Your family adventure day awaits. There are countless ways to explore downtown Seattle with your little ones. How of these many can you fit into one long, glorious Seattle day?
Explore the Awesome Exhibition – Interactive Exhibition of LEGO at the Pacific Science Center. On exhibit through Jan. 16, 2022.
See sea creatures at the Seattle Aquarium.
Marvel at the colorful curiosity of the Pike Place Market Gum Wall.
Check out the Central Library’s special children’s section designed for little minds.
Stroll through the Pike Place Market and explore the endless sights and sounds or take a selfie with Rachel the pig!
Seek out public art (start with the Giant Red Twin Popsicle on 4th Avenue in Belltown or Three Woman at 2200 Westlake Ave. N. in front of Whole Foods Market).
Ride the Great Wheel and see the Waterfront like never before.
Scale a jungle gym and play cornhole at Westlake Park or Occidental Square.
Ride the Monorail from Westlake Center to the Seattle Center. Then hop off and check out the Armory at the Seattle Center for lunch or a snack. (Tip: If you have an Orca Card, you can get through the line quicker.)
Shop at Uwajimaya in the Chinatown-ID for Asian delights and gifts you can’t find anywhere else.
Duck into Pioneer Square’s historic Waterfall Garden Park for a quick break.
Marvel at the art or enjoy endless water views as you stroll Myrtle Edwards Park.
See cool metal monkeys and tigers in Chinatown-ID’s iconic Hing Hay Park.
Go for a Seattle Street Car ride to the International District.
Experience the state with state-of-the-art technology in the Waterfront’s Wings over Washington thrill ride.
Visit Centennial Park for a chance to relax—or even glimpse a sea lion.
Shop for totally unique stuff:
- Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe on the Waterfront
- Magic Mouse Toys in Pioneer Square
- Golden Age Collectables (the world’s oldest comic book store!) in the Pike Place Market.
- Market Magic and Novelty Shop
Take in the city from 73 floors up at the Sky View Observatory at Columbia Center or from sea level on Pier 62 on the waterfront.