You don’t need to spend a fortune to enjoy a vacation in the Lake George Area. From exploring nature preserves to watching fireworks shows, there is plenty to do that is easy on the wallet.

Vacations don’t have to cost you an arm and a leg in the Lake George Area. There are free activities and free events in every town across the region. Families will love the free concerts put on in towns all over the region. These concerts are usually held weekly during the summer season. There’s always a fireworks show blasting off as well, especially during the summer. Free activities for kids abound in the Lake George Area such as a family-friendly ride on the Warren County Bikeway or swimming at the region’s beautiful beaches. Free activities for couples are all over the area, including hiking Adirondack trails and taking scenic driving tours through the Lake George Area’s quaint towns. Vacationing on a budget is easy to do in the Lake George Area.

Bolton Historical Museum

The Bolton Historical Museum is proud to present the following two new exhibits for the 2017 season.

Cooper's Cave Overlook

Cooper's Cave is the site of the fictional hiding place made famous in James Fenimore Cooper's novel The Last of the Mohicans. Nestled under the Cooper's Cave Bridge, which connects the Village of South Glens Falls and the City of Glens Falls, a viewing platform with interpretive information has been constructed for visitors to view the site and learn about James Fenimore Cooper and the Mohican Tribe's legacy in this region.

Crandall Park

One of the best places to relax in the Lake George Area! Crandall Park has it all. Play on the playground, softball, soccer fields, basketball courts, and tennis courts. Take a walk or a hike on the trails, or enjoy a picnic lunch in the sunshine!

Dean Homestead Museum

Museum of local and Dean family history, artifacts, photos.

Dog Beach

This beach has unofficially gained the name Dog Beach for it's acceptance of man's best friend.  Dogs are welcome to splash in the lake waters and relax on the sandy shore of this beach.  Facilities are not available but can be found at Million Dollar beach right next door.  No life guards on duty.  Open dawn to dusk.