- TripBuzz found 42 things to do with kids in or near Elmira, New York, including 29 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corning, Watkins Glen, Horseheads and Hector.
- From First Arena to Rossi Lanes, the Elmira area offers 46 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, History Museums, Amusement Parks (All Ages) and National & State Parks.
- A city in Chemung County, New York, Elmira spans a less than 8 square mile area, with a populous community of 29,000 citizens. This city lies just north of the Pennsylvania state line. The Chemung River, met by Newtown Creek from the north, intersects the city. The city also boasts a strong cultural and historical presence.
Home of the minor league hockey team Elmira Jacks, First Arena is a multipurpose arena facility commonly frequented by hockey fans. The facility contains two ice rinks, several restaurants, and meeting rooms available for rental.
As a host for local tournaments, Dixie Bowling Lanes is a family owned and operated bowling alley with automatic scoring and bumper lanes. The alley has several birthday packages that include admission and shoe rentals.
The permanent collection at the Chemung Valley History Museum has approximately 2,000 items, from which 200 are always on display, in the Bank Gallery. The other two galleries are the Barn and the Howell, which house rotating exhibitions all around the year.
A full day of family attractions and games is available at Harris Hill Amusement Park. The park features several rides including a carousel and go-karts as well as a mini-golf course, batting cages and arcade.
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96 Eldridge Park Drive, Elmira, NY 14901 MoreLess Info
Situated in an amusement park, Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Society Inc is dedicated to bringing the park's carousel back to its former glory. The carousel is considered one of the fastest ones in the country.