Find Family-Friendly Activities In & Near Saratoga NY

If you’re planning a family trip to the Saratoga area, you’re probably looking for activities that everyone will enjoy — and without having to travel too far to make that happen. Have no fear! We’ve put together a list of some great family-friendly stops that offer a chance to make lasting memories! We've divided them up in to general categories below - but many of these are fun for anyone!

Families with young children

The Fun Spot : Great family fun, in a clean, safe, well supervised environment. The entertainment center is ideal for family outings and birthday parties, anytime of the year! There's go-karts, roller skating, laser tag, water slides and a wide selection of arcade games.

World Awareness Children’s Museum: A hands-on interactive Children's musuem with a mission to bring our diverse world to children. Designed for families to enjoy, children will gain an appreciation of world culture through collections, exhibitions, interactive programming, international youth art exchange, and educator-led tours.

Tubby Tubes This outdoor fun park located in Lake Luzerne, just a few minutes from Saratoga, is typically open year-round with lazy river tubing & rafting in the summer, and snow tubing in the winter.

Shoreline Cruises : Go for a cruise on Lake George aboard two beautiful locally-built ships. They offer a variety of fun cruises for all ages.

Goony Golf: Who doesn't love miniature golf? This mini-golf course is located in the village of Lake George and is popular course for families with young children.
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Natural Stone Bridge and Caves: Fun for all ages! Go on a self guided tour of the caves, go gem mining or watch your own geode being cut!

Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor WaterPark Enjoy wet and wild fun year-round. While older kids will enjoy breathtaking waterslides and surfing, there are lazy innertube floats, and fun pool activities for the tots. If you are looking to tack a night on to your Saratoga vacation, ther eare apacious Adirondack lodge suites for up to 12 guests!

Teenagers and Adults

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course - This treetop aerial obstacle park, with a zip line, is a consistent award-winner set in the heights of an Adirondack forest. It's an exhilirating adventure for the whole family, and their Kids Course is for ages 6+.

The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor - This huge amusement park that kids of all ages can enjoy is especially nice with pre-teens and teens who will be able to tackle all the rides. Just 20 minutes north of Saratoga

Ballooning Adventures : Fly over historic villages and gently rolling farm country between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. It's an unforgettable good time!

Saratoga National Golf Club: Ranked one of the nation's best public golf courses, you will experience some of the most challenging golf you'll find anywhere.

Adirondack Adventures: Go on a thrilling, guided white water rafting adventure through class III-V rapids, or learn white water kayaking from an experienced, certified instructure. You can also rent a kayak, tube, canoe, or stand-up paddle board and more.

Beaver Brook Outfitters: Guided whitewater rafting trips you need to experience yourself at least once in your life! Canoe and kayak rentals are also available.