Things to Do in Lake George

Welcome to Lake George, New York, one of the most popular vacation destinations in the state. From amusement parks to beaches, restaurants to nightclubs, there's nothing you won't find in this lakeside town. Here's a list of things to do in Lake George, New York to get you started.

Hit the Beach

No trip to Lake George would be complete without a trip to one of the town's beaches! Most visitors will flock in droves to Million Dollar Beach , a state-run beach that's known for its cleanliness and plentiful amenities like restrooms and changing areas. Million Dollar Beach is a surefire hit with teens and young adults. Be forewarned that there is a small parking fee, though beach admission itself is free. If you're looking for a popular free beach, you'll want to head to Shepard's Park Beach instead.

Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom

There's no doubt that one of the most popular things to do in Lake George, New York is taking a trip to Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom Fun Park. This action-packed amusement park boasts everything from classic wooden coasters like The Comet to a chilly bobsled-themed coaster, the Alpine Bobsled . Circle around on the Tornado , a 600-foot tall, 130-foot wide death-defying water funnel.

Be on Top of the World

How do spectacular views and tasty dishes cooked with some of the freshest produce in the region sound? Head out to the Farmhouse at the Top of the World Resort to find one of the best eateries in Lake George, where the green-oriented chefs serve up simple-yet-delicious food made with produce grown on-site. If you're a golfer, you'll be delighted to learn that the Top of the World Resort also has an 18-hole golf course. We'd be amiss if we didn't mention the reason Top of the World got its name: located at the top of French Mountain , the resort offers some of the prettiest views in the Adirondacks.

If you're looking to dine at someplace less ritzy and more homey, grab a meal at East Cove . This local favorite restaurant is located inside a cozy log cabin and the meals are homey and delicious. Try the Jack Daniels' Pork Chops or any of East Cove's spectacular seafood dishes.

Don't Forget the Lake

Lake George is a 32-mile long paradise for water lovers and adventurers. You'll find plenty of lakeside rental homes in the area, so you can have Lake George (literally) out your back door. Explore the lake by kayak with the Lake George Kayak Co or take a more relaxing sightseeing cruise with the Lake George Steamboat Company . Both experienced and amateur anglers can take a fishing trip with any one of the area's charter companies, including Rod Benders , Lockhart Charter Fishing Charters , and Highliner Charter Fishing . Visiting in winter? No problem! Several fishing companies offer ice fishing.

Lake George: Not Just for Summer

Don't forget fall, spring, and winter! Unlike many popular vacation destinations, Lake George is an all-year affair. Come in the fall and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage on horseback at Bennett's Riding Stables . Hike in the spring on Prospect Mountain or Back Mountain Summit for some of the best views of Lake George in the region. Visit in winter and go skiing or snow tubing at West Mountain Tubing Park or Gore Mountain .

There are so many things to do in Lake George, New York that your family will never get bored, no matter what time of year you're visiting. Head out to the beautiful Adirondacks and enjoy one of New York's best-loved vacation spots.


Lake Rentals in Lake George

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Newly renovated (2013) property provides guests with every amenity. Situated on 3+ acres, plenty of space for volleyball, badminton, s mores at the fire pit. The exterior is log cabin sided with all new windows and doors. Outdoor space includes ...

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Beautiful lake front log ranch on Lake George. Bring along your golf clubs to practice your putting skills on the property. Enjoy the wide open well manicure land. It goes all the way down to the water. There is a 67 feet dock for your boat, kaya...

Beautifully Renovated Lake House -Not Your Typical Rental

The house has been recently renovated. New hardwood floors are down and the entire lake house has been painted for a bright, fresh, airy cottage feel. It has been completely refurnished with over $50,000 of Pottery Barn style and quality furnishin...

Terrace on the Lake, Spectacular Large Home with Private Beach

**SPRING--LONG WEEKEND SPECIALS** Unique home on quiet Echo Lake with 140 feet of lakefront with private beach and docks. This exceptional waterfront location is only minutes away from Lake George's Six Flags Great Escape and Saratoga's Race Trac...

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