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Kids Fun in the Saratoga Area: Indoor & Outdoor Attractions, Birthday Spots & More!

The Saratoga region offers a variety of attractions perfect for kids, families and the young at heart! Explore indoors and outdoors: swing through the treetops, race around a go-kart track, explore local farms, take an arts class, visit a museum, play mini golf... and much, much more! A short drive from downtown Saratoga Springs, you will find area attractions to amuse and delight everyone in your family. Planning a special event? Looking for birthday party spots? There are numerous options to choose from to create treasured childhood memories. 

aerial view of ellms family farm property in the fall
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
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Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
Queensbury, NY
The Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark is located in Lake George, NY. Their Adirondack-themed lodge features 200 guest suites and a giant indoor waterpark, White Water Bay, for the use of hotel guests and outside visitors.
people moving around on wooden platforms on a treetop course
Adirondack Adventure Center: ADK Treetop Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
ADK Treetop Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center in Lake Luzerne features a state-of-the-art adventure course through a beautiful forest canopy in the Southeastern Adirondacks. Ride the zip lines, cross the wooden platforms, and have fun!
Mountain Biking at West
West Mountain
Queensbury, NY
Located off I-87, between Lake George and Saratoga Springs. West Mountain offers learn-to-lessons, alpine racing, night skiing and snow tubing in the winter and tree top aerial adventures and mountain biking from spring into fall.
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We Rock the Spectrum - Ballston Spa
Ballston Spa, NY
Located in Ballston Spa, NY, We Rock the Spectrum features an indoor playground area for kids of all ages. This special gym provides a nurturing and fun environment to foster learning, exploration, and safe & sensory experiences.
a view of the Comet roller coaster by the wave pool
The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
Queensbury, NY
The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor has over 135 rides and attractions, with something for the whole family. Don't miss The Comet, one of the world's top roller coasters, and their FREE Hurricane Harbor waterpark.
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Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
May 26th - 30th
Saratoga Strike Zone
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Strike Zone is one of the premier family entertainment centers in the Northeast. They feature bowling, bumper cars, redemption arcade, ball pit, VIP Suite and The End Zone sports pub. Call to schedule your outing today! 518-584-6460
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Ausable Chasm
Ausable Chasm, NY
Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks! Explore the depths of the chasm on up to five miles of scenic walking/hiking trails, one-of-a-kind float trips via raft, and adventure tours such as the Adventure Trail via ferrata and rock climbing. FAMILY FRIENDLY!
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Saratoga Clay Arts Center
Schuylerville, NY
Have FUN and EXPLORE your creativity in clay! We provide year-round classes for individuals of all ages. Book an event, attend a class, or visit our gallery TODAY.
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Olde Saratoga Farms
Schuylerville, NY
RN owned and operated facility. Promoting the passion of equestrian sports! That is our mission at Olde Saratoga Farms. Come Take riding lessons, learn hormanship, and chiropractics or give your kids a treat and let us host your next birthday party!
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The Park Theater
Glens Falls, NY
There's always something to do at The Park Theater, from Dancing at the Park to live concerts, musicals, and more. Experience astounding acts in a beautifully restored building right in the heart of Glens Falls.
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Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio
Glenville, NY
Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio offers a variety of services, classes, and entertainment for all ages and abilities. This interactive and educational art studio is a space to learn, create, relax, experiment, and above all, have fun.
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The Fun Spot
Queensbury, NY
Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! They have mini golf, go karts, a ninja challenge course, laser tag, an indoor playground, roller skating, an arcade, and more - they even offer childcare and summer camp!
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Apex Entertainment Albany
Albany, NY
Apex Entertainment in Crossgates Mall is the place to go for fun for all ages. You can look forward to hologate, candlepin, sports simulators, escape rooms, bumper cars, an arcade, bowling, laser tag, and a restaurant with prime American cuisine.
indoor go kart track
Adventure Family Fun Center
Queensbury, NY
Filled with an Arcade, Bumper Cars, Go Karts, Laser Tag, Rock Wall, Paintball and so much more, Adventure Family Fun will be a blast for you and the whole family!
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Lyrical Ballad Bookstore
Saratoga Springs, NY
Lyrical Ballad Bookstore in downtown Saratoga Springs is the place to find new, used, and even rare books in the Capital Region of New York. Explore our winding halls to find exactly what you are looking for; you will be amazed at what you find!
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Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Hadley, NY
Located just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga Springs, Sacandaga Outdoor Center boasts the best location on the river. Where the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers meet in Hadley, NY, you’ll find the best rafting, tubing and kayaking around!
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The Candle Collective LLC
Ballston Spa, NY
The Candle Collective is a create your own candle studio and retail store located in Ballston Spa New York -- just minutes from Saratoga Springs!
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Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Lake Luzerne, NY
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo is an authentic Western Rodeo in Lake Luzerne, NY that provides fun for the whole family. Enjoy their BBQ, watch the rodeo, and have a memorable time!
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Camp Little Notch
Fort Ann, NY
Situated on 443 acres of pristine wilderness, including an 80-acre private lake, Camp Little Notch is an Adirondack summer camp and outdoor center offering 4 weeks of programs for girls and a 1-week program for boys.
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The World Awareness Children's Museum
Glens Falls, NY
The World Awareness Children's Museum brings the adventures and wonders of the world to your kid through interactive exhibitions, multicultural programs, and exciting events. Play games, hear stories, dance, shop, create a travel adventure, and more.
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Uncharted Wild, LLC
Uncharted Wild brings reptiles and other exotic animals to you for a truly thrilling show where you can see these creatures up close and learn all about them from the experts. Think outside the box for your next birthday party or event!
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iTheatre Saratoga
iTheatre Saratoga works to develop the next generation of artists and audiences through theatre productions, workshops, and more. The organization is headed up by talented theatre arts professionals and has welcomed notable theatre guest artists.
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Into the Woods Farm & Goat Yoga In The Woods NY
Middle Grove, NY
Into The Woods Farm is a small educational farm situated in the Adirondack foothills in the town of Middle Grove, NY, just 25 minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. We offer all season programming including goat yoga and snowshoe adventures!
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Albany's Indoor Rockgym
Albany, NY
Albany's Indoor Rockgym is one of the premier rock climbing gyms in the Capital Region, featuring a variety of climbing walls and structures, an indoor caving system with a half mile of tunnels, and a 60-foot zipline!
people floating down a calm river in yellow and blue inner tubes on a sunny day
Tubby Tubes Company - Lazy River Tubing & Downhill Tubing
Lake Luzerne, NY
Tubby Tubes is the original and #1 lazy river tubing and downhill tubing company in the area. Kids and Adults love Tubby Tubes! Friendly, experienced guides and staff. Be a "Tubby Tuber"! Only 5 minutes from Lake George.
Kids jumping on an inflated sticky Velcro wall while their dad looks on
Jumping Bean Party Rental -- Bounce Houses, Waterslides, Food Machines, Tents, Tables & More
Wilton, NY
We are the best family-owned, full-service party rental company serving Albany, Saratoga, Lake George & surrounding areas. Our inventory includes bouncy houses, water slides, inflatable obstacle courses, food machines, tables, chairs, tents and more!
water feature at a mini golf course
Saratoga Mini-Golf
Saratoga Springs, NY
Enjoy Saratoga Mini Golf - a Hole Lot of Fun! Enjoy 18 challenging holes, great ice cream, PLUS discount packages for birthdays, office parties, with private tent. Enjoy mini golf in Saratoga Springs at Saratoga Mini Golf!
The Children's Museum At Saratoga
Saratoga Springs, NY
A wonderful museum committed to providing positive opportunities for children to learn about science, history, community living and the arts.
Saratoga Regional YMCA - Malta Childcare
Malta, NY
This developmental program fits the needs of the children according to their ages and individual progress for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old.
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Clifton Park, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.
Saratoga Regional YMCA
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Y provides a wide variety of youth and family programs, including aquatics, sports, summer camp and child care. The Saratoga Springs facility also offers an adventure course with zipline, high and low ropes course, climbing tower and more!