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Family Fun in the Lake George Area

Lake George is a family-friendly vacation destination with fun for all ages. From amusement parks and drive-in movies to ski centers and snow tubing, you’ll find various fun things to do with the family during all four seasons in the Lake George Region.   

Looking for a family-friendly vacation rental in Lake George? Northern Living features several kid-approved vacation home rentals with game rooms, home theaters, and direct lake access. Families staying at Lakefront Lookout, Lakeside Retreat, and the Shoreline Chateau on Hadlock Lake in Fort Ann, NY also have access to our exclusive Paradox Park, featuring a playground, basketball court, tetherball, a treehouse and much more. 

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Queensbury, NY

The Glen Drive-In Theater started showing great movies in 1958! Browse the showtimes and see what's playing this week!


Don't forget that the Snack Bar is full of all the goodies that complete a night at the drive-in! Remember, the drive-in is always a double feature!

Pay one admission, and see two movies!

Adirondack Extreme
Adventure Course & Zipline Park

Bolton Landing, NY

TreeTop and Zipline Adventure Park the entire family can enjoy. Over 2 miles of outdoor adventure. Zip lines, aerial skateboard, wobbly bridges, Tarzan swings. Bolton Landing, NY Exit 24 North of Lake George. Choose your adventure level. Ages 6+


Queensbury, NY

The Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark is in Lake George, NY. Their Adirondack-themed lodge features 200 guest suites and a giant indoor waterpark, White Water Bay, for hotel guests and outside visitors.

West Mountain Ski Area

Queensbury, NY

West Mountain in Queensbury is a medium-sized, family-friendly ski area just off Exit 18 on I-87, about 16 minutes from Lake George. While this mountain is great for beginners, there are plenty of well-groomed trails for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels to enjoy.


Gore Mountain

North Creek, NY

Located a 35-minute drive north of Lake George, Gore Mountain in North Creek offers 110 alpine trails spread across four peaks with difficulty levels ranging from beginner to expert. This ski resort is renowned for featuring the most extensive trail and lift network and the most skiable acreage in New York State. Rentals and lessons are available, and there are several on-site dining options.

Tubby Tubes Lazy River Tubing

Lake Luzerne, NY

We are celebrating 20 years! Sit back and relax in the crisp, clean water and float through the picturesque Southern Adirondack mountains. Just 5 miles from Lake George. Family Fun for ages two and up. Reserve online 💦 I-87 - Exit 21


The Candy Space 

Lake George, NY

The Candy Space in Lake George, NY, offers an interactive candy experience that is truly out of this world. Fill a rocket ship with space-themed candy, toys, and other merchandise, and then launch your purchase across the store!

The Fun Spot

Queensbury, NY

Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! This Queensbury hotspot features go-karts, mini-golf, laser tag, and more.


Queensbury, NY

We bring you a unique experience ~ Freestyle Jump – endless aerial action, wall-to-wall trampolines; Skyslam – be ready to slam dunk; Ultimate Dodgeball – the original home of trampoline dodgeball – players and ball fly; Foam Zone – it's big air and soft landings; and much more! We have Toddler Time for ages 0 – 4 for our younger visitors and includes one parent.

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