Are you planning to take the family to the Redmond area for some fun? You’ll find a seemingly endless number of options to entertain everyone, but you can score some big points by adding stops just for kids to the itinerary. Give your children some memorable moments meant just for them and show them how important it is that vacations are truly for everyone in the family. Here are some top kid- and family-friendly places to check out.
For your youngest children, this vibrant indoor playground is sure to use up every ounce of their energy. They might wear themselves out deciding what to try out first! With dozens of unique opportunities to explore, climb, bounce, and ride on, this place is like an amusement park for the littlest family members.
While it has a maximum height requirement of 48”, it’s really ideal for ages 2-5. A day pass runs $12 for your first child and $10 for each additional. They also have a $7 Happy Hour special that starts at 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Another option for younger kids, Jumping Beans Indoor Playspace & Cafe is a multi-level, colorful way for kids to get active and creative. There are slides, bridges, a merry-go-round, and a huge wall with LEGO®-like bricks where their imaginations can run wild. Jumping Beans is open for playtime every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and general admission is $18 for your first child and $14 for each additional child.
Do your children like to bounce on things? Of course they do; it’s practically a requirement for being a kid. Designed for ages 2-12, the Arena Sports Inflatable FunZone is a dream come true for any youngster. Let them run, jump, and slide to their heart’s content on massive air-cushioned obstacles and attractions. Pay close attention to their smiles when they first see this place. The Arena Sports Inflatable FunZone is only $10 per child each visit. Plan for an early trip here. The Redmond location is open Tuesday through Friday. It opens at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday through Friday. The facility closes at 1:30 p.m. each business day.
Do you have teens or pre-teens longing for some adventure? Redmond has a hot spot they’ll certainly appreciate. PLAYlive Nation is a gamer’s paradise, featuring XBOX One consoles with headsets and plush seating. They can jump into all the most popular games on the market, play board and trading card games, and check out the latest gaming accessories. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday, PLAYlive Nation is open as late as 11 p.m. and an All Day Pass on weekdays is only $14.99.
When you’re away from home, it’s important you find a play to stay that’s comfortable for the whole family. Fortunately, Redmond’s great selection of hotels provides kid-approved options, close to attractions and the area’s natural beauty. The only thing left for you to do is to pack your bags!