From Outdoor Recreation to Indoor Activities: Winter is Fun for Everyone in Glens Falls!
Get Great Ideas on Thrilling Things to Do This Season
Need some help deciding what to do in the Glens Falls region during the winter season? Here are some of the most popular family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities offered in Glens Falls and the surrounding area.
One of the most popular events of the season is the Lake George Winter Carnival. This fun event takes place every weekend in February, so you have several chances to check it out. Presuming the lake has frozen over, guests can walk right on Lake George!
Ah, snowshoeing - the winter activity that is usually tossed aside in favor of skiing or snowboarding. But don't discount snowshoeing!
It's a lot of fun and great exercise for every member of the family, and you can often snowshoe on regular hiking trails or cross-country skiing trails. It's an easy way to get outdoors with the family without necessarily committing to an all-day ski trip.
Kids and kids at heart alike love sledding and snow tubing! Grab your sled, toboggan, saucer, or tube and head for the hills.
Who says you can't wear a bathing suit in the winter? Escape the cold weather and enjoy a day floating down the lazy river, riding water slides, and relaxing in the pool at the Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park. This indoor water park is open year-round.
The Fun Spot on Route 9 in Queensbury packs multiple attractions into one incredible facility! Grab a group and compete in the multi-level laser tag arena, strap on roller skates or roller blades and do laps around the rink while you listen to today's top songs, and play arcade games for your chance to win great prizes. Don't forget to stop back in the summer for mini-golf and go karts!
The Glens Falls region is a hotspot for the arts, featuring everything from a plethora of local museums, including a kids museum, to several performing arts venues. Winter is the perfect time to dive into the cultural attractions our area has to offer!
Speaking of the arts, one of the most fun ways you can unleash your creative side is by attending a paint and sip class. In downtown Glens Falls, you'll find Sip & Canvas, a popular paint and sip venue open year round.
There's no experience necessary to have a good time, and there are classes for both younger and older painters. You might even get to paint something winter-themed!