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Things to do With Kids

The Finger Lakes is a child's playground.

Best Kids Activites in the Finger Lakes

  • Sleep under the stars at Finger Lakes campgrounds ranging from primitive tent camping to RV camping to rental cabins and cottages. Don’t forget the smores, your hiking boots, or your swimsuit so you can take a dip in our lakes, Olympic-sized pools, or even under the waterfalls at Finger Lakes State Parks like Robert H. Treman and Buttermilk Falls in Ithaca.
     
  • Make your own glass masterpiece at The Corning Museum of Glass, or experience art about America with creative hands-on activities at The Rockwell Museum in Corning, where kids 17 and under are free!
     
  • Enjoy our locally produced ice cream and gelato at small-town ice cream stands.
     
  • Play a round of mini golf, or play it up big at The Strong National Museum of Play® in Rochester.
     
  • Speed racers unite at RPM Raceway for go karts that reach up to 45mph in Rochester or Syracuse. 
     
  • Meet new animals at Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park in Syracuse.
     
  • Get scientific at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
     
  • Experiment hands-on at the Sciencenter on Ithaca’s Discovery Trail, or the Seneca Museum of Waterways & Industry in Seneca Falls.
     
  • Go sky-high with displays ranging from old toys to bicycles, motorcycles, gliders and fighter planes at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center near Elmira/Horseheads - then hop over the hill to Hammondsport for the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum.
     
  • Step into the past at the Genesee Country Village and Museum in Mumford. Or have wiggly fun at the JELL-O Gallery in LeRoy.
     
  • Seeking thrills and excitement? Be sure to stop by Seabreeze Amusement Park in Rochester. There's something for everyone - roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows, a water park loaded with attractions and more. With fun for all ages, the whole family will sure to have a wonderful time wondering when they can come back!
     
  • Need refreshment in the hot summer months...or starving after a long day of fun in the sun? Cool off and fill up at any of the great restaurants in the Finger Lakes.
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Cortland

4386 US Rt 11 Cortland, New York 13045
2000 Rte. 392 Cortland, New York 13045

Elmira

207 Clemens Center Pkwy. Elmira, New York 14901
Harris Hill, 51 Soaring Hill Dr. Elmira, New York 14903

Fabius

1135 Toggenburg Road Fabius, New York 13063

Fayetteville

8012 East Genesee Street Fayetteville, New York 13066

Geneva

124 North Main St Geneva, New York 14456
3373 Rt.96A Geneva, New York 14456

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