Volunteer Park | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsVolunteer Park is another great place to go during the winters in Seattle. If the weather is clear, you can let the kids burn off some energy at the playground or among the 45 acres of trees, grassy fields, sculptures, and more.Volunteer Park | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsIf you’re looking to stay indoors, the park is also home to the Seattle Asian Art Museum. In addition to the museum’s usual exhibits, the museum has a family play area, an education room, family room, and open studio. The museum also hosts family and community festivals and family fun workshops. Children are always free and the museum has Free First Saturdays.Volunteer Park | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsWhile at Volunteer Park, you can also enjoy one my favorite places to be, the Volunteer Park Conservatory. The conservatory has 5 rooms, one of which changes seasonally.

Volunteer Park | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsAlso, there is lots of free parking at Volunteer Park. And during the summer, the park also hosts Music in the Parks and has a huge wading pool, which is a great way for younger kids to cool down during heat waves.

Volunteer Park | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Do you have favorite park? Tell me about it, is it large, does it have play equipment or museums in it or is it smaller and quainter?