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Find Fun Things To Do In Lake George NY

Planning a vacation, weekend trip or day trip to Lake George? Discover a wide variety of events, attractions and things to do. Lake George offers activities and fun for every age. There's truly something for everyone in your group, from outdoor adventures to indoor activities, perfect for rainy day fun. Keep reading below to find everything there is to do! 

View everything there is to do in Lake George, from fun events to major attractions, boat tours, and more.
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There's always something to see and do in and near Lake George. Check out major attractions.

Enjoy the beauty of Lake George and the southern Adirondacks when you get outdoors for recreational activities.

The best way to enjoy Lake George is on it! Explore all the ways there are to enjoy the lake - rent a paddleboard, take a boat tour, and more.

Shopping in the Lake George region is plentiful, varied, and the perfect activity for any day or season! Browse through unique gift shops and outlet stores.

Don't let inclement weather spoil your fun! There's plenty to keep you, your family, and your loved ones busy. Check out our full list of indoor activities.


More Amazing Things To Do In Lake George

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Lake George is one of the Adirondack's most popular destinations, and it's no wonder why. The pristine waters of this "Queen of American Lakes" is part of what makes Lake George so spectacular. You can camp under the stars, splash around at the beaches, venture out fishing on the lake, or go for a cruise.

Thrill seekers will want to check out the area's whitewater rafting and other extreme adventures.  Families and groups will enjoy the abundant amusement parks and attractions, and who doesn't love fireworks

Every season at this year-round destination brings fantastic events and adventures.

Spring is a great time to visit and is ideal for whitewater rafting and lacing up those hiking boots! You will also want to visit the area's many maple syrup producers and farms, and beat the summer crowds at these popular attractions

Summer is many visitors' favorite time to visit Lake George, and one of the most popular things to do is get out on the lake! There are special events, weekly fireworks, and a festive atmosphere as people stroll the village streets, relax on the beach and enjoy lakeside music, food and drink at one of the area's many restaurants and bars. Be sure to make lodging reservations early, as the area's hotels, cabins and vacation rentals book up fast! 

Fall in Lake George brings excellent conditions for hiking, leaf peeping, hay rides, hot air ballooning, horseback riding and more. This is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit, and as an added bonus, it's quieter too, even though almost everything is open. 

Winter turns the area into a beautiful, snowy wonderland with great skiing and snowmobiling, plus the popular Winterfest, Ice Castle and Lake George Winter Carnival festivities. Ice bars are popular throughout the region, and there are plenty of restaurants and pubs open for you to warm up in. 

No matter what time of year you choose to visit Lake George, you'll be glad you did. 

There's no shortage of great activities, attractions and things to do when you visit Lake George. Whether you come for a few hours or a few weeks, Lake George has proven to be a destination that offers something for everyone, whether they are in need of a relaxing vacation or up for a trip filled with endless excitement. Start building your itinerary now by learning about the Lake George museumsarea amusement parks and so much more that are open and looking forward to your arrival.