It’s common for people to ask us here at Seattle Southside, what exactly do you guys do here? Well, we're happy to let everyone know what we specialize in (visitor services, destination marketing, destination development, etc.) so that we can help others, because it is what we love to do!
The region known as Seattle Southside consists of three cities: Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines -- three hidden gems that have a lot to offer.
These three cities combine to make the perfect home for travelers. Seattle Southside’s location in Western Washington makes it easy for visitors to explore the greater Northwest. This idyllic location is just 15 minutes south of downtown Seattle and 20 minutes north of Tacoma. Centrally located near Sea-Tac International Airport, freeways, and Link light rail stations, getting to, and around the area is a breeze.
In Seattle Southside you’ll find great shopping, a huge selection of restaurants and ton of first-rate, value-priced hotels. It’s an affordable and fun place to visit, with an incredible variety of interesting things to do, including The Museum of Flight, Des Moines Beach Park, Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, Seattle Chocolate, iFLY Indoor Skydiving and so much more.
We’ll help you find attractions geared to your interests, or find you transportation to get to these destinations. We’ll help you with directions, and we’re happy to book reservations for restaurants, hotels, and tours for you! We want to make sure that your vacation or business trip goes smoothly, and that you can enjoy it to the fullest potential.
Here at Seattle Southside, we work with a variety of travel agencies, so you never have to worry about not being able to find something that interests you. Each tour company has their own unique tours that they offer and we will spend as much time as you need going through each and every option to help find you the perfect tour(s)!
We’re experts in the area. We have a way for you to get anywhere you need to go, whether it be a shuttle, bus, light rail, taxi, town car, Lyft, and so much more. You will never be without a ride, we have you covered.
Seattle can take forever to explore...it’s that big! But we don’t want you to feel overwhelmed; we’ll narrow it down and make sure that you can set your itinerary to visit all the places that you’re interested in. We’ll also let you in on some great hidden gems to help you "live like the locals."
Seattle Southside represents more than 60 hotels for you to choose from, giving us nearly 8,000 hotel rooms to work with. We have a spot for you already reserved to rest your head for your next adventurous day in Seattle Southside, you just have to stop by and claim your room!
If you’re a local or someone planning to visit for business and you need a venue to host your meetings or special events, Seattle Southside knows each and every venue in the area, and we can help you find the perfect place to hold your special event. Not only will we find these places for you, but we can also book them, and help prepare welcome bags and event support for your group.
Now that you have an idea of what it is that we do, visit the Seattle Southside Visitor Center today!
Located at 3100 S. 176th Street, the Visitor Information Center in SeaTac, Washington is open Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. In the summer, we will extend our open days to seven days a week.
Please feel free to reach us by phone if you cannot make it in. Our phone number is
If you one more way to connect with us, visit http://www.seattlesouthside.com/contact-us and fill out the form, briefly explaining what it is that we may assist you with. One of our lovely Seattle Southside representatives will contact you shortly.
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