• A Fall Weekend Full of Fun

    The Lake George Area changes with the seasons, but the opportunities for fun remain the same. Fall is a gorgeous time to visit - let us plan a weekend trip for you!

  • Festivals for Foodies - Fall

    September, October, and November features German-inspired cuisine and seasonal flavors. Experience the Lake George Area and eat like the locals!

  • Lake George Area Leaf Peeping Guide

    The Lake George Area is one of the best regions in Upstate New York for viewing fall foliage. Our leaf peeping guide explains when and where to find the season's most vibrant colors.

  • Firsthand Guide to Letterboxing: Historians' Challenge

    Become a history sleuth while challenging yourself to find 13 letterbox locations. The Warren County Historians’ Challenge is a fun and free sequel to the First Wilderness Heritage Corridor.

The Original Vacation text

Discover the birthplace of the American vacation! The destination that started it all, the Lake George Area in New York’s Adirondacks!

The Lake George Area

The refreshing waters of the Lake George Area are ready for you to dive in this summer! The origin of the Original Vacation, there is nothing like a summer spent relaxing in Upstate New York. The first step is choosing your lodging—a lavish waterfront hotel, a secluded log cabin, or camping under the stars—there are options for every traveler. And, there is no shortage of things to do. From classic summer activities like hiking the southern Adirondacks or cruising around on the "Queen of American Lakes", and unique experiences you can't get anywhere else. After a day of exploring, grab a drink and a bite to eat downtown, or dine at one of the many restaurants with scenic views on the water.

Generations of families have made a Lake George Area getaway their summer tradition. Pioneer your vacation today!

Lake George Beach Club

Food & Drink

The great Escape - Boomerang

Family Fun

Kayaking at Garnet Hill

Outdoors & Recreation

Fort William Henry Museum

Arts & History

Lake George Steamboat Company

On the Water


Shops & Antiques

Upcoming Events

There’s no such thing as a boring stay in the Lake George Area. Festivals, fireworks, free events – there’s always an event to attend and celebrate.  An amazing event can be the cherry on top of any vacation.  Which one will you drop in on?

Hiking Highlight - The Pinnacle