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10 Things to Do With Kids Around Seattle the Last Days of Summer 2022

Great ideas to make the most of summer’s last weeks

Nancy Chaney

Published on: July 28, 2022

10 Things to Do With Kids Around Seattle the Last Days of Summer 2022

view of the pacific ocean from kalaloch lodge on the washington coast seattle getaways for families
View of the Pacific Ocean from Kalaloch Lodge on the Washington coast. Image courtesy of Kalaloch Lodge.


Lots of families have ventured out on nearby getaways or bigger trips this summer. Hooray! Whether you did or didn’t, there’s still plenty of time for a scenery-changing day trip or quick overnight. And if you’re not yet beholden to the school schedule, do take advantage and consider a September or October escape.

For day trips, try exploring Whidbey Island like an insider, or visiting Port Townsend’s best spots with kids. Outdoorsy Bellingham makes for a park-filled day trip, or easy overnight.

For a fall weekend escape, peruse our guides for inspiration or just day dreaming. We’ve got a guide to nearby family getaway destinations — and part two: more family vacation spots around Washington.

Cozy cabins beckon for fall and winter or hop over the mountains to kitschy-Bavarian Leavenworth or Old-West Winthrop. So many options!

Need even more summer-fun ideas? Here are five:

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