The Lake George Area is teeming with locally made products and gifts. Year-round residents are constantly creating fine goods and delicious foods and drinks. When you visit the Lake George Area make sure you bring some of it home with you.

The Lake George Area is home to some crafty people. The creativity and ingenuity of locals add Adirondack flavor to the shops and restaurants of the region. The local food and drink are top-notch, from farm-fresh cheeses and maple syrup to unique craft beers. Fans of Lake George can buy t-shirts, magnets, and window decals of the lake in souvenir shops throughout the region. Explore the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls for handmade items such as jewelry, pottery, and stained glass. Admire local art and purchase your favorite piece for yourself or a gift for a loved one. Farmer’s markets are held in towns spanning the Lake George Area, where you can find local products in one central location. You can’t go home without bringing back something locally made in the Lake George Area.

Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail

The Adirondack Beverage Trail is a self-guided tour of 27 beer, wine, cider, soda, and distilled spirits makers throughout Warren, Essex, Washington and Northern Saratoga Counties. Each of these enterprises produce fine New York State products with dedication and pride. When you visit - you are supporting "buy local". The website provides the map with details of each.

Mud Street Maple

Taste Adirondack goodness at Mud St. Maple! Mud St. Maple is a maple sugaring farm in Athol that produces a variety of maple products. Their 27 acre sugarbush is equipped with buckets and lines, collecting fine Adirondack maple sugar sap to be turned into delicious maple products with the help of family and friends. Maple products at Mud St. Maple include maple syrup, walnuts, creams, candy, and bourbon maple syrup.

Adirondack Folk School

Adirondack Folk School

No experience necessary, no skill required for admission to this one-of-a-kind institution of learning. Our instructors from around the country share their knowledge and craftsmanship, and inspire you with their enthusiasm. Our year-round classes range from half-day sessions to multi-week courses. We offer subjects as diverse as Adirondack chair building, twig and rustic furniture, caning, and birch bark basketry.

Nettle Meadow

Nettle Meadow Farm and Artisan Cheese

Happy goats. Great cheese! A second location is now open in Lake Luzerne (The Old Hitching Post) for production of cheeses, storage, gift shop, and more!

Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Family-friendly brew pub in Lake George offering house-brewed beers and sodas!

Hidden Hollow Maple Farm

Hidden Hollow Maple Farm

For over 40 years, three generations of the Wallace family have produced traditional maple syrup using sustainable traditions, a wood-fired evaporator ~ just like the old days - intuition and experience. We collect sap from over 5,000 taps.

Rob & Deb's Frozen Dreams

Rob & Deb's Frozen Dreams

Rob & Deb's is a popular place for locals! They have homemade Ice Cream and Ice Cream Cakes, Homemade Waffle Cones, Homemade Whipped Cream, Homemade Maple Fudge Topping and Homemade Brownies for The Famous Brownie Sundaes! Be sure to check out their Flavor Calendar to see when your favorite is being offered!  

Abby's Cookie Jar

Abby's Cookie Jar

Abby's Cookie Jar offers seasonal cookie sets, and customized cookie sets, for all occasions! Want to try decorating your own cookies? Order one of the seasonal DIY kits, or book a cookie decorating class! Cookie decorating classes are a fun way to celebrate birthdays and bachelorette parties! Or just a fun weekend activity for friends and/or family!  

Adirondack Gold Maple Farm

Adirondack Gold Maple Farm

Learn how to tap trees with "Tapper!" Adirondack Gold Maple Farm is the Kenyon sugar camp of Cheryl and Marc Kenyon. Marc is a third generation maple producer, operating one of the oldest sugar houses in Thurman. The sugar house was built by his grandfather, Oscar, and is still in use today. Marc, also known as "Tapper," loves to show the entire family how to tap a tree and harvest sap!

Adirondack Winery

Adirondack Winery

When Adirondack Winery opened its doors in April 2008 it quickly became an establishment that resonated with locals and tourists, alike. People came to enjoy locally-handcrafted and award-winning wines while taking in the beauty of Lake George and the Adirondacks. Visit our Tasting Room and enjoy a wine tasting session which includes your souvenir wine glass. Take some time to shop our unique selections of artisanal cheeses, crackers, chocolates, and wine-related gifts.

Windy Ridge Farm

Windy Ridge Farm

An old-fashioned family farm in Athol! Windy Ridge Farm is a 100-acre, family-owned farm that has been worked for seven generations. The farm is made up of woods and fields that provides hay products, garden products, wood products, and a sugar bush for maple syrup making.

Oscar's Adirondack Smokehouse

Oscar's Adirondack Smokehouse

An Adirondack staple for over 70 years! Oscar's is a household name, not only in the Adirondacks but nationally as well. We've been making smoked meats and delicious cheeses for decades. The original, wood-fired brick smokehouse was built in 1946, by hand, by founder Oscar himself. A 9,000 square foot building with many "green upgrades" was built and opened in February 2010.