TripBuzz found 48 things to do with kids in or near Olympia, Washington. From Kerry Park to Space Needle, Olympia offers a variety of fun, kid-friendly things to do in the area—including 16 family activities perfect for kids with ratings over 90%.
There are 42 different types of family-friendly things to do with kids in or near Olympia, WA. The most popular types of activities for kids and families include: Parks, Museums, Landmarks and Stadiums & Fields.
Hiking Areas, Parks, Bird Watching, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge visitor activities include wild life photography, limited hunting, limited boat access only fishing, self-guided and ranger lead tours, and wildlife viewing. Kids can also explore the Nature Explore Area or join the Junior Refuge Manager Program. The program is free.
This children's museum provides hands-on exhibits. There's a café to purchase food or eat items from home. Exhibits include an Art and Parts Studio, a Build It Gallery, Tides to Tree Climber, and a half acre outdoor area with, Driftwood Fort Construction, Campfire Pit, Children's Gardens and an Art Fence.
Percival Landing is a 3.38-acre waterfront park that sits on the east side of Budd Bay. It's a gathering place for festivals and public celebrations. It's a block from the farmer's market and has a .9 mile boardwalk to view the bay and Olympic Mountains.
Hiking Areas, Parks, National & State Parks, Playgrounds
The park's natural terrain has steep ravines, streams and cliffs giving some areas of trail inclines that exceed 10%; steps and boardwalks are provided. The playground, first picnic shelter and restrooms are easily accessible. There are also basketball courts.
This farmer's market has music, crafts, fresh seafood, locally grown and organic fruit, berries, vegetables, meat, and dairy products. There are also packaged items like homemade salsa, herbs, and homemade jams. Fresh flowers are available in many varieties.
For a day of roller skating, just like when you were young, Skateland is your choice for family friendly entertainment. Lace up your skates or blades and circle the rink, or sit down with a refreshment and watch your kids roll on by.
This indoor play facility offers laser tag, arcade games, toddler play areas, a restaurant, a quiet room for parents, an inflatable bounce and jump slide, and party rooms for private parties. Specials and coupons are available.
Home to minor league baseball's Tacoma Raniers, Cheney Stadium originally opened in 1960. Since undergoing a major renovation after the 2010 season, the park now features luxury suites, expanded concessions, and unmatched sightlines.
This is a theater and a lounge in one. Theaters have D-Box motion chairs that move in sync with the movie action. Other extras are digital projection, sound auditoriums, and real butter on the popcorn. The VIP lounge is 21 and over and serves beer and wine