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! 

Eric Pfau

Make the Lake George Area Your Outdoor Winter Destination

When the first few inches of powder stick around, the Lake George Area shifts into a winter destination like no other. Recreation enthusiasts flock to the region for all sorts of fun in the snow. From excellent downhill skiing conditions to well-groomed snowmobile trails and the coziest…

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3 Beautiful Fall Foliage Cycling Routes & Mountain Bike Parks

Fantastic cycling doesn’t end with summer. The Lake George Area is a beautiful cycling destination throughout the autumn months as well. The region’s unique combination of stunning fall foliage and exhilarating cycling routes is reason enough to visit in the fall for a bicycle ride. Below are three…

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5 Ways to See Stunning Fall Foliage from the Water

September and October in the Lake George Area boasts striking colors that are all the more stunning when they reflect on the water’s surface. Our waterways not only add to the seasonal scenery, but also offer an unparalleled vantage point to take in the fall foliage. Your options to leaf peep via…

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Top 5 Summer Weekend Activities in the Lake George Area

The Perfect Weekend Getaway… Sometimes a short getaway is exactly what the family needs. The Lake George Area is the perfect destination for a weekend escape! Whether your family loves the water and being outdoors, or indoor activities and staying cool, there’s no shortage of fun. Check out these…

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Family First: Summer Vacation in the Lake George Area

The Ultimate Family Vacation... The Lake George Area, home of the Original Vacation, has been a family getaway destination since the very beginning. The region’s unique combination of boundless outdoor beauty and thrilling attractions creates the perfect place for a summer vacation. Whether your…

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Beat the Heat in the Lake George Area

When the summer sun gets too hot to handle, try these recreational activities and more to cool off! Boat Rentals Rent from a marina and cruise the waters of the Lake George Area! Captain your own boat and go for a swim, cast your lines, dock at a waterfront restaurant, or just idle and take in the…

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Brant Lake Bonanaza: the Brant Lake Winter Carnival

My fiancé and I wanted to experience an event we had never attended, so we chose the Brant Lake Winter Carnival. When we rounded a bend on Route 8 and saw the long stretch of cars lining the shoulder near Jimbo’s Club on the Point, we knew it was going to be a great afternoon. Jimbo’s Club on the…

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The 5 Best Spots to Swim in Lake George

Visitors headed to Lake George often wonder: “Is it safe to swim in the lake?” . The answer is a resounding, yes! Lake George is one of the cleanest, clearest, and most beautiful lakes in the country with 32 miles of wide bays, wooded islands, and quiet coves. Thousands of people spend entire…

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