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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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Groveland

6730 Barber Hill Rd Groveland, New York

Hammondsport

8231 Pleasant Valley Road Hammondsport, New York 14840
8419 State Route 54 Hammondsport, New York

Horseheads

3300 Chambers Rd. Horseheads, New York 14845
339 Daniel Zenker Dr Horseheads, New York 14845

Interlaken

8978 County Rd 142 Interlaken, New York 14847

Ithaca

805 Taughannock Blvd Allan H. Treman Marina State Park Ithaca, New York 14853
Various venues Ithaca, New York 14850
202 E Court Street Ithaca, New York 14850
801 Taughannock Blvd. Ithaca, New York 14850
435 Old Taughannock Blvd. Ithaca, New York 14850
Third St. at Steamboat Landing and Dewitt Park Ithaca, New York 14850
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