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.

Stony Creek Recreation Field

Swim, picnic, playground.

Dr. Jacques Grunblatt Beach

Go for a swim in North Creek at the Dr. Jacques Grunblatt Beach! This beach at the North Creek Ski Bowl is perfect for swimming in the warmer months! Once the weather turns cold and the water freezes it's time for ice skating!

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.

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.

Tannery Pond Center

Tannery Pond Center

Discover the thriving art & culture scene in the Adirondacks at the Tannery Pond Center! Tannery Pond is an arts & culture center dedicated to bringing theatrical performances and concerts in the Lyle Dye Auditorium, exhibitions in the Widlund Gallery, and the Teens Only! program to the Lake George Area.

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.

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.

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.

Music in the Park

Bring your blanket or a chair.

Gailey Hill Schoolhouse Museum

Gailey Hill Schoolhouse Museum

Learn about Lake Luzerne's past at the Gailey Hill Schoolhouse Museum! The Gaily Hill School House Museum is a former one-room schoolhouse from the early days of Lake Luzerne. Artifacts in the museum include antique desks, furniture, historic photos, and the school bell. The schoolhouse served grades one through six from 1865-1937 and was never electrified. It has been restored and moved to the present site on Main Street.

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.

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.