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Year-Round Romantic Activities in the Lake George Region

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Visiting Lake George with your favorite person? No matter the time of year, there are romantic things to do, from private igloo dining to treetop adventures to scenic chairlift rides. Come make memories together in this special place all year long.

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It's a Wonderful Winter With Your Favorite Person

Dine in Your Own Private Igloo

Have you heard of igloo dining? These majestic dining pods are a unique way to enjoy a Lake George winter while staying warm. Pictured above are igloos at the Inn at Erlowest, though there are many heated outdoor dining options in the region.

Check Out an Ice Bar or Cozy Bar

In the winter, ice bars are a huge draw to Lake George in the winter. Another option is to get cozy at a bar or restaurant that offers a fireplace. You might even be able to get a reservation right next to the fire!

Snuggle Together on a Sleigh Ride

What could be more romantic than a horse-drawn sleigh ride for two? Circle B Ranch in Chestertown, about 20 minutes from Lake George, offers private sleigh rides where you can stay warm under a blanket with your partner.

Hit the Slopes at a Ski Resort

It's the Adirondack Park, of course there's skiing in the winter! For you skiers, snowboarders, and other couples who bond over cold-weather sports, check out these top ski resorts in the Lake George Region and beyond.

Hire an Ice Fishing Guide & Get Out on the (Frozen) Lake

Wait, hear us out! Ice fishing can be romantic! Imagine the thrill of being out on the frozen lake, trying something you've never done before - together. Make sure you beginners hire an ice fishing guide. (And find someplace warm to cuddle after.)

Spring Is in the Air & So Is Adventure

Connect With Nature Together High in the Treetops

Suspended rope bridges, Tarzan swings, and more high-flying obstacles await for adventurous couples at Adirondack Extreme's treetop course, which typically opens on weekends seasonally in April.

Brave the Rapids on a Raging River

Whitewater rafting opportunities abound in the Southern Adirondacks, particularly in the spring when the snow runoff provides incredible rapids. Adirondack River Outfitters in North River starts up in April, and there are other whitewater rafting companies close by.

Duck Inside a Museum or Art Gallery

Spring weather can be unpredictable in the Lake George region, with rain or even snow a distinct possibility. Have some indoor options on the docket, including local museums like The Hyde Collection and the Chapman Museum. (You can also visit them when it's nice out!)

Bring Back the Fun of Bowling

Are you high school sweethearts? Even if you're not, you can reminisce together over the days of your yesteryears when you'd enjoy a wholesome bowling game. Lake George Lanes & Games is where you'll want to go for nostalgia and a bit of competition.

Don't Discount Roller Skating 

Speaking of youthful date night activities, did you know there's a roller skating arena in the area? Hold hands as you make your way around the rink at The Fun Spot in Queensbury.

It's Summertime Lovin' by the Lake - Lake George, That Is

sunrise at summit
Photo credit: Kevin Hanselman

Yes, you can take a hike on one of the many trails or mountains in the area. Or, you can kick the experience up a notch by heading out super early to gaze at an Instagrammable sunrise. Cat Mountain in Bolton Landing is pictured above.  

Ride on From Lake George to Glens Falls

Bring your bicycles or rent and hit the bikeway - the Warren County Bikeway, that is. The biking and hiking trail runs about 10 miles from Lake George to Glens Falls, and there are other bike trails close by.

Cross Parasailing Off the Bucket List

Parasailing Adventures offers the unique chance to see Lake George from 300 feet above. When you look back on your lives and adventures together, this experience is sure to rank towards the top. Although we think of this as a summer activity, they typically open for the season in early May.

Cool Off With a Sweet Treat

Sometimes the best dates are the simple ones. When you're ready to switch gears from summiting mountains and parasailing over the lake, grab a couple of ice cream cones from Nina's Sweet Shoppe.

Relax on the Beach

When it's too hot to move, head to one of Lake George's beaches with a giant umbrella in one hand and a large towel in the other. Enjoy mountain and water sights as you take advantage of your downtime.

Fall in Love With Autumn in the Southern Adirondacks

Get Spooked on a Ghost Tour

Fort William Henry is the prime Lake George haunted hotspot that offers guided ghost tours. It won't be too scary making your way around the 18th century fortress at night if you have your partner in crime next to you, right?

Cheers to Your Coupledom

Although you can visit nearly any winery, brewery, or distillery year-round, we love the idea of a fall wine tasting date at Adirondack Winery. If you're visiting in October make sure to take advantage of their limited edition Drink Pink wines for a great cause.

Strap on Your Riding Boots

Remember that sleigh ride you can take in the winter? The same company, Circle B Ranch, offers horseback riding as well. Stroll along a scenic trail and take in the foliage in a whole new way.

Lose Yourselves in a Corn Maze

Speaking of the foliage, our last two recommendations for fall take you on a picturesque drive to your destination. Work together to solve the clues in Fort Ticonderoga's corn maze, about an hour north of Lake George. The maze is typically open August through October

View the Foliage in a Special Way

chair lift in the fall

Gore Mountain, about 35 minutes from Lake George in North Creek, provides scenic skyrides on chairlifts and gondolas during the fall. It's you, your favorite person, and vibrant colors as far as the eye can see.

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