Things to do in Washington State 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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  • 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.

  • Wonderland Family Fun Centre

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    Spokane

    Five acres of family fun in this park open year round, with mini golf, go-karts, bumper boats, and laser tag! Great fun for active kids!

  • Gymagine Kids Gymnastics

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    Mukilteo

    When you combine creative and skilled gymnastics teachers with imaginative and enthusiastic children, you get GYMagine! Increase fitness, develop strength & balance, promote coordination & ...

  • Pump It Up

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    Kirkland

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

  • Lynden Skateway

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    Lynden

    Welcoming quad and inline skaters for a variety of sessions and lessons, getting some classic fun exercise.

  • Sk8 Town

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    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 ...

  • Skagit Skate

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    Burlington

    The Skagit Skating Club classes are open to all boys and girls regardless of experience. Different ages and abilities will be grouped together. Parents may skate at no charge if they wish to help ...

  • Marysville Skate Inn

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    Marysville

    The Marysville Skate Inn is your place for family entertainment.

  • Tiffanys Skate Inn

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    Puyallup

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

  • Kids Club Fun and Fitness

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    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 ...

  • iFLY Seattle

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    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, ...

  • Traxx Indoor Racing

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    Mukilteo

    Super cool racing with thrilling options for ages 3 and up! Plus velcro wall, climbing wall, bounce house and crazy Turbo Toilet Racers!

  • Sykart Indoor Racing Center

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    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!

  • Chalet Bowl

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    Tacoma

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

  • G6 Airpark Extreme Trampoline Sports

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    Vancouver

    Wall to wall trampolines for those active kids at G6 Airpark, with open jump, gymnastics zone, dodgeball and basketball! Perfect for all ages!

  • Deep Forest Challenge

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    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!

  • Bellingham Sportsplex

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    Bellingham

    offers indoor soccer, ice skating and ice hockey both as public sessions and training classes.

  • Sky High Sports

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    Spokane

    Offering fantastic family fitness with trampoline walls as well as floors plus dodgeball sessions and tournaments.

  • Auburn Skate Connection

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    Auburn

    Welcomes quad and inline skaters for a variety of sessions on offer including specific family ones, Tots for under 8s and roller derbies.

  • Walla Walla Valley BMX Track

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    Walla Walla

    Welcomes all ages and abilities so long as they've got a bike and can ride it! They also now offer Strider bikes for 18 months to 5 year olds, who must wear long sleeves, long pants and a helmet to ...

  • Willows Run Put Put Golf

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    Redmond

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

  • Adventura Aerial Adventure Park

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    Woodinville

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

  • San Juan Island National Historic Park

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    Friday Harbor

    San Juan Island is well known for splendid vistas, saltwater shore, quiet woodlands and orca whales. But it was also here in 1859 that the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over a ...

  • The Pioneer Farm Museum

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    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 ...

  • Fort Nisqually

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    Tacoma

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

  • Cedar Creek Grist Mill

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    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.

  • Fort Vancouver National Site

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    Vancouver

    A series of historically educational attractions and environments are spread across this expansive parkland, including interactive and immersive exhibits.

  • Fort Walla Walla

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    Walla Walla

    Showcases period textiles, military exhibits, beadwork art, transportation gallery and more, plus recreated Pioneer Village.

  • The Blue Fox Drive In and Karting

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    Oak Harbor

    Classic drive in experiences at the Blue Fox in Washington State, with great kids films and a karting track!

  • 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 ...