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Where to Play Indoors When It’s Smoky in Seattle

50+ inside places to go with kids when you can’t play outside

Nancy Chaney

Published on: October 13, 2022

Kids look at science exhibits at Seattle's reopened Pacific Science Center among indoor play spaces for families during poor air quality
Pacific Science Center in Seattle. Credit: JiaYing Grygiel

Smoke, smoke, go away! Poor air quality is an unwelcome side effect of our current bonus summer. Typically, we’d have rain this time of year to help clear out smoke from the Bolt Creek fire.

If you are looking to play indoors with kids, we’ve got some ideas. Hopefully, this smoky haze will blow away soon. In the meantime, check the air quality in your area and consider some play ideas to keep you and your crew from going stir-crazy.

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