Travel Information
2007 Short Course National Championships
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Travel Information

Host Website
Updates to available hotel and car rental information may be available at the meet host website at

Most major airlines serve Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The airport is located 15 miles north of the Aquatic Center along the I-5 corridor. Seattle is about 15 miles north of the airport on I-5.

From North or South Bound I-5 take exit 142 B which directs traffic west on S 348th (a continuation of westbound Highway 18). Continue west on S 348th across Pacific Highway S (Highway 99) and across 1st Ave S (NOTE: 348th becomes SW Campus Drive after crossing 1st Ave S). The pool is on the right about 1/2 mile past 1st Ave S.

Ground Transportation
Car rental is available at the airport. Airport shuttle service to motels can be arranged in advance through Shuttle Express 800-487-7433 or

Hotels and Shuttle
Here are a few hotel options in Federal Way for your stay. The meet shuttle service will serve these hotels. We have several additional hotels with special rates, ranging from $70 to $169. For more information on accommodations, When making a reservation mention "USMS Nationals" to get the special rates. Cut-off date for all rooms is April 14, 2007.

Quality Inn
1400 S 348; 800-685-4141; single $89.99, double $95.99, kitchen suite $125.99; full breakfast included; 2 miles from pool.

Holiday Inn Express
34827 Pacific Hwy South, 253-838-3164; single/double $89.95; continental breakfast included; 2 miles from pool.

Comfort Inn
31622 Pacific Hwy South, 253-529-0101; single/double $79; continental breakfast included; 4 miles from pool.

Best Western Executel
31611 20th Ave S, 253-941-6000; price $85, includes full breakfast and shuttle to airport & pool; 4 miles from pool.

32123 25th Ave S 800-531-5900; single/double $94; includes breakfast and shuttle to airport & pool; 4 miles from pool.

The islands and shoreline of Puget Sound offer unlimited opportunities for sightseeing. There are three National Parks within a two hour drive of Federal Way (Mt. Rainier, Olympic, and North Cascades). Mt. St. Helens National Monument is 1.5 hours from Federal Way.

Temperature and Climate
Average temperature is a low of 50 and high of 70. Sweats are recommended.

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