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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Water Park
“Very close amusement park. A whole day of fun. Water slides, roller coasters and other rides”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is our local favorite with really good seafood and other dishes, amazing views, happy hour and service! ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“At the heart of the City of Federal Way lies one of the most transited streets in the entire state and the local mall. Here you will find all kinds of stores and pretty much anything you may need. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Office
“Walking trails and a beach to enjoy Washington's best features: Its natural beauty and its water. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Route
“Wonderful walk along the Puget Sound and take in some amazing sunsets. It is just a 5 minute drive away from your stay.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Charming eatery offering NYC-style pizza and authentic Italian dishes, alongside breathtaking views of the Puget Sound. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A cafe with sustainable, shade grown, fair trade coffee. roasted to perfection. There is nothing better that a great breakfast and a cup of hot coffee. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For those that like breakfast for dinner, this is a good choice. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gym Pool
“This is a world renown swimming facility where schools compete on a regular basis. They also offer open swims if you are interested.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The Rock is a nice place to grab lunch or dinner, great atmosphere and good pizza. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“This is another one of the hidden gems of the Pacific North West. Enjoy walking and looking at all kinds of Bonsai tress. You will be amazed!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Department Store
“One of the biggest Korea grocery store. They carry a wide range of food selection.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Closet grocery store that has everything from clothes to home goods to auto to groceries. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Here you will be able to take the Express bus that takes you to Seattle or to Tacoma. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Warehouse Store
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  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Vast garden with a variety of rhododendrons & azaleas, plus seasonal & perennial plants & blossoms. Very close to the Robin's Nest and is a joy to experience.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lodging
“Another beautiful spot to hang out and grab a drink while sitting out overlooking the water. Tons of restaurant choices.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“This is our local favorite with really good seafood and other dishes, amazing views, happy hour and service! ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Charming eatery offering NYC-style pizza and authentic Italian dishes, alongside breathtaking views of the Puget Sound. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“A cafe with sustainable, shade grown, fair trade coffee. roasted to perfection. There is nothing better that a great breakfast and a cup of hot coffee. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For those that like breakfast for dinner, this is a good choice. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“The Rock is a nice place to grab lunch or dinner, great atmosphere and good pizza. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“We love this place for the goodies they make and the kindness of the staff!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Great take out. Their shawarma platter is incredible and can easily serve 2-3 people.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“They open really late and have a wide range of food from Pho, to Teriyaki, to Korean BBQ. Their Pho is tasty!”
  • 2 locals recommend

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