2018 Adirondack Balloon FestivalFloat Away!
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 Dandee Creme is famous locally and beyond for its giant serving sizes and 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 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
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
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
If crowds aren’t your speed or you crave a more authentic Adirondack experience, head up the 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
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
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!