The Lake George Area was made for kids.
Every town in the region has things to do that kids will love ... all just waiting to be discovered. From historic amusement parks to miniature golf under the lights to an authentic French & Indian War-era fort, the Lake George Area is a children’s playground.
And Lake George 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 Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor, or just walking the streets of Lake George Village, stopping for a quick round of mini-golf or testing their skills at the hundreds of games offered by our many arcades!
In winter, the Lake George Area becomes a frosted paradise for kids to experience! 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.
Looking for a full list of things to do in Lake George that everyone in the family will enjoy? Don't worry, we have you covered!
Warrensburg Recreation Field
Have some fun in the town of Warrensburg! The Warrensburg Recreation is a four-season park in the town of Warrensburg. The park offers athletic fields, tennis courts, a playground, basketball courts, and more. Winter fun includes cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and a toboggan run. Contact the Warrensburg Town Office to reserve the pavilion.
Wax ‘n Wix
Great family fun for all ages! An Adirondack candle making studio where you create your own candles for your home or as a gift. Many shapes, your favorite colors and scents to choose from.
West End Park
Basketball, youth baseball field, playground, picnic tables and shelter. Leashed dogs are welcome.
West Mountain has been the perfect setting for your families’ winter outing for over 50 years. Enjoy biking, climbing and playing at West in the warmer months! West Mountain with a vertical drop of 1,010-feet has 31 trails across over 126 acres, ranging from easy, gentle learning slopes to challenging, expert terrain. Don’t plan on leaving when the sun goes down! West Mountain offers night skiing on 15 trails allowing visitors to ski for hours…
West Mountain’s Aerial Adventure Park
Your adventure begins with a beautiful chairlift ride to the top where a new, state-of-the-art 5-acre park awaits. The adventure park is located under a canopy of trees – has six trails and three hubs. The course features a flying trapeze, a spider web, climbing wall, rolling vine, log wave, floating raft, a moving sidewalk, cloud sled, zip lines and lots more!
Whitewater Challengers Aerial Ropes & Paintball Course
Zoom the zipline, navigate the ropes course, and play some paintball with Whitewater Challengers! Whitewater Challengers offers a day of adventure at their ropes course and paintball field in North River. Explore the guided ropes course through trees, platform to platform, over rope, wood, and wire bridges. The woods paintball field has natural rocks and trees for barriers as well as some strategically positioned blinds to create a exhilarating experience for both beginner and experienced…
Wolf Pond Stables
An equine retreat offering full service boarding facilities providing the horse, horseman, and “horsewoman” with all the amenities of home within a unique, off-the-grid wilderness setting. Equine experience of natural horsemanship training. Learn how to be one with your horse or mine, boarding, round pen, and one on one training available; lodging. Enjoy over 40 miles of beautiful Adirondack trails within the famous Wilcox Lake Wild Forest Management Area. Covered arena, training and lessons.
Zack’s Drive In
Travel back in time when drive-in restaurants were the absolute rage. Zack’s still serves their hotdogs and fries the same way – car-hop service. We also serve burgers and fries, fish and chicken tenders baskets; sodas and shakes, and more. We have picnic tables and the gazebo seating where you can enjoy your meal.
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FAMILY FUN Events
Dog Paws & Santa Claus
LARAC Winter Arts Festival
North Country Festival of Trees
The Original Vacation