Fun Stuff for Kids:
305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109 | 206-441-1768
The Children's Museum, Seattle is a 22,000 sq foot play space located at the heart of the Seattle Center. With rotating and permanent exhibits for kids ages 10 months to 10 years old to enjoy along side their families, the Museum offers hours of interactive, playful, curious fun.
1501 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402 | 253-627-6031
The Children's Museum of Tacoma offers hands-on activities for kids in a fun, colorful space. Five separate themed playscapes engage young children and their adult caregivers in self-directed play through innovative design that celebrates imagination and encourages creativity.
20500 Old Highway 99 SW, Grand Mound, WA 98531 | 360-273-7718
Are the winter doldrums getting you down? Load up the kids and take the whole family down to Great Wolf Lodge for a weekend you won't soon forget. It's always summer at the Lodge, where warm temps reign supreme and indoor waterslides beckon. Great fun for everyone, just an hour and a half south of Seattle.
28203 Redondo Beach Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198 | 206-592-4000
This marine biology and aquarium facility of Highline College, located at Redondo Beach in Des Moines, is home to a 3000 gallon open flow aquarium, a 38-foot gray whale skeleton, 2 large touch tanks, and over 250 native Puget Sound marine species. Visitors to the Center can also go on an underwater adventure at Live Dive events hosted on the second Saturday of each month.
1502 Wall Street, Everett, WA 98201 | 425-258-1006
At the Imagine Children's Museum in Everett, your child can become Beethoven for the day, take a ride on the ICM train, milk a cow, fight a fire, or unleash his creativity in the art studio. Three floors of interactive hands-on exhibits will keep your young ones busy!
9404 East Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108 | 206-764-5720
Located at the south end of Boeing Field, the Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world. The Museum's collection includes more than 150 historically significant air- and spacecraft, as well as the Red Barn - the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co.
11610 Trek Drive East, Eatonville, WA 98328 | 360-832-6117
Experience the best of Northwest wildlife at Northwest Trek, where a tram ride will bring you face to face with bison, elk, moose, mountain goats and more. You can also walk a paved path through the forest to see large predators such as grizzly bears, wolves, cougars and other native forest animals.
200 Second Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109 | 206-443-2001
Pacific Science Center, located under the arches near the Space Needle in Seattle, features five buildings of hands-on science exhibits, two IMAX theaters (one with IMAX 3D technology), laser light shows and a planetarium. Admission also includes Live Science Stage shows, Discovery Carts, Laser Dome and much more!
9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98498 | 253-964-6440
Reach for the stars at the South Sound's premier digital planetarium, the Science Dome at Pierce College. This 58-seat facility has a 38-foot dome-shaped screen that allows visitors of all ages to view the night sky from anywhere in the universe, be immersed in an alien environment with breathtaking full-dome images, explore the Egyptian pyramids, and more!
5400 North Pearl Street, Tacoma, WA 98407 | 253-591-5337
The only combined zoo and aquarium in the Northwest, this 29-acre park is large enough to offer an awesome array of animals yet small enough for you to get really close to them. You'll see sharks and seahorses, polar bears and peacocks, walruses and wolves, all in one place.
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, WA 98101 | 206-386-4300
Located on the Seattle waterfront, the Seattle Aquarium is home to a variety of marine life, including sea otters, pinecone fish, harbor seals, wolf eels, giant Pacific octopus, and many others. Exhibits include Ocean Oddities, Window on Washington Waters, Underwater Dome, and more.
201 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109 | 206-443-0807
Since 1975, Seattle Children's Theater has been helping young people develop a lifelong interest in the arts through professional theater productions created especially for them. They also offer classes and workshops so that children may have the opportunity to experience all aspects of the theatre arts.
36201 Enchanted Pkwy S, Federal Way, WA 98003 | 253-661-8000
This popular summertime destination south of Seattle features over 60 rides, slides and attractions, including Konga River, Riptide, Zooma Falls, I-5 Dive, and The Wild Thing. Over 70 acres of the largest Water Park in the Northwest and the biggest Amusement Park in Washington! You can fly, ride, spin, coast and splash all in one place in one day!
5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 | 206-548-2500
Woodland Park Zoo is a beautiful 92-acre zoo featuring more than 300 different animal species. It features different natural habitats ranging from humid tropical rain forests and coastal deserts to temperate rain forests such as we have here in the Pacific Northwest.