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! 

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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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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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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The Spirit of Summer

Written by Eric Pfau Boating in the Lake George Area drives to the spirit of summer. Several vibrant, crystalline lakes grace the region, adding natural beauty and endless enjoyment to the small-town speckled Adirondacks. Boating on these cherished lakes is the ultimate summer freedom. Taking to…

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Giants of the Lake

Lake George is beautiful to behold from any vantage point, but to realize her true majesty in all its forms, there's nothing like gliding along the shimmering surface of this "Queen of American Lakes." Here's a chance to sample that magical allure that so enchanted all those who have sailed these…

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America's Pastime: the Glens Falls Dragons

Baseball is America’s pastime. The combination of summer heat, a juicy hotdog, an ice cold soda or beer, and the sound of a bat hitting a baseball are the ingredients of many an American summer. Baseball fans visiting the Lake George Area can incorporate this beloved game into any summer vacation…

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Frozen Fiesta: the Lake George Winter Carnival

February is a special month in Lake George Village. Many families who spend their summer vacation lounging on the beaches or exploring the shops on Canada Street don’t know about the Lake George Winter Carnival. Most have never experienced the excitement when the lake first freezes, or the…

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A Winter Walk at Gurney Lane

Quick Trail Facts: Over 5 miles of hiking trails. Mostly easy trails. Leashed dogs are welcome. While these trails are mostly easy, there are a few steep inclines. Gurney Lane also features mountain biking trails and an ice skating rink. The weather in the Lake George Area has been frigid in…

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