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 put on in towns all over the region. These concerts are usually 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 to do in the Lake George Area.

Lake George Recreation Park

Baseball, softball and soccer fields by reservation; basketball, snow tubing. Dog Park.  Marked trails, 5-7km groomed trails, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing; 5 mile mixed use trail, backcountry skiing. Restrooms.

Town of Johnsburg Library, The Corner Gallery

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

Town of Chester Museum of Local History

History of Town of Chester, Pottersville areas. Photographs, antiques, artifacts.

Horicon Historical Museum

Adirondack pioneer home life is presented in a 9-room restored farmhouse filled with local history. Includes collection of antique clothing, furniture, china, quilts and old photographs; Horse-drawn farm equipment, old tools, boats.

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.

Lake George Dog Park

Obstacles, pipes, wide open space and off-leash fun await dogs at the Lake George Dog Park.  Opened in 2017, this park features play areas for large and small dogs and a water station.

Gurney Lane Recreation Area

A medley of easy trails meander through a snowy forest.

Freedom Park

The perfect park for children with a variety of physical abilities! Freedom Park is a barrier-free playground, making it accessible to those with disabilities. The playground has swings, slides, a sand table, and climbing structures. There are picnic tables and a portable restroom at the park. No pets please.    

Dr Jacques Grunblatt Memorial Park Pond

Ice skating weather and ice conditions permitting.

2nd Floor Gallery

We have monthly exhibitions featuring our members in both solo and group shows. July and August we are a stop on the Third Thursday Art Walk. NorthCountryARTS is a volunteer-run membership arts organization founded to provide opportunities, encourage and promote artists and artisans in the north country.    

Hague Historical Museum

The Clifton F West Memorial Room maintained by the Hague Historical Society features the history of Hague, the once booming town of Graphite and the mining operation. Gallery and museum featuring local Adirondack artists. A Path Through History attraction.

Ridge/Jenkinsville Park

The basketball courts, tennis court, and softball fields serve a variety of sports leagues for both adults and youth. Play apparatus and cookout grills offer fun opportunity for summer picnics. Restrooms are available on site. When the season allows enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in this 80 acre park.