Queensbury is a small, yet charming town in New York, located in the southeastern part of the country, with a population of 25.441 residents, according to the 2000 census. Queensbury is named in honor of Queen Charlotte, the consort of George III of Great Britain and Ireland. Although it is very small, Queensbury has a lot of wonderful local attractions in and around the city and a wide range of venues and accommodation.
Top Attractions Within Queensbury
Great Escape is an amusement park in Queensbury and is owned and operated by Six Flags. The admission fee for children is free, whilst adults can benefit from discounts if they use coupons. There are currently six roller coasters operating. Five of the six are steel, with the Comet, a wooden roller coaster, the one exception. Aside from six thrilling rides, there are also an Old West themed village, animatronic animals, picnic areas and a water park. There are also restaurants and snack bars, where you can enjoy a quick meal or a cold drink.
The Silo Country Store and Restaurant is a wonderful restaurant in Queensbury, well known for its great breakfast and lunch stop with fantastic gift shop. The menu of this charming Queensbury restaurant provides mouthwatering dishes, as well as the most delicious pancakes in the area. The shop has something for everyone, at reasonable prices. Rare candy and gum, blackjack or clove gum, vintage toys -- everything you wish is right here.
Davidson Brothers Brewing Company is a great place to visit, as you will have opportunity to see how beer is made here in Queensbury. Moreover, there is also a restaurant, where you can enjoy a wide range of dishes, as well as a cold glass of fresh beer. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the employees cater to the needs of the customers. In the evening, you can come at the adjoining bar and enjoy cold beverages, as well as try your voice at the karaoke machine.