Taking your children on holiday can be a rewarding bonding experience, the building of formative memories, that can stick with the child and the parent. Yet they can also be hell, shacked up with angry children, an angry partner, and you aren’t exactly in the best mood either.
To survive a family holiday you must have a good deal of activities lined up, there is only so much entertainment you can offer a child. So a firm plan filled with ideas will always help, making the most of what your destination has to offer for young ones.
Washington State has become a popular destination with families, with Washington State vacations increasing in demand. If you are taking your family to the State of Washington in the near future here are some ideas for where you can take your children.
Children’s Museum of Tacoma
Here is a location that can not fail, it is purpose built and run to keep your little ones entertained. This is one especially for young children, it is a bright ensemble of play areas, all catering to the smaller of children, it is really an area in which you can leave your children to it, it is amazing how quickly friends are made here, in an environment that encourages interaction.
Here you will find some great staff, who are happy to tend to your children, leaving you free to relax and take a well deserved break. There are a whole host of activities for children to engage in, each one designed to be intellectually stimulating and fun.
Olympic National Park
For an experience that it is truly Washington State, the Olympic National Park must be experienced. It is a truly authentic taste of the great Washington State Wilderness, with great towering timbers and waters and a great taste of rugged outdoors.
This setting appeals to a much wider age demographic, with activities for children and teenagers. Firstly it is a great place for treks and so on, there are very easy paths which offer great natural sights such as waterfalls and flowing streams, along with the great wilderness here, there are many animals and birds to look out for. A full days walk will provide enough activity and excitement to tire even the most tenacious tyke. There are plenty of great spots to relax in, hearing the ambience of the woodland, with a nice picnic to replenish spent energy.
Then there are activities you can subscribe to, for teenagers canoeing is a wonderful experience and a great way to interact with this nature. Furthermore you can get involved with more advanced trails , testing the body as you travail more treacherous terrain. Then there are the trees to climb, feeling like a junkier lumberjack.
Children’s Museum Seattle
If you are staying in Seattle the city also has a great children’s museum. It is one of the largest in the country and attracts many visitors each year, here there are a great number of play rooms to entertain your little ones