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Fall in Lake George - Discover Fun This Season!

Enjoy Fall in Lake George, and discover the great outdoors in a whole new way this autumn! From the gorgeous fall foliage to the crisp Adirondack Mountain air, the Lake George NY region is alive with bountiful activities and festivals this time of year. Lake George offers fun year round, so get out there and discover a multitude of fun, colors and adventures the entire family will love this season. Below you will find some fall activity ideas to get you started.

Wondering where to stay? Fall is the time of year when Lake George lodging properties offer deep discounts and fall specials packages to help you save big on your getaway.
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Our team of editors has also compiled a list of the top 3 places to stay during your trip to see the foliage in Lake George this fall.
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Leaf Peeping Guide

There is nothing more breathtaking than the changing colors of the leaves in the Lake George & Adirondack region of NY. Learn when to go and where to go leaf peeping in the Lake George area for the most spectacular sights! Don't forget to check out spectacular fall photos from regional photographer Carl Heilman II.

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Lake george events in fall

Lake George Fall Events Coming Up

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Fall Insider Secrets

Check out these insider secrets from locals themselves! Find everything from the perfect places to view fall foliage to the best places to visit this fall throughout Lake George and the Adirondacks!

Peak Foliage By Region
Top Spots For Foliage Viewing
Editors' Picks: Where To Stay
Hidden Gems You Must See
Best Attractions When Leaf Peeping
Other Fall Tips & Tid-Bits

Lake george events in fall

Fall Foliage Specials

Check out great fall foliage specials happening this fall! You'll find the perfect deal to relax and enjoy the fall foliage in and around Lake George!

Fall Foliage Specials & Deals


Fall Foliage in the Adirondacks

Top 5 Scenic Drives This Fall

Go for a driving tour to see the spectacular fall foliage surrounding Lake George! Whether by motorcycle, car, truck or van -- learn the best routes to take, and get advice from others who love Lake George.

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MUST-DO Attractions This Fall

Want to experience the BEST of fall in Lake George to make the most of the season? We have a few great suggestions for Adirondack attractions you will not want to miss out on this fall. From spectacular fall foliage gondola rides to horseback rides in the mountains, discover the adventures that await!

View some of the top fall attractions

Kite Flying in Lake George


Kick off the fall season in Lake George at the annual Oktoberfest & Fall Festival! Enjoy German biers, food & music, kids activities, fireworks and more!

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U-Pick Apple Orchards

'Tis the season for... apple picking! Visit one of the local Lake George orchards in the region and enjoy hand-picking your very own juicy apples straight from the branch! Make sure to check out the apple picking video!

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Halloween Happenings

Looking for a place to haunt this Halloween season? Find out what to do during this witching holiday in the Lake George area.

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Apples From A Farmers Market

Best Lake George Fall Activity

We asked Lake George Fans what their favorite fall activity was, and the answers are in! See what your fellow Lake George Facebook fans chose as their favorite fall activities!

Check out the most popular fall activities


Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patches

Bring the family for some fun on the farm! Go to a nearby pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkins, perfect for decorating the house for fall and creating jack-o-lanterns for Halloween. Enjoy a fun-filled ride on a fall hayride, too!

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Fall Hay Ride

8 "Don't Miss" Fall Events

View these top events in the region you won't want to miss! Celebrate the best of the fall season in the Lake George region with these popular fall festivals and fun. Autumn comes alive with family festivals and seasonal events that everyone can enjoy!

See these 8 fall events in Lake George

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Adirondack Balloon Festival

Watch as hundreds of hot air balloons take to the sky at the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival! See balloons of all shapes and sizes fill the fall skies - don't miss the Downtown Block Party & Classic Car Show as well!

Learn more about the balloon festival

Pumpkin Patch

Corn Mazes

Fun for all ages, corn mazes allow you to navigate through a labyrinth of paths where only one is the correct choice! Have a blast finding your way (and not finding your way) through a corn maze in the area! Check out the Heroic Corn Maze in Fort Ticonderoga!

Find a corn maze near Lake George

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Fall Hiking & Biking In Lake George

The Adirondack Mountains beckon! The cool weather and turning leaves make this a great time of year for adventure! The Lake George area offers many hiking & biking trails. There are trails for all levels, so get out there are enjoy the great outdoors.

Learn more about fall hiking and biking in Lake George

Kite Flying in Lake George

Let's Go Fly a Kite!

Now is the time to go out and enjoy the brisk fall weather and go kite flying! Find out where others say the best spots are, and tell us where you go fly a kite (up to the highest height!)

See the best locations to fly a kite