Family Resorts in New York State
Rocking Horse Ranch Resort
Rocking Horse Ranch has 500 acres just 90 minutes from New York City. An all inclusive price includes kids programs and countless activities: for example, winter snow tubing and skiing, ice skating, sleigh rides, and an indoor pool with geyser. Horseback riding is a featured activity. Summer fun includes water skiing, fishing, boats, and...
The Otesaga Hotel
This grand lakeside New York resort hotel was built in 1909 and is walking distance from historic Cooperstown, "America's most perfect village", which has a living-history Farmer's Museum, the Baseball Hall of Fame, and more.
The Sagamore, Lake George NY
The Sagamore is a classic Victorian grand hotel, located on a 70-acre private island off the west shore of popular Lake George. Kids are welcome, and a kids club and sailing club operate seasonally.
Mohonk Mountain House
Like a Victorian castle perched on cliffs by a mountain lake, this National Historic Landmark has 1200 acres, 85 miles of trails, and activities year-round. A kids club is open during summer and on occasional weekends. Location is just 90 minutes from NYC.
Catskills Family Resorts
Just a hundred miles from NYC, the Catskills Mountains have been a popular getaway for New Yorkers since the early 20th century.
Frost Valley YMCA Family Camp
Family Camps are an excellent and affordable type of getaway in the great outdoors, with meals and many activities included. This one has 6000 acres in the Catskills. Lodging options range platform tents to cabins to a country inn.
1000 Acres Ranch Resort
This family-friendly dude ranch in upstate New York has horseriding and many other activities.
Family Farm: Hull-O Farms
Participate (or not) in the life of a working dairy farm, in the Catskills area of New York state. Enjoy home-cooked breakfasts and dinner. This family farm has a seasonal corn maze.
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Water Park
This Adirondack-style family resort is in the Lake George area and has two hundred suites, an indoor water park, and a location just across from the Great Escape theme park.