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! 

Lake George Area Kayaking Travelogue

Featured Photo by Kacey O'Brien kayaking travelogue [kay·ak·ing trav·el·ogue] noun: a piece of writing about kayaking experiences and places paddled. Point your bow to these recommended lakes, ponds, and rivers. Start or add to your own kayaking travelogue. There is an abundance of freshwater in…

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Snowshoeing 101

Snowshoeing, an activity of the Original Vacation, allows outdoor enthusiasts to explore the snow-covered Adirondack landscape and get a great winter workout in! Just in time for our region's latest snowstorm, here is a list of trail networks to pack down with a pair of snowshoes. Health Benefits…

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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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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

*Updated June 2024 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…

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Ice Fishing Hot Spots in the Lake George Area

The Lake George Area serves up some of the finest hard-water fishing to be found in all of New York, if not the entire Northeast. Waters big and small are home to a variety of fish species that await ice anglers. Several lakes and ponds allow ice fishing, including a handful of trout waters; they…

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