New York State for Families
Howe Caverns: A Photo Tour
See pictures of Howe Caverns in central New York State and learn how to plan your own visit to tour this unique underground attraction, which was first discovered in 1842. Howe Caverns is open year-round.
Visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in the picturesque Victorian village of Cooperstown, New York, will deepen your passion for America's game. On this photo tour of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, you'll see the world's most valuable baseball card, Lou Gehrig's locker, Curt Schilling's bloody sock and much more.
The World's Largest Kaleidoscope: A Photo Tour
World's Largest Kaleidoscope photo tour. A Guinness World Record-holding, multisensory attraction, the World's Largest Kaleidoscope in Mount Tremper, New York, is remarkably affordable for families. Don't miss the Kaleidostore, which sells everything from cheap kaleidoscope toys to fine art kaleidoscopes.
Catskill Game Farm: A Virtual Photo Tour
Sadly, the Catskill Game Farm, a Catskills region family tradition since 1933, closed at the end of the 2006 season. Come along on a virtual photo tour of the Catskill Game Farm, and relive memories of this popular New York State attraction.
Bennett’s Riding Stable
Enjoy a trail ride with amazing views. There are sunset dinner rides, one-hour and all-day packages available for those seven years of age and older. Open daily in the summer, weekends in the spring and by appointment year-round.
The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom
This Lake George area Six Flags amusement park has many rides, from the mild to the wild. There are several roller coasters for the thrill seekers in the family. The water park is a great way to cool off in the hot summer months.
High Falls Gorge Nature Center
View waterfalls and other wonderful scenery as you walk or hike through trails and over sturdy bridges. Bring food and enjoy a picnic near the base of Whiteface Mountain.
Hot Air Balloon Rides in the Adirondack Mountains
New York’s first hot air balloon ride company offers balloon rides by reservation seven days per week, April through early November.
Enjoy picking apples, peaches and berries of all kinds at this Niagara County orchard. Picking season begins in June and runs through mid-November. There is also a tea room for lunch and a country store.
Old Forge Lake Cruises
Enjoy a narrated cruise in the Adirondack Mountains in the Fulton Chain of Lakes. Special Kids' Cruises are available.
Santa's Workshop is located in North Pole, New York, near Lake Placid. This attraction features dramatic productions, rides and shops for the whole family. You can visit Santa nearly any time during the year.