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Lake George Makes LEARNING FUN - Historic Sites, Museums, Farms And More

Lake George has so many educational "fun" things to do.  If you are looking for fun and education, we have it.  Here is our top ten list:

  1. Up Yonda Butterfly Farm
  2. World Awareness Childrens Museum
  3. Saratoga Children's Museum
  4. Hyde Collection Art Museum
  5. Fort William Henry Musem
  6. Fort Ticonderoga
  7. Adirondack Mountain Club Educational Programs
  8. Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
  9. Alpaca Tours
  10. Adirondack Animal Land 

 Spotlight on the Up Yonda Butterfly Farm

 On our trip to the Butterfly Farm, I brought a one year old, two year old, five year old and 9 year old.  They all had a blast and learned something!  First we stopped at the pond and found pollywogs, fish and frogs, then we hiked to the Butterfly Tent (see photo).  Yonda Butterfly Farm - Butterfly Tent
 Monarch Butterfly  Butterflies were everywhere, the children loved to imitate them and chase from flower to flower.  There were so many that the children were sure that one would land on them.

The Farm has a museum, a sugar house, where the children learned how maple sugar is made, a constellation dome where a very informed guide taught the children (and myself) about the stars.  This is a wonderful afternoon. Highly recommended.  The farm is located in Bolton Landing, 1/2 hour north of Lake George Village. 

  toddler with gray bucket

 

 

The Lake George RV Park is conveniently located near many educational museums. No vacation is complete without a trip to an exciting museum! Find information on museums located within the Adirondack region.