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Open Activities and Attractions In & Near Lake George NY

As the Lake George region reopens and summer weather arrives, the first question on many locals and visitors minds is - what attractions and activities are open? What is there to do? The answer is -- plenty! While we wait for 'everything' to open, you can have fun on the lake, in the treetops and on the trails. Check out what's open below, and contact the individual businesses for specifics on their operating hours and safety precautions.

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Dockside Landing Marina
Hague, NY
Explore the most breathtaking part of Lake George at Dockside Landing Marina! The northern tip of Lake George offers the most majestic mountain views and calm waters. Contact us today to enjoy our new boat rentals, luxury condo, and marina amenities.
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Lake George Kayak Company
Bolton Landing, NY
Located in Bolton Landing, NY, the Lake George Kayak Company is your one stop shop for a fun and easy paddling trip. They operate a boathouse and paddleshop where you can rent or purchase a canoe, kayak, or Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP).
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Adirondack Adventures Whitewater Rafting
North River, NY
Our experienced and knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you with planning a trip, rafting on the Hudson River (or elsewhere), or getting instruction on what whitewater is all about.
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Million Dollar Beach Lake George Village
Lake George, NY
Lake George (Million Dollar) Beach is a popular area beach with lifeguards, showers, picnic areas with grills, lots of room to swim, and parking. It also features a state-run, public boat launch with a boat inspection station.
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The Indian Tepee Gift Shop
Bolton Landing, NY
The Indian Tepee Gift Shop in Bolton Landing is your one stop shop for unique and classic items to remember your vacation. From t-shirts and drinkware to locally-made products, you will discover a little bit of everything!
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Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Hadley, NY
Located just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga Springs, Sacandaga Outdoor Center boasts the best location on the river. Where the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers meet in Hadley, NY, youÂ’ll find the best rafting, tubing and kayaking around!
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Patty's Watersports
Cleverdale, NY
Patty's Watersports, a division of Boats by George, is a boutique store and SUP shop that caters to all your stand up paddleboard needs. From purchases to rentals to lessons and gear, you'll find the latest and greatest in water sports.
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Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
Queensbury, NY
The Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark is located in Lake George, NY. Their Adirondack-themed lodge features 200 guest suites and a giant indoor waterpark, White Water Bay, for the use of hotel guests and outside visitors.
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Little Harbor Boat Rentals
Diamond Point, NY
One of the best ways to experience the beauty of Lake George is a boating adventure. Little Harbor Boat Rentals in Diamond Point features a fleet of boat rentals that are perfect for your next trip to the lake, from fishing boats to pontoons & more!
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Boats By George
Lake George, NY
Founded in 1982, Boats By George is the leading boat dealership for the Lake George, Adirondack, and Capital Region in Upstate New York. Their Showroom in Lake George, NY, provides a professional boat buying experience and award-winning service.
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Yankee Boating Center
Diamond Point, NY
Looking to spend a day on the waters of Lake George? Rent a boat from Yankee Boating Center in Diamond Point! The company offers boat rentals, a full-service marina for all your needs, and a showroom where you can browse new and pre-owned vessels.
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Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course - TreeTop Zip Line Aerial Obstacle Park - Best Of Winner
Bolton Landing, NY
OUTPLAY. OUTLAST. OUTSHINE. The Ultimate Challenge! The North Country's most thrilling adventure gets even better with the addition of a 5th adult course "Adrenaline" and the "Squirrels Den" for our youngest explorers ages 3+. Explore nature through a combination of outrageous obstacles and challenges including zip lines, suspended rope bridges, swings, slides, nets, and ladders. Spend 2-3 hours of sheer excitement trekking from tree to tree.
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Kayak Lake George
Lake George, NY
Kayak Lake George is open 10-5 Daily. Come dressed and ready to go with the following: Bathing suit, Sunscreen & Watershoes. Located in Lake George Village at 22 Lake Avenue.
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Adirondack Adventure Center - ADK Tubing & Rafting Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
Looking for a great way to beat the heat with your family and friends? Adirondack Adventure Center provides guided lazy river tubing and whitewater rafting trips for all ages near Lake George.
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Adirondack Adventure Center: ADK Treetop Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
ADK Treetop Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center in Lake Luzerne features a state-of-the-art adventure course through a beautiful forest canopy in the Southeastern Adirondacks. Ride the zip lines, cross the wooden platforms, and have fun!
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Ausable Chasm
Ausable Chasm, NY
Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks! Explore the depths of the chasm on up to five miles of scenic walking/hiking trails, one-of-a-kind float trips via raft, and adventure tours such as the Adventure Trail via ferrata and rock climbing. FAMILY FRIENDLY!
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Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga is a bucket list destination! Bring the family and enjoy hands-on activities, daily weapon demos, boat tours, world-class museum exhibits, beautiful gardens, friendly animals, and more. Rain or shine, there's something for everyone!
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Lake George Shoreline Cruises
Lake George, NY
Lake George Shoreline Cruises in Lake George, NY provides scenic cruises on the lake. Experience amazing views of Lake George while surrounded by the spectacular Adirondack Mountains.
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Airway Meadows Golf Club
Gansevoort, NY
Located minutes from Saratoga and Lake George Airway Meadows is known for their outstanding turf conditions and helpful staff. They are unique with their small airport on the course. Rated 4-1/2 stars out of 5 by the readership of Golf Digest Magazine for Best Places to Play
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Glen Island Group - Glen Island Store and Rangers Station
The Glen Island Group is just off of Bolton Landing and this ranger station is the closest one to Bolton Landing, NY. So if you are using a Bolton Landing Marina for launching your boat, the Glen Island Group is the best choice of islands for you.
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Lake George Boat Rentals
Lake George, NY
Enjoy a leisurely cruise on beautiful Lake George aboard a pontoon boat. It's the BEST way to see the lake in all its splendor! We are the only business in Lake George Village renting pontoon boats!
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Parasailing Adventures
Lake George, NY
Spectacular view from our parasail, high over Lake George. Easy take-off and landing off the back of our parasail boat. No skill required, safe and thrilling for all ages (6 and up.) Call 518-668-9234 or 607-272-7245. Currently open weekends only.
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Lake George Island Boat Tours
Queensbury, NY
Rated #1 Boat Tours & Water Sports by TripAdvisor in Lake George! Things to do on your private tour include swimming, cliff jumping, snorkeling, and the always exciting tubing! Great for kids, bachelor and bachelorette parties and family functions.
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Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Ready for an outdoor adventure in the Adirondacks? Beaver Brook Outfitters offers a wide range of services at their four bases, including guided whitewater rafting trips, canoe and kayak rentals, and a winter sports rental shop.
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Bolton Boat Tours and Water Sports on Lake George
Diamond Point, NY
The best private boat tours on Lake George. With tubing, cliff jumping, nature/wildlife viewing, bass fishing, and more included on every boat trip. Let's make lasting summer memories together- Why rent when you can relax?
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Wild Waters Outdoor Center - Whitewater Rafting
Warrensburg, NY
Located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake George New York, our whitewater rafting trips on The Hudson and Sacandaga rivers as well as our kayak programs are unmatched.
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Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
Queensbury, NY
Nestled within the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery's mission is to produce handmade, high-quality spirits using local New York State grains and fruits in their all-natural and innovative process.
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Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service
Olmstedville, NY
Jamie Frasier of Adirondack Mountain and Stream Guide Service and his team have been guiding adventurous folk like you through the Adirondacks' mountains, lakes, rivers, and streams for over 25 years. Call ahead to book your tour!
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ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Adventure Center
North River, NY
The Adirondack Adventure Center located at ARO Adventures in North River offers a number of thrilling recreational opportunities that will ensure you'll want to come back again and again, including ziplining, a ropes course, paintball, and more.
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Ruggiero's Public Horseback Riding at the Painted Pony Ranch
Lake Luzerne, NY
Since 1953, the Painted Pony Ranch in Lake Luzerne has been the Lake George Region's premier ranch. With over 50 years of experience, you will be in good hands during your guided trail ride at Ruggiero's Public Horseback Riding.
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Natural Stone Bridge and Caves Park
Pottersville, NY
Summer: Hike self-guided tour & explore LARGEST cave entrance in East, waterfalls, gorge, caves. Guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, disc golf, climbing walls, dino dig, simulated mines, & extensive rock shop. Winter: snowshoe trails and tours.
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River Ridin'
Lake Luzerne, NY
Ready for a fun-filled adventure out on the water in the Lake George area? Take a trip to River Ridin' in nearby Lake Luzerne! The local watersports outfitter offers everything from kayak and jet ski rentals to paddling trips down the Hudson River.
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Adirondack Winery
Lake George, NY
Now open for wine tastings, shipping and curbside pickup - including on-the-spot curbside pickup outside our 3 locations in Lake George, Bolton Landing & Queensbury!
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Circle B Ranch
Chestertown, NY
Circle B Ranch is a family-owned and operated ranch offering trail rides, riding lessons, sleigh rides, and hay rides. Enjoy unparalleled Adirondack mountain views with your experienced guide - there are even pony rides available for the little ones!
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Hike with Jackson
Hike with Jackson offers guided hikes in the Adirondack Park and Lake George area. No matter your skill level, there is a mountain for you! Let this experienced guide help you custom plan the perfect hike.
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Bolton Landing Brewing Company
Bolton Landing, NY
Located right in the heart of Bolton Landing, NY, Bolton Landing Brewing Company is a brewpub that offers a fantastic selection of craft beers and some tasty pub grub. Enjoy a drink on their outdoor patio, hang out at the bar, or relax at a table.
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Chic's Marina & Boat Rentals
Bolton Landing, NY
Whether you are looking to buy or rent, Chic's Marina carries both new and used boats, personal watercrafts (PWC), and motors. The marina features the largest fleet on Lake George and offers quality boat storage and services.
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Boating With Bob
Bolton Landing, NY
Boating With Bob gives private and customizable boat tours of Lake George on board their gorgeous Chapparal Bowrider. Enjoy everything from sightseeing to fishing, tubing, cliff jumping, and more with a true local boat captain.
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Mountain View Rocking B Ranch
Lake Luzerne, NY
Enjoy horseback riding year round in the beautiful Adirondacks at Mountain View Rocking B Ranch! Our popular sunset dinner rides and trail rides allow you to enjoy a horseback ride to the top of Beech Mountain in Lake Luzerne, NY
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Ledge Rock Hill Winery & Vineyard
Corinth, NY
Ledge Rock Hill Winery & Vineyard is an authentic Adirondack winery producing premium handcrafted award-winning wines for every taste. Visit their tasting room for a one-of-kind wine tasting experience amongst picturesque towering pines & birches!
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Lake George Steamboat Company
Lake George, NY
The Lake George Steamboat Company offers a variety of cruises on 3 large ships: the Minne-Ha-Ha, the Mohican, and the Lac du Saint Sacrement.
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Lake George Distilling Company
Fort Ann, NY
Lake George Distilling Company is a small New York State farm distillery with handcrafted spirits made from 100% New York State grains. They take the time to select the best local ingredients from the region to create their products in small batches.
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Glen Lake Canoe Launch
Queensbury, NY
The Glen Lake Canoe Launch is located off Exit 20 on I-87, just 1.3 miles from the Six Flags Great Escape intersection. Access from the launch is restricted to canoes and kayaks.
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Lake George Island Adventures
Diamond Point, NY
Come enjoy a truly personalized adventure on the water. Tubing, cliff jumping, swimming, hiking or whatever you like. The choices are yours!
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Rod Bender Charters
Diamond Point, NY
Light Tackle is our Specialty! Enjoy sport fishing aboard Rod Bender Charters 28 foot Baha Cruisers Sport Fisherman. Fully equipped for a successful day of fishing on the Queen of American Lakes, Lake George, NY.
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Lockhart Charter Fishing
Diamond Point, NY
Experience Lake George fishing aboard the 26-foot Harris "Fisherman" pontoon boat with 220 square feet of fishing room for up to a dozen people. This customized fishing boat has a quiet 115hp four stroke motor and the latest fishing equipment.
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Adventure Boat Tours & Watersports, LLC
Lake George, NY
Ready for a fun-filled trip on the waters of Lake George? Adventure Boat Tours & Watersports, LLC offers 1-hour tours or longer on "The Queen of American Lakes." Customize your tour and enjoy sightseeing, water skiing, swimming, and more.
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Beckley's Marina & Boats
Diamond Point, NY
Discover great boats at reasonable prices at Beckley's Marina & Boats in Diamond Point, NY. Their location also features a private launch and full-service marina on Lake George.
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Highliner Charter Fishing
Diamond Pointe, NY
Highliner Charter Fishing is Lake George's Premier charter fishing fleet. We specialize in light tackle fishing for landlocked salmon, lake trout, large mouth bass and small mouth bass...
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Northway Brewing Co.
Queensbury, NY
Northway Brewing Company is excited to craft beers that celebrate the people and landscapes that make up our area.
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Fischer's Marina
Kattskill Bay, NY
Located on the East Side of Lake George in Kattskill Bay, Fischers Marina is a Full Service Marina with everything needed to make your stay in the Adirondacks an enjoyable one! New Boats fill our Rental Fleet. Parking, Gas, Pump-outs and more
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F.R. Smith & Sons Marina
Bolton Landing, NY
F.R. Smith & Sons Marina is one of the premier boat dealers in Lake George. Enjoy our selection of power boats, pontoon boats, kayaks and canoes available for you to rent, as well as water taxis to the islands.
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Top of the World Golf Course
Lake George, NY
Our 18 hole course is challenging and the scenery is breathtaking. Nature and golf course become one as fairways and greens fit seamlessly into the backdrop of the Adirondacks.
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Devocean Watersports
D.W.S has everything you need for your Personalized Adirondack adventure! We offer Jet Ski Tours, Paddle Boarding, Eco Boat Rides, Tubing for kids, Boat Charters & more!
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Diamond Point Boat Tours
Diamond Point, NY
Cruise Lake George on our 2015 luxury pontoon boat. Relax in our comfy seats and enjoy a private customized tour for up to 12 people. Swim, sightsee or tube. Diamond Point Boat Tours,LLC is insured, inspected, and licensed by the State of New York.
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Austin Charters
Austin Charters is a family-friendly Lake George fishing charter led by Rick Austin, who has been fishing on Lake George for over 40 years! Enjoy both summer and winter fishing on beautiful Lake George from Fischer's Marina in Katskill Bay.
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Queensbury Country Club
Lake George, NY
Queensbury Country Club is conveniently located a short 10 minute drive from Lake George. Surrounded by the Adirondack mountains, enjoy the views while you play 18 holes on a meticulously maintained course.
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Adirondack Winery - Bolton Landing Tasting Room
Bolton Landing, NY
For some of the best locally-handcrafted and award-winning wines in the entire Lake George region, visit Adirondack Winery at their second Tasting Room in Bolton Landing, NY. Experience a wine tasting like no other!
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Glens Falls Farmers' Market
Glens Falls, NY
The Glens Falls Farmers Market Association has been bringing locally grown, produced and crafted products to the communities surrounding Glens Falls for over 40 years.
Boardwalk Marina
Lake George, NY
Looking for a private boat launch in Lake George? Visit The Boardwalk's Lake George marina, which offers dock space, marine fuel, marine pump-outs for boaters, and more.
Cronin's Golf Resort
Warrensburg, NY
Located along the Hudson River, Cronin's is family owned and operated since 1945, offering a challenging, top rated 18-hole 6,121 yard, par 70 course.

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