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?

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A tree that has been cut for passage across a trail at the Van Dusen Preserve in winter

A Winter Walk at the Van Dusen Preserve

Written by Eric Pfau Quick Facts About the Van Dusen Preserve: The trail is 1.8 miles long. Trail difficulty is easy to moderate. Leashed dogs are welcome. A nice uphill section will get your blood pumping! The Van Dusen Preserve is a great place for wildlife photography. Winter is the…

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View from the Pinnacle

It’s Time to Plan Your Family Vacation

Written by Gillian Burdett It’s been a long winter, and if you spent the past few months dreaming of summer vacation, you are not alone. Early spring is when most people begin planning their escape, the sorely needed getaway to renew the spirit and refresh the soul. Before you jump…

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Bass Bite in the Summer

Fishing Focus: Bass Bite in the Summer

Written by Don Lehman   Summer for anglers in the southern Adirondacks inevitably leads to talk of bass fishing, as the annual summer bass bite kicks in around mid-summer and offers some of the best bass angling of the year. Here in Warren County, you can drop a line in any of…

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the Horicon

Literature in the Lake George Area

April gives us showers, that bring May flowers, but it also offers National Library Week and World Book Day. Given that reading is such a universal pursuit, we thought we’d share just a few of the ways that books and authors come from and or focus on this area. If…

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Lake George Area Leaf Peeping Guide

Cover Photo: Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway – Kacey O’Brien Following the heat of summer, crisp autumn air settles in and turns the lush, green foliage to a vibrant blend of yellows, oranges, and reds. With the natural beauty of its mountains and lakes, leaf peepers flock to the Lake…

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Thomas Mountain

Hiking Highlight – Thomas Mountain

Written by Eric Pfau   The mountains are loud in the spring. The birds are back in the trees, chirping and flying from limb to limb. Squirrels and chipmunks crunch through brown leaves, gathering and talking. Water streams down mountainsides, flowing strong and loud from snowmelt, always. Winter isn’t cooperating…

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Mother-Daughter Mini Getaways

Written by Jaynie Ellis Cover Photo: Kacey O’Brien  Searching for a creative way to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day? Look no further than a mini getaway to the Lake George Area. Mother-daughter bonds are indispensable – experience memorable moments together while wine tasting, shopping, or enjoying a delicious brunch on…

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Kipp Mountain Sign

Hiking Highlight – Kipp Mountain

Written by Eric Pfau   The mid-August morning was cold and crisp, with a bluebird sky. The weather was perfect for a hike in the Lake George Area. The day’s hike would be a new notch in my hiking belt. I was headed for Kipp Mountain, a 1.92 mile out-and-back trail…

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