Summer is quickly ending, and fall is right around the corner. Before it ends, why not take advantage of some fun summer activities with friends and family without having to drive too far? There are plenty of fun things to do including water activities, farms to visit, playing a round of golf, seeking thrills at an amusement park, or simply enjoying a nice summer day at a local park. To help you plan out the last few weeks of fun we have gathered some of the best summer activities near Ballston Lake, NY. 

Boating, Paddling, and Other Water Activities

Do you love being out on the water? Grab a paddle boat, canoe, or kayak and find a local spot near Ballston Lake, NY to be roam around the water. There are a few boat launches nearby as well if speedboats are more your style. Here are some of the popular bodies of water nearby for water activities for the entire family! 

couple kayaking as fun summer activities near ballston lake, ny

Visit a Farm

Exploring the property, harvest, and animals at local farms is a favorite activity for many Saratoga County locals! There are quite a few local farms to choose from, so don’t forget to plan visits for them all. Many have farm animals for the kids to see, and yummy locally grown products to take home after your visit. 

young woman visiting local farm and petting goat

Play a Round of Golf

Whether you are an experienced golfer, or starting out as a beginner, there are tons of opportunities to play a round nearby! If you love to enjoy a day out on the green, we have the perfect list of courses by par! 

golf course near ballston lake

Adventure for the Whole Family

Go all out on a family fun trip to the amusement park or enjoy nearby family fun adventure activities. Learn to zipline, bowl a few strikes, or enjoy a ride on the bumper cars. There are plenty of fun activities that the whole family will enjoy no matter their age! 

roller coaster in amusement park

Local Parks

What is better than ending the summer off with a nice relaxing day with the family at a local park? You could grab some snacks and prepare a picnic for the day or bring some fun lawn games. Whatever you decide, the park is sure to provide some beautiful scenery and a wonderful day for all! Here a few of our local favorites.