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 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
the lake. There are two great swimming beaches a short walk from the house -
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,
diving are all popular activities.
The Lake George Steam Boat Company offers cruises on the lake. The Hudson
River Rafting Co offers whitewater
from April through September.
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.
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.
There are a choice of amusement parks in the area including Great
Escape & Splashwater
Kingdom Amusement Park and Waterslide
The Lake George Dinner Theatre in Lake George Village. Performance six days
a week from June to October.
& 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
Watch fireworks from the private balcony of the
rental house every Thursday in the night in July and August.
10 mile drive.
Hickory Snow Ski Resort is 10 miles away
Gore Mountain 26
Hot Air Ballooning
Jet - Skiing
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
George Winter Carnival
what some of our past guests wrote about their stay in our town