Family Attractions in Albany
From the amusement parks to ski resorts, family-friendly Albany is packed with energy and excitement. Our guide makes it as easy as ABC to explore a city bursting with kid friendly attractions to enjoy that are perfectly primed for hours of family fun and lasting memories.
The Rollarama Skating Center
spins out of control when it comes to family entertainment. This family-friendly attraction is the most fun place to skate, plan a birthday party, private party or take skating lessons. Bring your skates or rent a pair; it's time to let the good times roll!
Address: 2710 Hamburg Street, Schenectady, NY 12303 - MAP
Phone: (518) 355-2140
Six Flags Great Escape
and Splashwater Kingdom
are an adventure for the whole family. Non stop thrills and spills take place across this 140-acre theme park with more than 50 awesome rides and attractions, amazing entertainment shows and lots of food and fun. For never-ending fun, book an extended stay at the Great Escape Lodge.
Address: 1172 State Route 9, Queensbury, NY 12804 - MAP
Phone: (518) 792-3500
Old McDonald had a farm! Take the kids to see horses, cows, pigs, goats and other animal attractions at the Indian Ladder Farms
. Pick apples from the apple orchid and see fresh apple juice made at the Cider House. Explore a real working farm founded in 1915 with its original farm house and barn.
Address: 342 Altamont-Voorheesville Road, Altamont, NY 12009 - MAP
Phone: (518) 765-2956
Plan a family ski trip to Catamount Ski Area
to experience some fun snowy attractions. Spend some time on Mount Fray of the Taconic Mountains at a ski resort located minutes away from Albany. The whole family can hop on the slopes and ski side by side or race down the mountainside for snowboarding or snowtubing!
Address: 3200 State Hwy 23, Hillsdale, NY 12529 - MAP
Phone: (518) 325-3200
Let your family venture to new heights at the Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
. Explore hours of tree-top fun on an exciting aerial forest escapade. Hook up to safety harnesses to cross bridges, climb trees and race down zip lines on a variety of courses and attractions that are fun for all ages.
Address: 3290 State Hwy 23, Hillsdale, NY 12529 - MAP
Phone: (518) 325-3200
The Playdium Bowling Center
is the perfect place to strike up fun for the whole family. The state-of-the-art bowling alley sports 24 lanes of fun and a lounge to play billiards, an arcade to win prizes and a snack bar to grab a bite to eat. Let the good times roll!
Address: 363 Ontario Street, Albany, NY 12208-2934 - MAP
Phone: (518) 438-0300