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Fun things to do in roy

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 in 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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  • Nisqually National Wildlfie Refuge

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    (9 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 ...

  • Charlies Safari

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    (13 miles) Lacey

    An indoor safari-themed family fun center with 22,000 sq. ft. of entertainment with the whole family in mind! Offers lazer tag, arcade, and inflatable toys, birthday party packages, and a parents' ...

  • The Pioneer Farm Museum

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    (13 miles) Eatonville

    A double trip into history as you visit the 1880s homestead, then travel back even further to experience the Ohop Indian Village. Educational and thoroughly entertaining day out for the family in ...

  • Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

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    (14 miles) Eatonville

    Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is a treasure for wildlife enthusiasts. The signature tram tour through the 435-acre free-roaming area offers the opportunity to spot different species of animals as they ...

  • Wolf Haven International

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    (16 miles) Tenino

    Outdoor wolf sanctuary and education center which offers guided walking tours. Visitors can see and learn about wolves (and maybe hear them howl). Variety of educational programs available for groups ...

  • Pipers Playground

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    (17 miles) Olympia

    3 age different zoned climbing areas are on offer, plus a non walker and infant Safe Zone. Other features include play kitchen, workbench, construction zone and ride-on toys, plus a HUGE selection of ...

  • Olympic Flight Museum

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    (17 miles) Tumwater

    With a collection of working aircraft, educational exhibits, historic information, and even two interactive mobile displays for children, the entire family is sure to discover something interesting ...

  • WWII B-17 Museum Visit

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    (17 miles) Olympia

    The Olympic Flight Museum will be hosting the visit of the Commemorative Air Force’s B-17 Flying Fortress “Sentimental Journey”, on July 23 - July 30, 2012. The “Sentimental Journey” is the ...

  • Hands On Children's Museum

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    (17 miles) Olympia

    Where fun and learning go hand in hand! Featuring more than 60 fun, interactive exhibits for kids ages birth to 10 and their parents or caregivers. One of the many fun family places to go if you're ...

  • Priest Point Park

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    (17 miles) Olympia

    Priest Point Park has a deep and rich history. Missionaries of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate came to this area in 1848 to minister nearby Indian tribes. The site was claimed as St. Joseph's of New ...

  • Washington State History Museum

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    (17 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 ...

  • Childrens Museum of Tacoma

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    (18 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, ...

  • Tiffanys Skate Inn

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    (18 miles) Puyallup

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

  • Chalet Bowl

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    (19 miles) Tacoma

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

  • Jumpin Jack and Jill

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    (20 miles) Sumner

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

  • Sky City Cultural Center

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    (21 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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    (21 miles) Tacoma

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

  • Fort Nisqually

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    (21 miles) Tacoma

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

  • Deep Forest Challenge

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    (21 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!

  • TNT Family Go Karts

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    (21 miles) Tacoma

    Go Karting, Batting Cages and a Miniature Golf course.

  • Wild Waves Theme Park

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    (22 miles) Federal Way

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

  • Harbor History Museum

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    (23 miles) Gig Harbor

    TheHarbor History Museumis a 14,500 square foot facility where you will find high-quality exhibitions, larger than life experiences, and a variety of opportunities for hands-on learning and ...

  • Mt Rainier Scenic Rail Road

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    (23 miles) Elbe

    Take a scenic train ride through the foothills of Mt Rainier. Pulled by vintage locomotives, passengers on the MRSR are charmed as they pass through forest and meadows, next to clear mountain streams ...

  • Auburn Skate Connection

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    (25 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.

  • Centralia Roller Dome

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    (28 miles) Centralia

    Welcomes families for a family rollabout on either quad or inline skates with open skating at weekends plus regular events ranging from skating derbies to Christian music days.

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