Things to do in Cortland with kids

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Sciencenter
(20 Miles)
Ithaca
250 hands on exhibits inside and plenty more outside, with a huge range including elemental play, kinetic energy machines, interactive structures, musical equipment, fun math challenges and more!
Ithaca
With particular emphasis on New York State and the Northeast United States, the Museum of the Earth explores the history of the Earth and its life through the lens of geology and paleontology, utilizing collections from the Paleontological Research I...
Syracuse
Looking to get the kids out of the house and away from the TV? For wild adventures and tons of fun, explore some of the wonderful events and programs that take place year 'round at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo!
Syracuse
Comprises a series of stunning and enjoyable environments where scientific principles are learnt through imaginative, experimental and physical play. Plus flight and motion simulators, planetarium and Imax theatre.
Camillus
Large, Open, Safe Inflatable indoor playground. Great place for children up to 10 years of age to exercise and burn energy while their parents socialize with other parents or enjoy some shopping at the mall. Digital Playground by EyeClick with over 1...
Syracuse
High standard indoor karting, for over 48". Arrive and Drive available.
Chittenango
Come and check out a museum about all things the Wizard of Oz.
Chittenango
Learn of boat-building and repair of Erie Canal boats, and the social history of the canal era. Award winning family attraction with plenty of knowledge to impart.
Skate Estate
(36 Miles)
Vestal
Rollerskating, miniature golf, waterpark with slides, laser tag and arcade.
Jumping Jungle
(36 Miles)
Vestal
Offers a selection of varying inflatables from obstacle courses, slides and mazes to classic bounce houses and character specials.
Chucksters
(37 Miles)
Vestal
Features include mini golf featuring the world's longest hole; bungee jumpster ride; climbing wall; water combat game; aeroball and batting cages.
Chittenango
Extensive and impressive zoo collections with great daily public programming, plus inflatable indoor play and petting zoo area.
Cicero
A fun laser tag and video arcade for active kids aged 8 and up.
The Discovery Centre
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(39 Miles)
Binghamton
Over 22 thousand feet of playspace featuring 30 play and learn interactive exhibits from painting and performing to dentist's surgery, ambulance and emergency room, giant bubble and story garden.
Binghamton
Offers a conservationist zoological experience with naturalistic enclosures containing a wide range of animals, reptiles and birds; plus educational activity stations.
Kidzclub
(43 Miles)
Phoenix
Designed for the under 8s, offering role and imaginative play with several equipped play buildings including post office, gas station and construction zone. Also features multiple small play structures, individual table toys and a toddler zone.
Bainbridge
The Unadilla & Susquehanna Rivers offer the perfect outdoor adventure! Grab a paddle and a canoe and experience the great outdoors! A beautiful, fun-filled adventure for families or groups. Flat water to class II. Single, multi-day & camping/...
Bainbridge
Come Camp at Tall Pines and Enjoy Family Camping at it's Best.Riverfront and Riverview campsites for tents and RVs In the beautiful valleys of Upstate New York Farm Country On the banks of the Unadilla River In the heart of the Catskills / Central Le...
Geneva
Classic movies, parent's night out, theater, and comedy in this classic theater!
KidVentureDome
(45 Miles)
Geneva
Fun indoor play for toddlers to pre-teens in New York State, with fun and colorful toys for kids to play, create and imagine with, and a parents child-free area of their own!
Party Central
(45 Miles)
Horseheads
Indoor family fun center. We offer inflatable play, trackless train, arcade, toddler area, laser tag and food. We also do birthday parties. We also do outdoor rentals.
Sylvan Beach
On The Shores of Beautiful Oneida Lake Free Admission Every Day
Thunder Island
(48 Miles)
Fulton
The park's dry rides feature the most popular Go-Karts-three different types! Jungle Golf, upstate NY's largest 18 hole miniature putting course feature life-size jungle animals, a Water Park with slides for young and old, and a brand new Extreme Bod...
North Syracuse
New York's own Surf City Family Fun Center has a ton of fun activities for kids to spend the day with, including Go Karts and batting cages, as well as a large indoor play center.
Rome
The Fort Rickey Children's Discovery Zoo is a special kind of zoo with a focus on children and fun. Everything we do here centers on the understanding that, for kids, passive observation of zoo animals is not enough. Children need to be engaged.
Corning
Explore every facet of glass! See more than 35 centuries of glass artistry in the galleries, explore glass innovations in our hands-on science and technology area, and watch live glass demos - all day, every day of the week. You can even Make Your Ow...
Rome
Recreated mid-1800s village focused on the Erie Canal, which offers packet boat and narrow gauge train rides. Among the buildings such as a church, one room school, tavern and other buildings are a Museum of Cheese in a former cheese factory, a carr...
Oneonta
All things baseball at America's first and only kids' baseball training camp that was designed with the entire family in mind!
Oneonta
We invite you to visit us and enjoy some unique science exploring....enlightening fun for all ages, children and adults...
Canandaigua
3 fantastic and very different slides, a giant varying wave pool, whole family white water rafting, and a smaller kids' section with 6 smaller waterslides, a dozen water cannons and a 1,000 gallon dumping bucket.
Marion
The Marion County Museum was dedicated and opened to the public during the Old Settlers Celebration in August, 1961. Leslie A. Powell, society president and Al Riffel, Vice President were in Charge of the ceremony. The Centennial Time Capsule was sea...
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...
Troy
The 75-acre lake provides fishing, boating and skating, plus great hiking territory and a swimming pool!
Victor
Sports Center, Fun Center, Batting Cages and turf field. Sports Academy has an amazing after school program for the Victor School District, offers great Cheer and Gymnastics lessons and teams, has a 3,000 sq foot turf field, batting cages and a foam...
Union Dale
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 6 green runs, 10 blue and 2 terrain parks.
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. ...
Jump Club
(79 Miles)
Rochester
Kids can bounce, climb, explore, slide and most importantly JUMP on larger than life inflatables in this fun and colorful New York State indoor play center!
Forksville
Provides outstanding views, especially during fall foliage, plus a dam for swimming in, and hunting, fishing and boating opportunities.
Wellsbro
Take an opportunity to observe Pennsylvania's wildlife from the open car on your excursion to scenic Lake Hammond. Tioga Central operates three diesel electric locomotives.
Rochester
The National Museum of Play is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play!
Raging Rivers
(82 Miles)
Rochester
Has more liquid fun than ever before, so you can beat the heat at the coolest waterpark around. Experience a whole other "world of water." The Wave - Helix - Soak Zone - Body Flume - Inner Tube Slides + more
Rochester
A family fun amusement and watermark overlooking Lake Ontario filled with roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows and a whole watermark for every one to enjoy.
Rochester
An expansive zoo experience with a friendly local park feel, top exhibits include the penguin pool, the cougar viewing tunnel and the rare white rhinos.
Scranton
The museum is devoted entirely to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun magic show with live magician and animals.
Scranton
Kids can learn about natural history, science and art in this fascinating and educational museum.
Benton
Take the Falls Trail and explore the Glens, which boasts a series of wild, free-flowing waterfalls, each cascading through rock-strewn clefts in this ancient hillside. A classic family hike with a fairytale edge!
Beach Lake
Carousel Water and Fun Park is a family amusement park offering water slides, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages, kiddie kars, a game room and lots more.
Arkville
The Delaware and Ulster is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides through New York's legendary Catskill Mountains.
Animaland
(90 Miles)
Wellsbro
Home to over 200 exotic, wild, and domestic animals. Enjoy a stroll on a beautifully landscaped path through 12 acres of exhibits such as exotic cats, monkeys, kangaroos, and many others.
Sackets Harbor
Whimsically organised collections of loved animals, plus a whopping 4 inflatable playgrounds, pony and hay rides, and a minature golf course.

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

1

The Wild Animal Park

(37 Miles) Zoos in Chittenango

2

Party Central

(45 Miles) Indoor Play in Horseheads

3

Jumping Jungle

(36 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Vestal

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Fun Junction - Cicero

(38 Miles) Indoor Play in Cicero

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Kidzclub

(43 Miles) Indoor Play in Phoenix

6

Nikis Party Place

(32 Miles) Indoor Play in Camillus

7

Museum of Science and Technology

(31 Miles) Museums in Syracuse

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The Discovery Centre

(39 Miles) Kids Fun in Binghamton

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Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

(39 Miles) Zoos in Binghamton

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Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

(31 Miles) Zoos in Syracuse

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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