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 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.

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!

Rocksport Indoor Climbing & Outdoor Guiding Center

Rocksport is proud to be one of the oldest commercial climbing gyms in the United States. Our facility features huge indoor rock climbing walls and 50-foot ceilings. We have gentle challenges for the beginner; moderate terrain for the weekend warrior and fierce overhanging climbing for the expert.

The Fun Spot

The Fun Spot

You could spend an entire vacation at the Fun Spot! First, check out the Ninja Challenge, where kids can use hanging rings, climb ropes, and bound over slanted blocks. Who will be crowned Ninja of the Day?

Lumberjack Pass

Lumberjack Pass Miniature Golf

Lumberjack Pass Miniature Golf was ranked No. 5 on Earth by Entertainment Designer 10 Craziest Mini Golf Courses on Earth! We are the Lake George Area’s largest, least expensive, and the only mini golf course in the region to offer our players a free soft serve ice cream treat for each paid admission. Our players say it best – We are the best deal in town!

Regal Aviation Mall 9 Cinema

Regal Aviation Mall 9 Cinema

Catch a flick at Regal Aviation Mall 9 Cinema! At Regal 9 Cinemas in Aviation Mall, you can kick back and enjoy your favorite movies in our king-size recliners. These luxurious recliners are cozy, comfortable and spacious, adjust to multiple positions and include padded footrests.

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.

Lake George Youtheatre

Lake George Youtheatre

The 2018 celebratory 40th season of Lake George Youtheatre has completed. The 2019 season is being planned and will bring the same quality performances as they have for the past 40 years. Each July and August Youtheatre presents three Broadway musicals in a four-week time frame.  Students ages eleven to eighteen participate in all aspects of musical theatre ~ vocal, dance, stage direction and management, lighting, sound, scenic design and of course acting.

Fun World Arcade

Fun World Arcade

Get lost in a game at Fun World Arcade! Fun World Arcade, in the heart of downtown Lake George, is the best choice for a day of indoor family fun! From classic video games to the latest titles, there's fun for everyone at Fun World Arcade!

Rogers Memorial Park

Rogers Memorial Park

Swim and picnic at Rogers Memorial Park in Bolton Landing! Have fun in the sun at Rogers Memorial Park, a public park in the heart of Bolton Landing. Enjoy tennis courts, basketball, docks, picnic tables & grills, a playground, and a pavilion. The pier, public docks, and restrooms are recently renovated.

Dr. Jacques Grunblatt Beach

Go for a swim in North Creek at the Dr. Jacques Grunblatt Beach! This beach at the North Creek Ski Bowl is perfect for swimming in the warmer months! Once the weather turns cold and the water freezes it's time for ice skating!

Glens Falls Recreation Center Ice Rink

Glens Falls Recreation Center Ice Rink

Go for a skate in Glens Falls at the Recreation Center! The Glens Falls Recreation Center Ice Rink is a free indoor skating rink open during various days and times throughout the fall and winter months. Limited skate rentals available on weekends for a small fee. Hours are subject to change or cancellation.

Ruggerio's Horseback Riding

Ruggiero's Public Horseback Riding and Cabin Rentals

Discover the magic of horseback riding at Ruggiero's Public Horseback Riding! The historic Painted Pony Ranch has been the Lake George Area's premier place for family fun and entertainment since 1953. Right in the middle of it all is a family-owned and operated Lake George landmark - Ruggiero’s Horseback Riding with Cowboy Pete!

Dino World

Lake George Expedition Park

Come explore Dino Roar Valley and Magic Forest! Since 1963 Magic Forest has entertained young park goers and their families creating memories for all. Board the famous train and chug along the tracks through the forest. Visit the small petting zoo and feed the goats.