Squeeze into a booth at That Place on Main Street - they'll make anything the kids want.
Head down to the park under the Wind Bridge for a morning of fishing below Lock 17. Check out the restored lock from the original Erie Canal.
Take a walk along the bike path and then head over to Ole Sal's for home-made soup and a sandwich, followed by an ice cream cone.
Head down to Canal Place. Formerly the industrial heart of the city, it now features shops, restaurants, arts organizations, and more.
While Dad and Junior go hiking at Moss Island, Mom and Sis enjoy some shopping at the Shops at 25 West.
Enjoy a Friday Night Fish Fry at the Elks Lodge.
Head over to Valley View Cinema for a first run movie and popcorn.
Pig out at Ann Street Deli - there's something for everyone.
Head up to the YMCA where the kids can play in the game room while Mom and Dad takes a class or work out.
Grab some fresh produce at the farmer's' market and some cold cuts or a steak at Kelly's meat market. Head up to Moreland Park for a picnic, but stop first at the Overlook for a stunning view of the Valley. Be sure to check out the stone wall as you drive up the hill - it was built by the WPA during FDR's administration. Once in the park you can walk the trails and admire the stone cook house.
Go over to Veteran's Park and watch a baseball game.
Enjoy old-fashioned hot dogs and burgers at Kenicke's.
Have fun with an evening of bowling at George View Lanes.
Brunch at Casey's at the Travelodge.
The family can go play 9 holes at the Little Falls Municipal golf course.
Everyone convenes for lunch at the Ann Street Deli.
Afternoon take a tour of the Canal or rent kayaks and canoes at Rotary Park and paddle on your own, followed by a visit to Herkimer Home for the historic reenactments.