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25 Outing Ideas for Seattle-Area Families on Mid-Winter Break

Activities and play ideas for Seattle, Eastside and South Sound kids

Nancy Chaney

Published on: February 13, 2023

Get-out-of-the-house ideas for mid-winter break

Dreary winter days ... with no school

A summer day is so ripe with possibility, it can be hard to choose what to do. A winter day, on the other hand, can be so dreary and short on daylight that it can be hard to motivate your fam to do much of anything.

But we’re about to face a stretch of school-free days for Presidents Day and mid-winter break. What the heck are we going to do?

Some families are lucky enough to be scooting off on a vacation. If you’re staying local, we’ve gathered up 25 ideas to keep your crew active and entertained during mid-winter break and beyond. Bundle up and defy the drizzle, play indoors or catch a sun break — we’ve got something to suit just about every family.

First up: Climb, slide, swing and play

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