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Southside Seattle


Much more than just a hub of travel (via the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport) and bedroom community to Seattle, there are countless offerings in the communities that make up Southside — and there’s hardly a more central and easy launching point for a variety of outdoor adventures.
 
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Southside is just a quick drive or Link Light Rail ride to downtown and includes the towns of Kent, Burien, Sea Tac, Tukwila, Normandy Park and Des Moines. Among these communities, there are a number of dining, shopping and entertainment options.
 

 
Museum of Flight Boeing Field
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Attractions in this area include the Museum of Flight, casinos in Tukwila and the Emerald Downs horse racing tracks. Westfield Southcenter is the largest shopping center in the Puget Sound area with dozens of stores and restaurants and a movie theater. There are also numerous community-wide events held in this open-air shopping complex.
 
Other sights to see include the Burien Town Square, which features a nice downtown core of shops and restaurants. Also, the Normandy Park Towne Center in Normandy Park, which is considered one of Seattle’s hottest communities as it has undergone a beautiful transformation since 2002, offers an array of businesses to check out.
 
Bird-watchers and fresh-air lovers have plenty of options in Southside, too. More than 30 miles of trails are easily accessible via the Interurban or the Green-Duwamish River trails. Additionally, the 304-acre Green River Natural Resources Area features wetlands that are home to viewable waterfowl and wildlife populations. 

Eat in Southside Seattle

Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar
18525 36th Ave S Seattle WA 98188-4967
Phone: 206 214-4282
Website: http://cedarbrooklodge.com/eat.php
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Relish fresh farm-to-table local and regional bounty. Open daily for lunch 11:30am-2pm and for dinner 5:30pm-9:30pm. HA

Gateway Grill
18118 International Blvd Seattle WA 98188
Phone: 206 244-6666
Website: http://radisson.com/seattlewa_seatac
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American, $$. Casual/fine dining in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Rainforest Cafe
161 S. South Center Mall Seattle WA 98188
Phone: 206 248-8882
Website: http://rainforestcafe.com
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American $$. Your adventure is about to begin! This recreated rain forest is a tropical wonderland featuring phenomenal food and sensational shopping. HA

Starbucks Coffee Company
2401 Utah Ave S Seattle WA 98134
Phone: 800 23L-ATTE
Website: http://starbucks.com
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Coffee Houses and Espresso. Leading retailer, roaster and specialty coffee in North America with retail stores serving espresso, drip coffee and a variety of whole beans.

Seven Hills Grille
17338 International Blvd Seattle WA 98188
Phone: 206 248-1000
Website: http://hi-seatac.com
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Northwest $$$. Featuring distinctive Pacific Northwest cuisine in a casual, trendy and lively atmosphere. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. HA

Stay in Southside Seattle

DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport
18740 International Blvd Seattle WA 98188
Phone: 206 439-6114
Website: http://seattleairport.doubletree.com
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850 rooms, $$-$$$. Complimentary airport shuttle, restaurants, lounges, room service, business center, outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, fitness center. Pets ok. HA TDD

Best Western Plus Evergreen Inn & Suites
32124 25th Ave S Federal Way WA 98003
Phone: 253 529-4000 ext.3010
Website: http://bestwestern.com
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165 rooms, $$. Full service hotel with spacious rooms. Your stay includes a deluxe breakfast buffet and airport shuttle. Call us! HA

Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center Seattle-Renton
One S Grady Way Renton WA 98057
Phone: 425 254-7226
Website: http://redlion.com/our-hotels/washington/seattle-renton/
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226 rooms, $$. Full service newly renovated hotel. Complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle, restaurant, lounge, free parking. HSIA, coffee makers, irons/boards, hair dryers, vanity mirrors. HA TDD

Embassy Suites Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
15920 W Valley Hwy Seattle WA 98188
Phone: 425 227-8844
Website: http://seattletacoma.embassysuites.com
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238 suites, $$$-$$$$. Two-room suites with Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave. Complimentary breakfast, nightly Manager's Reception. Airport transportation. Indoor pool, fitness center, restaurant. HA TDD

Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
17620 International Blvd Seattle WA 98188
Phone: 206 433-4800
Website: http://seattleairport.hilton.com
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396 rooms, $$-$$$. Spencer's Restaurant & Lounge, room service, in-room movies, complimentary airport and Southcenter Westfield Mall shuttle, Jacuzzi, outdoor pool, fitness center. Small pets ok. HA TDD

Play in Southside Seattle

Chambers Bay Golf Course
6320 Grandview Dr W University Place WA 98467
Phone: 253 460-GOLF (4653)
Website: http://chambersbaygolf.com
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Site of the 2015 US Open, Chambers Bay was designed the challenge the greatest players in the world, but is enjoyable for players of any skill level. Discover pure links golf while immersing yourself in panoramic views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains.

The Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S Seattle WA 98108
Phone: 206 768-7105
Website: http://museumofflight.org
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The past, present and future of flight comes alive in a world-class collection, rich exhibits and a full schedule of special programs. Daily 10am-5pm.

Dollar Rent A Car
PO Box 68428 Seattle WA 98168
Phone: 206 433-6768
Website: http://dollar.com
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Five convenient locations in Seattle area. Wide selection of clean, late model cars and vans. 24/7. Airport valet parking.

Puget Sound Attractions Council
1006 Industry Dr Seattle WA 98188
Phone: 208 277-8564
Website: http://seattleattractions.com
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Call or write for free "Seattle Favorites" vacation guide brochure featuring 31 major attractions and discount coupons within greater Seattle-Tacoma area.

Customized Tours and Charter Service LLC
PO Box 98677 Des Moines WA 98198
Phone: 206 878-3965
Website: http://toursofseattle.com
    

Charter service/private tours andfeaturing daily tours - Seattle City Boeing, Snoqualmie Falls and Winery, Mt. Rainier Tours and more!

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Quick Info

Many visitors arrive to Southside when they land at Sea-Tac International Airport. The Link Light Rail can take those visiting the Southside to many points in downtown Seattle.