Choose Your Adventure from these Popular Seattle Scenic Drives
The 2022 list of the best scenic drives near Seattle for first-time visitors
Seattle Southside is Perfectly Placed
The cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines together make up Seattle Southside.
Just 15 minutes south of downtown Seattle with quick easy access to Sea-Tac Airport (SEA), freeways and light rail stations.
Which ever direction you choose to head first, our suggested itineraries can help you to kick-start planning your trip to Seattle.
Generate new ideas and customize one or more to make it your own.
Start your Seattle Southside journey off right by looking at the Seattle Southside Travel Planner. It includes everything you need to know:
- Area information
- Things to do: spas, gardens, shopping, museums, sports, outdoor activities, events and festivals
- Dining: from family friendly to fine dining
- Accommodations: a place to stay for any budget
- Cruise information
- Transportation options: tips and tricks
- Itinerary suggestions
- Area maps
Choose from Over 60 Hotels, 100 Restaurants, and Countless Fun Activities Near Seattle Airport (SEA)
FAQs about the Best Scenic Drives in Seattle
What's worth seeing in Seattle?
The 4 most popular attractions with Seattle's visitors are The Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Snoqualmie Falls, and Mount Rainier.
What's Seattle best known for?
Seattle is best known for Starbucks, its coffee culture, being ground zero for grunge music, the Seattle Seahawks football team, the Seattle Mariners baseball team, the Seattle Kraken Hockey team, the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, its tech industry (including both Amazon and Microsoft), aviation (home of Boeing), hiking, kayaking, and general outdoors lifestyle (as in REI).
Is 3 days enough time to see Seattle?