The grass is growing and the weather is warming up, so it’s time to visit the Lake George Area! Mother’s Day weekend is the perfect time to rent a boat and explore the shallow bays and forested islands of Lake George. The region offers a full dose of spring break activities, including soaking up the sun at Lake George beaches and hiking Adirondack trails lined with spring flowers. Springtime events such as the Hudson River Whitewater Derby help visitors reintroduce themselves to the outdoors after a cold winter. Even Mother Nature can’t ruin a trip to the Lake George Area. Rainy day activities include shopping for deals at the Factory Outlets of Lake George, tossing strikes at the bowling alley, or sampling craft beers and ciders. There is even a plethora of restaurants open in spring so you can stay fueled for all the springtime fun. When that last patch of snow finally melts, plan a trip to the Lake George Area!

House of Frankenstein Wax Museum

House of Frankenstein Wax Museum

Foolish mortals beware in the House of Frankenstein Wax Museum! In the House of Frankenstein Wax Museum there are many monsters. The creatures roaming the halls of this house are not living...yet they are not dead. For as you shall see, they move and talk and sometimes they even scream! Be warned, this is not just another wax museum. Youth under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Lake George Arts Project

The Courthouse Gallery, located the Lake George Institute of History, Art and Science the historic Warren County Court House in Lake George. Rotating exhibits of local, regional and national artists. Lake George Arts Project hosts Lake George Jazz Weekend, summer concerts at Shepard Park and more.

Hall of Heroes Military History Museum

Hall of Heroes Military History Museum

Remember the sacrifices of veterans at the Hall of Heroes Military History Museum! The Hall of Heroes Military History Museum is dedicated to the memory and sacrifices of our nation's heroes. It has representation from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. The museum features recruiting posters, battlefield relics, medals, uniforms, and more from all wars, ranging from the French and Indian War to the War in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Fun World Arcade

Fun World Arcade

Get lost in a game at Fun World Arcade! Fun World Arcade, in the heart of downtown Lake George, is the best choice for a day of indoor family fun! From classic video games to the latest titles, there's fun for everyone at Fun World Arcade!

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.

Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center

Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center

72 acres of Adirondack fun in Bolton Landing! Up Yonda Farm is an educational museum that specializes in teaching kids about the Adirondacks. The museum features wildlife exhibits of native mammals and birds such as bears, bobcats, fishers, and porcupines. Hands on children's exhibits feature archaeology digs and touch tables.

The Shirt Factory

The Shirt Factory

Wander the halls, discover the history, and learn something new at the Shirt Factory! The Shirt Factory in downtown Glens Falls is home to almost 100 eclectic artists and artisans offering original art work. These artisans offer a range of goods such as salt lamps, loose tea pottery, reclaimed furniture and more! Artists work in watercolor, photography, precious metals, clay and wood.

Chapman Historical Museum

Chapman Historical Museum

Discover the Glens Falls-Queensbury connection to the Adirondacks!

Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers' Market

Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers Market

Head to the river for locally-grown foods in Warrensburg! The Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers Market is a producer-only market, featuring locally-grown produce, maple products, baked goods, plants, cut flowers, meats, dairy, poultry, preserves, honey, wine, and much more. Take in the Adirondack beauty surrounding you as you shop! Live music entertains shoppers as they browse.

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.  

Submerged Heritage Preserves

Submerged Heritage Preserves

Dive to the depths of history! Submerged Heritage Preserves are three shipwreck sites in Lake George managed by NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation. Divers can find the "Sunken Fleet of 1758," "The Forward," and the "Land Tortoise." Look through the round navigation buoy to begin your adventure. Please take nothing but photographs from these sites.

Thurman Station Bridge Canoe Launch

Scenic Drive Route - Dude Ranch Trail

Discover the land of the Adirondack cowboy! Follow the directions below for a beautiful scenic drive. You'll see Lake George, horse ranches, lakeside resorts, the Hudson River, and mountain views along the way: