Fall Attractions in the Lake George Region

There is so much to do during fall in and around Lake George! The season offers exciting opportunities and attractions of all sorts.

Check out some of our favorite fall attractions throughout Lake George and the Adirondacks, and plan your adventure today! Perfect for the whole family, or a date for two - enjoy the beauty of fall with great company, laughter, and fun.

Scenic Gondola Rides

Scenic gondola rides are perfect for the whole family!
Take a trip to Gore Mountain in North Creek or Whiteface in Lake Placid and go on a scenic gondola ride! Just don't forget your camera! You will witness spectacular views of the Adirondacks that you'll never forget.

Photo provided by Whiteface

Prospect Mountain

Take a hike or drive up Prospect Mountain!
prospect mountain fall view
The Prospect Mountain trailhead is within walking distance from Lake George Village. Hike up, or, through the end of October, drive up the Veteran's Memorial Highway to get the same beautiful views!

Photo Credit: Rebecca Hanley

Balloon Flights

Fall is the perfect season for breathtaking balloon flights!
balloon flight
What could be more breathtaking than viewing fall foliage from a hot air balloon? You can float along for miles, admiring the views and snapping incredible photographs from the air. It will be a trip you will remember for the rest of your life!


Enjoy the fall foliage from a cruise on Lake George!
steamboat on lake george
The cruises on Lake George that take place throughout summer also run all fall long! It's a great chance to see the less crowded, more peaceful side of the lake.

Photo Credit: Eric Thacke

Fall Adventures

Looking for some adventure this fall? Look no further!
extreme adventure
Try the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course in Bolton Landing for a thrilling day on rope bridges and ziplines. The exhilarating tree-to-tree experience is great for the whole family.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy the changing colors of fall on horseback!
two horseback riders
See the Lake George area on horseback! Horseback riding is a relaxing activity that will take you on a trip through the changing foliage.

Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting is the perfect fall adventure for thrill seekers!
people white water rafting
Whitewater Rafting offers thrills and fun in the Lake George Region! Get a group of friends together and have an adventure on the river! 

Photo provided by Adirondack River Outfitters

Panoramic Golf Course Views

Take in the majestic fall views during a game of golf!
man golfing during the fall season
Looking to enjoy a game of golf while taking in the Lake George fall foliage views? Head to The Sagamore or Top of the World Golf Course for a stunning combination of foliage views and great golfing.

Wine Tastings

Enjoy wine during the festive fall season!
wine tasting
Thirsty from your adventures? Try an assortment of hand-crafted wines at the Adirondack Winery in Lake George. Tasting events will be held throughout the season. 

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