Transport Attractions in Washington State with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Evergreen State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Washington State!

Washington State has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Washington State

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo…off we go!

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  • Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour

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    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 ...

  • USS Turner Joy Museum Ship

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    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 ...

  • Northern Pacific Railway Museum

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    Toppenish

    The Toppenish railroad depot was built by the Northern Pacific Railway in 1911. For 50 years it served as the transportation center of the community. In 1993 the depot and adjacent freight house ...

  • Queen of Seattle Paddle Wheel Cruises

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    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.

  • Mt Rainier Scenic Rail Road

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    Elbe

    Take a vintage locomotive ride through the foothills of Mt Rainier in Washington on a vintage locomotive. An incredibly beautiful family day out!

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  • Argosy Cruises and Tillicum Village

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    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.

  • Ride The Ducks Of Seattle

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    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 ...

  • The Root Beer Store Tastings

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    Lynnwood

    Spend those summer days with free root beer tastings! Delicious!

  • Haunted Spokane Ghost Tours

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    Spokane

    Fun & spooky ghost tours of the downtown Spokane area! Great fun for all ages with bus and walking tours.

  • Tacoma Ghost Tours

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    Tacoma

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

  • Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

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    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 ...

  • Whale Watching In Westport

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    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 ...

  • Cascade Loop Scenic Tour

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    Wenatchee

    One of Americas grandest and Spectacular drives!" National Geographic Traveler. This 400 mile self-guided driving tour circles through the heart of Washington from the waters of Puget Sound across ...

  • Wolf Haven International

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    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 ...

  • Priest Point Park

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    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 ...

  • Nisqually National Wildlfie Refuge

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    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 ...

  • Grayland Beach State Park

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    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 ...

  • Japanese Tea Gardens

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    Seattle

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

  • Willis Tucker Park

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    Snohomish

    A beautiful and forested 84 acre park in Washington State, with spray pad, walking trails, farmers markets, movies, and more!

  • Seattle Chinese Garden

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    Seattle

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

  • Esther Short Park

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    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 ...

  • Yakima Area Arboretum

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    Yakima

    Set in 46 acres and displays over 1000 botanical species in lush landscaped displays and wild areas. The Carlson Butterfly Garden will be a particular deilght to children, if you're in luck.

  • Birch Bay Waterslides

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    Blaine

    Birch Bay Waterslides is located in beautiful Blaine, Washington. With its wide variety of activities and highly trained staff, Birch Bay Waterslides is a waterpark designed and operated for the ...

  • Slidewaters Lake Chelan

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    Chelan

    Come to Slidewaters and enjoy our exciting water playground. Acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and sparkling, heated water compliment our fantastic waterslides. While taking a break from ...

  • Wild Waves Theme Park

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    Federal Way

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

  • Splashdown Family Waterpark

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    Spokane

    Giant inner tube rides, water wars, and fun speed slides are just SOME of the water fun at this Spokane family water park! Make a SPLASH!

  • Arne Hanna Aquatic Center

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    Bellingham

    The main attraction is the beach entry pool with the 135 foot water slide, but it also offers a 25 yard lane swimming pool and dive tank with 1m springboard.

  • Seattle Aquarium

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    Seattle

    - offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you! One of the many fun places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Seattle with kids

  • Olympic Game Farm

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    Sequim

    We would love to have you come and visit the animals at OLYMPIC GAME FARM, here in Sequim, Washington. A family run business, OLYMPIC GAME FARM is home to many animal species, both endangered and ...

  • Woodland Park Zoo

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    Seattle

    For more than 100 years, Woodland Park Zoo has been a cherished community resource and a unique urban oasis. Generations of Puget Sound families have come to the zoo to marvel at the animals and be ...

  • Cat Tales

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    Mead

    Lions and Tigers & Bears, Oh My.... but wait, there is more... Leopards and Jaguars and Servals and Pumas, and reptiles and.... Oh heck, just come and visit ..Just Zoo It! You can even hand feed a ...

  • Zoomazium

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    Seattle

    Zoomazium is the newest addition to Woodland Park Zoo, world-renowned for our naturalistic animal exhibits and education programs. Zoomazium is an indoor, all-weather facility that incorporates ...

  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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    Tacoma

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

  • The Outback Kangaroo Farm

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    Arlington

    A zoo with a difference in Washington, with exotic animal tours where you can interact! Great family fun!

  • Remlinger Farms

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    Carnation

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