Late fall, winter and spring are Seattle's cool, rainy seasons. Plan to visit art, cultural and historical museums and take advantage of a lively Seattle Children's Theatre scene with seven seasonal productions for kids. With toddlers, visit the Children's Museum.
Save nearly 50 percent on six-attraction tickets with Seattle City Pass (www.citypass.com), available at Seattle Visitor Center & Concierge Services. $39 (kids 4-12); $54 per adult.
A credit card-sized Go Seattle Card (GoSeattleCard.com) offers 20 percent discounts, mini-guides, and a map. Buy one- to seven-day visit passes, starting from $49.99 for a one-day adult card (age 13 +) and $37.99 for a one-day child card (3-12).
Plan picnics after visits to the Pike Place Market area. Fresh fruits, cheese, meats and sweet treat food choices are abundant. Don't miss Beecher's for cheese near the market; kids love the homemade mac and cheese on a cool day.