Transport Attractions in ALBANY with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Empire State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Albany, New York State!

Albany has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Albany

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo….off we go!

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  • Berkshire Scenic Railway and Museum

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    (33 miles) 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 ...

  • Lake George Steamboat

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    (53 miles) 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.

  • Delaware and Ulster Railroad

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    (53 miles) Arkville

    The Delaware and Ulster is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides through New York's legendary Catskill Mountains.

  • Saratoga and North Creek Railway

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    (74 miles) North Creek

    Scenic train tours and experiences in New York with this passenger railway with occasional special tours for the family!

  • Green Mountain Railroad

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    (74 miles) Bellows Falls

    Go back to when travel was an exciting adventure, relax, watch the fabulous scenery go by in restored coaches pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. All aboard! One of the many fun family places to ...

  • Railroad Museum Of New England

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    (76 miles) Thomaston

    The Naugatuck Railroad's scenic round trip excursions are an entertaining mix of relaxing river valley scenery and our rich transportation history. It’s an exciting and educational experience for ...

  • Green Mountain Railroad Trains Around Vermont

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    (100 miles) White River Junction

    Spend a fun and relaxing day chugging alongside the Connecticut on this 2 hour scenic train ride. Connecticut River for a 2 hour round trip.

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  • The Fells

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    (97 miles) Newbury

    One of New England's finest examples of an early 20th-century summer estate. Enjoy the old garden, rose terrace and Japanese water lily pool.

  • Western Gateway Heritage State Park

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    (33 miles) 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 ...

  • Natural Bridge State Park

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    (34 miles) North Adams

    Visit the ONLY naturally formed white marble arch in the whole of the USA - right in Massachusetts!

  • Molly Stark State Park

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    (50 miles) 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, ...

  • White Memorial Conservation Center

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    (70 miles) Litchfield

    A fascinating education center and nature museum set within 4,000 acres of Connecticut hills.

  • Roaring Brook Nature Center

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    (72 miles) Canton

    We offer a year-round schedule of educational programs for all ages. These programs range from week-long summer experiences to our school-year Discovery Days series for students.

  • Flanders Nature Center

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    (78 miles) Woodbury

    Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust promotes the understanding and appreciation of nature, and supports the conservation, preservation and management of the natural resources. We offer a broad range ...

  • Wolcott Park and Spray Pad

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    (82 miles) West Hartford

    Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features in New Hartford...and it's FREE!

  • Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park

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    (92 miles) Woodstock

    Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of ...

  • Pillsbury State Park

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    (93 miles) Washington

    One of the more primitive gems in New Hampshire, this state park is filled with wildlife, from moose to loons, historic attractions as well as hiking trails and kayaking.

  • Bear Mountain State Park

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    (93 miles) Tomkins Cove

    A great New York state park with hiking, biking, and ski trails. With a zoo, museum, ice skating and swimming, it makes for a very fun family day out!

  • Brooksvale Park

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    (94 miles) Hamden

    The entire family can enjoy of all sorts of outdoor adventures. Playground & Swings, hiking, sledding, Softball Fields, and an animal petting zoo.

  • Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park

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    (94 miles) Portland

    More than just a park in Portland, with activities like cliff jumping, rock climbing, zip lines, kayaking, and even diving!

  • Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center

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    (97 miles) Ansonia

    An outstanding adventure playscape for younger children in Connecticut, with butterfly and hummingbird gardens, nature trails, and real life animals!

  • Quechee State Park

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    (100 miles) White River Junction

    Quechee Recreation Area is a large park spread out over a vast area. It is unique in that 611 acres of the park are not owned by the state, but leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The tract ...

  • Six Flags Great Escape

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    (48 miles) Queensbury

    Over 30 rides and attractions which will give the entire family those theme park thrills! Great New York family fun!

  • Bromley Sun Mountain Adventure Park

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    (57 miles) Peru

    Vermont thrills and spills with attractions for all ages - with a climbing wall, mini golf and water slides....to name a few!

  • Six Flags New England

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    (72 miles) Agawam

    Thrills, squeals, family fun and lots of events at the iconic Six Flags theme park!

  • Lake Compounce Family Theme Park

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    (82 miles) Bristol

    Lake Compounce is a family theme park with the best of both worlds - thrills for those older kids and kiddie rides for the little ones!

  • Quassy Amusement Park

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    (84 miles) Middlebury

    More than 2 dozen outdoor amusements, rides and attractions ranging from toddler friendly and gentle to frankly terrifying. Great family fun in Connecticut!

  • Zoom Flume Water Park

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    (27 miles) East Durham

    A fun and family friendly day out in a natural setting, with rivers, slides and thrills all in the one fun New York water park - including the worlds longest water park zip line!

  • Water Slide World

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    (52 miles) Lake George

    Cool down in New York at this fun water park, with over 35 water slides and attractions at Water Slide World!

  • Splashdown Beach

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    (77 miles) Fishkill

    Waterpark fun in New York, great for all ages - especially those little ones! Amazing family fun for your day out to cool you down!

  • Enchanted Forest Water Safari

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    (95 miles) Old Forge

    Enjoy New York's Largest Water Theme Park with a day of fun for the entire family! From splash-tacular water rides, to classic amusement rides, storybook characters, to even a circus!

  • Adirondack Animal Land

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    (38 miles) Gloversville

    Visit the LARGEST zoo in upstate New York, with over 500 animals across 80 acres! Amazing animal fun for the whole family.

  • Magic Wings

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    (59 miles) South Deerfield

    An 18,400 sq ft nature experience with a butterfly conservation center, with nearly 4,000 free flying butterflies from all over the world!

  • Action Wildlife Park

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    (63 miles) Goshen

    A leisurely walk through amazing animals from all around the world, a petting zoo, and even wagon rides, all waiting at this family friendly wildlife center in Connecticut. Lots of animal fun!

  • Lupa Zoo

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    (72 miles) Ludlow

    Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.