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East Greenbush
A super collection of fun activities for the whole family, including Go Karts, Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, and Rock Climbing!
Albany
Battlefield Live is a revolutionary new lazer tag, team-based game. It is like a LIVE computer game. There is no paint, no mess, and no projectiles, so you can be sure that the players are safe. The game system has been built around safe, high-tech i...
Hancock
For an ongoing learning experience, kids can try Mountain Adventure, an eight week program for kids ages 6-17 that focuses on fun, safety and learning. Kids will practice and develop skills in two-hour supervised lessons every Saturday or Sunday.
East Durham
Splash in Riptide Cove Wave Pool, Zoom down giant winding water slides, careening 300 feet to splash down in the canyon below. Challenge a 10,000 gallon-a-minute Wild River Ride rafting down a 600-ft. chute. Twist, turn and splash in total darkness ...
Pittsfield
3,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and experiments, permanent collections plus travelling and special exhibitions, don't overlook the sub level aquarium and the Little Cinema.
Lenox
A fascinating look into American history at the stunning Ventfort Hall, and American lives during the Gilded Age.
Bennington
The Bennington Museum is known as the trusted caretaker of the largest collection of Grandma Moses art and memorabilia available to the public. Located in the heart of Vermont, our galleries evoke the rich heritage of this state with collections of p...
Secret Caverns
(32 Miles)
Cobleskill
Nestled in the hallowed halls of hollow earth, Secret Caverns is a small commercial cavern located in upstate New York. Founded by local civil engineer Roger Mallery, the caverns have hosted Americas roadside travellers and seekers of subterranean kn...
Howe Caverns
(33 Miles)
Howes Cave
Howe Caverns is a premier attraction which provides unparalleled cavern adventures designed to enlighten, entertain, and educate. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New York
North Adams
A former railroad yard, this urban park uses historical artifacts and exhibits to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.
North Adams
An interactive art gallery and studio designed for children offering hands on exhibitions and educational experiences.
North Adams
Discover a geologic wonder at this 48 acre park. Examine the only naturally formed white marble arch and man-made white marble dam in North America, and tour an abandoned marble quarry.
Lenox
On weekends and holidays (Memorial Day weekend through the last weekend in October) the Museum offers two ninety minute round trip excursions from Lenox Station to Stockbridge and a forty-five minute round trip excursion from Lenox Station to Lee nar...
Lee
You will see original models used in famous movies and a real Academy Award. You will discover how blockbuster movies as Chicken Run, Predator,X-Men,The Matrix was made.Special: $20 Workshop includes 2 hr. training, materials and take home video. Ins...
Gloversville
Over 500 animals on comfortable display from colorful birds to camels, bear and deer, the Zoo has a variety of animals and activities that are sure to please the whole family. Safari Ride available too.
East Arlington
The Chocolatorium is a chocolate exhibit & fun place to explore. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of chocolate. Explore the history & culture of chocolate, where it comes from & how it is made. This exhibit will expand your knowledge of chocol...
Queensbury
Over 30 rides and attractions, including the brand new Wiggles World area featuring a fun experience specifically designed for the kids, for a varied theme park experience that is sure to entertain the entire family.
Queensbury
Enjoy the perfect storm of fun on the brand-new Tornado - Get drenched in 150 different ways on Paul Bunyan's Bucket Brigade
Mount Snow
(49 Miles)
West Dover
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 15% green runs, plus tubing hill and several terrain training parks.
Adams Farm
(49 Miles)
Wilmington
Petting farm, Rainbow Trout Fishing, Wagon rides, bonfires during the summer & fall, farm fresh meats and goat cheeses, maple syrup, and vermont. Horse-drawn sleigh rides during winter months.
Manchester
The mission of Hildene is to advance the Lincoln legacy through education, commitment to community and active stewardship of the family's home and land. It is an example of the "Great American Story" and the story of the Lincoln family's love affair ...
Wilmington
The park has open lawn areas, woods, and Mt. Olga rising to the east where there is an old fire tower with spectacular views. The area is very popular during the fall foliage season for its colors, and also because it is located on one of the more po...
Lake George
We offer numerous cruises on our 3 cruise ships that range from 1 hour to 4.5 hour trips and take you around the different parts of Lake George. Visit our website for more information.
Lake George
Be warned the House of Frankenstein is not just another Wax Museum. No indeed. When you walk the steps of the haunted stairs you are on your own. Don't turn back, there is no turning back, you must finish this journey of terror. Probably not a good p...
Arkville
The Delaware and Ulster is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides through New York's legendary Catskill Mountains.
Lake George
Water Slide World is a great water park on the East Coast, with over 35 water slides, attractions and services, including Hurricane Harbor Wave Pool. One of the many family places to go if you're looking for fun things to do in New York with kids
Magic Forest
(53 Miles)
Lake George
Made especially for the younger kids, they have 25 rides for your enjoyment, many suitable for toddlers.
Stratton Mountain
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering around 35% green runs and 4 terrain parks.
Rex Museum
(56 Miles)
Gallup
A museum on the history of Gallup displaying verious artifacts and information.
Davenport
Great fishing either in our spring fed lake or creek. Pool, playground, boat rentals, free game equipment, nature trail, campstore. Day camping too - campsite available from 10 am to 7pm. Full use of campground facilities. Call for details. ...
Peru
Exciting rides and attractions for all the family, including: miniature golf, alpine slide, climbing wall, trampolines, The Big Splash water slide and loads more!
Peru
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, offering 14 green runs and 4 terrain parks, plus their Adaptive Sports Center offers snow sports for disabled skiers and their families.
Look Park
(59 Miles)
Florence
Look Park is a place of both active and passive recreation including exciting seasonal attractions such as Bumper Boats, Pedal Boats, 18 holes of Mini-Golf, and a Steamer Train ride!
Deerfield
A unique, entertaining world of New England charm, fairy tale fantasies, and hands-on, interactive candlemaking that's fun for every age. Also with permanent Christmas Wonderland exhibit.
Magic Wings
(59 Miles)
South Deerfield
The 8,000-square foot conservatory is home to nearly 4,000 free-flying butterflies from all over the world. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Massachusetts
Cooperstown
As they enter the Museum, kids under 12 can choose to participate in one of two Discovery Tours, which are self-guided educational scavenger hunts. The answers can be found throughout the Museum, and a completed Discovery Tour can be turned in at the...
Goshen
- offers residents of CT, MA and NY the unusual opportunity of observing and learning about animals from North America, Africa, India, New Zealand, Asia and the Arctic. One of the many fun places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Connect...
Winsted
This well heated & air conditioned facility offers state of the art Jugs Pro-Range Batting Cages offering all speeds of soft & hardball pitching. You select the speed & height of the pitch. Also, Phazerball & Battleball is a perfect...
Universal Kids
(62 Miles)
Northampton
Multi level space themed adventure physical play plus dedicated toddler area and imagination role play zones.
Retreat Farm
(62 Miles)
Brattlebro
Feed and touch more than 50 animals on the farm and learn about these lovable creatures. Unique play areas round out the experience.
Londonderry
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 5, offering 30% green runs, plus extensive tubing hill and terrain training park.
Hadley
Central Rock Climbing Centers are home to 3 locations of more than 60,000 sq. ft. of rock climbing terrain. We offer birthday parties, group events, scouting packages, lock ins, instruction and have our very own rock climbing team for kids.
Litchfield
Nestled in the scenic “Litchfield Hills, Connecticut,” Hemlock Hill Campground affords you a true camping experience. A meandering mountain brook, reflecting pond, large pine-shaded sites and fresh country air beckons you back to nature.
Amherst
Housed in the 1750-era Strong House, the Amherst History Museum takes visitors on a journey from the town's colonial past, through its industrial age and into the computer-driven present.
Poughkeepsie
Series of large and intricate interactive exhibit rooms with learning through play design ideal for curious kids. Newest features include a Baby Park just for the smallest guests, plus a giant construction zone The Imagination Playground!
Holyoke
The Children's Museum at Holyoke provides a unique setting in which children and adults learn together about art, science and the world around them. Through hands-on exhibits, children challenge themselves, discover how the world works, explore new r...
Oneonta
We invite you to visit us and enjoy some unique science exploring....enlightening fun for all ages, children and adults...
Grafton
The Nature Museum is a dynamic and educational place to visit. The exhibits at The Nature Museum at Grafton encourage you to open the door to Vermont\'s natural beauty.
Granby
Families can come and enjoy nature, lunch on the trail, and exerience the special pleasure of hands on hiking with our gentle llamas. Our hikes are appropriate for young and older legs.
Oneonta
All things baseball at America's first and only kids' baseball training camp that was designed with the entire family in mind!

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Albany with kids

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Adirondack Animal Land

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Funplex Funpark

(4 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in East Greenbush

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Six Flags Great Escape

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Zoom Flume Water Park

(27 Miles) Waterparks in East Durham

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Albany Battlefield Live Laser Tag

(5 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Albany

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Secret Caverns

(32 Miles) Caves and Mines in Cobleskill

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Howe Caverns

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Splashwater Kingdom

(48 Miles) Waterparks in Queensbury

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in New York - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in NY