TOP 10 Things To Do In Lake George With Your Kids
Whether you live in Lake George or are planning a vacation with kids, discover these great ideas for family fun in the area. From theme parks and go carts to beaches and hiking, you'll find endless family-friendly activities in Lake George, NY!
1 - Miniature Golf
Lake George is the land of mini-golf
! Kids (and parents, too!) "have a ball" exploring the sport of miniature golf, working around various obstacles, fun characters and displays, water features, sand traps and more. With so many to choose from, you'll have no trouble finding a great place to go mini-golfing. PLUS, many offer snack bars and ice cream cones so you can get a great treat after a rewarding round of mini-golf!
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2 - The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
A trip to this theme park and water park never grows old. Spend some time on the roller coasters, petting the animals, hitting the water rides or watching the shows. There is endless fun at the Great Escape
. The bonus for this one is that it's fun for the adults too!
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3 - Ride A Steamboat!
This is a one-of-a-kind Lake George adventure, and you can choose from historic tours, moonlight tours, fireworks cruises and the famous Minnie Ha Ha. It's exciting for kids and offers fantastic lake views -- a picture perfect setting!
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4 - Picnic & Music In The Park
Have a summer picnic at Shepards Park with the kids on a night when live entertainment is scheduled, and encourage the kids to dance, sing and clap! Throughout the summer, there are concerts and entertainment neary every night of the week in Shepards Park.
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6 - Make the Biggest Sandcastle
8 - Race To The Finish
Feeling fast and furious? Race with your kids on go-karts! You'll have a blast laughing and passing each other, and there are numerous go-kart tracks in the Lake George region. The Fun Spot in Queensbury
has a wonderful outdoor go-kart track close to Lake George.
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9 - Adventures For Older Kids
10 - Have A Nature Day
Take some time to unwind and explore the beauty of nature. Go fishing on Lake George
in the mountains. Hiking is great in all seasons, and there are many great hikes for kids
in the Lake George / Adirondacks region, including our favorite, Panther Mountain. You can also learn about nature on the LGA's Floating Classroom
where you can get up close and personal with Lake George as you go out on the water to learn about wetland plants and animals, invasive species, fun facts and more. It's an educational adventure you and your child will never forget!
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Visiting Lake George with kids? See our kids' vacation itinerary »