Bolton Landing, NY – A great vacation destination, the town of Bolton Landing offers the charm and views of Lake George, with less of the crowd. Just 10 minutes from the Village of Lake George, the town has many activities that you will want to add to your itinerary this summer vacation. Here are the top 10 things to do in Bolton Landing:
Visit the Public Beaches: Enjoy an afternoon on the shores of Lake George! The Rogers Memorial Beach and the Veteran’s Memorial Park Beach are located in Bolton Landing. Both beaches have park and picnic areas perfect for family-friendly fun. The beaches are open from 7am to 10pm and there is a $5 parking fee. View more information on Lake George Beaches.
Go Shopping: Pick up one-of-a kind souvenirs and gifts. There are many unique shops in town. Perfect for spending an afternoon shopping from boutique to boutique! Bring home something for those who couldn’t make it or purchase a keepsake for yourself!
Take a Chartered Cruise: Whether you are a first time visitor or a seasoned vacationer, learn something new on an Indian Pipes Chartered Cruise. Captain John Orlando and his wife Anita have been guiding tours since 1986. Whether you are looking to have fun in the water or to take a tour of the lake, you are sure to have a good time! Large parties are welcome. Get your friends and family and make a reservation!
Experience an Extreme Adventure: Zip, swing and climb on challenging aerial adventure courses. Great for all ages and fitness levels, the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course is the first of its kind in the United States. With 5 adult courses, kids course and the new "Squirrels Den" for kids, it's excitement for the whole family. There's nothing else like it, and it's only in Bolton Landing!
Visit a Butterfly Farm: Discover butterflies! Take the kids to marvel and explore a hands-on butterfly farm. Up Yonda Farm’s butterfly garden is enclosed in a netted structure and offers the opportunity to view all stages of butterfly life. Children will love the museum, sugarhouse, starry dome, and all the trails Up Yonda Farm has to offer.
Rent a Boat: Boating on the lake can be lots of fun! You can explore, site see, fish, or sunbathe. Don’t have a boat? Don’t worry! F.R. Smith & Sons Marina is located conveniently on Sagamore Road and has a selection of power boats, pontoon boats, kayaks and canoes. Rentals are available by the day, the week, or even the month.
Learn to Kayak: Want to spend time on the lake without the noise of a motor? Kayaking offers a chance to see Adirondack wildlife up close and personal. It’s a great way to get exercise, clear your mind, and relax. Lake George Kayak Co. has an assortment of kayaks and canoes for rental and also offers tours and classes for beginners.
Go Horseback Riding: Visit the nearby riding stables and hoof it around the Adirondacks! Never before has the trip up been so enjoyable! Take a scenic horseback ride up into the mountains and take the time to appreciate the views every step of the way.
Take a Hike: The Southern Adirondack area offers many options for hikers. Two great options are Cat Mountain and Sleeping Beauty. Get your exercise and reward yourself with spectacular views of the lake and fresh mountain air. View more information on hiking in the Lake George area.
Enjoy Dinner on the Lake: There are a lot of dining options in Bolton Landing. Whether you want a casual, family-friendly or romantic venue you will find what you are looking for. View the full guide of Bolton Landing restaurants.
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