Mini golf is a timeless game. Whether you’re on vacation with the family or you’re just looking for a fun way to enjoy a summer night with friends, it never lets you down. Across Washington State, you’ll find some seriously impressive options. With everything from indoor blacklight courses to Western themes, here are our favorites.
All ages will enjoy the miniature golf course voted the best in the Pacific Northwest. Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf in Chehalis, Washington, is a journey into the unexpected. Besides the challenge of an indoor 18-hole course that glows in the dark, players will experience the illusion of diving with sharks, seeing prehistoric dinosaurs, and traveling through a jungle. Pricing ranges from $8.50 for adults, $6.00 for seniors aged 55 and up, $7.50 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids age four and under. Discounts are available if you play again the same day.
With two locations around the state in Edmonds and Tukwila, Funtasia Fun Park is one of Washington’s favorite fun and family destinations. Indoor or outdoor, you’ll have plenty of things to do. You can scale the Fun Fortress, play virtual reality games, ride the bumper boats, speed around in the go karts, hit a few balls in the batting cages, or play a game of miniature golf. Funtasia Fun Park isn’t just for kids. Corporate events can be held here, along with youth groups and birthday parties. You’re only limited by your imagination.
Every day is mini golf day at Interbay Golf Center. Located in Seattle, Washington, this premier nine-hole links-style course has been open since 1997, and offers well-maintained greens and fairways for those new to the sport and veteran golfers. They have senior and military discounts and cart rentals, and best of all, there’s miniature golf course for adults and kids 17 and younger. If you’re interested in being part of a miniature golf league, you can join one here, and there’s a special league called Putts and Pints for anyone 21 years old and up.
Flatstick Pub in Kirkland, Washington isn’t just your average pub. It’s the perfect place to drink and drive…your golf swing, that is. If you’ve never experienced the opportunity to taste locally brewed beers and play miniature golf, then you have to visit this lively tavern that features an indoor nine-hole course. There are other games to play even if you aren’t into miniature golf, but who wouldn’t love the chance to challenge other golfers for your next girls’ night out, guys’ night, or other group event? To make it even better, this pub is dog-friendly! The only requirements are to drink local and enjoy the fun!
If you’re looking for a great place to take the family, Mike N Terry’s Outdoor Fun Park should be on your list. Think of the fun you can have on the go karts, in the batting cages, and playing a round of mini golf for your next family fun outing. There are two mini golf courses available, there are admission discounts for kids under 48 inches and kids under 40 inches are free. This is a cash only play place, though, so make sure you bring cash or plan to visit the ATM on site.
There’s so much to do at Icicle Village Resort in Leavenworth, you’ll need a weekend to do it all. Nestled in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington, you’ll find everything you need for a wonderful family getaway. Overnight accommodations can be made at the Icicle Inn or extended stays can be booked at the Aspen Suites Condominiums. With an activity center that includes arcade games, several sports courts, bike rentals, and hiking trails, there’s also an 18-hole miniature golf course that’s considered one of the best in the state. Children and adults will love the waterfalls and Bavarian-style buildings that are part of the course, and pricing is by age with children aged three and younger being free.
Putting a smile on your face is the main goal of Sheri’s Sweet Shop in Winthrop, Washington. One visit and you’ll know why. This Western-themed dessert destination has been providing sweet things and fun since 1994 with their homemade ice cream with flavors like Banana Fudge and Chocolate Raspberry Truffle, winning treats like caramel apples and homemade peanut brittle, and food and drink favorites like corn dogs and an milkshake. While there, you can play a round of miniature golf and celebrate afterwards with more ice cream and take some homemade cinnamon rolls home.
With over five acres of fabulous family fun, Wonderland Family Fun Center is an exciting fun destination. Located in Spokane, Washington, you can choose from an 18-hole miniature golf course or an indoor black light course, each with unique challenges that will test your skill and ability. Children five and under are free. There are also batting cages, Adventureland Playhouse, go karts, and a rock climbing wall. This might be a perfect place for your next birthday celebration.
Riverbend Miniature Golf is part of the Riverbend Golf Complex owned and operated by the City of Kent, Washington. The public can play on a championship 18-hole course, a nine-hole par-3 course, practice on 32-station driving range, or enjoy a game of miniature golf with friends, family, or co-workers of any skill level. Open every day except Monday, there are fun obstacles to work around including water hazards, and you can play by day or night. The course is also wheelchair accessible.
Tacoma is home to Parkland Putters, a fun family destination that’s been open for almost 60 years. You have your choice of four putt-putt golf courses that vary in skill requirements and challenging obstacles including sand traps, hidden holes, and difficulty. The park is open from March through October, and you can call for hours of operation during the week.