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10 Things to do in Seattle before the RCSW Respiratory Care Conference

If you are from out of town and coming to the 44th Annual Pacific Northwest Regional Respiratory Care Conference and Scientific Assembly, you may plan on enjoying some of what Seattle offers before the conference.  Light Rail will drop you off right in the middle of a whole assortment of shopping, dining, and entertainment.  Here are just a few suggestions on how you may want to spend Friday and Saturday in downtown Seattle.

How to get to Seattle

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Conference Center is conveniently located by Sea-Tac Airport. Light Rail to Seattle and access to the airport (and car rental) is within easy walking distance via the skybridge a few blocks north of the hotel (across S 176th Street) – map.

What to do when you get there

At the end of the Light Rail route north is Westlake Center, located in the heart of Seattle and providing easy walking distances to all sorts of shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences – map.
Seattle Restaurant Week
Dine out for a deal during Seattle Restaurant Week April 12-6 and 9-13. More than 165 local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for just $32, and many also offer two-course lunches for $16. You’ve got to taste it to believe it!
Pike Place Market is the city’s center for fresh, local produce, specialty food and small independent businesses – map

Seattle Underground Tour – map
Seattle Art Museum – map
Seattle Aquarium – map
The Trip Door – map

Seattle Center

From Westlake Center, grab a ride on the Monorail to Seattle Center, one of the premier destinations for arts, entertainment and leisure activities in the area, Seattle Center provides you with a whole assortment of things to keep you busy for days. – map

Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.


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