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Lake George with a toddler?

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Lake George with a toddler?

We're from NJ and looking for a quick 2 night get-away with our 2 year old. Any thoughts on Lake George? Has anyone stayed at the Holiday Inn? Our 2 year old needs either places to run, or different things to see, are there any indoor children's places or kid-friendly places/playgrounds? Thanks!

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1. Re: Lake George with a toddler?

If you are talking about coming in the summer then there is plenty to do for toddlers. There is of course the beaches and boat rides - big boats for the kids - especially the Minne Ha Ha - a paddle wheel boat. There are also some amusement parks one catering to young kids the Magic Forest. http://www.magicforestpark.com/

The Great Escape park also has a section specifically for young kids too. sixflags.com/greatEscape/rides/KidsRides.aspx

For something more back to nature - In Bolton Landing there is Up Yonda Farms www.upyondafarm.com that has a butterfly garden, nice easy to walk nature trails with terrific panoramic views of the lake.

There are also fireworks in the Village typically on Thursdays

There is also a Children's Museum in Glens Falls www.worldchildrensmuseum.org - i have never been to it so I cannot give personal opinion on it.

I am not certain how much there is this time of year because the winter carnival is now over. Right now the best place for indoor entertainment might be the Great Escape Lodge. http://www.sixflagsgreatescapelodge.com/

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2. Re: Lake George with a toddler?

The best playground/beach area for a toddler in Lake George is at Usher Park. There is a guard on duty, it is very shallow, and there is a very nice restroom at the waterfront area. The parking and use of the facility is free.

town.lakegeorge.ny.us/content/Parks/View/1

There are also some fantastic beaches/parks in Bolton Landing, a short drive away.

Also, the Great Escape has two great kiddie areas, and a water park www.sixflags.com/greatEscape/index.aspx

Magic Forest http://www.magicforestpark.com/

Up Yonda http://www.upyondafarm.com/

Indoors, there is plenty to do.

Explore http://www.exploreinglensfalls.com/

The Fun Spot has a new climbing area http://www.thefunspot.net/

Party Palace http://www.itsmypartypalace.com/

and my personal favorite, the library crandalllibrary.org/kids/kids-childprgms.php

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3. Re: Lake George with a toddler?

Great minds think alike, ADK!

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4. Re: Lake George with a toddler?

Jkelly, I learned from the best, :-)

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5. Re: Lake George with a toddler?

Thx for all the responses!

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You are welcome

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