Things to do in South Bend with kids

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Raymond
Explore the world of the 19th century traveler at the Northwest Carriage Museum. The museum is home to 23 beautifully restored horse drawn vehicles. Many of the carriages in the museum were the Cadillacs of their day, with ivory door locks, broc...
Grayland
Full hook ups, secluded tent sites and a short walk to the beach all welcome your family at Kenanna R.V. Park on the Washington coast!
Grayland
This is the kind of place for which kites are made. Grayland Beach runs along the Cranberry Coast and draws folks to its great beachcombing, clamming and horseback rides along the water. The state park offers campsites and an interpretive trail leadi...
Westport
The majestic California Gray Whale can be seen off the Washington coast every year in March, April and May. Thousands of people watch them on their northern migration which begins in Baja California and ends in their artic feeding grounds in the Chu...
Aberdeen
Throughout its history the Aberdeen Armory Building has been a source of civic pride and activity. Indeed, at the time of its construction, the Armory was hailed as a truly imposing structure. An Aberdeen Daily World article of the period stated: "Th...
Hoquiam
Welcomes families for a classic family rollabout on quads or inline, also offering lessons and varied session timetable which includes tots' sessions, seasonal events and DJ nights.
Hoquiam
Of the twenty-six rooms we occupy, we use seventeen for exhibits. We display thousands of artifacts, documents, and photos upstairs and down. Upstairs you'll see, besides the Little Hoquiam Railroad in our logging room, historic exhibits in our sp...
Westport
Our historic museum building was built in 1939 to serve as the Coast Guard's Lifeboat Station, Grays Harbor. The Colonial Revival structure served in that role until 1972 when a new station was built several blocks to the South. The Maritime Museum o...
Long Beach
The World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame is the only American Museum dedicated exclusively to the history of kites, kitemakers and famous kite fliers.
Astoria
The Park is made up of 12 park sites located on a 40-mile stretch of the Pacific coast from Long Beach, WA to Cannon Beach, OR. Visit the sites in any order you wish; we recommend starting at Fort Clatsop or the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at...
Chehalis
Veterans Memorial Museum is dedicated to the men and women who have honorably served our nation in the Armed Forces, during peacetime and war, so we might enjoy the freedoms we have today.
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.
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 most fully restored B-17 flying today. There are ...
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 at the Olympic Flight Museum. Come and see us today!...
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 of any age. Located on 82 acres of rare, native...
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 kiddie classes.
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 looking for things to do with kids in Washington.
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 Market and was led by Father Pascal Ricard. Father R...
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' lodge for a little quiet time!
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 Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
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.
SportsCenter
(72 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 Bowling, Game Zone arcade, Baseball/Softball Batting Cag...
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 exploration of our region's rich history.
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 wander through forests, wetlands and meadows. In t...
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.
Chalet Bowl
(75 Miles)
Tacoma
Family bowling fun in the oldest operating bowling alley in Washington State, with some of the newest bowling technology!
Tacoma
Spend the weekend at the Zoo enjoying free hands-on activities, games and crafts and visit with local environmentally-focused organizations.
Fort Nisqually
(75 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.
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. Each requires some degree of agility and tests participants’ mental and p...
Tillamook
Oregon's forest education and visitor center beckons from the lush green landscape of the northern Coast Range Mountains. Come hike the trails, climb the lookout tower, and see, hear and smell fire in the Burn Theater! Spend the day with us!
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 of the many fun family places to visit if you're lo...
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, developmental, social and role plays, this is a well r...
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 and over tall wooden trestles.
Woodland
The only one remaining of it's type, offering working tours to see the impressive pulley systems and grindstones at work in traditional fashion. Please note weekend opening only.
Sk8 Town
(80 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 23,000 square feet including the roller rink, arcade, ...
Puyallup
Clean, fun, family oriented facility for quad and inline skating. 180' x 90' maple floor.
Bremerton Bug Museum
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(82 Miles)
Bremerton
FREE Childrens museum. See cool LIVE bugs, explore bizarre bugs under the microscope and watch busy ants in our giant 8 foot long Ant Farm! Observe the weirdest and most interesting bugs up close. Visit the new Reptile Room for huge snakes, tiny turt...
Federal Way
Over 60 rides, slides and fun in Washington's only water park and theme park - 2 for the price of 1!
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 the men and women of our modern US Navy, but also rec...
Sumner
Revolving variety of inflatable fun equipment from traditional bounce houses to slides, tunnels and obstacle courses, plus toddler area and small arcade.
Bremerton
Classic family friendly ice skating rink offering a variety of open and special sessions, classes and leagues.
Vancouver
Kids Club Fun & Fitness offers one stop shopping for QUALITY children’s programs such as dance, gymnastics, martial arts, swimming, preschool, after school programs, birthdays, camps, drop off events and other children’s activities like the large...
Tillamook
See one of Americas finest collections of over 30 War Birds including our P-38 Lightning, F4U-Corsair, P51-Mustang, PBY Catalina and SBD Dauntless dive bomber. Climb into a jet simulator!
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.
Bremerton
14 different activities for kids 10 and under (except parties) including bounce house, 21ft slide, play kitchen, sports zone, moon sand play area and drive in cars. One price for whole day return.
Battle Ground
Offers a fun indoor playground experience with equipment ranging from suitable for toddlers through to 9 years old.
Auburn
Welcomes quad and inline skaters for a variety of sessions on offer including specific family ones, Tots for under 8s and roller derbies.
Hillsboro
Multi level space themed adventure play, plus inflatable obstacle course, kid powered kart track, separate toddler area and modern gaming room.
Vancouver
The inflatable equipment offers great low impact aerbic exercise in the forms of varying obstacles courses, slides, bounce houses and more.
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.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near South Bend with kids

1

Hands On Children's Museum

(50 Miles) Museums in Olympia

2

Pipers Playground

(48 Miles) Indoor Play in Olympia

3

Olympic Flight Museum

(48 Miles) Museums in Tumwater

4

World Kite Museum

(25 Miles) Museums in Long Beach

5

Centralia Roller Dome

(40 Miles) Kids Fun in Centralia

6

Wolf Haven International

(48 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Tenino

7

Harborena Roller Skating Rink

(22 Miles) Kids Fun in Hoquiam

8

WWII B-17 Museum Visit

(48 Miles) Museums in Olympia

9

Kenanna RV Park

(15 Miles) RV/Campsite in Grayland

10

Grayland Beach State Park

(16 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Grayland

Fun places to visit in South Bend with kids

Washington is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Washington's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Washington with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Washington State - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in WA