The Adirondacks have been a popular family vacation destination for decades. The relaxing beach of Lake George and exciting nearby activities makes it the ideal place to spend the summer. The Lodges at Cresthaven sits on a private beach and offers amenities to make your vacation the best it can be. We are also located near some of the best things to do in Lake George with kids. Spend the day at the Great Escape amusement park during your Lake George vacation, then end the day with fireworks in the village. Start planning your family vacation in Lake George and join us at the lodge. 

Spend the Day at The Great Escape

Conveniently located 15 minutes away from our lodge is The Great Escape amusement park. There are over 100 thrilling rides, shows, and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. There is something for everyone at The Great Escape, from roller coasters to floating down the lazy river.

  • Kids Rides: The Convoy has been a family favorite for over 30 years. This ride features a miniature 18-wheeler for the kids to steer along the track. Then walk through the story of Alice in Wonderland in the Fest Area of the park. Frankie’s Mine Train is a perfect ride for kids ready for their first thrill ride. 
  • Thrill Rides: There are dozens of thrilling rides for older kids and adults to enjoy. The brand new Adirondack Outlaw ride brings guests 164 feet in the air in a thrilling rotation. Some of our favorite roller coasters include Greezed Lightnin’, Steamin’ Demon, and Comet
  • Water Rides: Included with your Great Escape pass is access to the Hurricane Harbor waterpark. Kick back and relax on a tube floating down the Adventure River or zip down one of the water slides. The Buccaneer Beach is a water playground perfect for families with young kids.

Fireworks in the Village

After an exciting day of thrilling roller coasters and water rides, return to the village of Lake George for a spectacular fireworks show. This summertime tradition happens every Thursday through September 2nd over the waters of Lake George. Set up your chairs or blanket at Shepard Park on Canada Street. The Lake George Thursday Night Fireworks are an excellent way for the family to end the night before returning to The Lodges at Cresthaven.

The Best Family Vacation at The Lodges at Cresthavenimage of the inside of a cabin close to the best things to do in lake george with kids

Your family vacation starts at The Lodges at Cresthaven. Our lodge is surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Adirondack mountains and views of the lake. The rooms at our lodge are great for families with fully equipped kitchens, spacious bedrooms, and washers and dryers. Cook family meals together in your kitchen or enjoy dinner with a view at our Boathouse Restaurant. Discover all the activities in the area on The Lodges at Cresthaven Blog page. There are endless things to do in Lake George with kids, so why not start planning your family vacation with us today.