The Lake George Area was made for kids. Every town in the region has things to do that kids will love 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!

Bennett's Riding Stable

Bennett's Riding Stable has been offering guided scenic trail rides since 1942. Make a beautiful memory riding trails through Adirondack Mountains, crossing streams, viewing wildlife, wild flowers and amazing views. We are a family-owned and operated riding stable offering hourly trail rides ~ reservations are not required in the summer. If you would like to take a longer ride, please reserve with us prior to your vacation ~ this will ensure availability.

Glen Drive-In Theater

2018 is the 60th anniversary of the Glen Drive-In Theater! This isn't your usual movie theater! The Glen Drive-In Theater is one of the last drive-ins in the U.S. Just park your car in front one of Glen Drive-In's two screens, grab a snack at the concession stand, and enjoy a two brand new flick! Both FM reception or the old-fashioned speaker access is available.

Round the Lake Challenge

Explore the Lake George Area and become a Round-the-Laker! The Round the Lake Challenge is an outdoor recreation challenge designed by the Lake George Land Conservancy to, "educate about the Lake George watershed’s natural, historical and cultural resources by encouraging first-hand experiences."

Haviland Cove

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

Adirondack Sports Complex - The Dome

This multi-sport facility includes indoor & outdoor athletic fields for soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, softball, baseball, batting cages. Learn, practice, play, complete in 108,000 square feet of climate controlled space. Over 9-acres of outdoor sport fields. Something for everyone!  

Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park

Get ready for endless splashes, swirls, spills, squeals, and smiles at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park! Looking for a fun-filled family adventure? Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park offers an unforgettable getaway only minutes away from Lake George Village! Plan a kid-friendly stay with our incredible indoor water park already included.

Ridin-Hy Ranch Rodeo

Jackpot rodeo features calf roping, team roping, barrel racing and steer wrestling.

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.

Old Time Photo

Old Time Photos is the best place in Lake George, New York to have great fun and bring home the perfect souvenir. We have been in business for 35 years in beautiful Lake George. Come have a unique time with friends and family as you get transported back to a simpler time of Cowboys, Gangsters, and Saloon Girls.

Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf

Ahoy Mateys! Arrrrr you ready for some putt-putt fun on a pirate ship? Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf is an award-winning mini-golf course in Queensbury that will challenge every lad and lass that dares to pick up a putter.

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.

House of Frankenstein Wax Museum

Foolish mortals beware! In the House of Frankenstein Wax Museum there are many "monsters." The creatures roaming the halls of this house are not living...yet they are not dead. For as you shall see, they move and talk and sometimes they even SCREAM! Youth under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.