We love that anywhere you turn in the Lake George Area there’s something new and exciting to do. It can be a little overwhelming for new visitors or those without a lot of time to explore. The “Seven Wonders of Warren County” are the best of the best, must-stop places that everyone, visitors and locals alike, will love! From ice cream treats to wilderness adventures, join us for a short and sweet collection of highlights in the region.

1. Martha's Dandee Creme

Martha's Sign


Martha’s Dandee Creme is famous locally and beyond for its giant serving sizes and a wide range of flavors. Enjoy a cone after a day at the Great Escape, or treat yourself to a sundae while heading north.

2. The Hyde Collection

The Hyde Collection displaying a piano


The Hyde Collection is a world-class art collection tucked away in Glens Falls. The Hyde is home to some of the most well known masters of art history. Walk through the historic home and take in works by Degas, Renoir, Rembrandt, Picasso, and more!

3. Fort William Henry Museum

Fort William Henry Museum


Explore the French and Indian War era fort depicted in James Fenimore Cooper’s famous novel, The Last of the Mohicans. Located at the southern end of Lake George, the Fort William Henry Museum is a short walk from the heart of Lake George Village.

4. Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course


Perfect for thrill seekers, this elevated adventure course provides visitors with a completely new perspective of the Adirondack forests. Adirondack Extreme Adventures Course allows climbers to make their way across the high ropes courses that come in a range of levels. Think you’re up to the challenge?

5. Pharaoh Lake Wilderness

Pharaoh Lake Wilderness


If crowds aren’t your speed or you crave a more authentic Adirondack experience, head up to the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness, accessible from the northern end of Brant Lake. Hike up Pharaoh Mountain, swim in Pharaoh Lake, or explore the miles of trails. This wilderness area is a hidden gem! 

6. Gore Mountain

Gore Mountain Scenic Skyride


You may know Gore Mountain from its reputation as a ski and snowboard destination, but did you know it also hosts events throughout the rest of the year? Take a gondola ride to the top of the mountain, or make the hike if you’re feeling adventurous. Don’t forget about the annual Harvest Festival in October.

7. Natural Stone Bridge & Caves

Natural Stone Bridge & Caves


One of the oldest attractions in the Adirondacks, Natural Stone Bridge and Caves is a must stop for every visitor to the Lake George Area. Explore the assortment of caves and Adirondack waterfalls, or go treasure hunting in the gift shop. Whatever you do, you’re sure to leave with a new appreciation for the power of nature!

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