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Things To Do & Adirondack Attractions That Are Fun For Kids

Have a great time with the whole family at these Adirondack attractions that are fun for kids! Looking for children's birthday party locations or other things to do for your child? Need a fun place to take the kids on your vacation in the Adirondacks? Find great things to do for kids in the Adirondacks - All right here!

people moving around on wooden platforms on a treetop course
Adirondack Adventure Center: ADK Treetop Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
ADK Treetop Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center in Lake Luzerne features a state-of-the-art adventure course through a beautiful forest canopy in the Southeastern Adirondacks. Ride the zip lines, cross the wooden platforms, and have fun!
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park
Queensbury, NY
At Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Water Park, just minutes from Lake George, attractions include an indoor water park with breathtaking water slides, lazy river and plenty of soaking wet fun in the tree house.
The Curse of the Silverback
Enchanted Forest Water Safari
Old Forge, NY
Enchanted Forest Water Safari, New York's Largest Water Theme Park, with over 50 exhilarating rides and attractions, including 32 heated water rides is your best Get Wet bet this summer!
Paul Smith's College Activites
Paul Smith's College Activites
Paul Smiths, NY
The extraordinary lakeside campus at Paul Smith’s College is the ideal place to learn and play! Make time for yourself to join a guided trek or learn a new skill. Our peaks, woods, and waters are home to a variety of experiences everyone can enjoy!
cross country skiers in a race
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain features a wide range of well-designed trails for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the historic North Creek Ski Bowl. Trails range in difficulty from beginner and family-friendly to expert level!
Come Ski With Us!
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
an aerial view of fort ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga is a must-visit military landmark, museum, and family destination offering endless adventures! The historic site features exciting exhibits, beautiful gardens, tours, boat cruises, weapon demos, and more.
view of white water rapids and cliffs with text saying Ausable Charm
Ausable Chasm
Ausable Chasm, NY
Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks! Explore the depths of the chasm on up to five miles of scenic walking/hiking trails, one-of-a-kind float trips via raft, and adventure tours such as the Adventure Trail via ferrata and rock climbing. FAMILY FRIENDLY!
plants and hanging baskets in a nursery
It's About Thyme Farm
Olmstedville, NY
It's About Thyme Farm is a 150-acre garden center and nursery with annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, trees, bushes, and flowers available. They also offer pumpkin picking and other fall events and activities, and hand blown glass art for sale.
people maneuvering through an aerial course in the trees
ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Adventure Center
North River, NY
The Adirondack Adventure Center located at ARO Adventures in North River offers a number of thrilling recreational opportunities that will ensure you'll want to come back again and again, including ziplining, a ropes course, paintball, and more.
Three horses being ridden by men in cowboy hats
Circle B Ranch
Chestertown, NY
Circle B Ranch is a family-owned and operated ranch offering trail rides, riding lessons, sleigh rides, and hay rides. Enjoy unparalleled Adirondack mountain views with your experienced guide - there are even pony rides available for the little ones!
High Falls Gorge
High Falls Gorge
Wilmington, NY
Suddenly you are worlds way... Enjoy spectacular views across sturdy bridges and manicured pathways that provide safe access into an other wise inaccessible place. One of the Adirondack's most breathtaking 30 minute walks.
Snowshoeing tours in the Winter
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Pottersville, NY
Summer: Hike self-guided tour & explore LARGEST cave entrance in East, waterfalls, gorge, caves. Also guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, disc golf, climbing walls, dino dig, simulated mines, & extensive rock shop. Winter: snowshoe trails/tour.
There is so much to do and see at Ellms Family Farm throughout fall.
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
a mini golf course with a small statue nearby and trees and mountains in the background
Five Nations Golf
Ticonderoga, NY
Looking for a great place to practice your swing and play a round of miniature golf with the family? Visit Five Nations Golf, a comprehensive golf center located on the northern end of Lake George in Ticonderoga, NY.