Photo of a Small Family Looking at the MountainsThere’s nothing better than summer vacation in Lake George. The area offers endless things to do for everyone in your family to enjoy. While staying at The Lodges at Cresthaven, your family can enjoy the many summer activities on-site! Guests can enjoy an array of watersports, state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor pool facilities, a volleyball court, and a putting green! But, some days, it is exciting to explore Lake George with kids. To guarantee you don’t miss the hottest family-friendly activities in Lake George, check out our list of recommendations! You can thank us later.

Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom

Six Flag’s Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom has enough activities to fill your whole day. The park has some of the fastest, tallest, hair-raising rides in the country! In fact, some even hold record-breaking titles. If you’re looking for fun geared toward younger children, Great Escape has you covered. There are family-oriented performances and easy-going rides. Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom brings out the child in all of us! 

Magic Forest

Since 1963, Magic Forest has been putting smiles on children’s faces. From feeding goats at the petting zoo to taking a ride on the Paratrooper to riding the park train through the forest, there’s an attraction to please everybody. For families with young children, Magic Forest is the amusement park for you!  

Parasailing and Power Chuting Adventures

Enjoy Lake George from up above while parasailing with your family. Parasailing is a safe and fun activity for family members of all ages. Lake George’s most experienced company, Pinky’s Parasailing Adventures, has been offering rides in Lake George for over 20 years. Parents, you can rest easy knowing Pinky’s has a 100% safety record. 

Saddle Up Stables

Explore the scenic trails around Lake George from the back of a horse! Saddle Up Stables has an impressive bunch of healthy, well-groomed variety of horses for guests to ride. The professional staff will pair you with a horse based on your skillset, so don’t worry if you’ve never ridden before! Saddle Up Stables is a family-owned business and has been a visitors’ favorite for years. After your ride, we’re sure it’ll be one of your favorite Lake George activities too!

Wagar’s Confectionery

Guests with a sweet tooth will especially enjoy Wagar’s Confectionery! This shop is well known for the impeccable quality of ice cream and enormous sundaes. The notorious “Chicago Fire” consists of 20 scoops of ice cream topped with hot fudge and homemade whipped cream. While being delivered to the table, a fire truck siren sounds.  

After an excitement-filled day, The Lodges at Cresthaven welcome you back to the resort for a quiet night in. Take advantage of our high-speed internet and DVD players available in all lodges, to help you wind down. After all, you have another day of exploring Lake George tomorrow! We look forward to being a part of your Lake George family vacation. To secure a room, call us at 800-853-1632.