Welcome to the Lake George Area

“The Original Vacation”

Discover the birthplace of the American vacation! The destination that started it all, the Lake George Area in New York’s Adirondacks!

Plan Your Visit

The Cherry On Top Of Any Vacation Festivals, Fireworks & Free Events

There’s no such thing as a boring stay in the Lake George Area. Festivals, fireworks, free events – there’s always an event to attend and celebrate. An amazing event can be the cherry on top of any vacation. Which one will you drop in on?

Restaurants

Sampling your way through the restaurants of the Lake George Area is an appetizing way to spend a vacation.

Recreation

Natural beauty sets the stage for a Lake George Area vacation. Fun and recreation are always mere minutes away.

Summer is Almost Here!

The sun is shining and the water is warming up here in the Lake George Area. As the spring turns into summer, many top attractions, restaurants, and lodging properties are cleaning up, finalizing renovations, and opening their doors for the season.

The Insider Guide

    Outdoors

    Outdoors

    Snowshoeing 101

    • 5 min read

    Snowshoeing, an activity of the Original Vacation, allows outdoor enthusiasts to explore the snow-covered Adirondack landscape and get…

    Family Fun

    Family Fun

    Summer is Almost Here!

    • 6 min read

    Opening Dates in the Lake George Area The sun is shining and the water is warming up here in the Lake George Area. As the spring turns…

    Culture

    Culture

    "Soul Food" Thursdays

    • 5 min read

    Photos by Kacey O'Brien Here's a way to kick the weekend off early, with a Thursday evening jam-packed with entertainment…

    Seasonal

    Family Fun

    Summer is Almost Here!

    • 6 min read

    Opening Dates in the Lake George Area The sun is shining and the water is warming up here in the Lake George Area. As the spring turns…

    Seasonal

    The 12 Best Towns for Fall Foliage

    • 5 min read

    Photos by Kacey O'Brien The Adirondack Park has always been a premier autumn destination. The southern Adirondack Mountains and…