For a more active day in beautiful Sullivan County, New York let children enjoy a variety of activities from rafting to ziplining and horseback riding. Upstate New York lets children experience the great outdoors in activities families can share together. Find your own pace and enjoy an array of exciting pursuits to match.
Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages 4 through late teens, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the
children and teens interested and engaged.
NOTE: Be sure to double check availability dates as some of these activities are time sensitive and only available during certain dates.
Address: 3854 Rt. 97, Barryville, NY 12719
Phone: 845-557-8611 or 800-356-2852
Hours: Daily April–October, 8AM–6PM
Admission: Activity costs vary greatly by number of people and activity type. Consult website for specifics.
Home of “Outdoor Adventures on the Delaware River,” Kittatinny Canoes has a variety of activities for families seeking a little fun and adventure. This facility has been family owned and operated for 74 years. For those who love the water they offer canoeing, kayaking, rafting and tubing in a variety of configurations to suit any family or group. You pay per person. They also offer paintball and ziplining for those looking to stay dry and/or move at a slightly different pace. Besides all these heart pumping thrills, Kittatinny offers access to two different campgrounds for those looking to extend their stay. All of these offerings are set in gorgeous woodland with an abundance of wildlife and some beautiful scenery to accompany your outdoor adventure. Seven different waterfront locations make them an ideal choice coming from a variety of directions as a convenient option is sure to exist no matter where you’re headed from. Round up the family and create adventures today without having to cross the globe.
Address: 282 West Shore Rd., Bethel, NY 12720
Hours: Open daily, year round but appointment required. Call ahead.
Getting There: Approx a half hour from last stop (varies depending on location there) via NY-55 East
Admission: Lessons vary depending on duration and level of privacy but start as low as $25
Enjoy this beautiful equestrian center and all it has to offer in terms of sights, sounds and experiences. Featuring lessons for all levels, from both “Western” and “English” schools of riding, Rolling Stone can offer a great introduction or one time experience for children of all sizes. Their facilities include indoor and outdoor tracks with indoor facilities offering heat and lighting as the winter approaches. For younger children they also offer pony rides and a variety of farm animals to enjoy up close and personal time with. Round out an active day with Rolling Stone Ranch and experience beautiful animals close to home.