by Jason Carlton
My wife and I were in Paris recently and even though we did not have the kids with us, we were scoping out things that we thought the kids would enjoy. Most families will want to do the common touristy things – like the Louvre, Versailles and the Eiffel Tower (which are all great), but here are a few other non tourist activities in Paris that shouldn’t be missed.
A Cooking/Baking Class in Paris:
We took a class on how to cook macarons. There was a family there, too – two adults, two kids. We all enjoyed the class and were able to each do our part. The kids were included in every element of the process.
Le Grevin Wax Museum
La Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint)
I’ve been to the U.S. Mint in Philly and loved it. But the Paris Money Museum blew that one out of the water. There were interactive exhibits – even allowing guests to stamp their own
The Gardens around Paris
We enjoyed the Jardin de Tuileries and the Jardin de Luxembourg. One of the coolest parts
It’s a chocolate museum where you can not only learn about the history of chocolate, but they have stations with unlimited chocolate samples. Don’t worry, after eating a few of them, you’ll be good for a bit. They also have a little demo to show you how they make chocolates. In the
Overall, Paris was an amazing destination to explore and one I look forward to bringing my kids back to once we’re able to afford seven round-trip tickets from Salt Lake City to Paris. 😉 I hope you have added some non tourist activities in Paris to your itinerary!
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