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! 

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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10 Unique Experiences in the Lake George Area

The Lake George Area offers unlimited activities within the boundary of our southern Adirondack Mountains. From the tallest treetops to whitecapped waves, you’ll find adventure almost anywhere. We’ve compiled 10 unique experiences you can have right here in our region anytime between the late spring…

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Lake George Area Leaf Peeping Guide

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 George Area – one of the best regions in Upstate New York to take in the…

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8 Stunning Places to Propose in the Lake George Area

You’ve picked out the ring, you’ve set the date, and now you need to find the place. Look no further. Here are 8 stunning locations to pop the question in the Lake George Area: 1. The Sagamore Resort Bolton Landing This historically renowned destination on Green Island has gorgeous scenes for…

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Fishing Focus: Stocking the Schroon for Fall

The silver-and-red rainbow trout fought hard, running up and down a pool on the Schroon River before making its way to the angler’s net. Seconds later, it was darting back into the chilly water of the Schroon to fight another day. It’s a scene that plays itself out thousands of times in the spring…

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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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Fishing Focus: Fishing & Foliage

In the eyes of most sportsmen and women, fall fishing often takes a back seat to the popular big-game hunting seasons, as hunters look to fill their freezer with venison or put a set of antlers on the wall. But the months between summer’s heat and winter’s cold can also provide some of the best…

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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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The Magic of Maple - Up Yonda Farm

March is maple season in the Lake George Area February brings frigid nights, where every exhale is a misty white, and warm days when the air is filled with the promise of spring. This combination of weather is ideal for sugar maple sap to run. The woods become alive with the chirps of birds and…

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Oktoberfests in the Lake George Area

When the temperatures begin to dip and the leaves begin to change, thirsty beer drinkers and lovers of German culture begin to search out Oktoberfest events. Lively Oktoberfest celebrations can be found in September and October throughout the Lake George Area. From downtown block parties to local…

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