For Highline residents contemplating a little getaway, Seattle Southside is suggesting a Southside Staycation.
Seattle Southside, www.seattlesouthside.com, handles tourism marketing for Tukwila, SeaTac, Des Moines and Kent.
Staffers note that lodging typically costs 20-30 percent less than comparable rooms in downtown Seattle and has easy access to the city with the new light-rail station in Tukwila..
There are also more than 65 restaurants in the region. Tukwila boasts more than 5 million square feet of retail space within the city limits alone and the largest indoor shopping center in the Pacific Northwest, Westfield Southcenter.
Featured leisure travel packages in Seattle Southside for families and couples include:
Birthday Party Package - Includes overnight accommodations for up to four people at Embassy Suites Hotels, $100 party credit to the Family Fun Center, complimentary in-room movie and popcorn.
Dog Gone Good Stay - Includes overnight accommodations for guests and their pet, doggie bed and bowl, doggie essentials bag (clean up bags, water bottles, special treat and toy) and doggie concierge service. The Dog Concierge will offer local map of day parks, suggested local groomers and dog walkers.
Seahawks 12th Man Touchdown Package - Includes overnight accommodations for two at Renaissance Inn by Marriott, round-trip transportation to and from Quest Field via the Sound Transit Link Light Rail, complimentary shuttle service to and from train station, souvenir handmade fleece Seahawks blanket and complimentary breakfast.
Featured packages in Seattle Southside for the practical business traveler include:
Night In, Cruise Out - Includes overnight accommodations for two at the Hampton Inn Southcenter, round-trip transportation to and from SeaTac Airport, complimentary shuttle service to local restaurants and shopping, one-way transportation to Pier 66 or 91 for cruise ship departure and continental breakfast.
Park & Fly - Includes overnight accommodations at Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Southcenter Hotel, free parking for up to 14 days and round-trip shuttle service to and from the SeaTac Airport. Similar packages are also available at Coast Gateway Hotel, Radisson Gateway, Rodeway Inn and Sleep Inn.