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 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.

Hudson Pointe Nature Preserve

83-acre nature preserve along the Hudson River, fishing access. Over 2 miles marked trails for walking, hiking, mountain biking; snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Leashed dogs are welcome. Camping, swimming, motorized vehicles are prohibited.

Mill Creek Recreation Area

Picnic, fish, day use area on Mill Creek.

Gurney Lane Mountain Bike Park

Gurney Lane has over 13 miles of mountain bike trails! The park features 11.2km of single track trails and 9.7km of double track trails traversing 152-acres. The trails vary in difficulty, ranging from easy trails like "HP" to difficult trails like "Rock Buster." An on-site bike repair stand includes hand tools and an air station.

An Architectural Heritage Tour of Warrensburgh 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 Warrensburgh Beautification, 518-466-5497; Discover Warrensburg, 3754 Main Street, 518-232-7349 and the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 3839 Main Street, 518-623-2161.

Bolton Historical Museum

The Bolton Historical Museum is proud to present the following two new exhibits for the 2017 season.

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.

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.    

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!

Town of Chester Museum of Local History

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

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.    

Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library

The Folklife Center is an award-winning program presenting the cultural traditions of the upper Hudson valley and southern Adirondacks of upstate New York through research and documentation, gallery, special collections, public programs, and educational services. A Path Through History attraction.