These Are “Time for Kids” World’s Coolest Places for Families 2019

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Time for Kids recently announced its 2019 top 50 fun places for families list. Whether you’re looking for a place to play, learn, explore or eat, this list has it all.

So which global attractions and spaces for kiddos made the list? Check out the highlights of the top 50 winners and get the full list here.


If you want to stay state-side, Time for Kids suggests Seattle, Washington’s Artists at Play. Like the name implies, this super-artsy play area is all about creativity and fun! With a 38-foot curly slide and a human-powered carousel, this artist-designed space is filled with all kinds of imaginative awesomeness. Families headed out of the country, may want to try out some of the international picks, including CopenHill in Copenhagen, Denmark, Escape in Penag, Malaysia or the LEGO House in Billund, Denmark.


Go back in time thousands of years at Los Angeles’ La Brea Tar Pits or explore modern agriculture at Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Other winners in this coolest category include the Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center and Moat Brae in Dumfries, United Kingdom.


Your fam can get in touch with nature in some of Time’s coolest picks for places to explore. Cherry Springs State Park in Cloudersport, Pennsylvania, the Children’s Eternal Rainforest in Monteverde, Costa Rica, Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau, Germany and The Lion King Adventure in Kenya are just a few selections in this category.


Are you on the search for a “cool” place to eat? Forget about fries and buttered noodles, these foodie finds are on a whole new level. The winners in this category include Creator in San Francisco, California, PBJ.LA in Los Angeles, California, Saint Pierre in Singapore, The Kinderkookkafe in the Netherlands and SafeHouse Milwaukee in Wisconsin.

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: PBJ.LA via Instagram 



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