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! 

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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A Fall Weekend Full of Fun in the Lake George Area

The Lake George Area changes with the seasons. After a scorching summer, fall eases in, the leaves begin to turn, and bustling sidewalks start to quiet. Brisk mornings warm into sunny afternoons then fade into cool evenings. The colors of the Adirondacks morph from emerald and seaweed green to a…

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Celebrating Good Times in the Lake George Area

Spring and early summer bring graduation ceremonies, weddings, family reunions, and summer kick-off parties. Refrigerators become a patchwork of invitations and save-the-dates. When it's your turn to host, what will you do? May We Suggest Something on the Lake? Or Amid the Twinkling Lights of…

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Lake George Beaches and Beyond

*Updated June 20, 2024 A day at the beach is the ultimate summer pastime. The white-hot sand that softly sears the soles of your bare feet and the brisk water that simultaneously shocks your skin and reinvigorates your senses are two pleasures that belong to the beach. A summer escape to the Lake…

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Sherpas of the Lake

Discover Lake George Lake George has long been the glistening crown jewel of the Lake George Area. Generations of visitors have traversed Lake George for centuries, admiring the secluded islands that dot her waters and the grand mountains that form her shores. This mass exploration of Lake George…

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Romantic Dates in the Lake George Area

Need an idea for a romantic date? Count on the Lake George Area to deliver great places for fun, romantic, and creative dates. Year-Round Date Ideas Whether you are art aficionados, history buffs, or just interested in something outside the predictable date night routine, the Lake George Area has…

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Cruisin' the Lake - What's Your Style?

When you visit the Lake George Area you need to explore Lake George herself. These boats will reveal every nook and cranny. No Boat? No Worries. You Can Get on the Water Boat cruises range from a one-hour tour to a full day trip up the length of the lake and back and may include brunch…

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