Things to do in GIG HARBOR with kids

Rich in culture, history and natural beauty, Washington is where you can be in the bustling city one minute, then looking out across the rugged cliffs that hug the Pacific Ocean the next.

With over 200 National Parks, rainforest, mountains, water parks, skating rinks, go-karting tracks, fairs and farms, where are so many fun things to do in Washington with kids!

There are museums galore covering a HUGE range of topics, from the interactive KidsQuest Childrens Museum, to the Bremerton Bug Museum filled with creepy crawlies!  History comes back to life at places like the 1880s Pioneer Farm Museum, and the fascinating Queen of Seattle Paddle Wheel Cruises.

Got active kids? Don’t you worry! Across there state there are so many activities for them, like the soaring iFLY Seattle, or the extreme G6 AirPark or Deep Forest Challenge - all great for kids AND adults!

And we haven’t even begun mentioning everything!

Washington is the only US state named after a president. If it was named after fun things to do for kids, it would be never ending!

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  • Harbor History Museum

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    (1 miles) Gig Harbor

    14,500 square foot of exhibits where kids can learn all about the rich history of Gig Harbor in Washington State!

  • Fort Nisqually

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    (3 miles) Tacoma

    Explore, discover and connect with history in Washington Territory during the fur trade era with skills demonstrations and hands-on activities for kids of all ages!

  • Sky City Cultural Center

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    (3 miles) Acoma

    Take a guided tour of the ancient pueblo village atop a 367-foot sandstone bluff, Discover the traditional Native American culture and living history of Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico.

  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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    (3 miles) Tacoma

    Spend the weekend at the Zoo enjoying free hands-on activities, games and crafts and visit with local environmentally-focused organizations.

  • Deep Forest Challenge

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    (3 miles) Tacoma

    The Super Kid version of ZOOM is sized for kids 5 and up. The more challenging Discovery Course is for ages 8 and up. It's not strictly kid stuff; adults will enjoy it, too!

  • Chalet Bowl

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    (6 miles) Tacoma

    Family bowling fun in the oldest operating bowling alley in Washington State, with some of the newest bowling technology!

  • Tacoma Ghost Tours

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    (8 miles) Tacoma

    Meet the other residents of Tacoma, Washington with these spooky ghost tours!

  • Childrens Museum of Tacoma

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    (9 miles) Tacoma

    Core early childhood experiences form the platform for play in the Museum’s five main areas: Woods, Water, Voyager, Invention, and Becka’s Studio. Covering between them physical, imaginative, ...

  • Washington State History Museum

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    (9 miles) Tacoma

    In The Washington State History Museum people of all ages can explore and be entertained from Washington's past speak about their lives. Through interactive exhibits and theatrical storytelling. One ...

  • Sk8 Town

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    (13 miles) Port Orchard

    SK8TOWN, a brand new skating rink in South Kitsap, opened its doors on Sept. 28, with a ribbon cutting ceremony with city officials and the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce. The facility has over ...

  • Wild Waves Theme Park

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    (13 miles) Federal Way

    Over 60 rides, slides and fun in Washington's only water park and theme park - 2 for the price of 1!

  • SportsCenter

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    (15 miles) Shelton

    SportsCenter of Connecticut is a unique family entertainment experience, featuring a weather-protected Golf Driving Range, 18-hole Hole Mini-Golf course, jungle-themed Lazer Tag arena, Fun Bowl ...

  • Super Jump Party Zone

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    (16 miles) Auburn

    Fun indoor play for kids up to 12 years with open play, fun bouncers and trampolines! Birthday parties are popular too

  • Kent Valley Ice Skating and MIni Golf

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    (16 miles) Kent

    Family ice rink with public skating, figure skating, hockey plus stick and puck sessions. Also offers a petit 8 hole miniature golf course with water features.

  • Bremerton Bug and Reptile Museum

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    (16 miles) Bremerton

    A FREE children's museum where you can experience cool LIVE bugs, explore bizarre bugs under the microscope and watch busy ants in their giant 8 foot long Ant Farm!

  • Tiffanys Skate Inn

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    (16 miles) Puyallup

    Clean, fun, family oriented facility for quad and inline skating. 180' x 90' maple floor.

  • USS Turner Joy Museum Ship

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    (16 miles) Bremerton

    The USS Turner Joy (DD-951), famed Navy destroyer from the Vietnam War, is now maintained and administered by the Bremerton Historic Ships Association. The museum ship and memorial honors not only ...

  • Bremerton Ice Arena

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    (17 miles) Bremerton

    Classic family friendly ice skating rink offering a variety of open and special sessions, classes and leagues!

  • Auburn Skate Connection

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    (17 miles) Auburn

    Welcomes quad and inline skaters for a variety of sessions on offer including specific family ones, Tots for under 8s and roller derbies.

  • Sykart Indoor Racing Center

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    (18 miles) Tukwila

    Future driving champions over 8 years will love this indoor go-kart racing center in Washington, with walk ins welcome, junior races and parties!

  • iFLY Seattle

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    (18 miles) Tukwila

    Experience indoor skydiving at iFLY Seattle. It is safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens and realistic for skydivers. No experience necessary and it is great fun for all ages, ...

  • Museum Of Flight

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    (19 miles) Seattle

    Experience flight as you never have before. Step into the Personal Courage Wing and experience stories of courage as told through a collection of 28 fighter aircraftin a setting that will simply ...

  • Seattle Chinese Garden

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    (19 miles) Seattle

    A cultural and natural experience as you explore this traditional Chinese garden in Seattle, with 5 acres of features.

  • Jumpin Jack and Jill

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    (19 miles) Sumner

    Revolving variety of inflatable fun equipment from traditional bounce houses to slides, tunnels and obstacle courses, plus toddler area and small arcade.

  • Nisqually National Wildlfie Refuge

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    (19 miles) Olympia

    The Visitor Center includes The Nature Shop, an information desk, a view of the freshwater marsh, and interpretive exhibits. It is open Wednesday through Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, but closed ...

  • Bremerton Skateland

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    (20 miles) Bremerton

    Artistic, Speed and Roller Hockey Skating all available, plus skating lessons for beginners and improvers of all ages and open sessions for the general public.

  • Play Kitsap Indoor Playground

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    (20 miles) Bremerton

    14 different activities for kids 10 and under (except parties) including a bounce house, 21ft slide, play kitchen, and sports zone! Great indoor fun in Washington!

  • Kids Discovery Museum

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    (21 miles) Bainbridge Island

    A fun museum JUST for kids where they can explore and learn through interactive play, as they use their imagination, discovery and grow!

  • Argosy Cruises and Tillicum Village

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    (22 miles) Seattle

    A family-owned and locally-operated Seattle company, offering guests public and private cruises, Royal Argosy brunch, lunch and dinner cruises and the Tillicum Village Salmon Bake experience.

  • Northwest African American Museum

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    (22 miles) Seattle

    Presents the stories, history and culture of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest. Engaging exhibitions, hands-on projects, and docent led tours available.

  • Charlies Safari

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    (22 miles) Lacey

    It's a jungle IN there at this safari themed indoor play center in Washington. All day play awaits kids with each admission! Also birthday parties

  • Seattle Aquarium

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    (22 miles) Seattle

    Kids can discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you, with interactive fun and underwater adventure that will amaze!

  • Seattle Art Museum

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    (22 miles) Seattle

    SAM is one museum with three sites: the Seattle Art Museum Downtown, the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park and the Olympic Sculpture Park on the waterfront in Belltown.

  • Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour

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    (23 miles) Seattle

    As part of the tour, visitors will tour the largest building in the world by volume (472,000,000 cubic feet). On the Boeing flight line, visitors will see airplanes in various stages of flight test ...

  • Gameworks Seattle

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    (23 miles) Seattle

    Two Levels of arcade fun wait for you at this entertainment complex!