Lake George Guides

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Lake George is the perfect place for a spring escape! There are so many activities to enjoy, hotel discounts to snatch up, and natural beauty to behold. Discover how much fun spring in Lake George has to offer by exploring the features below.

Spend the perfect summer at the Queen of American Lakes -- Lake George New York. A summer vacation to this beautiful region of the Southern Adirondacks is an annual excursion for many, with successive generations of families continuing the tradition. Here you will find everything you need to enjoy a great summer vacation on the Lake, from top events, summer concerts and fireworks to beach, boating and camping guides.

Discover all there is to love about Lake George in the winter. The cold brings snow -- and lots of it -- so get out there with your snowmobile, skis, skates, and sleds and have a blast! There's fun in Lake George year round, and here you'll find plenty of winter activity ideas to make the most of the season!

Enjoy fall in Lake George and discover the great outdoors in a whole new way! From the gorgeous fall foliage to the crisp Adirondack Mountain air, the Lake George Region is alive with activities and festivals this time of year. Come to the area and discover a multitude of fun, colors, and adventures the entire family will love this season.

Take to the sky with Lake George Shoreline's Parasailing Adventures! With the guidance of trained staff, you can soar the skies of Lake George at over 300 feet. You'll take off and land from a boat and never touch the water - unless of course you want to.

Do you prefer a lazy river or a whitewater adventure? A quiet paddle on a local lake or a guided tour through Adirondack rivers and streams? It's all available in and near Lake George! Rent a kayak on Lake George or head out on a guided kayaking tour. Enjoy a Sacandaga or Hudson River whitewater rafting adventure, or go tubing down a lazy river for a great day of fun with friends and family. Whether you are looking for stand up paddleboardingkayakingriver tubing or whitewater rafting, you can find it all in the Lake George Region.

Cruising the waters of Lake George is a great way to see the region! From sightseeing to dinner and fireworks cruises, there are a wide variety of options to choose from.

Boat charters let you tour Lake George on your own private cruise! Why rent a boat when you can sit back, relax and leave the driving to someone else? Want to focus on cliff jumping and tubing? History and sight-seeing? Sunsets and fireworks? Fishing? You've chartered the boat, so the type of things you want to do are up to you! Check out the companies below and start planning your own personalized, private tour of Lake George today!

Who doesn't love rafting and tubing down a river on a lazy summer day? There are great tubing and rafting options just a few minutes from Lake George.

If you love being on the water, you have to take water skiing or wakeboarding lessons in Lake George! These professionals can teach you a variety of water ski  and wakeboard techniques, as well as get you outfitted with all the proper equipment you'll need, including boards, skis, bindings, handles, ropes, vests, gloves, and more. Don't own a boat yet? You can rent or buy a boat from several marinas and retailers in the area.

Looking for boat and jet ski rentals, plus other similar services in the Lake George area? Browse our full directory below and find rentals that meet your needs. Some of these businesses even offer kayak, SUP and canoe rentals!

If you do own a boat, we have everything you need to know in our boating guide, from rules and regulations specific to Lake George, to public and private launch spots.

Out on the water – the most enjoyable, reasonably priced way to appreciate the mountainous beauty of Lake George. From the decks of a sternwheel steamboat, ‘Minne-Ha-Ha’ ~ Aboard the 1908 steamer ‘Mohican’ ~ Luncheon or dinner on the 1,250 passenger ‘Lac du Saint Sacrement’ ~ They cater to charters, private parties, all groups

Come enjoy the adventures of rafting on the full day Hudson River Gorge or enjoy the 2 hour Sacandaga River tour with Wild Waters Outdoor Center.

Tubby Tubes is the original and #1 lazy river tubing, rafting & downhill tubing company in NY. Little kids and "big kids" love Tubby Tubes! Friendly, experienced guides and staff. Celebrating 15 years! Be a "Tubby Tuber"! 5 minutes from Lake George.

Round up your family and friends and head on over to The Wild West Ranch & Western Town in Lake George, NY — home to the incredible Eagle Flyer high-speed zip line, as well as a variety of fun, family activities you can enjoy at a little more leisurely pace.

There is lots to be discovered in the Lake George Region! Explore local, national, and international history and culture at one of the many museums in the region, ranging from former war fortresses and geological wonders to children's museums and fine arts hot spots.

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE! Nature strange and beautiful. Over 9,000 specimens in a historic Victorian museum. Ideal for family visits! Mammals, reptiles, birds and bugs. One of the largest collections in NY State. Educational and fun. FREE ADMISSION.

The World Awareness Children's Museum brings our diverse world to children through our Museum play space, educational programs and international children's art exchange. 

An interactive, hands-on museum chartered by the New York State Education Department and Board of Regents. Designed for children and their families with a mission to bring our diverse world to children.

Plan a great afternoon or evening out at one of the wonderful theaters and artistic attractions in and around Lake George.

Looking for a relaxing day of pampering with the girls? Browse the directory below to find day spas, beauty salons, and other related businesses in and around Lake George.

Looking for live shows in The Lake George area?You've come to the right place! Check out our full listings of live music & entertainment in Lake George and the surrounding areas! See what bands & musicians are playing at your favorite bars & nightclubs. Find what's happening at local theaters, concert venues and more! Heading to the Village and not sure where to park? Check out our parking guide!

Lake George is a destination for nightlife and fun. There is always something happening from rock and roll to easy guitar, and it all starts at the locations below.

Tru-Escape presents unique and interactive live action adventure games. You will have to work as a team to solve puzzles, riddles, find clues and complete tasks if you hope to solve the room.

When the weather is less than ideal, move the fun indoors! The Lake George region offers a wide variety of indoor activities, perfect for the whole family. From kid-friendly attractions to nightlife hotspots, there's plenty to choose from.

Arcade games are fun for the whole family! Lake George is home to several arcades that offer the perfect combination of traditional arcade games and modern video gaming experiences.

Lake George Lanes & Games is one of New York’s premier bowling centers. The center features a state of the art scoring system, an incredible light and sound system that will blow you away! Plus, with DirecTV at every lane, you’ll never miss the big game!

The fun doesn’t end with bowling. We have an all-new Adirondack Fort themed Laser Tag experience, redemption arcade with tons of games and an exciting indoor playground!

The bowling center also features a snack bar with a comfortable atmosphere and value-priced pub style menu. If you are looking for a place to play and eat with your family and friends, this is the place to be! Gather up your family and friends and come check out the talk of the town, Lake George Lanes & Games, your complete entertainment facility.

House of Frankenstein Wax Museum is a museum based on classic literature and traditional aspects of early wax museums. Come fear for yourself!

The YMCA is a leading voice on health and well-being. We bring families closer together, encourage good health, and foster connections through fitness, sports, fun, and shared interests.

Snug Harbor Marina is the leader in sales, service and rentals boats on Northern Lake George since 1981. It is a certified dealer of Stingray Boats and Bennington Boats.

The service department is trained and certified on Mercury, Yamaha and Volvo Penta motors, parts and outdrives

They also have slips available during the summer months, winterization, shrink wrap and/or winter storage.

Lake George Distilling Company was founded in 2012.  We took our love of quality hand crafted spirits and decided to create our own. We take the time to select the best local ingredients from the region and use them to hand craft our spirits in small batches.  We hope you will enjoy our products as much as we enjoyed creating them for you.

      Take an exciting ATV tour around our 170-acre property in Whitehall, New York, with miles of groomed forest trails, hills, pastures, and scenic vistas. Adirondack ATV Tours is the only local tour company that exclusively features premium Polaris RZR ATVs. They are great for single, double, and group passengers. You drive our Polaris side by side ATV's on a guided tour. Tours are 1 1/2 hours long with a short break in the middle.

      No experience needed.Everything is included, We provide a place to ride, new Polaris sport side by sides, safety equipment, fuel, and training (a short training video, rules, insurance waiver, and hands on instruction) Just show up and ride! Not sure you can drive yourself, no problem, you can ride with a guide. Thinking or purchasing an ATV, this is a great way to test drive a new Polaris RZR.

      We provide a one-of-a-kind adventure to vacationers, tourists, and all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts.Our off the beaten trail rides will surely get your blood pumping. Whether you are looking for a scenic cruise through the forest, or a fast paced ride, from novice to expert, all will be satisfied!

     Safe off-road fun! All our ATV's have roll cages, safety nets, & seatbelts. They operate like a car,  with a steering wheel & pedal controls. You must be at least 16 years of age with a valid drivers license to drive our ATV's. Passengers must be at least 10 years of age, or at least 50" tall to ride our ATV's. No sandals or flip-flops allowed (sneakers are ok).

The Adirondacks’ most breathtaking 30-minute walk.  Four splendid waterfalls catapulting over rocks into a deep crevice carved a billion years ago by ice, water and wind.  Pan for gemstones and fossils, take a wintertime snowshoe adventure, explore nature trails, peruse the gift shop, get a bite to eat and enjoy a local brew at the River View Cafe.  Glass floor walkways.  Wheelchair accessible.

Just 23 miles north of Lake George, hike our self-guided tour & explore the LARGEST cave entrance in the east, waterfalls, gorge, caves & much more. Guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, frisbee golf, climbling walls, Dino Digs, Crystal Quest & Gold Rush mines, picnic & playgrounds and an extensive rock shop. Snowshoeing tours in winter.

The region’s premier winery; offering an impressive selection of wines hand-crafted locally by its very own wine-maker. Visit Adirondack Winery to enjoy a wine tasting session that includes a souvenir wine glass. Shop the gorgeous store’s broad selection of wine-related accessories, necessities & gifts. Gourmet food, cheese, chocolate, and more available! Open Year Round!

Entertainment for the entire family. Gold Rush Adventure Golf with waterfalls, streams, caves and mining experience. Koi Fish Pond. LeMans Go-kart Raceway and Mini-Racers (Open April-Oct.). Multi-Level Laser Tag, Kid’s Spot Indoor Interactive Playground and air conditioned roller skating. (Open year round.) Parents watch FREE! Group rates, catering. Buses and tours welcome.

The Great Escape — from pulse-pounding roller coasters to gentler options for tots. Cool off at Splashwater Kingdom or take a break at one of our entertaining shows. Catch a bite at one of our restaurants and don't forget to pick up your souvenirs so you can remember the day!

Our 1.000 ft. outdoor go-cart track is the largest and most exciting in the area. We have an Leman’s Indoor Go Cart track, 70 foot Rock-climbing wall, Paintball target practice range, Multilevel Laser Tag with tons of hiding spots, Glow in the dark structures and Great Music, Bumper Cars, State of the art Karaoke sound Stage w/ Ultra Modern Light show and dance floor, plus a Gigantic Arcade. Many different packages are available and we can accommodate up to 300 people with unbeatable group rates. 

Horse Back Riding

LARGE SELECTION OF HORSES!  THey have beautiful well groomed horses.  Many of thier horses we bred and raised by them.

Rides leave at anytime from 9am to 5pm daily.  No Reservations.  Just go to the stables at anytime during business hours.

Scenic Trail Rides with views overlooking Lake George.

Hand led Pony and Horse Rides for any age!

If you love to shop 'tll you drop, then the Lake George Factory Outlets are a destination you won't want to miss. Located off the Adirondack Northway (I-87) at Exit 20, the outlets are just a short drive south of Lake George Village along Route 9. While this entire half-mile strip is referred to as "The Outlets", there are currently four (or five, depending on how you count!) distinct centers: Adirondack Outlet MallFrench Mountain CommonsLog Jam Outlet Center and The Outlets at Lake George East and West. Combined, there are currently over 50 great stores located in one central location with even more on the horizon as the expanded West Center of The Outlets at Lake George completes construction.