Visiting The Adirondacks? Don’t Miss These Family-Friendly Lake George Events
A study done by the Institute of Education at Plymouth University revealed that 95% of parents agreed that their kids appeared happier while on kid friendly vacations, such as camping. And while many campers take regular trips throughout the summer, seasoned campers understand the distinct pleasure of camping during the crisp fall months. If you’re planning on taking a fall family camping trip to the Adirondacks, you may be interested to know what kid-friendly activities Lake George has to offer. Here are just a few family activities you’ll find at Lake George this month.
Sponsored by the Lake George Arts Project, this musical event is completely free and features a lineup of some of the best local jazz artists. Attendees can bring lawn chairs, blankets, and other gear and relax while soaking in the sights and sounds of Lake George ambience. If you and your family can tear yourselves away from your cabins on September 16 and 17, this event is sure to soothe your souls and provide some feel-good tunes!
This one is sure to be a kid-favorite! Between September 21 and 24, hundreds of colorful hot air balloons will fill up the Adirondack skies, making for some gorgeous views and festivities. This event takes place at several different locations and features live music, a block party with a car show and other kid-friendly activities, a plethora of food vendors, a craft fair, and more! The balloon launches may be weather-permitting, but this event is bound to be a blast for the entire family rain or shine.
Finally, this event runs Saturday, September 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the beautiful Fort Ticonderoga. It features a number of equestrian sports demonstrations, sack races and other kid-friendly activities, a plant sale and harvest market, and a six-acre corn maze! A general admission ticket costs just $21, seniors are $19.50, children ages five to 12 are $9, and children four and under are completely free.
Ultimately, staying in Adirondack cabins is always enjoyable and relaxing. But taking advantage of these family-friendly Lake George activities is the best way to make the most of your fall vacation.