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.

Glens Falls Recreation Center Ice Rink

Glens Falls Recreation Center Ice Rink

Go for a skate in Glens Falls at the Recreation Center! The Glens Falls Recreation Center Ice Rink is a free indoor skating rink open during various days and times throughout the fall and winter months. Limited skate rentals available on weekends for a small fee. Hours are subject to change or cancellation.

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:

The Ruplin Gallery

The Ruplin Gallery

See local art at the Ruplin Gallery! The Ruplin Gallery, named for Ferdinand Ruplin, Professor Emeritus of languages at Stony Brook University, showcases the works of local artists and North Warren Central School students. The Ruplin Gallery is located in the Town of Chester Public Library.

Discover Warrensburg

Discover Warrensburg ~ Museum of Local History

Explore the history of an Adirondack town at the Discover Warrensburg museum! Discover Warrensburg tells the story of this 18th century frontier town awash in wealth opportunities from logging and river-powered industries, to its transformation as a 21st century town surrounded by natural recreation opportunities in the forest, on the mountains and on the rivers.

Gurney Lane Recreation Area

A four-season recreation park in Queensbury.

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.

Town of Johnsburg Library, The Corner Gallery

Located in the Town Hall the library offers exhibits by local and regional artists and students.

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center (LARAC)

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center (LARAC)

Experience the Glens Falls art scene at LARAC! The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center was founded in 1972 by a coalition of arts-minded residents. Its mission is to enrich the quality of life in Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties by supporting arts and culture.

Stony Creek District 4 Schoolhouse Museum

Stony Creek District 4 Schoolhouse Museum

Learn about the history of Stony Creek at the District 4 Schoolhouse Museum! The Stony Creek District 4 Schoolhouse Museum celebrates the history of school life and industry in a historic home in Stony Creek. This one room, two-story schoolhouse has photos, maps, and other artifacts celebrating the history of Stony Creek.

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.

An Architectural Heritage Tour of Warrensburg New York

The historic district features 428 historic properties and is the largest district north of Saratoga. This is a self guided walking tour. A free booklet is available from Warrensburg Beautification, 518-466-5497; Discover Warrensburg, 3754 Main Street, 518-232-7349 and the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 3839 Main Street, 518-623-2161.

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.