10 Things To Do During The Off-Season

Everyone knows that Lake George in winter is beautiful, with the Winter Carnival in February and tons of snow activities everywhere. Then, there's the summer boom with plenty of fun on the water, like steamboat rides and parasailing. But what about that awkward time between the two seasons?

What do you do in early spring or late fall in Lake George? Well, we have the answers right here. Check out these 10 things to do during the off-season, then get out there and enjoy it while it lasts! Enjoy the low off-season hotel rates and the serenity of the lake. Enjoy year-round things to do in Lake George!

Have An Adventure


Love adventure? Swing from a tree or climb a wall! Adirondack Extreme is open into the fall and reopens in early April as soon as the snow melts. Want to prepare? Climb a wall at Rocksport - they're open year round!

Sail Downhill

Tubby Tubes park is open year round thanks to special turf! The tubing park has 4 different lanes made to feel like snow tubing, so even without the snow, you'll have a great time sailing down the hill!

Bike It Or Hike It

Winter, late fall and early spring are great times to hike. If the bike paths don’t have snow bring your wheels – skates, bikes or skateboards, it’s a beautiful ride. Just be prepared for mud!

Splash Around!

The Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Waterpark offers day passes during the off-season. Brace yourself for exhilarating water slides, surfing, lazy inner tube floats, & fun pool activities for the kids!

Explore Nature

The amazing sights of Ausable Chasm will take your breath away. Enjoy walking along towering cliffs in the midst of a primeval forest that peers into the chasm from many scenic overlooks and vistas. Open year round, it's a beautiful location in any season.

See A Show

There are many local theaters in Saratoga, Albany and Glens Falls that have entertainment year round. From dramatic performances to lively musicals, there's bound to be something showing nearby! Check out our events calendar for a show near you »

Snuggle Up With A Book

The Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls is worth the trip! With activities and events every day and a huge collection of books, you can browse all day and enjoy a good book during your vacation or staycation.

Have A Drink!

This one is for the adults only! Check out the many local wineries, like Adirondack Winery and Saratoga Winery for amazing wine tastings. If you're more of a beer drinker, there's plenty of breweries to try out as well!

Go Downtown!

While the Village of Lake George is a great destination, you may want to get out of town and visit the great stores and restaurants at these nearby locations! Downtown Glens Falls, Downtown Saratoga and Albany's Lark Street are all fun to explore, shop, dine, and people watch!

Hit the Museums

From children’s museums to the best kept secret in the North, the Hyde, you’ll be amazed at what lies just south of Lake George in Glens Falls and Albany! See museum listings here »

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