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! 

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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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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10 Unique Experiences in the Lake George Area

Cover Photo by Carl E. Heilman II 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…

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10 Fun Things to Do for Father's Day

No one has your back like dad does! Father’s Day is June 16, and what a great time to celebrate in the Lake George Area. With June’s agreeable temps. and bright, blue skies, the region transforms into a bustling summer destination with fun things to do for every kind of dad. Spend some time bonding…

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Booming Colors - Fireworks in the Lake George Area

Events are the reason that many people plan a trip to the Lake George Area, and many of these events end with a spectacular fireworks show. Relive childhood memories and make new ones under a kaleidoscope of colors. Celebrate summer with these amazing fireworks displays: 4th of July The 4 th of July…

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Birding in the Lake George Area

Birdsong floats to our ears as soon the snow begins to melt in the spring and until the leaves drop in autumn. The reappearance of migratory and native bird species after a harsh winter marks an exciting new beginning to birding season. Pileated woodpeckers chip away in Adirondack forests and bald…

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Indoor Adventures in the Lake George Area

Vacations in the Lake George Area are full of adventure. Many awesome experiences and cherished memories take place indoors. Let loose at an indoor fun center where you can play laser tag, bowl strike after strike, crush virtual golf balls on a sports simulator, and explore a haunted mansion. When…

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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 an April Break spent in…

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10 Winter Activities for People Who Don’t Like the Cold

Skiing, hiking, snowmobiling, winter carnivals, ice bars… friends and family can’t stop talking about this year’s Lake George Area winter vacation! And for those who just don’t care for the cold weather, a T-shirt friendly agenda of excitement awaits! Leave that snow gear behind – your winter…

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Where to Go Ice Skating

Lace up your skates in the Lake George Area! Between natural and man-made rinks there is an abundance of smooth, sparkling ice to glide on this winter. Enjoy the fresh air and great outdoors while skating across frozen ponds. Or, gather a group for a pick-up hockey game at a pristine indoor rink…

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