Vacations in the Lake George Area are full of adventure. Many awesome experiences and cherished memories take place indoors. Let loose at an indoor fun center where you can play laser tag, bowl strike after strike, crush virtual golf balls on a sports simulator, and explore a haunted mansion. When an unexpected boom of thunder or an unusually frigid morning threatens your plans, these attractions will save the day.

The Great Escape & Indoor Water Park

Book a stay or spend the day at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark – where it’s summer all year round. This Adirondack-themed hotel is a haven for adventurers, offering family-friendly restaurants, constant kid-centric activities, and of course, a massive indoor waterpark with everything you would expect from a top-notch water adventure: slides, a lazy river, and even boogie boarding and surfing.

The fun begins at White Water Bay, where the temperature is a constant 82º. First, head to Glacier Run, Snow Shoe Falls, and the Avalanche, three of the most exhilarating water slides you’ll ever encounter. Take it easy on Tak-It-Eesi Creek, a lazy river sprinkled with mini waterfalls and other surprise splashes. Young children with love Tip-A-Kanu Beach, featuring a shallow pool with small water slide, swings, and fountains to keep them safe and refreshed while they play.

As far as indoor adventures go, this one is a lot of water-logged fun!

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The Luxury Box

The Luxury Box LLC is a state-of-the-art sports & entertainment facility and a virtual reality adventure. Private suites allow you and your family to enjoy interactive games and mini games in sports like golf, soccer, baseball, hockey, bowling, foot golf, frisbee golf, and dodgeball.

Get in a round of golf or an inning of baseball during a Nor’easter. Practice and play or spectate from the comfort of leather reclining chairs within suites. The high-quality surround sound system will make you feel like you're right in the stadium, arena, or on the course. No matter the season, continue playing your favorite sport at The Luxury Box.

The suites can also double as mini private movie theaters, where you can watch a new release or your favorite film on their 16 ft. x 9 ft. screens This indoor adventure is great for movie buffs and active sports/gaming fans of all ages.

Rocksport Climbing Gym

Reach new heights at Rocksport, an indoor climbing gym that welcomes climbers of all ages and ability levels. With nearly 10,00 square feet of indoor rock climbing space, this is the place to go for a high-quality, extreme indoor adventure. Rocksport’s facility includes beginner walls for those new to climbing, overhanging walls for the advanced, and a bouldering cave for rope free climbing.

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First-time climbers should expect to sign waivers, go through a gear fitting and gym orientation, and get a briefing on how to effectively belay and lower to the ground. Safety is the utmost concern to the highly experienced climbing staff at Rocksport; questions are encouraged as you work on these techniques.

If your idea of an indoor adventure is about strength and fortitude, conquer the climbing walls at Rocksport!

The Fun Spot

The Fun Spot’s indoor activities encourage excitement and movement for both kids and adults, even on rainy or blustery days.

Your first thrill should be The Ninja Challenge. This physical trial features nine challenging elements that are designed to test and hone your ninja skills. Challenges include hanging rings to cross, slanted blocks to bound over, and ropes to climb. While the recommended height of potential ninjas is 54”, anyone shorter than that can always give it a go. If you’re up for the challenge you may even be ninja of the day.

Play a round of multi-level laser tag in the Lasertron Arena, an awesome place for kids to run around as they battle in the dark. The arena is cutting edge, featuring bases on the top and bottom levels, 12 different power chips, and new vests with advanced technology. This isn’t a virtual reality game – kids can chase each other from base to base and blast their laser gun at enemies. Competitors even get their own personal report cards so they who truly demolished the competition.

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Don’t leave the Fun Spot without doing a few laps at their roller skating rink. There’s nothing like strapping some roller skates or roller blades to your feet and speeding around the rink for a few hours to the hottest music. If you didn’t bring your own set of wheels, the Fun Spot has plenty of pairs available for rent.

The Fun Spot’s indoor playground is perfect for kids too young for laser tag or the Ninja Challenge. This 1,500 sq. ft. attraction features 12 different elements to explore: two 16 ft. double slide, a zip line, a magic carpet, the elastic tunnel, and the cave climb.

If that’s not enough, some pizza and arcade games can round out the afternoon for a full day of indoor adventure.

Lake George Lanes & Games

No list of indoor adventure is complete without a visit to the bowling alley. Lake George Lanes & Games offers top-notch bowling along with indoor sports simulators, laser tag, arcades, and an indoor playground, all conveniently placed in the Lake George Village.

There’s always a lane open for your family at this premier bowling spot. This facility has state-of-the-art equipment, including TVs at every lane so you never miss a home run or a touchdown. All ages and ability levels are welcome and encouraged to bowl at Lake George Lanes. For nighttime fun, Galactic Bowling has great music and a lights show while you knock down pins. Roll strike after strike under black lights, special effects, and all of your favorite tunes.

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Lanes & Games has other attractions too. The laser tag arena is a multi-level “Adirondack Fort” themed course. First-class equipment allows for several different styles of laser tag games to be played and as many as 24 participants per game. You can retain your scores and data for the entire duration of your stay so that you can stack yourself up against other competitors.

There is also an arcade featuring the latest pop culture games and an indoor playground designed for younger children.

Sky Zone Trampoline Park  

Sky Zone Trampoline Park offers an indoor aerial adventure. Wall-to-wall trampolines, the Foam Zone, Freestyle Jump, and new Sky Tower lets traditional trampoliners display their acrobatic skills without fear of the fall. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy a new competitive dimension with Ultimate Dodgeball, while SkyHoops and SkySlam bring an exciting twist to old-school basketball. Challenge a pesky sibling to a SkyJoust for some friendly hand-to-hand combat action. And, those who wish to measure their own mettle can test personal speed, strength, and agility on the Warped Wall, Warrior Course, SkyLadder, or new Hangbar Challenge. Book a jump time to soar and a whole lot more!

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Regal Theater

There’s nothing better than spending a rainy day enjoying a movie marathon. Watch an adventure play out on the big screen at the Regal Theater inside the Aviation Mall. Have the ultimate viewing experience of the newest releases from the theater’s plush recliners. Be sure to stop at the concession stand and grab some classic movie theater snacks like fresh, buttery popcorn before heading to your seats.

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Escape LG

Unlock adventure at Escape LG! Within this 1,000 sq. ft. facility, choose a 60-minute immersive experience or 15-minute mini escape room. Your friend has mysteriously vanished from your campsite and you need to get out of Raven Woods. Unearth a mystical gem in Zanzibar before it falls into the wrong hands. Escape imprisonment on Blackbeard’s Brig or he will make you walk the plank. Complete a dangerous mission in Cypherspace. Put your heads together to crack codes, solve clues, and decode ciphers that will unlock the door.

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House of Frankenstein Wax Museum

Enter if you dare! The House of Frankenstein Wax Museum is a spooky adventure meandering through displays of traditional horror scenes from pop culture and literature in the style of classic wax museum. The environment is dark and may be terrifying for some children, so parental discretion is advised. You might even find yourself face-to-face with Frankenstein’s’ monster. *Open seasonally, April - October.

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