You don’t need to spend a fortune to enjoy a vacation in the Lake George Area. From exploring nature preserves to watching fireworks shows, there is plenty to do that is easy on the wallet.

Vacations don’t have to cost you an arm and a leg in the Lake George Area. There are free activities and free events in every town across the region. Families will love the free concerts held weekly during the summer season. There’s always a fireworks show blasting off as well, especially during the summer. Free activities for kids abound in the Lake George Area such as a family-friendly ride on the Warren County Bikeway or swimming at the region’s beautiful beaches. Free activities for couples are all over the area, including hiking Adirondack trails and taking scenic driving tours through the Lake George Area’s quaint towns. Vacationing on a budget is easy in the Lake George Area.

Cooper's Cave Overlook

Cooper's Cave is the site of the fictional hiding place of Hawkeye and his companions made famous in the James Fenimore Cooper novel The Last of the Mohicans.

Shepard Park Beach

Shepard Park

Bring your beach towel, a picnic lunch, and plenty of sunscreen, because you're not going to want to leave Shepard Park! Shepard Park Beach is conveniently located in the heart of Lake George Village.

Horicon Historical Museum

Adirondack pioneer home life is presented in a 19th century, 9-room restored farmhouse filled with local history. The collection includes artifacts of antique clothing, furniture, china, quilts and old photographs; horse-drawn farm equipment, old tools, boats. The 1890's farm house offers history buffs much to explore.

Music in the Park

Bring your blanket or a chair.

Crandall Park

Crandall Park

One of the best places to relax in the Lake George Area! Crandall Park has it all. Play on the playground, softball, soccer fields, basketball courts, and tennis courts. Take a walk or a hike on the trails, or enjoy a picnic lunch in the sunshine!

Hall of Heroes Military History Museum

Hall of Heroes Military History Museum

Remember the sacrifices of veterans at the Hall of Heroes Military History Museum! The Hall of Heroes Military History Museum is dedicated to the memory and sacrifices of our nation's heroes. It has representation from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. The museum features recruiting posters, battlefield relics, medals, uniforms, and more from all wars, ranging from the French and Indian War to the War in Iraq and Afghanistan.

SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery

SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery

Experience some amazing art at the SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery! The SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts Gallery, located in Dearlove Hall since 1984, features changing exhibitions, lectures, receptions, readings, and concerts.

West End Park

Basketball, youth baseball field, playground, picnic tables and shelter. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Lake George Recreation Park

Lake George Recreation Park

Get outside and have some fun at the Lake George Recreation Park! There's a ton to do at the Lake George Recreation Park! Enjoy baseball, softball, and soccer fields by reservation. There are also basketball courts and a dog park available for use.

Lake George Skate Plaza

Streetscape-style park with grind, taco and banks. Helmets required for all skaters 12 and under and they must be accompanied by an adult. Skateboards and inline skates only. Pets, bicycles, and BMX-style bikes are prohibited.

Lake George Mystery Spot

Lake George Mystery Spot

Does your voice return louder than you let it go at the Lake George Mystery Spot? The Lake George Mystery Spot, located behind the Visitor Center in the heart of Lake George Village, is one of the stranger locations in the Lake George Area. When you stand on the X in the center of the location and speak, the words will be silent to others but return to your ears louder than you would expect.

Grave at Fort William Henry

Haunted History Trail of New York State

Experience the spookiest locations in the Lake George Area! The Haunted History Trail of New York State offers ghost hunts, guided tours, and ghostly getaways across the state. The Lake George Area is home to four mysterious locations and one guided tour company that can help you find some ghastly. Haunted locations in the Lake George Area: