Seattle Southside Launches with Ripe

February 2, 2023 by Alexa Chumpitaz
Seattle Southside Launches with Ripe

Seattle Southside is already a highly desirable destination for travelers and offers a diverse range of attractions, from museums and parks to shopping and dining. We are delighted to announce that the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority has chosen RootRez to help draw even more visitors to their community. Our lodging solution will provide Seattle Southside with an easy-to-use platform for managing and marketing their bookings, helping them to increase their reach and drive conversion on their site.

Located in the heart of King County, Seattle Southside is a vibrant and diverse community that offers a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors and locals alike. Offering some of the most interesting outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or family-friendly fun, there’s something for everyone in this bustling area.

Spectacularly Seattle

Pike Place Market

The historic Pike Place Market is one of Seattle’s most famous landmarks and is located in the heart of the city. Visitors can browse the stalls of local vendors selling fresh produce, seafood, handmade crafts, and more. The market is also home to a variety of street performers, including musicians and artists, making it a perfect destination for entertainment. Don’t miss the famous “Fish Toss” at Pike Place Fish, where workers throw fish at each other to the delight of tourists and locals alike.

Pike Place is one of the country’s oldest farmers’ markets and a Seattle tourism staple.

The Space Needle

This iconic tower is one of Seattle’s most recognizable landmarks and offers breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding mountains. Visitors can take an elevator to the top of the tower and enjoy the panoramic views from the observation deck. The Space Needle is also home to a rotating restaurant, which offers a unique dining experience with stunning views.

Whale Watching

The Pacific Northwest is known for its large population of resident and migrating whales. The Puget Sound specifically is home to a variety of whales, including Orcas, Humpback Whales, and Gray Whales. Visitors can take a boat tour from Seattle Southside to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. These tours are a great opportunity to learn about whale behavior and conservation efforts, as well as to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Puget Sound.

The PNW sees traffic from various species of whales. Visitors flock to the waters to watch these majestic creatures.

Must-See Museums

Chihuly Garden and Glass 

This stunning glass art museum, located at the base of the Space Needle, showcases the work of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly. With its vibrant and colorful installations, Chihuly Garden and Glass provides a unique and awe-inspiring experience for visitors of all ages. From the towering Glasshouse to the tranquil Water Forest, this museum is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in art, nature, or design. Its lush indoor gardens, dazzling glass sculptures, and breathtaking views of Seattle offer a truly unforgettable experience.

Museum of Pop Culture

Also known as MoPOP, this is a one-of-a-kind museum that celebrates the impact of popular culture on society. With its interactive exhibits, live events, and cutting-edge installations, MoPOP offers visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the world of music, science fiction, fantasy, and video games. Whether you’re a fan of rock ‘n’ roll or the latest in technology, MoPOP is the perfect place to explore and discover the cultural forces that have shaped our world. Don’t miss out on this unique destination.

The MoPOP is one of Seattle’s unique attractions. Its exhibitions center on creative expression and pop culture’s broader impact on society.

The Museum of Flight

Located in Seattle Southside city of Tukwila, The Museum of Flight is top-notch. It features a large collection of historic and modern aircraft, as well as interactive exhibits, space memorabilia, and educational programs for visitors of all ages. With over 150 aircraft on display, including the first jet-powered Air Force One and a replica of the Apollo Lunar Module, there is something for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. The museum also offers a variety of hands-on experiences, including flight simulators, space camps, and workshops, making it a great destination for families.

Seattle Southside Surroundings

Des Moines Beach Park

Spend the day in Des Moines. This popular park is located along the shores of the Puget Sound and offers stunning views of the water and the surrounding mountains. Visitors can relax on the beach, take part in a variety of water sports, including fishing and kayaking, or enjoy a picnic in the park’s scenic setting. The park also features a large playground and a walking trail, making it a great destination for families.


Snoqualmie is a charming town located just outside of Seattle and known for its stunning natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Visitors can explore Snoqualmie Falls, a breathtaking 270-foot waterfall, hike in the mountains, or take a scenic train ride on the historic Snoqualmie Valley Railroad. If visitors are looking for a ski adventure, the town is also home to The Summit at Snoqualmie. Only an hour away with a variety of restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions, makes it a perfect destination for a day trip from the city.

Mt. Rainier National Park

Just a short drive from Seattle Southside, Mt. Rainier National Park is a stunning natural destination that offers visitors unmatched views and endless opportunities for outdoor exploration. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just looking to enjoy a scenic drive, this national park makes the outdoors accessible to everyone. Towering mountain peaks, lush forests, and sparkling lakes and streams provide a truly spectacular natural experience. Be sure to visit if you’re looking for the best hiking, camping, wildlife watching, and picnicking in the PNW.

Seattle Southside is the perfect home base if you want to explore the surrounding natural attractions like Mt. Rainier.

We are thrilled to launch with Seattle Southside, one of the most vibrant destinations in the Pacific Northwest. Its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, make it a destination for everyone. Our team is excited to partner with the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority to help promote this amazing destination to travelers everywhere.

If you’re interested in booking a trip, make sure to check out Explore Seattle Southside’s site. If you’re interested in travelers booking trips to your destination on your site, check out our Contact page.