Seattle Southside The movement within the area is easy. With the light rail high-speed rail system you can travel between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Seattle's downtown as well as visit the highlights of the area. Among the light rail stations, Angle Lake Station ( SeaTac) , one stop from the airport, is particularly easy to use .
Why do not you visit the 4-hectare Angle Lake Park (just a few blocks from the station) and enjoy the nature in this area in various ways. You can relax without doing anything on the banks of the lake, swim, start trout fishing, ride a boat, and so on.
Next, let's head to the highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, a beautiful spot popular among locals. Take a walk through the seven areas, such as Seike Japanese Garden, Sensory Garden and Elda Behm's Paradise Garden, which was relocated by an airport expansion project ? Besides, there is a stunning garden where roses, irises, licorice, fuchsia, etc are planted. This botanic garden is owned by the community and entrance is free. We also have exhibitions and presentations related to garden art at our garden.
For those who want to enjoy nature further, let's visit two state parks in Washington State , Saltwater State Park and Lake Sammamish State Park , located a few minutes from the city center . Saltwater State Park also includes a 440 meter coastline facing the beautiful Puget Sound. Try hiking the trails, observing salmon spawning at Maxo Ally Creek (McSorley Creek), and learning about the sea creatures in the tide pool. Offshore artificial reefs should be boring for experienced divers. If you are unsatisfactory on a day trip, let's camp all over the night.
If you like swimming inland, go to Samamish Lake State Park. There are two wonderful beaches, Tibitts (Tibbitts) and Sunset (Sunset) waiting. It is good to stretch your arms and legs on the sand and enjoy volleyball. It is also good to hire a kayak or paddle boat and visit the lakeside. If you hike or cycling a paved trail through forests and wetlands, you can see wild animals such as Oahua and Hakutouwashi. It is also recommended to decide the visit time according to the festival and fair being held in the park throughout the year.
Why do not you spend a fun day at Berian's Downtown near Seattle Southside. Do not forget to walk around the town square. Especially during the summer, farmers' market is held every Thursday, you can get handmade goods and fresh food. Let's feel the local friendly atmosphere by skin around neighboring boutiques. Restaurants serving international cuisine are also more savory. Why do not you eat at the outdoor patio and enjoy the atmosphere of downtown unique to Borian's paradise.
Seherhast Park (Seahurst Park) spreading over the Puget Sound Gulf is the thing that can not be removed by Beriane. Here you can follow the coastal trails and follow the creek that meanders through the forest. Let your eyes light whether eagles do not appear in the sky or whales in the ocean. Take a lunch box and recommend slowly watching the magnificent Olympic Mountains rising over the waterside.
You can not leave Seattle south side without visiting Tukwila and Des Moines. These two communities are adjacent to the SeaTac, Tukwila is a shopping paradise, and Des Moines is known as a stone gem. In the summer, the Des Moines Downtown Farmers' Market will be held against the backdrop of the beautiful Puget Sound. Do not forget to check all the agricultural products, foods, arts and craftworks purchased from local producers, listen to music, too much to see the scenery. Later, let's look at the landscape from fishing pier and walking trail. It is also good to enjoy beach coming aiming at low tide.
After lots of outdoors, head to Westfield Southcenter where you can enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment. It is a two-storey shopping mall with over 200 domestic and local shops, cinemas, restaurants, Asian foods market "Seafood City" (Seafood City). If your feet get tired, stop by an 85 ° C bakery cafe (85 ° C Bakery Café) and breathe in with a unique Asian-style pastry and a coffee with Guatemalan beans.