Things to do in RENTON 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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  • iFLY Seattle

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    (2 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, ...

  • Sykart Indoor Racing Center

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    (3 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!

  • Museum Of Flight

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    (4 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 ...

  • Castle Ice

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    (5 miles) Renton

    Activities include public open skates, broomball, hockey, figure skating and learn to skate programs. Walkers skating aids available.

  • KidsQuest Childrens Museum

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    (7 miles) Bellevue

    Explore, play and learn together at KidsQuest Children's Museum! Enjoy hours of delight and discovery at this innovative hands-on museum to engage kids from infancy to age eight.

  • Kent Valley Ice Skating and MIni Golf

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    (7 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.

  • Seattle Chinese Garden

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    (8 miles) Seattle

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

  • Northwest African American Museum

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    (8 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.

  • MetroDemic Scavenger Hunts

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    (9 miles) Bellevue

    Save the city of Bellevue from a deadly disease with this online scavenger hunt, great for those active kids!

  • Argosy Cruises and Tillicum Village

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    (10 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.

  • Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour

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    (10 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 ...

  • Seattle Art Museum

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    (10 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.

  • Seattle Aquarium

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    (10 miles) Seattle

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

  • Gameworks Seattle

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    (10 miles) Seattle

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

  • Japanese Tea Gardens

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    (11 miles) Seattle

    3.5 acres of beautiful Japanese gardens in Seattle, with free weekend public tours and cultural fun for the whole family.

  • Chihuly Garden and Glass

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    (11 miles) Seattle

    A visually stunning exhibition garden guaranteed to mesmerise children, with monumental sculptures, lush landscape and colourful little discoveries lying in wait everywhere you look - in the stunning ...

  • Ride The Ducks Of Seattle

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    (11 miles) Seattle

    Tour Seattle by land and water on a 90-min adventure tour on a World War II amphibious landing craft! Great fun for the entire family! One of many places to go if you're looking for fun things to do ...

  • Pacific Science Center

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    (11 miles) Seattle

    Curiosity and discovery is ignited in this Seattle science center, with exhibits designed to teach kids about STEM subjects through play!

  • The Space Needle

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    (11 miles) Seattle

    Built in 1962, the Space Needle served as the symbol of that year's World's Fair. It has since become the symbol of Seattle, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The privately ...

  • EMP Museum

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    (11 miles) Seattle

    A fun and fascinating pop culture museum in Seattle for kids and parents, with exhibits on Star Wars, Jimi Hendrix, and other amazing topics!

  • Queen of Seattle Paddle Wheel Cruises

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    (11 miles) Seattle

    A treat for kids excited by boats, as they can watch the 1884 steam engines as they turn the paddle wheel! Great to learn all about the history of Seattle during the Yukon Gold Rush days.

  • Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

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    (13 miles) Seattle

    Discovery awaits all families who are curious about the natural wonders of Washington state, the Pacific Northwest, and the Pacific Rim!

  • Super Jump Party Zone

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    (13 miles) Auburn

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

  • Auburn Skate Connection

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    (13 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.

  • Paint Away

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    (14 miles) Redmond

    A creative space for kids to express themselves and their inner artist as they paint anything they choose from a huge ceramics selection.

  • Woodland Park Zoo

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    (14 miles) Seattle

    Animal fun for families since 1899, with over 90 acres to explore, and over 1,000 animals to visit!

  • Willows Run Put Put Golf

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    (15 miles) Redmond

    A themed 18 hole putting course, with special effects, geared towards kids and families.

  • Wild Waves Theme Park

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    (15 miles) Federal Way

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

  • Pump It Up

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    (15 miles) Kirkland

    Our specially-designed inflatable equipment, clean facility, and commitment to excellent service make us a great choice.

  • Kids Discovery Museum

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    (17 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!

  • Adventura Aerial Adventure Park

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    (18 miles) Woodinville

    A thrilling outdoor climbing experience filled with challenges for those active kids over 7 years old!

  • Remlinger Farms

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    (18 miles) Carnation

    Bunnies, goats, piggies, cows...PLUS county fairs, pony rides, steam trains, ferris wheels...an amazing fun family farm!

  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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    (19 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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    (19 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!

  • Tacoma Ghost Tours

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    (19 miles) Tacoma

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