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Visiting Lake George NY on a Budget? We've Got You Covered With Insider Tips & Budget-Friendly Advice

Who wouldn't want to visit Lake George? With its sparkling blue waters, majestic mountains, eclectic attractions, Adirondack charm, and affordable options, Lake George is perfect for a day trip or week-long family vacation. If you want to visit this popular destination without breaking the bank, there are tons of budget options to help you stretch your dollars, from inexpensive motels to cheap eats to free (or almost free) activities that will make your Lake George adventure both fun and affordable.

Discover our favorite motels, cheap eats, and free activities for a fun and affordable trip to Lake George.
These 9 hotels and resorts offer quality and quintessential Lake George charm for less.
Lake George abounds with hotels, motels, resorts, and cottages that won't break the bank. 
Want to save money by cooking your own meals? Find motel rooms with kitchens or kitchenettes
On a tight budget or hoping to save on your dream hotel? Find great deals at these hotels you can only book direct. 
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Ginny Rae's Diner, photo: Alan Nudi
Get in on inxpensive but awesome restaurants that are close to Lake George, and sink your teeth into delicious deals.
Spend an inexpensive night in by ordering delivery from one of these local restaurants
Check out Shepard Park's summer lineup of free music, entertainment, and fireworks. 
Looking for an affordable activity? Play a round at one of Lake George's many mini golf courses.
Check out these free activities for a fun day in Lake George that won't cost you a dime.
For a summer essential that won't strain your wallet, stop at the Lake George hotspots on the Lake George to Lake Placid Ice Cream Trail
Searching for something to do? Browse these free events in the Lake George area.