: not very far : close enough to reach by walking
Her house is within walking distance.
often + of
Her job is within walking distance of her school.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The hotel is within walking distance to more than 50 restaurants, the historic seaport and Grand 1894 Opera House. Tamara Gane, Chron, 9 Apr. 2023 In some neighborhoods, multiple grocery stores can be found within walking distance. Theresa Vargas, Washington Post, 22 Feb. 2023 For short-term rentals, the pretty Almagro neighborhood offers quiet streets lined with boutiques, galleries and small restaurants, all within walking distance of many major museums and attractions. Andrew Ferren, New York Times, 16 Feb. 2023 There was no record store within walking distance, for sure. Niko Stratis, SPIN, 7 Feb. 2023 Corporate leaders agreed to renovate a building that used to house a medical practice, which is within walking distance from the resort’s employee housing. Megan Leonhardt, Fortune, 6 Dec. 2022 The event’s location was only disclosed to attendees, though it was described as being within walking distance of the Phoenix Convention Center, and thus not subject to the no-compete clause. Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic, 27 Nov. 2022 Also within walking distance are great restaurants, the Bushnell with it performances, and a wide range of services. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 21 Oct. 2022 The women, who taught lessons about the Holocaust, were both widows and remained best friends until the end, living within walking distance of each other for years. CBS News, 7 Sep. 2022 See More

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