- Our list of the best things to do in Amsterdam, New York, features the top 65 nearby activities — including 25 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Amsterdam, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Amusement, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 7 things to do within the city of Amsterdam, NY , followed by 58 popular activities in nearby cities, including Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Clifton Park and Albany
A living history museum, the Farmer's Museum tells the story of the rural trades and skills from the 19th century, in a completely restored b1845 village. In here is also found a 1982 carousel, a petting zoo, as well as the Cardiff Giant.
Besides the James Fenimore Cooper memorabilia displayed permanently, the Fenimore Art Museum also has a collection of American and Native American works of art. The programs organized all around the year include lectures and workshops.
Overlooking the Otsego Lake, the Glimmerglass State Park has trails, camping sites, picnic areas, pavilions, and playgrounds, among others. Some of the activities to be performed in here are fishing, swimming hiking, and wildlife watching.
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443 Queensbury Avenue, Queensbury, NY 12804 MoreLess Info
Held in September, Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival is an annual event that features live music, food, crafts and independently booked balloon rides. Over 4 days the free festival draws upwards of 150,000 visitors.
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25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326 MoreLess Info
There are more than 40,000 artifacts in the permanent collection of the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum. Also, in here there are held special events around the year, such as the Halloween Celebration and the Hall of Fame Holliday Celebration.
Water Slide World offers just that, an abundance of waterslides, for visitors of all ages. The waterpark features a kid's area as well as a wave pool, river rides, sand volleyball and over 10 twisting, turning and plunging slides for the adventurous group.