- TripBuzz found 52 things to do with kids in or near Amsterdam, New York, including 45 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Clifton Park and Albany.
- From Imperial Lanes Bowling Center to High Rollers Family Fun Center, the Amsterdam area offers 62 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Bowling, Family Fun Center and Movie Theaters.
- Named after the city in the Netherlands, Amsterdam started off as a small village but eventually became a large manufacturing center after the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825. The city has stayed true to its heritage, maintaining buildings and sites from the 19th and 20th centuries. Albany is less than an hour from Amsterdam.
A family entertainment center, High Rollers Skate & Fun Center features a roller skating rink along with a go-kart track and batting cages. It also offers skating lessons, private event hosting and a snack bar with food and drinks.
Commemorating the great 1900's educator, The Walter Elwood Museum has preserved and collected many natural history items and ethnographic items from every corner of the world. Some exhibits include 'The Influence of Factories on a Community,' a Victorian exhibit, and many natural history exhibits.
With over 60,000 artifacts, the Noteworthy Indian Museum weaves a story of the history of the local Mohawk Indians. Collections include cultural items such as baskets and clay pots, some dating up to 12,000 years old.
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14 E Main St, Downtown Riverfront, Amsterdam, NY 12010 MoreLess Info
La Piazza Social Club is a 21 and over membership club focusing on creating a relaxed and social atmosphere for the enjoyment of high quality cigars along with offerings from their full service bar.
City of Amsterdam is surrounded by the town of Amsterdam and is developed on both sides of the Mohawk River. There are several historic buildings and sites in the city that are mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Teach your kids to ski by taking them to Maple Ski Ridge, where the professional staff caters to young and old beginners alike. Featuring a simple 300-foot vertical drop, newbies won't be overwhelmed by the mountain and can learn at their own pace.
Visitors can explore 632 acres of coniferous forest and rugged hardwood along the Plotter Kill at the Plotter Kill Preserve. The preserve features over 600 plant species including ferns, lilies, club mosses, and violets.
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797 Burdeck Street, Schenectady, NY 12306 MoreLess Info
In business for more than 80 years, Wade Inc. Bus Tours – Day Tours is your choice for tours and charter travel throughout New York State and Mid-Atlantic region. With the ability to accommodate any size group, call Wade for your next trip.