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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
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...
Grayland
Kenanna R.V. Park is a recreational vehicle park located on the Washington coast. We have 90 large, all pull through, full hook-up sites, secluded tent sites and the beach is just a short walk away.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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
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...
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...
Copalis Beach
Cottages...Tent Sites...RV Sites.Tidelands Resort is an Official Sasquatch Preserve. We are located on the Pacific coast at the base of numerous sightings for the renowned “Bigfoot”. Please see the map below and note the red shaded areas tha...
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.
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
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!...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...
SportsCenter
(77 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.
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.
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
(79 Miles)
Tacoma
Family owned and operated bowling alley in the North End of Tacoma. The bowling alley was originally established in 1941 and is the oldest operating bowling alley in Washington State, with some of the newest bowling technology. We pride ourselves in...
Tacoma
Spend the weekend at the Zoo enjoying free hands-on activities, games and crafts and visit with local environmentally-focused organizations.
Fort Nisqually
(79 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...
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...
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!
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...
Hillsboro
Multi level space themed adventure play, plus inflatable obstacle course, kid powered kart track, separate toddler area and modern gaming room.
Puyallup
Clean, fun, family oriented facility for quad and inline skating. 180' x 90' maple floor.
Battle Ground
Offers a fun indoor playground experience with equipment ranging from suitable for toddlers through to 9 years old.
Sk8 Town
(85 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, ...
Vancouver
The inflatable equipment offers great low impact aerbic exercise in the forms of varying obstacles courses, slides, bounce houses and more.
Portland
The main play area was inspired by the state of Oregon, with several fun animals and structures for the children to explore.
Federal Way
Escape and spend a day bonding with the family at Washington’s only water park and theme park - 2 parks for the price of 1. Experience 60 rides, slides, attractions and live shows. Create goWILD moments that last a lifetime. Located directly off of...
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...
Portland
Kids can enjoy an exciting roster of interactive, 25 minute puppet shows for all ages. Every show is followed up with a meet and greet where kids are encouraged to see the puppets up close and learn how they are made. All puppets are made from recycl...
Sumner
Revolving variety of inflatable fun equipment from traditional bounce houses to slides, tunnels and obstacle courses, plus toddler area and small arcade.
Vancouver
Features include a large adventure playground with physical play activities for all ages and abilities, plus a lazy river water play area with fun interactive splash pad, paved walkways and rose gardens.
Indoor Goals
(87 Miles)
Beaverton
Future Starz at Indoor Goals are classes designed to introduce kids to soccer, hockey and inline skating in a fun and safe environment.
Hillsboro
The Atmosphere is bright and clean and the game is a blast. Anyone can enjoy bowling: Young or old, experienced or novice. Millions of people are discovering it's the perfect place for your next party or family outing. Great fun for the entire fa...

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Whale Watching In Westport

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Kenanna RV Park

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Grayland Beach State Park

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World Kite Museum

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Westpoint Maritime Museum

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Harborena Roller Skating Rink

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The Aberdeen Museum Of History

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Northwest Carriage Museum

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Polson History Museum

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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