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See Top Attractions & Things to Do in Queensbury, NY

Discover the best attractions and things to do in Queensbury, NY below, where we've rounded up local hotspots that are perfect for family outings, date nights, and more. 

Six Flags Great Escape & Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark

sasquatch theme park ride on the left, indoor water park on the right

Six Flags Great Escape is arguably the most well-known attraction in Queensbury. The theme park has a long history in the area, having been in its own attraction for many years before Six Flags bought the business.

In addition, there is the Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark, open year round, with an exclusive indoor waterpark available only to guests of the lodge.

Adirondack Winery

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Adirondack Winery got its start in Lake George Village, but now has a tasting room, wine-making facility, and cidery in Queensbury.

Much more than a tasting room, this location is a prime place for socializing and get togethers, with trivia nights, comedy shows, and more special events taking place all the time.

Gurney Lane Bike Park

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Gurney Lane Recreation Area encompasses a playground, pool, hiking trails, fishing pond, and a bike park that is a haven for novice and experienced mountain bikers.

Their mountain biking park and trail system is ranked #1 in New York State by, with 13 miles/22km of trails, including 15km single track and 7km double track.

West Mountain

west mountain chair lift in the winter on the left, and in the summer on the right

We're so lucky here in Queensbury to have our own ski mountain! West Mountain offers day and night skiing along with snow tubing, and they offer rentals and lessons on site.

West Mountain is a year-round destination, though, with scenic chairlift rides, hiking and biking trails, and a treetop adventure course available in the warmer months.

Adventure Family Fun Center

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For outdoor and indoor go karts, bumper cars, laser tag, an arcade, and mini golf, look no further than the Adventure Family Fun Center. Their 1,000-foot outdoor go-kart track is a favorite in the area for all ages.

The Fun Spot

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Like the Adventure Family Fun Center, The Fun Spot comprises indoor and outdoor fun for kids and adults, including go karts, mini golf, roller skating, an indoor playground, a ninja challenge course, and laser tag.


foam pit at sky zone

Filled with trampolines, a foam zone, ultimate dodgeball, and more, the Sky Zone is where to bring the kids when they need to let out some energy. This is the perfect attraction to visit if the weather is less than desirable.

Northway Brewing Co.

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For a craft brewery where you can hang out and relax check out Northway Brewing. They have a 3,000-square-foot taproom with plenty of space to enjoy some brews with friends.

An on-site food truck provides the grub to go with the beer, they're pet-friendly, and they also have spacious outdoor seating.

Adirondack Axe

axe throwers pose on the left, three axes in bulls eye target on the right

If you haven't yet gotten in on the axe throwing craze, Adirondack Axe is a prime place to start.

Located inside Aviation Mall, this axe throwing venue has near perfect Google reviews like, "The folks here are very helpful, and strike a nice balance between guiding you through the shots and giving you space to experiment on your strikes." 

Glen Drive-In Theatre

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For a classic date night, you can't go wrong with a double feature at the Glen Drive-In Theatre. Pick up treats at their snack bar to complete the experience. 

Pirate's Cove Mini Golf

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Neighboring Lake George has a variety of mini-golf courses, including Pirate's Cove, but did you know there is a Queensbury Pirate's Cove Mini Golf as well?

Go off the beaten path to experience classic mini golf fun with waterfalls, gorgeous landscaping, all filled with buccaneers and pirate ships. They also have go-karts and an arcade with laser tag.

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