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! 

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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"Soul Food" Thursdays

Photos by Kacey O'Brien Here's a way to kick the weekend off early, with a Thursday evening jam-packed with entertainment. Grab something good to eat at the Thursday Market & Food Truck Corral, and then head over to the Lawrence Street Tavern for some drinks and blues tunes played by talented…

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Solo Traveling to the Lake George Area

Chase your wanderlust. Experience a newfound sense of independence roaming the Adirondack Mountains, and explore the Lake George Area without any expectations. New opportunities are bound to open up when you vacation solo. Hesitant to make the journey on your own? Let us give you some solo traveling…

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Mother-Daughter Mini Getaways

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 a glorious spring morning…

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Spring Break in the Lake George Area

Spring sunshine warms up the Lake George Area, and the snow begins to melt away...long awaited April Break is fast approaching. Recuperate from cabin fever with an Adirondack vacation that is fun for the whole family. There are plenty of sights to see and things to do during a Spring Break spent in…

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Haunted & Mysterious Lake George Area

As October descends upon the Lake George Area, tales of yesteryear and ghost stories are shared in preparation for Halloween… do you believe that the region’s history has conjured spirits with unfinished business? Dare to be scared, and visit these supposedly haunted locations to decide for yourself…

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Firsthand Guide to Letterboxing: Historians' Challenge

Please Note: Letterboxes are removed for the winter and are put back in place during the spring. Become a history sleuth while challenging yourself to find 13 brand-new letterbox locations. The Warren County Historians’ Challenge is a fun and free letterboxing adventure, a sequel to the First…

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Lake George Area in the News

The Lake George Area – the Original Vacation – is well-renowned for its small-town charm and natural beauty. A bucket list destination, it delivers an authentic Adirondack experience on and around “The Queen of American Lakes”. The Lake George Area’s accolades include: The Travel’s “7 Affordable…

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Visit the Lake George Area on Less Than a Tank of Gas

Enjoy your vacation to the Lake George Area this summer without spending a lot at the pump. Traveling on a budget can be easy with plenty of free and fun activities to do in every town across the region. Get Lost in the Woods Hiking The Lake George Area is made up of many nature preserves and…

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Murals, Mosaics, and More

The beauty of our area is that it inspires so many to create, and we are proud to support our local artists. If you’re traveling to the Lake George Area, you might notice that art is popping up in some of the most unexpected places. Glens Falls Arts Trail Follow the emerging Arts Trail through…

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