Things To Do With Kids
Searching for a family-friendly destination where you and the kids will feel at home? Bellevue, Washington delivers in all kinds of ways, including affordability. Bellevue offers museums, parks, and cultural attractions in a clean, safe and beautiful setting - many within strolling distance of popular hotels.
To get you started here are a few family activities you might enjoy.
KidsQuest Children's Museum
A hands-on, interactive children's museum, KidsQuest encourages a love of learning through play with an emphasis on science, art and technology. KidsQuest encourages whole-family learning and invites you to explore, play and learn together. KidsQuest's exhibits are geared toward children from birth to age ten.
The Crossroads Shopping Area in Bellevue provides countless options for family recreation and entertainent. Scale the walls at Stone Gardens Climbing Gym, hop on one of the retro kids' rides, play a game on the jumbo chess board, paint pottery at Creatively Yours, or watch a live performance on the Market Stage. There are also many unique and family-oriented stores located throughout Crossroads including Uncles Games, Crossroads Toys, and Alter Ego Collectibles.
Bellevue's public parks offer a myriad of experiences for families. Head on a nature walk or guided canoe tour at Mercer Slough or visit the park's Environmental Education Center which offers activities and art in nature classes. For the animal-lover, Kelsey Creek Farm Park is a must-see with classes and events throughout the year. If your kids are up for an adrenaline rush, head to the Bellevue Zip Tour where you can all soar through the treetops like a superhero. During the summer, kids will love a trip to one of Bellevue's beach parks where they can swim, play in the sand, or have a picnic on the beach. The water spray playground at Crossroads Community Park is another great way to cool off during the warmer months.