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Lake George and the surrounding area is packed with restaurants, hiking, antique stores, sailing, outlet shopping, fishing, para sailing, golf and hundreds of other activities for the whole family, including The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom amusement parks. Below are listed just a sampling of the activities and attractions in the Lake George area.

LAKE GEORGE
Lake George is approximately 32 miles long and is nearly 2 miles wide. Much of the shoreline, particularly the eastern shore, is undeveloped. The East side is quiet, private, rural, with spectacular views of sunset over the lake. There are two great swimming beaches a short walk from the house - Million Dollar Beach and Usher Park.

FISHING & BOATING
Bring your own boat, or charter one locally. There is a public marina within a short walk of the house. Lake George offers activities for everyone. Water skiing, fishing, sailing, paragliding, wind surfing, and even scuba diving are all popular activities. The Lake George Steam Boat Company offers cruises on the lake. The Hudson River Rafting Co offers whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers from April through September.

GOLF
Within a 15 mile radius of Lake George there are over 15 public golf courses all of them feature amazing views of the Adirondacks. Within a 10 minute drive from the house is The Top of The World course which offers a challenging eighteen hole golf course and spectacular mountain top views of Lake George. Also nearby is the 18-hole championship Hiland Park course which was rated “4 stars” by Golf Digest magazine. Championship golfing is also available at the Sagamore which was designed by Donald Ross.

MOUNTAIN BIKING
There are bike Trails which start in Lake George Village, where bicycles are available for rent. The ski slopes of Gore Mountain are open for biking in the summer and early fall.

AMUSEMENT PARKS
There are a choice of amusement parks in the area including Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom Amusement Park and Waterslide World.

DINNER THEATER
The Lake George Dinner Theatre in Lake George Village. Performance six days a week from June to October.

THOROUGHBRED & HARNESS RACING
The Saratoga Race Track, a world-class flat track, is open from late July through Labor Day. The harness-racing track is open February through November. Both are located in historic Saratoga Springs (30 minute drive)

BALLET AND CONCERTS
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) which is the summer residence of the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra. SPAC also offers a full schedule of and rock and jazz groups (30 minute drive).

FIREWORKS
Watch fireworks from the private balcony of the rental house every Thursday in the night in July and August.

SKIING

West Mountain is 10 mile drive.
Hickory Snow Ski Resort is 10 miles away
Gore Mountain 26 mile drive.


ADDITIONAL ATTRACTIONS
Hiking
Tennis
Museums
Restaurants
Factory Outlets
Horseback rIding
Hot Air Ballooning
Jet - Skiing
Miniature Golf
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Lake George Winter Carnival
Ice Skating
Sledding


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