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in Seattle, WA (showing 1 - 12 out of 19)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

1413 NE 45th St
Seattle, WA 98105   Directions

(206) 543-7907

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Take a trip through time at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, the Pacific Northwest´s only major natural history museum. The oldest museum in the state, this museum features over 12 million artifacts and attractions in its permanent collection, as well as a host of continuously changing temporary exhibits.

Children´s Museum Seattle

305 Harrison St
Seattle, WA 98109   Directions

(206) 441-1768

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Children and children at heart will enjoy the Children´s Museum Seattle. A variety of exhibits and attractions cover the indoor and outdoor space. Kids will get to use their imagination while playing at the interactive stations. They can learn about plants at the container garden, different cultures at the global village and physics through a maze of lifts, levers and pipes.

Elliott Bay Book Company

1521 10th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122   Directions

(206) 624-6600

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Discover some of the best children´s books at the Elliott Bay Book Company. This large, locally owned Seattle bookstore is filled with over 150,000 titles, featuring the region´s best selection of new books, local-only offerings and a large collection of bargain books. Stop by for readings and book signings by several authors throughout the year.

Freeway Park

700 Seneca St
Seattle, WA 98101   Directions

(206) 684-4075

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Freeway Park lives up to its moniker–streets border all sides of this urban park. Conveniently located downtown and easily accessible by shoppers, downtown office workers, hotel visitors and others, Freeway Park offers a relaxing outdoor space filled with a well-groomed landscape, pathways, a play area for children and a decorative fountain.

Green Lake Park

7201 E Green Lake Dr
Seattle, WA 98103   Directions

(206) 684-4075

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Explore the over 300 acres of Green Lake Park, an expanse of water and nature in the middle of a crowded urban neighborhood. Pack a basket for a picnic, bring your swimsuit to go swimming or boating in the freshwater lake, or hike, bike and skate along the 2.8-mile path that stretches along the water.

Lincoln Park

8011 Fauntleroy Way
Seattle, WA 98136   Directions

(206) 684-4075

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Whether you are looking to spend some time at the beach or for a place to play sports, Lincoln Park is the perfect destination. This 135-acre park offers a huge variety of outdoor amenities to Seattle residents and visitors. The beach area is great for swimming or boating, or you can swim in the heated pool. Check out the many sports facilities as well as the multiple pathways and wooded areas.

Pacific Science Center

200 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98109   Directions

(206) 443-2001

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Learn about science, math and technology at the Pacific Science Center. This eight-building complex features several hands-on, permanent exhibits and attractions about ecology, environmental stewardship and nature awareness, as well as many traveling exhibitions. Check out the Laser Dome, the two IMAX theaters, a tropical butterfly house and a planetarium.

Pike Place Market

85 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101   Directions

(206) 682-7453

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Prepare your arms and wallet for some intensive shopping at the Pike Place Market. This public market, based on one of the oldest continuously operated farmers markets in the country, overlooks the waterfront. Find the perfect item in a variety of unique local shops, from antiques to produce stands. This shopping destination is an attraction in and of itself.

Seattle Aquarium

1483 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101   Directions

(206) 386-4300

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Discover an entire underwater world while exploring the attractions at the Seattle Aquarium. Learn about the importance of marine conservation while you watch a variety of marine life interacting in replicas of their natural habitats. See a replica of the coastal waters of Washington, a tide pool, the Pacific Coral Reef and the Northwest Shores.

Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

1300 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101   Directions

(206) 654-3100

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Take in the artistic culture of Seattle at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM). This extensive art museum consists of three facilities: the main museum downtown, the Seattle Asian Art Museum on Capitol Hill and the Olympic Sculpture Park on the waterfront. Check out the nearly 25,000 art pieces in its permanent collection.

Seattle Center

305 Harrison St
Seattle, WA 98109   Directions

(206) 684-7200

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Have a blast at the Seattle Center! You´ll find plenty to do in this park, arts and entertainment attraction. Visit the Center House, home of the Children´s Museum, or the Pacific Science Center. Ride up to the top of the Space Needle or take a ride on the Seattle Center Monorail. Enjoy music and theater performances or let the kids play at the International Fountain.

Seattle Chinese Garden

6000 16th Ave
Seattle, WA 98106   Directions

(206) 934-5219

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Immerse yourself in the Sichuan-style Seattle Chinese Garden. Learn about the richness and beauty of the Chinese culture through the horticulture, architecture and combination of the four elements in dynamic harmony. The Seattle Chinese Garden features a combination of traditional garden favorites and exotic imports.

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