Queensbury, New York Attractions

Queensbury, New York Attractions
An hour's drive North of Albany, N.Y., in the Eastern Adirondacks is the town of Queensbury. Sitting immediately south of the tourist haven of Lake George, Queensbury is a residential area with a number of seasonal businesses dependent on Lake George's visitors.

Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom

The national theme park chain Six Flags has owned and operated the park since 1996. It boasts a 120-foot high, 935-foot long shuttle-style roller coaster called the Boomerang Coast-To-Coaster, and Sasquatch, a tower-drop ride. The Splashwater Kingdom moniker applies to the water park, which includes a wave pool, a partially enclosed water slide, tubing river, among other slides and rides. Splashwater Kingdom also is home to New York State's first indoor water park.

Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom
The Great Escape
1172 State Route 9
Queensbury, NY 12804-1372
(518) 792-3500
sixflags.com/greatescape

Adventure Racing Family Fun Center

The Adventure Racing Family Fun Center is a one of the area's best places to take children. The center has go-carts, an indoor reach track with bumper cars, a laser tag arena, a rock climbing wall and a paintball shooting range.

Adventure Racing Family Fun Center
1079 State Route 9
Queensbury, NY 13804
(518) 798-7860
gocartslakegeorge.com

Warren County Historical Society

Located at the old Queensbury Fire Hall, the Warren County Historical Society holds historic artifacts and is home to a library with extensive family history records. The library is open two days a week, with monthly presentations open to the public.

Warren County Historical Society
195 Sunnyside Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
(518) 743-0734
warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org

RockSport

RockSport's indoor climbing center in Queensbury has 4,200 square feet of climbing space, with overhanging walls and bouldering caves. The team of climbing experts also offers guided climbing tours of the Adirondack mountains for sport. RockSport is an approved organization for Boy Scouts seeking merit badges for climbing.

RockSport
138 Quaker Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
(518) 793-4626
rocksportny.com

Article Written By Jared Paventi

Jared Paventi is the communications director for a disease-related nonprofit in the Northeast. He holds a master's degree from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication and a bachelor's degree from St. Bonaventure University. He also writes a food appreciation blog: Al Dente.

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