The Insider Guide

From places to see and things to do, our blogs can assist you in planning your next getaway or help you learn more about the Lake George Area! Look to The Insider Guide for suggested itineraries, firsthand experiences, and much more! 

Firsthand Guide to Letterboxing: Letterbox the Bikeway

Photographs by Jaynie Ellis Get ready for a pedal-powered adventure! Introducing a BRAND-NEW Lake George Area letterboxing challenge – Letterbox the Bikeway! Explore the paved 10-mile, multi-use Warren County Bikeway while searching for 10 letterbox locations of historical significance to the…

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Lake George Area Kayaking Travelogue

Featured Photo by Kacey O'Brien kayaking travelogue [kay·ak·ing trav·el·ogue] noun: a piece of writing about kayaking experiences and places paddled. Point your bow to these recommended lakes, ponds, and rivers. Start or add to your own kayaking travelogue. There is an abundance of freshwater in…

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The Farmers Market Experience: The Freshest Finds Around

*Featured Photo by Kacey O'Brien It’s nearing that time of year when a majority of produce and greenery is at the perfect quality for picking. The results of such hard-working labor are then brought to a wide assortment of tables and booths with the hopes of being purchased by the general public…

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Celebrating Earth Day in the Lake George Area

Earth Day is a worldwide event that celebrates, promotes, and supports environmental protection efforts. The Lake George Area lies in the southern region of the Adirondack Park with some of the most beautiful outdoor recreation in the world. Here, environmental protection is simply a way of life…

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Summer is Almost Here!

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 into summer, many top attractions, restaurants, and lodging properties are cleaning up, finalizing renovations, and opening their doors for the season. From…

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Snowshoeing 101

Snowshoeing, an activity of the Original Vacation, allows outdoor enthusiasts to explore the snow-covered Adirondack landscape and get a great winter workout in! Just in time for our region's latest snowstorm, here is a list of trail networks to pack down with a pair of snowshoes. Health Benefits…

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Fishing Focus: Ice Fishing Follows the First Freeze

The Lake George Area is a paradise for anglers year-round, but winter’s ice is special to many. It allows access to many sections of lakes and ponds that would otherwise be tough to fish for those who don’t have a boat. That means some of the best trout and salmon fishing spots become accessible to…

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