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The Emerald City sparkles during the holiday season. Tips on celebrating the holidays in Seattle with taste, style and fun for all ages. | thetravellingmom.ca

Celebrating the Holidays in Seattle

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Seattle sparkles during the holidays. Whether you’re up for an action-packed day trip or a longer weekend in the Emerald City, celebrating the holidays in Seattle offers some serious west coast holiday fun for young and old. Seattle is a 2+ hour drive from Vancouver, British Columbia, and a 3+ hour drive from Portland, Oregon. With great hotels, restaurants, spas, shopping opportunities (Hello Nordstrom! HELLO Nordstrom Rack!), and unique holiday events, this lively west coast city is a great choice to…

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Fly high and satisfy your aviation fantasies at one of the largest and best air museums in the world, the Seattle Museum of Flight. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Up, up and away to the Seattle Museum of Flight

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We’re very pleased to have Lora Shinn of the Washington-based Cascadia Kids travel blog introduce us to the Seattle Museum of Flight. With more than 150 aircraft, The Seattle Museum of Flight
 is one of the largest air and space museums
 in the world. Located on Boeing Field, not far from where real planes
 are built in Renton, Washington, the Museum takes transportation-obsessed 
kids and their grown-ups over the moon and back again. Even if you’re
 not particularly enchanted by transportation or planes (like me),…

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Grab your favorite hot beverage and the kids; it’s time to head south to Seattle and explore all the Christmas fun they have to offer this holiday season. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Favorite Holiday Events in Seattle

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Grab your favorite hot beverage and the kids; it’s time to head south to Seattle and explore all the Christmas mayhem they have to offer this holiday season. Our family loves to dive right into the holiday cheer popping up around the city. Whether it be walking through a forest of lights or falling down on the ice, you can bet we will be having a great time together. If only the Christmas season lasted more than a month; we…

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Rain or shine, Seattle is a great place to bring the family for a day trip or weekend adventure. Here's some of the top things to do in Seattle with kids. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Toddler-Friendly Spots Around Seattle

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We’re very pleased to have this guest article from Keryn Means of Walkingon Travels. Keryn is based in Seattle and believes that just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to put your travel dreams aside – if anything they just get bigger and more exciting!  Rain or shine, cold weather or mild, Seattle is a great place to bring the family for a day trip or weekend adventure. Natural and man-made wonders mix in perfect harmony as you wander…

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Awesome water slides, kiddie pools, and hot tubs pretty much guarantee a howling good time and family fun at Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, WA. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

A Howlin’ Good Time at Great Wolf Lodge

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Family friendly hotel + 50,000 sq ft water park = License to print money. Well, judging from the amount of kids and families we met during our recent visit to the Great Wolf Lodge Resort in Grand Mound, Washington, it certainly must be. The concept is simple; build an awesome water park packed with slides, rides, wave and kiddie pools and hot tubs, inside a hotel resort complex with restaurants, bars, cafes, a spa, arcade, Starbucks, and gift shops, and presto, you’ve got family theme-park…

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