Lake George, NY, is a top destination for families in the summer, thanks to our area’s wealth of kid-oriented attractions. Whether you want to cool off at the lake, play a round of mini golf, or spend the day at an amusement park, Lake George has something for everyone! The Lake George amusement parks offer exhilarating rollercoasters for older kids and carousels for our youngest visitors. Stay with us at Surfside on the Lake and access family-friendly fun just minutes from our hotel!
Six Flags Great Escape is around ten minutes away from Surfside on the Lake and offers one of the top attractions for families visiting the area. Over 135 rides and attractions are available at the park, including the Hurricane Harbor waterpark. Cool off this summer on the waterslides and wave pools or kick back and relax on the lazy river. The park is also home to “The Comet,” an impressive wooden roller coaster first built in 1927! And if you have little ones not ready for The Comet, there are over a dozen kid-friendly rides. Purchase your Great Escape tickets here!
The Lake George Expedition Park offers a unique experience for kids and kids at heart. This is more than just a Lake George amusement park; it’s also an excellent place for the kids to discover something new. The Dino Roar Valley offers a journey through time where kids can become archaeologists for a day. Dig for fossils, see life-sized dinosaurs, and participate in fun performances.
There is also a Magic Forest where you can find the Ferris wheel, carousel, tilt-a-whirl, and paratrooper. There is also a train that will take you through the forest and a path that showcases the rich history of Lake George.
If you want an amusement park experience without the crowds, we recommend visiting Funa’rama, just a half mile from our hotel. They have a carousel, teacup ride, bumper cars, and bumper boats. Head inside for a fun collection of games in the arcade.
Although it is not technically an amusement park, the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course is an excellent destination for family fun. They feature treetop courses, zipline tours, and river tubing.
Family-Friendly Hotels in Lake George, NY
Fun for the whole family awaits at the Lake George amusement parks this summer! Discover more summer fun when you choose Surfside on the Lake to host your getaway. Rent a paddle board and explore the Queen of American Lakes or cool off with a cocktail at our rooftop Cabana Bar. Surfside offers a wide variety of rooms to fit all budgets and needs; find the perfect room at our resort today!