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! 

Jaynie Ellis

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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Share Your Lake George Area Memories

Vacationing in the Lake George Area? Don’t forget your camera! Use our hashtag – #mylgarea – when sharing your favorite vacation memories on social media. We love to repost your photos on our Lake George Area social media accounts! Connect with us on these social medias: Facebook:…

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Local Holiday Shopping in the Lake George Area

The holiday season is in full swing! In celebration of the most wonderful time of the year, Lake George Area businesses are slashing prices and offering can’t-miss deals on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday! Downtown Glens Falls Shop small in downtown Glens Falls beginning…

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It’s Winter Carnival Season!

Another Winter – Another Carnival... Winter is a time of rest and relaxation, peace and quiet. Beachfronts are still and covered with snow. Traffic thins out during the week, and crowds in local bars and restaurants are cozy and familiar. As the chill takes a seemingly permanent hold, and February…

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Festivals for Foodies - Winter

Attention Foodies: You need to add these festivals to your bucket list! The Lake George Area has an abundance of food festivals taking place throughout the year in which restaurants exhibit their variety of cuisines, while chefs show off their culinary talents and innovative recipes. Sample and shop…

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The 12 Best Towns for Fall Foliage

Photos by Kacey O'Brien The Adirondack Park has always been a premier autumn destination. The southern Adirondack Mountains and these 12 towns in the Lake George Area boast an abundance of accessible leaf peeping opportunities with scenic fall foliage views. 1. North Creek Experience some of the…

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