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2023 Best Of Lake George Winners

According to the voters in our 2023 Best of Lake George survey competition, these are the best accommodations, restaurants, attractions, and activities in the Lake George area! Thank you to everyone who voted this year.


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Best On Lake George

WINNER: Fort William Henry Hotel
2nd: The Stone Gate Resort
3rd: Diamond Cove Cottages
4th: Marine Village Resort
5th: Shore Meadows Lodge

Best In Lake George Village

WINNER: Fort William Henry Hotel
2nd: Shore Meadows Lodge
3rd: Courtyard Lake George
4th: Marine Village Resort
5th: Holiday Inn Resort

Best Campground

WINNER: Whippoorwill Motel & Campsites
2nd: Moose Hillock Camping Resort
3rd: Lake George Escape
4th: Mountain Air Campground
5th: Lake George RV Park

Best Cabins & Cottages

WINNER: English Brook Cottages
2nd: The Stone Gate Resort
3rd: Whippoorwill Motel & Campsites
4th: Lincoln Log Colony
5th: Diamond Cove Cottages

Best Bed & Breakfast

WINNER: Rockwell Falls Inn (formerly The Lamplight Inn Bed & Breakfast)
2nd: Inn of Lake George
3rd: Inn at Erlowest
4th: Romeo & Giulietta's Hideaway
5th: Cornerstone Victorian Bed & Breakfast

Best Winter Lodging

WINNER: Fort William Henry Hotel
2nd: The Sagamore Resort
3rd: Inn at Erlowest
4th: Courtyard Lake George
5th: Holiday Inn Resort


Things To Do

Best Indoor Attraction

WINNER: The Sembrich
2nd: Fort William Henry Museum
3rd: Six Flags Great Escape Indoor Water Park
4th: The Fun Spot
5th (TIE): House of Frankenstein Wax Museum / Fun World Arcade

Best Beach

WINNER: Million Dollar Beach
2nd: Shepard Park Beach
3rd (TIE): Veteran's Memorial Park Beach and Lake George Dog Beach
5th (TIE): Fort Ann Town Beach, Hague Town Beach Park, and Huletts Landing

Best Shopping

WINNER: Curated Phases
2nd: Love is on Lake George
3rd: The Factory Outlets of Lake George
4th: Serendipity Boutique
5th: Adirondack Winery

Best Horseback Riding

WINNER: Circle B Ranch
2nd: Mountain View Rocking B Ranch
3rd: Saddle Up Stables
4th: Ridin-Hy Ranch Resort
5th: Ruggiero's Public Horseback Riding at the Painted Pony Ranch

Best Attraction In Hadley & Lake Luzerne

WINNER: Sacandaga Outdoor Center
2nd: Tubby Tubes River Co.
3rd: Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
4th: Adirondack Adventure Center
5th: Adirondack Folk School

Best Attraction In The Adirondacks, North Of Lake George

WINNER: Natural Stone Bridge & Caves
2nd: Ausable Chasm
3rd: Fort Ticonderoga
4th: Revolution Rail Co.
5th: The Wild Center


Food & Drink

Best Dining In Lake George & Diamond Point

WINNER: The Log Jam
2nd: The Docksider
3rd: The Brasserie at Bayside Resort
4th: Mario's Restaurant
5th: Caldwell House Restaurant

Best Dining In Bolton Landing

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

Best Breakfast

WINNER: Bank Cafe
2nd: Bear's Cup
3rd: The Silo
4th: Lone Bull Pancake & Steak House
5th: White Lion Restaurant - Fort William Henry

Best Pizza

WINNER: Capri Pizzeria & Restaurant
2nd: Giuseppe's Pizzeria
3rd: Pizza Jerks
4th: Trailhead Pizza
5th: Number One Pizza

Best Italian Cuisine

WINNER: Mario's Restaurant
2nd: Mama Riso's Italian Restaurant
3rd: Giuseppe's Pizzeria
4th: Cate's Italian Garden
5th: Saluti

Best Fine Dining

WINNER: The Log Jam
2nd: Caldwell House Restaurant
3rd: Bistro LeRoux
4th: The Ridge Terrace Restaurant
5th: Chateau on the Lake

Best Winery, Brewery, or Distillery

WINNER: Adirondack Winery
2nd: Adirondack Pub & Brewery
3rd: Bolton Landing Brewing Company
4th: Northway Brewing Company
5th: Lake George Distilling Company

Best Bar

WINNER: 163 Taproom
2nd: Duffy's Tavern
3rd: Lake George Beach Club
4th: The Garrison
5th: Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Best Ice Cream

WINNER: Martha's Dandee Creme
2nd: Nina's Sweet Shoppe
3rd: Stewart's Shops
4th: The Candy Apple
5th: Bon's Ice Cream & Adirondack Golf


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