Looking for a fun way to spend the day? Amusement parks are a perennial favorite that appeal to all ages and a great way to take a break from the every day. Albany's Capital Region boasts several amusement and water parks that appeal to families, friends and groups, whether you are looking for an afternoon of fun, or an entire weekend of entertainment. For the total getaway experience, consider booking a hotel room and/or planning a special meal out at a nearby restaurant. You'll feel like you've traveled to a vacation spot without even leaving the region.
Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region's premiere treetop challenge course and zip line park located just 30 minutes from Albany, 30 minutes from Saratoga and only 10 minutes from Schenectady. Come "Experience the Adventure".
Funplex Funpark offers something fun for everyone! Your family will have a blast playing miniature golf, riding go-karts, climbing the rock wall and much more! No need to spend hours in the car - Funplex offers so much fun, so close to home!
Over 135 Rides, Games, Shows and Attractions. The Great Escape opens for the season on the weekend of May 14, 2016. The park is open weekends and select weekdays until June 15, when daily operation begins through September 5.
Did you grow up with fond childhood memories of Hoffman's Playland? Huck Finn's Playland is carrying on the tradition of this beloved Albany amusement park in a new location with the same child-friendly rides you loved!