The Lake George Area was made for kids. Every town in the region has a kid-centric activity 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.

Freedom Park

The perfect park for children with a variety of physical abilities! Freedom Park is a barrier-free playground, making it accessible to those with disabilities. The playground has swings, slides, a sand table, and climbing structures. There are picnic tables and a portable restroom at the park. No pets please.    

Glens Falls Recreation Center Ice Rink

Indoor skating rink. Limited skate rentals available. Various days and times.

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.

Goony Golf

Mini-golf doesn't get much crazier than this! Goony Golf, a family favorite for over 30 years, is the most outrageous mini-golf course you'll ever putt through. This fantasy themed adventure takes place on holes featuring a giant T-Rex, Sir Goony's Castle, Black Beard the pirate on an evil looking 30-foot ship, a snake pit, and more. There's no telling what else you may encounter!

Around The World & Around the USA in 18 Holes Mini Golf

Where will your mini-golf itinerary take you? Around the World or Around the U.S.? Golfers can either play Around the World, where they'll putt through international holes featuring the Taj Mahal or a giant sombrero. Or, they can putt Around the U.S., playing holes featuring the New York City subway system and a life-sized lobster.

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.

River Ridin'

Trak-yak paddler, stand-up paddle board, kayak, tube, jet ski, and boat rentals for use on the Sacandaga and Hudson Rivers. Guided trips available.

Adirondack Golf

Take a walk through the Adirondack Park! This 18-hole course is an inviting Adirondack experience, including cascading waterfalls, winding streams, and plunging fountains. Adirondack Golf is proud to be the first fully handicapped-accessible mini-golf course in the United States. Wheelchairs, strollers, and baby carriages will have no problem on this course!

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course

Over 1.5 miles of thrilling tree-top adventures! Adirondack Extreme was the first aerial adventure course to open in the United States and continues to set the bar in the aerial adventure and adventure tourism category. We are the largest aerial tree-top adventure park in the United States.

Adirondack Thunder Hockey

The Adirondack Thunder are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL Albany Devils. Bring the whole family to an exciting game and see future stars of the the NHL! Make an evening of your visit and stop by an area restaurant before or after the game.

Haviland's Cove

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

Sagamore State Park

Basketball, playground, tennis, picnic.