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2019 Best Of Lake George Winners

From accommodations and restaurants to attractions and activities, these are the best places to stay, play, and dine in Lake George according to our 2019 Best Of voters!


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Best On Lake George

WINNER: The Sagamore Resort
2nd: Takundewide Cottages
3rd: Fort William Henry Resort
4th: Twin Birches Cottages
5th: Surfside on the Lake

Best In Lake George Village

WINNER: Fort William Henry Resort
2nd: Surfside on the Lake
3rd: Courtyard Lake Gegorge
4th: Holiday Inn Resort
5th: Georgian Lakeside Resort

Best Campground

WINNER: Lake George Escape Family Camping Resort
2nd: Lake George RV Park
3rd: Moose Hillock Camping Resort
4th: Rogers Rock Campground
5th: Hearthstone Point Campground

Best Cabins & Cottages

WINNER: Lake George Escape Family Camping Resort
2nd: Takundewide Cottages
3rd: Twin Birches Cottages
4th: Trout House Village Resort
5th: Mt. Knoll Beach Cottages

Best Bed & Breakfast

WINNER: Boathouse Waterfront Lodging
2nd: Inn at Erlowest
3rd: Romeo & Giulietta's Hideaway
4th: The Lamplight Inn Bed & Breakfast
5th: Top of the World Golf Resort B&B

Best Budget-Friendly Lodging

WINNER: The Tiki Resort
2nd: Dunham's Bay Resort
3rd: Mohican Motel
4th: Super 8 - Lake George/Downtown
5th: Americas Best Value Inn & Suites

Things To Do

Best Cruise

WINNER: Lake George Steamboat Co.
2nd: Bolton Boat Tours
3rd: Lake George Waterfront Cruises
4th: The Morgan
5th: Love is on Lake George Cruises

Best Shopping

WINNER: The Factory Outlets of Lake George
2nd: Live Love Laugh
3rd: Riley's
4th: Adirondack Winery
5th: Indian Tepee Gift Shop

Best Indoor Attraction

WINNER: Adirondack Winery
2nd: Fort William Henry Museum
3rd: The Fun Spot
4th: Six Flags Great Escape Indoor Water Park
5th: House of Frankenstein Wax Museum

Best Outdoor Attraction

WINNER: Bolton Boat Tours
2nd: Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
3rd: Lake George Bar Crawl
4th: Natural Stone Bridge & Caves
5th: Parasailing Adventures

Best Horseback Riding

WINNER: Ruggiero's Public Horseback Riding at the Painted Pony Ranch
2nd: Bennett's Riding Stable
3rd: Saddle Up Stables
4th: Roaring Brook Ranch
5th: Ridin-Hy Ranch Resort

Best Attraction In Hadley & Lake Luzerne

WINNER: Sacandaga Outdoor Center
2nd: Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
3rd: Tubby Tubes
4th: Wild Waters Outdoor Center
5th: Adirondack Tubing Adventures

Best Attraction In The Adirondacks, Exclusive Of Lake George

WINNER: Natural Stone Bridge & Caves
2nd: The Wild Center
3rd: Adirondack Experience
4th: Gore Mountain
5th: Ridin-Hy Ranch Resort

Food & Drink

Best Dining In Lake George & Diamond Point

WINNER: George's Restaurant (NOTE: Closed - Summer 2019)
2nd: The Log Jam
3rd: Adirondack Pub & Brewery
4th: Bistro LeRoux
5th: Mario's Restaurant

Best Dining In Bolton Landing

WINNER: The Algonquin
2nd: Tavern on the Lake - Blue Water Manor
3rd: Cate's Italian Garden
4th: Pumpernickel's
5th: Frederick's Restaurant

Best Breakfast

WINNER: Lone Bull Pancake & Steak House
2nd: The Silo
3rd: Bank Cafe
4th: Caffe Vero
5th: Prospect Mountain Diner

Best Pizza

WINNER: Capri Pizzeria & Restaurant
2nd: Giuseppe's Pizzeria
3rd: Pizza Jerks
4th: Cate's Italian Garden
5th: MezzaLuna's

Best Italian

WINNER: Mario's Restaurant
2nd: Mama Riso's Italian Restaurant
3rd: Giuseppe's Pizzeria
4th: Cate's Italian Garden
5th (TIE): La Bella Vita - The Sagamore and MezzaLuna's

Best Fine Dining

WINNER: The Log Jam
2nd: The Grist Mill
3rd: Bistro LeRoux
4th: La Bella Vita - The Sagamore
5th: The Ridge Terrace Restaurant

Best Ice Cream

WINNER: Martha's Dandee Creme
2nd: Nina's Sweet Shoppe
3rd: Ben & Jerry's
4th: Stewart's Shops
5th: A&W

Best Bar

WINNER: Adirondack Pub & Brewery
2nd: Duffy's Tavern
3rd: Lake George Beach Club
4th: The Garrison
5th: Tavern on the Lake - Blue Water Manor

Best Wine, Winery, Or Wine List

WINNER: Adirondack Winery
2nd: Chateau on the Lake
3rd: Bistro LeRoux
4th: Duffy's Wines & Liquors
5th: Inn at Erlowest Restaurant

Best Beer On Tap

WINNER: Adirondack Pub & Brewery
2nd: Bolton Landing Brewing Company
3rd: The Garrison Restaurant
4th: 163 Tap Room
5th: Lake George Beach Club



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