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Seattle Suburb Boasts Cultural Diversity, Convenient Location

KENT, WASH. (MARCH 9, 2018) – Visit Kent, the official tourism program for the City of Kent, is running a month-long campaign aimed at inspiring regional travel to the 10th most diverse city in the country (According to WalletHub). The campaign features a contest with a stay and play package and complimentary travel luggage tags for the first 50 entrants.

Puget Sound road trippers can enjoy the budget-friendly, centralized location of Kent—with global eats, trails for biking and walking, Seattle Thunderbirds hockey games, and more. Out-of-towners will find affordable access to hotels (at half the price of the larger cities) and convenient transportation (via the Sounder) to Seattle.

Leisure travel is on the rise in 2018. Per Destination Analysts, a leading tourism research company, more than one-third of Americans expect to travel more this year and Kent wants to be part of those travel plans. Travelers can enter to win one of two overnight packages:

Relax more package includes:

Taste more package includes:

  • Traditional Thai lunch or dinner for two at Banyan Tree
  • Authentic Indian dessert at Punjab Sweets
  • An overnight stay for two, at your choice of hotel in Kent

Interested in learning more about the undiscovered and unexpected culture in Kent? Check out for additional insider tips, handpicked experiences and some of the most stunning photography this side of Seattle.

About Visit Kent: Visit Kent is the official tourism program for the City of Kent, Washington. Visit Kent promotes the city as a year-round visitor destination, dedicated to increasing economic growth and ensuring a positive and enriching visitor experience.