The Latest & Greatest in our Area!

 

     Attractions:


 

• Bolton Boat Tours: Lake George. Private boat tours on Lake George to include swimming, island picnics/BBQ's, cliff jumping, waterfall hike, mansion spotting and fishing.

• Bolton Landing Visitors Center: Bolton Landing. New tourism information center and restrooms now open in Roger's Park.

Charles R. Wood Park: Lake George Village. 12.5 acre park includes 2.5 acre festival space. Playground, water feature, environmental interpretive area and skate park. The environmental area will offer a public, recreational park offering gazebos, walkways, bridges,  kiosks, educational and interpretive trails and signage.

The Chester Challenge: Town of Chester. Hike 6 of the 11 designated trails of various terrain and difficulty and receive a commemorative pin.

• Eagle Zip Flyer: Lake George.  Extreme 3,700 ft. zip line with nearly 1,000 ft. vertical drop from the summit of  French Mountain.

Freedom Boat Club: Diamond Point. Located at Beckley's Marina on Lake George, membership packages include on water training and online reservation system with access to the club's fleet of boats including bowriders, deckboats and pontoons. 

Get Looped Bicycle Tours: Brant Lake. Bicycle touring company for single to multi-day bike tours in the Adirondack Park. All tours leave from headquarters at The Hub, a bike shop, cafe and pub.

Glens Falls Art District's Arts Trail: Glens Falls. Map and visible markers denote local nonprofit and profits art organizations throughout downtown Glens Falls.

Glens Falls Falls Civic Center: Glens Falls. 2 million dollars in improvements including new scoreboard, locker rooms, floor seating and floor coverings.

Gurney Lane Mountain Bike Park: Queensbury. Over 5.7 km of single-track and 9.7 km of double-track trails for beginners to advanced. Trail expansion of single-track trails. On-site bike repair station to be added. Maps available.

High Peaks Distillery: Lake George Village. Rye and whiskey distillery to be built  along with an  expansion of Adirondack Brewery's brewing and bottling operations, event space, tasting room, tours and retail space offered. 

The Hyde Colletion Art Museum & Historic House: Glens Falls. 1,500 square foot Feibes & Schmitt Gallery to display Post-war paintings, prints and sculptures of modern and contemporary art. To open in 2017.

Lake George Bike Rentals: Warren County. Trek bike and helmet delivered and picked up at any location. Daily bike rentals in Lake George Village.

Lake George Distilling Company: Lake George Village. Tasting room for locally made moonshine, whiskey, bourbon, rye and Lake George Lemonade. Located on Canada Street. 

• Lanes and Games: Lake George. Newly expanded 24 lane bowling alley plus newly designed entertainment center with multi-level Adirondack-themed laser tag arena, two-level playground, high tech, redemption arcade and sports themed restaurant. 

Renegade Railriders: North Creek. Guided  "rail-bike" rides along the scenic Hudson River to begin Summer 2017. Tickets will be available at the Saratoga and North Creek Railway's North Creek Depot.

Rush Pond Way: Queensbury: 2.2 mile pathway through Rush Pond wetlands ideal for walking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Dogs welcome!

 Saratoga & North Creek Railway: Saratoga & North Creek. Pullman Ski Train Package available January 13-March 26 2017. Tickets include scenic round trip from Saratoga to North Creek, Pullman car accommodations, dinner and drinks on Friday and Sunday, two day passes to Gore Mountain with shuttle service, all tips and gratuity.

• Six Flags Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom:  For 2017: Bonzai Pipelines, a water bodyslide tower featuring a pair of twisted bodyslides with over 300 feet of curves and turns.

 Sky Zone Trampoline Park: Queensbury. Indoor "fun fitness" attraction with interconnected trampolines for gymnastics, obstacle courses and dodge ball leagues and team building options to open in Winter 2017.

Square Eddy Expeditions: North Creek. Hike in and raft out expeditions now offered. Intermediate hike to the top of the OK Slip Falls and back to the Hudson River for an afternoon of whitewater rafting. Guided snowshoe hikes to OK Slip Falls and Casey Mine.

Tru-Escape Mystery & Escape Rooms: Queensbury. 6,000 sq. ft. venue for family entertainment in Aviation Mall. 7 highly themed escape rooms provide cooperative entertainment to solve a series of puzzles to unlock a bigger mystery. 

Warren County Cycling Challenge: Warren County. Complete 8 different rides of your choice at your own level of riding ability with no time limit and no fee and receive a finisher's window decal.

 

 

 

 

     Lodging:


 

Bell House Inn Bed & Breakfast: Glens Falls. Four beautifully appointed bedrooms with gourmet breakfast. Within walking distance to downtown.

Blue Water Manor Resort: Bolton Landing. Newly renovated restaurant, bar, kitchen and 17 of the resort's cottages. Future renovations include new banquet hall and pool area demolition to build 40 room year-round lodge.

• Courtyard Marriott Hotel: Lake George Village. Six-story, 120 room hotel with conference center, retail shops & restaurant in Lake George Village, directly on Canada Street.

• Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott: Queensbury. 79 room hotel to be conveniently located off I-87, Exit 18, Fall 2017.

•  Hilton Home 2 Suites: 89 room extended stay hotel to be conveniently located directly off I-87, Exit 18. 2017. 

• Holiday Inn Express: Queensbury. 100 room hotel to be conveniently located directly off I-87, Exit 18. 2017. 

Merrill Magee Inn: Warrensburg. Extensive renovations to include a guest house, event grounds and restaurant/tavern. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Offering locally grown foods and a "green" property.

Posh Primitive: Chestertown. Luxury camping resort with canvas cabins, queen size beds, rustic furnishings, wood stoves and covered porches. All meals included. 

 Queensbury Hotel: Glens Falls. Under new local ownership. 1.5 million dollars in renovations planned for 2016 and 2017 to include improved guest rooms, lobby area and increased meeting space.

Silver Bay YMCA: Silver Bay. Implementing program to become LID (Low Impact Development) certified with new building to include 22 new guest rooms, new dining hall ktichens, conference rooms, parking lot and wastewater treatement plant.

Stony Creek Ranch Resort: Stony Creek. Formerly 1000 Acres, new ownership and upgrades to include more horses, expanded riding trails, improvements to the Main Lodge and Saloon, swimming pools and new programming and activities.

Surfside on the Lake: Lake George Village. Complete rebuild and expansion to include a three-story, sleek new design with 50 new, larger rooms to include private balconies and upgraded amenities. Two large conference rooms will be added. 

 

 

     Dining:


 

Benny's Deli & Sandwiches: Queensbury. Specialty sandwiches, salads, no bread options and more.

•Chicken Shack: Glens Falls. Chicken and waffles served with local maple syrup.

•Chrissy's Cafe: North Creek. Traditional diner fare. Serving breakfast all day.

• The Grateful Den Kitchen & Bar: Glens Falls. Unique pub food. Vegetarian options and fresh salads.

• John's Asian Bistro: Queensbury. Asian fusion menu of Korean and Chinese specialties.

• Kelly's Roots Cafe & Marketplace: Queensbury. A variety of take-out and eat in options including fresh, healthy food with West Coast flair, comfort food, a bakery case and signature sandwiches. Open for breakfast and lunch.  

Lake George Baking Co.: Queensbury. 2nd location for cakes, pastries, european desserts, fresh bread and more.

Lake George Beach Club: Lake George. Waterside dining with great food and a view. Live entertainment.

Merrill Magee Inn: Warrensburg. International cuisine served in a casual Adirondack atmosphere.

Mikado: Glens Falls. Restaurant will relocate to 197 Glen Street and expand with additional seating, new bar, sushi bar and hibachi tables.

• Park Street Theater: Glens Falls.  70 seat full-service restaurant to be be added with major theater renovations.

Pizza Jerk's: Lake George Village. A local favorite since 2007, hip pizzeria opens second location in Lake George Village's Mayard Center with larger dining area. Take out and delivery available.

Queen of Hart's Pizza: Queensbury. Upscale pan pizza, hot heros, take and bake pizza. Delivery offered.

• Ria's Italian Bakery & Cafe: Bolton Landing. Cheesecake, cannoli's, italian cookies, specialty pies and cakes, bagels, breads and sandwiches.

• Rocco's Italian American Bistro: Glens Falls. Italian-American cuisine including pizza, pastas, chicken and fish. Beer and wine.

• Smokey Joe's Tavern: Lake George. Located in the heart of the Factory Outlet Centers, 2nd location offering BBQ ribs, chicken, burgers and wraps. Full bar available.

• Spektor Coffee Roasters: Glens Falls. Individualized, custom poured coffee, roasted on site. Serving breakfast and lunch.

Zou: Glens Falls. Japanese and Chinese cuisine for take-out or dine-in. Sushi.

• 190 Grille and Cinema: Glens Falls. Upscale, casual atmosphere for dinner and a movie.