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Federal Way

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Federal Way is a city in King County in the Puget Sound region of Washington State. With a population of nearly 90,000, Federal Way one of Seattle's largest suburbs. Federal Way is home to the world-headquarters of Weyerhaeuser and World Vision.

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Federal Way is less than 10 miles south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and is located along Interstate-5 and reaches to the Puget Sound.

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PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Like the rest of the Seattle Area, Federal Way is served by King County Metro [4], Sound Transit Rt (#574, 577, 578) [5], and Pierce Transit (Rt #62,402,500, & 501) [6]. The transportation hub in Federal Way is the Federal Way Transit Center (FWTC) on South 317th St. The FWTC offers routes with service to Sea-Tac Intl. Airport (#574 or 'A' Line bus), Seattle (#190,193,197,577 & 578), Tacoma(#500 via Hwy 99, 501 via Milton & Fife, 62 to NE Tacoma), Bellevue, Puyallup (402 & 578), and other surrounding cities.

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The City of Federal Way has a huge population of Korean Americans. Thus, Federal Way hosts the annual Hanwoori Korean Festival, which is a huge event sponsored by the City of Federal Way, Washington State, and various other business organizations. Like any other festivals, it has many family geared activities ranging from food, games, karaoke, public shows, etc.

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Wild Waves Enchanted Village Operated by Six Flags, it is the main attraction in Federal Way, being the only existing water amusement park in Western Washington.

Downtown Federal Way Is the main shopping and business center of Federal Way and is very multicultural. The Commons (formally known as Seatac Mall) is the main attraction of Downtown Federal Way. But also, along Pacific Highway and 320th St, there are many plazas and restaurants. H-Mart, happens to be the largest international market in Federal Way, and is also an interesting place to visit.

Redondo Beach A place to enjoy Puget Sound

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Federal Way is best known for its Korean Cuisine, thanks to the high concentration of Korean Americans living in the city.

Recommended Korean Restaurants: Mirak, Shin Sung, H-Mart [Houses various small restaurant inside]

Recommended Japanese Restaurants: Akasaka, Koharu, Hanabi

Recommended Thai Restaurants: Indochine

Recommended Chinese Restaurants: Peking Wok

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  • Clarion Hotel, 31611 20th Avenue S, +1 253 941-6000, [1]. checkin: 3pm; checkout: 12pm. Check website for great hotel deals.  edit
  • Courtyard Seattle Federal Way, 31910 Gateway Center Blvd. South, +1 253 529-0200 (fax: +1 253 529-0220), [2].  edit
  • Holiday Inn Express, 34827 Pacific Hwy S., +1 253 838-3164, [3].  edit

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Routes through Federal Way
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