- TripBuzz found 53 things to do with kids in or near Hector, New York, including 51 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Watkins Glen, Horseheads and Penn Yan.
- From Hector Falls, Hector, NY to Smith Memorial Park, the Hector area offers 48 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Waterfalls, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
- Located west of Ithaca is Hector. The New York city is most popularly visited for its stunning waterfalls and nature landscape. Bordering Seneca Lake, residents and tourists enjoy water recreational activities such as boating, fishing and swimming. Other popular points of interest include the Seneca Wine Trail, local farms and the Finger Lakes National Forest.
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From zip lines to challenge courses, Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures offers visitors an adventure through the tree line from an elevated platform. The courses suspend visitors in the air while they cross log bridges, barrels, tight ropes, and other obstacles.
The Cayuga Museum of Art and History contains the research facility in which the first successful movie system with sound was developed. This natural history and art museum has exhibits covering a historical prison, medicine, and children's lives.
Part of the larger Cayuga Museum, the Case Research Lab Museum is the backyard lab where the technique of adding sound to film was first invented in the 1920s. The museum offers regularly scheduled informative tours of the preserved facility.
Located in a Greek Revival mansion, Cayuga Museum of History & Art features photographs, clothing, and detailed displays depicting the region's history. The interior has intricate crown molding, winding staircases, and chandeliers.
Designed in a fun and whimsical pirate theme, Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center is fun for the whole family. The center features 18-holes of miniature golf, paintball, on site bounce houses and an ice cream shop.
Providing indoor and outdoor miniature golf courses, Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center offers a variety of challenges to beat, such as a spinning wheel. The indoor course has black lights that make items glow in the dark.
The historic home of William Henry Seward has been preserved and opened to the public as the Seward House. The site features masterpieces of American art as well as special rotating exhibits, and guided tours are provided by the staff since self-guided tours are not allowed.
In addition to a large pumpkin patch, Meadeville Farm Pumpkin Patch features live music, a corn maze, tractor rides, and other family friendly entertainment. At the farm, visitors can pick a pumpkin to take home with them.
Falcon Park is a small baseball stadium that hosts minor league baseball games. Their concession stands offers classic ballpark hot dogs, slushies, popcorn, and domestic beers. Kids enjoy the autograph sessions before the game and the antics of Abner the