- TripBuzz found 43 things to do with kids in or near Wilmington, New York, including 35 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Plattsburgh and Winchester.
- From Wilmington Town Beach to Hungry Trout Fly Shop, the Wilmington area offers 63 different types of family activities, including: Mountain Biking, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Beaches and Natural Landmarks.
- Near the Adirondack and Whiteface Mountains, Wilmington is a tiny community in New York. A short drive from many popular tourist destinations such as the North Pole (Santa Village), Wilmington provides an array of lodging options including campgrounds, motels, cabins and resorts. It is also an ideal venue for a variety of outdoor activities such as ice climbing, fishing, rock climbing, canoeing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
In the shadow of the Adirondack Mountains, Wilmington Town Beach, is a place for families to gather and share a day near the water. The park features a boat launch, kayaking, sandy beaches, swimming and picnic facilities.
Specializing in fly fishing, Hungry Trout Fly Shop has a selection of equipment and guided services for visitors to choose from. From river wading to boat trips, the shop provides day long fishing excursions in the surrounding rivers.
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Whiteface Mountain H, Wilmington, NY 12997 MoreLess Info
Located, fittingly, in North Pole, New York, Santa's Workshop at North Pole is an amusement park with a Christmas theme. Aimed primarily at younger children, the park offers a variety of whimsical entertainments.
Two-time site of the Winter Olympics and countless World Cup Ski events, Whiteface Mountain is a mecca for winter sports lovers. Featuring the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies and numerous beginner areas, this mountain is waiting for you.
Located on 50-acres about a mile downstream from Whiteface Mountain is the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge. Home to many animals, native to the area, the site features a walking trail, raptor sanctuary, wolves and bear habitats.
Traverse the bridges, walkways, and groomed pathways of High Falls Gorge and find yourself amidst the breathtaking views of Whiteface Mountain. Year-round activities allow you to see nature at its best and most spectacular any time of the year.
White Face Mountain Bike Park, located in Wilmington, New York, features 27 varied trails that are designed for various riding styles. The bike park also features the East's greatest vertical drop. A run takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.
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George and Bliss Lane, just off Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946 MoreLess Info
With the services of Lake Placid Marina & Boat Tours visitors are able to have an hour-long narrated tour along 16 miles of the lake. It is conducted in rain or shine weather during the warmer months once the lake has thawed.
The largest riding resort in the area, the Adirondack Equine Center takes its visitors horseback riding to attractions such as the High Falls and the Wild Center. Sleigh rides are also available during the winter.