Top 8 Reasons why Seattle Southside is great place to bring your family for Spring Break.


8. Location

Seattle Southside is centrally located between Seattle and Tacoma. The three cities of SeaTac, Tukwila, & Des Moines compromise the area also known as “Seattle’s Backyard.” Located near the airport and at the crossroads of Interstate 5 and 405 the location is convenient for families flying in or driving over.

7. Near Great Attractions

Because of the great location it is easy to get to world-famous attractions.Take the family on a short trip up north to Downtown Seattle on the Link Light Rail, tour with Tours Northwest to Mount Rainier National Park, or explore the San Juan Islands on Victoria Clipper.

6. Shopping

Get the kids some new school clothes and a little something for yourself. With 5 million square feet of shopping including Old Navy, DSW, Nordstrom Rack, not to mention Westfield Southcenter - the largest indoor shopping center in the Northwest - everyone can find something they like. 

5. Dining Scene

From California Pizza Kitchen to The Cheesecake Factory to the Des Moines Dog House, families have a wide variety of options to choose from to satisfy even the pickiest eater. For the adventurous types, there is an international dining scene offering delectable dishes from around the world.

4. Affordable Hotels

Staying outside of downtown affords many more opportunities since hotels in Seattle Southside are 20-30% less expensive. With the added bonus of free airport shuttles, complimentary breakfasts, a free shuttle to Westfield and the nearby light rail, families can make their Spring Break dollars stretch further.

3. Deals!

In addition to the savings afforded by staying in Seattle Southside, there are tons of great deals when families us the Do More Save More Passport. This mobile discount passport is available for free and it offers deals from retail to dining to attractions and more!

2. Outdoor Adventures

The Pacific Northwest is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world and there are so many ways to explore it from Seattle Southside. Great hikes, beautiful beaches, scenic vistas, traversable trails and breathtaking waterfalls are all within a 2 hour drive.

1. Family Activities

Seattle Southside is an epicenter for family fun. With the Family Fun Center, iFLY Indoor Skydiving, Museum of Flight, Flying Circus, Tag Zone, Round 1, ACME Bowl, Sykart, Virtual Sports and more, kids and parents will never get bored.


Plan Your Spring Break Trip

Use these tools to help plan your trip. The Spring Break Itinerary is a sample of how to spend your vacation. Use it as your guide or create your own itinerary with the Trip Building Tool.