Safe Travels!

Dear Visitors,

We've missed you! We are so excited to welcome you back to Seattle Southside. During this global health pandemic the health and well being our our residents and visitors is our top priority. Rest assured that our businesses have been preparing to welcome you safely and comfortably. We ask that you please do your part to make our reopening successful and sustainable. This takes planning, education and communication.

We developed a checklist and a list of resources below to review before you visit to help make your visit as safe enjoyable as possible. If you do not feel well please stay home and we'll welcome you back when you are ready to travel.

Remember to:

  • Familiarize yourself with current Washington State and King County rules and regulations on our travel advisory page.
  • Make a reservation for lodging and dining in advance. Remember to tip your servers and delivery drivers. They appreciate your support.
  • Check with your hotel about rules for pools, fitness centers, onsite dining options and common areas for guests - some services may be unavailable.
  • Be prepared. Pack personal protective equipment: Sanitizer, masks, a small bag to keep you mask in when you are not wearing it, gloves and maybe a thermometer.
  • Remember to wear your mask in all public places and when you are not able to maintain six feet of social distance outdoors.
  • Bring a non-cash form of payment. Businesses are encouraging credit and debit card transactions when possible. 
  • Request a travel planner and sign up for our e-newsletter for travel inspiration and to stay up to date on the latest information.



Recreate Responsibly 

During this public health crisis, spending time in outdoor spaces has become even more important for many Americans. Yet these unusual circumstances mean that all of us, from seasoned outdoor enthusiasts to families heading out to their local park for the first time, could use a little guidance about how to stay safe. The Recreate Responsibly guidelines offer a starting point for getting outside to keep yourself healthy and to maintain access to our parks, trails, and beaches.