The Lake George Area Welcomes International Visitors

Did you know Lake George is one of the 20 most beautiful lakes in the country?

Experience all 32 miles of beautiful Lake George for yourself. Explore the Adirondack Mountains, several of which surround Lake George. Cruise on the lake on a steamboat ride and learn about the area's history. Cool off in the water or relax on a sandy beach. See the artwork of world-famous artists. Ride one of the oldest roller coasters in the country. Shop at many name brand Factory Outlet Stores and explore American small town life.


Traveling to the Lake George Area is easy! Albany International Airport is only 1 hour from Lake George Village. The Lake George Area is 285 kilometers from Montreal, 306 kilometers from Boston and 333 kilometers from New York City. Drivers will find safe and easy to navigate roads and amazing views throughout the trip. Amtrak train service drop off riders nearby. Buses travel to Lake George from New York City, Boston and Montreal on a regular schedule. Once you're here, year-round taxi cabs, or the seasonal trolley provides public transportation throughout much of the region.

Something For Everyone In Every Season:

The Lake George Area offers exciting activities in every season. Visit the top attractions for summer such as Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor, Natural Stone Bridge and Caves and the Fort William Henry Museum. The cool weather in fall is perfect for hiking mountain trails and attending events like the Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival. Winter activities include fishing on frozen lakes, speeding along forested trails on a snowmobile and outdoor events and winter festivals. The Spring season brings exciting whitewater rafting and bicycling on the many bike paths. Whether a family, friends, a couple or just traveling solo, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

GoNorth Itinerary:

GoNorth is a fun and exciting customizable experience that features the sights, sounds and stories of the Adirondack Region of Northern New York State. This eight day itinerary begins in Saratoga County, your city in the country. From there, it's a short drive to the gorgeous waters of the Lake George Area, and later you'll ascend into the stunning peaks and vibrant communities of the Adirondacks. Connect with a personal planning assistant at and get your adventure underway today!