The Lake George Area was made for kids. Every town in the region has a kid-centric activity waiting to be discovered. From historic amusement parks to mini-golf under the lights to refurbished forts, the Lake George Area is a children’s playground.

The Lake George Area has been a vacation destination for youngsters from the very beginning. With endless kid-friendly activities to enjoy, amazing annual events to attend, and all of the natural beauty of the Adirondack Mountains, there are more fun things for kids to do than can be completed in a lifetime of vacations. Your kids will love exploring sprawling amusement parks such as the Great Escape. Walk the streets of Lake George Village to play mini-golf and arcade games. The winter is a utopia for kids in the Lake George Area. Ski centers introduce kids to skiing and snowboarding with safe and exciting lessons. Ice skating and fishing on frozen lakes provide for endless Adirondack activity. And yes, parents, you’re going to have an awesome time, too.

Lake George Batting Cages

Perfect your swing!  Lake George Batting Cages offers 7 baseball cages, 5 softball cages. After honing in on the perfect pitch, leave time for a visit to the ice cream stand.

Garnet Mine Tours

Fun for all ages ~ treasure hunting in the garnet mines! Starting at the Gore Mountain Mineral Shop you follow a tour guide, in your own car, to the site of the Garnet Mines. Your tour guide will share the history and geology of the Garnet Mine and demonstrate how you will find your own garnet gemstones, large garnet crystal faces and beautiful, museum-quality mineral specimens. You will visit the # 1 open pit where you can collect your own garnets.

Sun Sports Para-Sail Rides

Anyone can fly - you never get wet! No age limit, no skills required. An enjoyable experience you will never forget. Parasail & Banana Boat rides; 2-3 mile parasail rides.

UPstate Ballooning

Enjoy a romantic flight for two or fly with other passengers for a truly once in a lifetime experience!Either way it's fun! We have a safety-first approach to ballooning.

Warren County Fish Hatchery

The property consists of 38 acres along the Hudson River located in the Town of Warrensburg.  Aside from the Hatchery, these grounds offer two sheltered picnic areas with rest rooms, a children’s play area and canoe access site, as well as a large open area for other activities.

Parasail Joe's

Offers the longest parasail rides on Lake George with the longest tow lines and experienced crews.

Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center

72 acres of Adirondack fun in Bolton Landing! Up Yonda Farm is an educational museum that specializes in teaching kids about the Adirondacks. The museum features wildlife exhibits of native mammals and birds such as bears, bobcats, fishers, and porcupines. Hands on children's exhibits feature archaeology digs and touch tables.

Adirondack Theatre Festival

ATF is a professional summer theatre committed to producing new and contemporary works featuring musicals, plays and world premiers.

Haviland's Cove

Swim, picnic, playground, tennis, and softball fields.

Lake George Carriage Rides

Scenic horse and carriage tours offer beautiful scenery and lake views of the Southern basin of Lake George and Battlefield Park. Our guides are knowledgeable and will entertain you with historic and engaging narration.

Roaring Brook Horseback Riding

Families and groups welcome for guided wooded trail rides on our 300 acre estate. Riding instruction included, and helmets available.

Wax 'n Wix

Great family fun for all ages! An Adirondack candle making studio where you create your own candles your home or as a gift. Many shapes, your favorite colors and scents to choose from.