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Find Fun Activities for Kids in Lake George Village

There is so much fun to be had in the Village of Lake George. The community offers a variety of great activities, especially ones that are kid friendly. No matter if you're looking to play some mini-golf, hike, or even learn about local history, the Village has something for every child.

Play a Round of Mini-Golf

mini golf course in lake george

Grab the kids and head out for a fun day of mini-golf. The region offers a variety of mini-golf courses that are sure to put a smile on your little one's face. Check out Around the World Golf in the middle of the Village for the perfect afternoon outing with the whole family.

Ride Go-Karts, Bumper Cars, and Bumper Boats

carousel and bumper boats area

Who doesn't like racing and bumping into their friends? Stop by Funa'Rama Fun Park in the Village to ride bumper cars and bumper boats (and hop on the carousel too!).

Or, take a quick trip outside of Lake George to The Fun Spot, an entertainment destination in Queensbury where kids can drive their own go-karts, speeding and racing around the track. The Fun Spot also offers mini-golf, indoor skating, laser tag, and more things to do.

Dive Into History at the Fort William Henry Museum

Fort William Henry Museum aerial shot

Experience the excitement of the 18th century at the Fort William Henry Museum. Kids can witness live cannon firing, play historical games, and join the King's Army. Explore guided fort tours, haunted history tours, and meet British Regulars, Provincial Troops, and Rangers to learn about Colonial America. Bring the whole family and soak up the sights and sounds of the French & Indian War.

Test Your Skills at the Arcades

arcade machines

What kid doesn't like to play games and win prizes at an arcade? Lake George Village is home to a few different arcades, including Playland Arcade and Fun World Arcade. The perfect activity on a warm or rainy day, arcades truly are fun for the whole family. Take the kids to an arcade in the Village or nearby - they won't want to leave!

Go for a Hike Up Prospect Mountain

view of lake george from the top of prospect mountain

As one of the most scenic hikes in the area, Prospect Mountain is a top attraction for the active families in the Village. This 3-mile hike is quite steep, so it is better for older kids with some hiking experience. With the choice to either hike or ascend by car, Prospect Mountain offers a beautiful 100-mile view. Grab a water bottle, snack, and the kids for an invigorating day outdoors.

Explore the Spooky Wax Museum

the front of the house of frankenstein building

Looking for some spooky fun with the kids? Head to the House of Frankenstein Wax Museum to see monsters and creatures roaming the halls! Older kids will love this haunting attraction that's sure to leave an impression. So round up everyone and prepare for a journey of terror, where everything is dark and chilly.

Grab Some Tasty Ice Cream

person holding cup of ice cream next to lake george

Indulging in delicious ice cream is a perfect treat for kids on a hot day, and the Village offers some fantastic spots to enjoy it. Frosty Creations, The Candy Apple, Nina's Sweet Shoppe, and The Pink Roof are all excellent choices. These businesses not only serve mouthwatering ice cream but also provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for families. Grab a cone, stroll through the Village, and create sweet memories with your little ones.

Ride the Lake George Trolley

Lake George trolly driving in Lake George

Take a ride on the Lake George trolley for some fun with the family. The trolley is a great way to travel around to different attractions and see the area. Plus, the kids will love the vintage, red trolley feel - definitely a favorite in the Village.

Discover more things to do in our Kids Guide »

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