Carolabarb Park, South Bristol

Family Fun

Erase the word "bored" from your kids' vocabulary by exploring the multitude of fun family activities and entertainment in the Finger Lakes. 

Get the adrenaline flowing skiing down Bristol Mountain in winter or thrill to the challenge of ziplines, tightrope walks, rope ladders and more at the Aerial Adventure Park in the summer and fall.

Kids of all ages will burn off energy during the summer months with outdoor family activities including lots of water fun at Roseland Waterpark and Kershaw Park, both in Canandaigua, or Seneca Lake State Park in which includes a Sprayground, in Geneva.

Even if it is raining, the family can still play the day away at Ontario County's indoor attractions. Roseland Bowl Family Fun Center offers laser tag, bumper cars, arcade games, and bowling. Ganondagan State Historic Site  features the Seneca Art & Culture Center telling the story Iroquois contributions to art, culture and society with interactive, multi-media exhibits and special kid-oriented events throughout the year.

For the young shopper, head to Eastview Mall where the kids can indulge in the Lego store or play Glowgolf mini-golf while the adults shop at a variety of national brand stores and boutiques.

Plenty of kid-friendly accommodations are available, including family budget-friendly campgrounds that specialize in creating fun activities and memories for the kids.

From summer fun in the water to thrills on the slopes to tons to do on a rainy day, you will find something to keep the kids busy in Ontario County any time of the year!

Explore our Family Fun Activity Guide