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Save to My List   Beaches & Lakes   Seattle, WA
If you're in Seattle and looking for a quick beach escape, head on to Alki Point on the western side of Seattle. The water might be too cold for swimming but you can spend your afternoon here to watch the sunset
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Atlantic Street Park is a compact park but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. Here parents can rest assured their kids won't go running off and get lost; plus it is much easier to supervise them while they play
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Ballard Commons Park is a cute little green space that is home to a fun water feature which is always full of kids during the summer. This Park is at the center of the charming Ballard neighborhood so when the
Save to My List   Markets & Shops   Seattle, WA
The Ballard Farmer's Market has a reputation as one of the finest markets of its kind in Seattle and even in the entire Northwest. Every Sunday come rain or shine the farmers set up their booths and sell their
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Seattle's Ballard Locks not only links Puget Sound with Lake Washington and Lake Union but it also serves as an educational facility for adults and children alike. Boats go through the locks everyday to move from
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Seattle's Burke-Gilman trail is a 27 mile multi-use recreational trail beloved by the city's walkers, joggers and especially by its cyclists. If you include the trail's connection with Marymoor Park which took
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Whether you live in Seattle or are just visiting the area, you should make sure to make the journey to Carkeek Park as getting to the park takes just 20 minutes from downtown Seattle on the I-5. Carkeek Park covers
Save to My List   Adventures & Sports   Seattle, WA
CenturyLink Field is home to the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League and Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer. The stadium has more than 67,000 seats for football fans with a roof covering 70%
Save to My List   Playgrounds & Pools   Bellevue, WA
Thanks to its great playground Crossroads Park is a top destination for families at any time of the year. It's even better during the summer months when the water features at its Water Play Area are turned on
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Coupeville, WA
A visit to Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve serves as a walk down the history and an immersion in the culture of Puget Sound. The park is part of the National Park Service, the agency responsible
Save to My List   Amusements   Wilsonville, OR
The name says it all. Family Fun Center offers enjoyable activities suited for the entire family. The place features Go Kart, zipline, LazerTag, mini golf, bump cars, batting cages, and an arcade. For food options
Save to My List   Amusements   Seattle, WA
The Seattle Ferris Wheel rises two hundred feet above the city's waterfront. It is fitted with many LED lights which create dazzling patterns and light shows which never fail to impress. The Wheel is a great destination
Save to My List   Amusements   Seattle, WA
There is a whole host of interactive video games along with ticket and prize games to take part in at Gameworks in Seattle. There's also plenty of big TV's and projectors to ensure you always have a great view
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Redmond, WA
Grass Lawn Park is a popular green area that features many sports fields along with children's play areas. Whether it be people out playing soccer and baseball or others simply going for a walk there is always
Save to My List   Beaches & Lakes   Seattle, WA
The Green Lake Park is one of your best bets in Seattle if you're looking for a good place to take the family for a swim in the summer or if you just want to take a breath of fresh air any time of the year. The
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Of the many wading pools and sprayparks found around Seattle those found in the Green Lake Park are amongst the best. On sunny days when the temperature hits above 70 degrees these pools are filled to be used
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Bremerton, WA
Sprawling over 50 acres of land the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers a wonderful variety of gardens to explore. They can be enjoyed for the great selection of flowers in bloom throughout the year. Parents
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
The Highland Park Playfield offers quite a few activities in a relatively small space. Kids, teenagers, parents and dog owners will all find things to do here. Located in a vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood
Save to My List   Landmarks & History   Seattle, WA
The original International Fountain built at the Seattle Center was built in 1961 in time for the city's hosting of the 1962 World's Fair. However this design was updated and changed to a more user friendly construction
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Mercer Island, WA
Island Crest Park and Deane's Children Park border one another and each offer a fun day out. Deane's Chidren Park is affectionately known as "Dragon Park" by locals thanks to the large sculpture of a dragon that
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Jefferson Park is home to the Beacon Mountain Spray Park which is a fun place to take your kids once the water is turned on in the summer. Of course that is not all that is on offer here as there are plenty of
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
It's the beautiful vista of Seattle and the sound which draw people to Kerry Park time and time again. From this small green patch just over an acre in size, you are treated to a spectacular view of a fabulous
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
The Kubota Garden is a Japanese garden located in Seattle, Washington. This beautiful 20-acre garden was created by Japanese landscaper Fujitaro Kubota in 1927 and was eventually sold to the city of Seattle in
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Much of the land at Lake Union Park was once owned by the U.S Navy, however in 2000 they handed over 5 acres to take the park's total acreage to 12. Since then the park has undergone a makeover to make it a multi-use
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Seattle, WA
A great museum for kids of all ages. Visitors will see airplanes spanning the first 100 plus years of flight. Get a look inside a Concorde, the first 747 ever built, the original Air Force One, fighters, bombers
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Seattle, WA
The Museum of History and Industry housed approximately 100,000 different objects, with only 2% on display at any given time allowing for new and different things to see every time you visit. The artifacts on
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
The Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle covers nearly 5 acres of land and is a fantastic place to take the whole family. The park can be found between the Olympic Sculpture Park to the south and Centennial Park to
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Northacres Park provides something for all ages. While children get a kick out of the playground and summer spray park more elderly patrons will like walking the forest trails or letting their dog have a run around
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Eatonville, WA
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is a beautiful 723-acre wildlife park in Eatonville, Washington, just over an hour south of Seattle by car. The park can be explored in three ways: by tram, by walking tour, and by
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Seattle, WA
The Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park makes world class art easily available to the public. Its nine acres provides one of the few green areas in Seattle's downtown and includes a beach. The park has
Save to My List   Markets & Shops   Seattle, WA
Pier 57's history stretches back to the late 1800's when it was an important part of Seattle's bristling economy. It acted as a terminal for some of its principal railway lines and provided jobs and prosperity
Save to My List   Zoos & Aquariums   Tacoma, WA
Surrounded by parks, gardens and walking paths, the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium offers fabulous opportunities for a day out with the entire family. This is an attraction where you can see sharks, seahorses
Save to My List   Playgrounds & Pools   Seattle, WA
Pratt Park is a nice five and a half acre green area that has a few fun things for children to do. There is a playground and a spray park along with a basketball court. It is a simple park that is nice to relax
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Bremerton, WA
The Puget Sound Navy Museum informs visitors about the history and significance of the history of the U.S Navy and of civilian shipping in the Pacific Northwest. Their collections count more than 18,000 individual
Save to My List   Amusements   Puyallup, WA
If you have been looking for a fair that truly has it all, you have just found it! The Washingon State Fair at the Puyallup Fairgrounds has everything you need for a very special family day out, including rides
Save to My List   Tours   Seattle, WA
Are you looking for a fun and whacky way to see Seattle's best sites?? Well then hop on one of the city's Ride the Duck Tours. Starting from one of two locations, either at the Seattle Center or the Westlake Center
Save to My List   Tours   Friday Harbor, WA
San Juan Safaris is a company based in Friday Harbor, Washington that provides whale watching and kayak tours. It is located on San Juan Island, which is approximately 100 miles northwest of Seattle. San Juan
Save to My List   Zoos & Aquariums   Seattle, WA
Enjoy the 9th largest aquarium in the United States, ranked by attendance, and among the top 5 paid attractions in the Puget Sound area. The aquarium is set up with six distinct exhibits and has hosted more than
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Seattle, WA
Celebrating 125 years in 2010, the Burke Museum has strived to follow their simple mission and to share their values with those who visit. This museum is located on the campus of the University of Washington and
Save to My List   Libraries & Bookstores   Seattle, WA
The Seattle Central Library stands glingint against the sun with its 11-story tall building made from glass and steel. Even though everything can be read online now, people are still drawn to holding hardbound
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Seattle, WA
The Children’s museum houses over 22,000 square feet of play area specially designed for kids from the ages of 10 months to 10 years and their families to enjoy themselves. Included in the price of admission
Save to My List   Theater & Performance   Seattle, WA
The Seattle Children's Theatre aim to make the wonders of the stage available to children of all ages. Through their drama school and regular performances they involve kids as both participants and spectators
Save to My List   Landmarks & History   Seattle, WA
It only takes 41 seconds to reach the observation deck at 520 feet in the air. From here you can enjoy a 360 degree view of the Emerald City. From atop this national landmark you can witness the beauty of the
Save to My List   Fun Quirky Stuff   Seattle, WA
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour is a fun and informative walking tour underneath Seattle's oldest neighborhood, Pioneer Square. The tour starts at Doc Maynard's Public House where guests are given a short tour
Save to My List   Playgrounds & Pools   Seattle, WA
Seattle's Judkins Park offers just over six acres of sports facilities, picnic areas and a central walking trail. Best of all for the children of the area is the spray park that is opened from the end of May until
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Seattle, WA
The Experience Music Project celebrates the imagination and creativity of modern popular culture. It was inspired initially by the history and culture of rock 'n' roll but exhibits on the blues, hip hop, Latin
Save to My List   Landmarks & History   Seattle, WA
Going back to the 1800s Fremont started life as a separate city to Seattle and while it has now been a neighborhood of Seattle from many years it still maintains its own clear, distinctive personality which marks
Save to My List   Landmarks & History   Seattle, WA
If you think that monsters under the bed are stuff that makes children's nightmares, you haven't seen the troll under the bridge in Seattle. The Fremont Troll is both scary and fascinating. It is a public structure
Save to My List   Tours   Mukilteo, WA
The Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour offers visitors the unique opportunity to see commercial aircraft in the process of being assembled. You will also get an insight into what lies in store in
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Seattle, WA
The Pacific Center opens up a world of discovery and learning to children and parents alike. This is an interactive museum that covers a range of scientific topics. They run a variety of educational programs and
Save to My List   Museums & Science   Bremerton, WA
Commemorating the men and women who fought in the Vietnam War, the Uss Turner Joy (dd-951) Us Naval Destroyer Museum Ship allows the entire family to step abroad this historic ship and explore it at their own
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Volunteer Park is a popular choice amongst families living in Seattle especially in the summer time thanks to the fact that it is home to one of the city's principal wading pools. There is a lot for sporty people
Save to My List   Parks & Nature   Seattle, WA
Waterfall Garden Park in Pioneer Square commemorates the founding of biggest American parcel company, UPS, known as United Parcel service in Seattle, Washington. A waterfall in the park that is man-made is the
Save to My List   Amusements   Bellevue, WA
If you have been looking for a place in Bellevue where the kids can have hours of fun in a bright and colorful environment, then Wiggle Works may be the perfect choice. Wiggle Works is a walk-in soft play moving
Save to My List   Amusements   Federal Way, WA
Wild Waves Theme Park is a large amusement park in Federal Way, Washington, just 30 minutes south of Seattle by car. If your family loves theme parks then this is a must-visit attraction, as it is one of the largest
Save to My List   Zoos & Aquariums   Seattle, WA
With a rich history of over a hundred years the Woodland Park Zoo is not only part of the community but it part of the Puget Sound area and has been for many generations. This zoo is home to 1,000 animals including
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