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5 Fun Northeast Travel Ideas for Families

The Adirondacks and Lake George Area

The Adirondacks are a mountain range running through northeastern New York, and includes the Lake George Area. Families in search of an outdoor adventure in the Northeast will find it in The Adirondacks, no matter what the season.

With over 20 lakes and the Hudson, Moose and Sacandaga Rivers, there are plenty of water sports to enjoy, from kayaking to river rafting (Class I-V rapids) to leisurely river tubing and cruises. Camping, hiking and biking are also popular here -- especially beautiful in autumn as the foliage turns.

Lake George also offers summer boardwalk-style fun, mini golf and amusement parks -- for when you're taking time off from exploring.