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!

Funa'rama Fun Park

Outdoor family-fun in Lake George Village! Hop into a bumper boat or a bumper car and thump and whack your day away. Take a ride on their carousel, play games in the indoor arcade, or twirl around in their teacups.

Horseback Riding at Stony Creek Ranch Resort

Join our family at a historic Adirondack ranch for a guided horseback ride on clear trails in the southern Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. We also offer pony rides for the younger ones. All ages are welcome to enjoy this favorite outdoor recreation. We ask for reservations and that you please call the day before you want to ride.

Montcalm St Park

The park offers multiple playgrounds for children, 2 basketball courts and field space. It is located in a neighborhood in the city of Glens Falls, NY. Pack a lunch to enjoy on the picnic tables in the pavilion.

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.

Discover Warrensburg

Discover Warrensburg tells the story of this 18th century frontier town awash in wealth opportunities from logging and river-powered industries, to its transformation as a 21st century town surrounded by natural recreation opportunities in the forest, on the mountains and on the rivers.  

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.

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. And right in the middle of it all is our family owned and operated Lake George landmark ~ Ruggiero’s Horseback Riding with Cowboy Pete! Stop by and visit with Cowboy Pete ~ hop on a horse and take a scenic guided trail ride. We have rides for beginner to experienced riders ~ ages 7 and older.

Stony Creek Recreation Field

Swim, picnic, playground.

The Ruplin Gallery

The gallery is named for Ferdinand Ruplin was Professor Emeritus of languages at Stony Brook University. Mr Ruplin was fluent in over 20 languages.

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.

Lake George History Tours

Lake George is history ~ Father Isaac Jogues, a Jesuit priest from France, was the first European to see the lake which he named Lac du Saint Sacrement. The lake, renamed by the British after their ruler, King George, is steeped in colonial history - the Battle of Lake George took place on September 8, 1755 during the French and Indian War.

Shepard Park

Bring your beach towel, a picnic lunch, and plenty of sunscreen, because you're not going to want to leave Shepard Park! Shepard Park Beach is conveniently located in the heart of Lake George Village.