Domestic travel can be as fun and epic as an international trip. It’s actually more advisable if you’re bringing your kids because long hours in an airplane can make them cranky, which could inconvenience other passengers.
So if you’re wondering which city in America will your family have a great time in, consider Seattle, among many other destinations. It has a thriving urban life, but still serene because it’s surrounded by rich nature. The attractions are highly spectacular, too. Book a top-rated hotel close to Space Needle, so you can have easy access to the famous tower, as well as to all the other wonderful shopping, dining, and playing hubs.
Here are the top family-friendly places and things to do in Seattle, Washington:
Start your trip with a relaxing activity by watching a kid-friendly play at Seattle Children’s Theater. Your kids will surely enjoy this especially if they have a developing interest in theater, or has a penchant for acting at their school plays. Seattle Children’s Theater will give your family access to theater education, giving your kids an opportunity to widen their scope of knowledge about the art.
Gameworks offers over 180 kid-friendly arcade games, which adults will also surely enjoy. Indulge in a driving game while your kids busy themselves in a carnival game, or compete with them in a fighting game! If you become famished after a particularly intense round, food is available within the premises, so dining is totally hassle-free.
Every family trip needs to have an educational benefit, and a tour to Seattle Underground provides just that. The attraction is one of the world’s most famous interconnecting tunnels, so expect to gather bits of interesting historical facts as you engage in the 75-minute tour.
If your kids are younger than 10, Seattle’s Children Museum is designed just for them. You’d find an imagination studio, global village, and eye clinic in there, all of which offering a fun hands-on learning experience for your children. You might also find yourself loving the place — sophisticated art and innovation knows no age!
No trip to Seattle is complete without an exhilarating experience. Don’t miss the chance to go up the 520th floor of Space Needle, and get a clear 360° view of the whole city. Don’t let your fear of heights stop you!
If your trip to Seattle will be your first out-of-town family vacation, here are some pointers to make it hassle-free, especially for the kids:
Traveling with kids may be a load on your bag, but the smiles on their faces will make all your efforts worth it.