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Top 10 Reasons to Vacation in Lake George

There are dozens of reasons why you should choose Lake George as your next vacation destination, but 10 of our favorites are listed below!

1. Adventure

Lake George is full of action! Enjoy whitewater raftinghot air ballooningboatingwaterskiingtubingparasailingamusement parksropes courses, and many other attractions. Discover activities you've never done before and those you already know you love. It's all here!

2. Scenic Beauty

Sit back and soak it all in. With sparkling, pristine blue waters surrounded by magnificent Adirondack mountains, Lake George is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Even Thomas Jefferson thought so!

3. Great Beaches

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Take a dip in the refreshing waters of Lake George, or just relax and sink your toes in the sand. Lake George Village has three great beaches, and the surrounding region has more than a dozen beaches and pools, providing many great options for water lovers.

4. Golf

Featuring world class 18-hole golf courses, as well as several entertaining mini golf courses, Lake George is great for golf lovers of all ages and ability levels.

5. Fun For Kids

Lake George offers non-stop fun for families! Whether you are looking for things to do with kids in Lake George or the best attractions for teens, you will find more than you can possibly fit into one trip. But that's just another reason to come back!

6. Islands

Have you ever wanted to camp out on a private island? Or maybe just picnic on one? Lake George is unique in that it offers an array of scenic islands, which you can reserve for overnight camping or just for day use.

7. Shopping

Love is on Lake George trinkets

Hit the outlets and find some great deals or get unique gifts and vacation keepsakes at various souvenir shops. Even if you don't end up buying much, walking through the village shops is a fun way to spend the afternoon. And don't forget to stop for ice cream or a wine tasting!

8. Hiking

For those who love the outdoors, Lake George has ample hiking trails that overlook the lake, one of the most popular peaks being Sleeping Beauty Mountain. Spot wildlife along the way, and enjoy the views from the top that will take your breath away. For an additional challenge, try climbing some of the more difficult peaks in the Adirondacks.

9. Fireworks

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Photo credit: Luke Dow Photography

On most Thursday evenings in July and August, fireworks light up the sky in Lake George! Spectators gather at various places throughout the village to see the sparks fly above the Queen of American Lakes.

10. One-Of-A-Kind Events

Where else can you find fun, family-friendly, and unique events, like the Lake George Elvis FestivalAmericadeLake George Jazz Weekend, and the Adirondack Balloon Festival? And that's not to mention the free weekly concerts all summer long and fireworks over the lake PLUS so many other awesome events that take place throughout the year. Check out the events calendar for what's happening now!

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Enjoy&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/rafting-tubing-kayaking-sup/whitewater-rafting/">whitewater rafting</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/hot-air-balloon-rides/">hot air ballooning</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/boat-jet-ski-rentals/">boating</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/water-skiing-wakeboarding/">waterskiing</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/rafting-tubing-kayaking-sup/tubing/">tubing</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/parasailing/">parasailing</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/attractions/">amusement parks</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/business/adirondack-extreme-adventure-course-2733/">ropes courses</a>, and many other attractions. Discover activities you've never done before and those you already know you love. It's all here!</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/photos/beauty/#1">2. Scenic Beauty</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/photos/beauty/#1"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//boatsonlakescenesara22.jpg" alt="boats on lake" height="629" width="1200" > </a> </div> <p>Sit back and soak it all in. With sparkling, pristine blue waters surrounded by magnificent Adirondack mountains, Lake George is&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/photos/beauty/#1">one of the most beautiful places</a>&nbsp;on Earth. Even&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/history/thomas-jefferson/">Thomas Jefferson</a>&nbsp;thought so!</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/beaches/">3. Great Beaches</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//lakegeorgebeach.jpg" alt="people on a beach" height="629" width="1200" > <div class="m2-image-caption"> https://www.lakegeorge.com/beaches/ </div> </div> <p>Take a dip in the refreshing waters of Lake George, or just relax and sink your toes in the sand. Lake George Village has&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/beaches/">three great beaches</a>, and the surrounding region has more than a dozen beaches and pools, providing many great options for water lovers.</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/golf/courses/">4. Golf</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/golf/courses/"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//lakegeorgegolfcourse.jpg" alt="golf course" height="629" width="1200" > </a> </div> <p>Featuring world class&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/golf/courses/">18-hole golf courses</a>, as well as several entertaining&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/golf/mini-golf/">mini golf courses</a>, Lake George is great for golf lovers of all ages and ability levels.</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/kids-fun-attractions/">5. Fun For Kids</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/images/tubinggirlgreatescapelodge.jpg"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//tubinggirlgreatescapelodge.jpg" alt="girl on tube in water park" height="629" width="1200" > </a> </div> <p>Lake George offers non-stop fun for families! Whether you are looking for&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-love/top-kid-fun/">things to do with kids</a>&nbsp;in Lake George or the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/itinerary-teens/">best attractions for teens</a>, you will find more than you can possibly fit into one trip. But that's just another reason to come back!</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/camping/lake-george-islands/">6. Islands</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/images/islandsignmicro.jpg"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//islandcamptent.jpg" alt="" height="629" width="1200" > </a> </div> <p>Have you ever wanted to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/camping/lake-george-islands/">camp out on a private island</a>? Or maybe just&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/parks-landmarks-nature/parks-picnic-spots/">picnic on one</a>? Lake George is unique in that it offers an array of scenic islands, which you can reserve for overnight camping or just for day use.</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/shopping/all/">7. Shopping</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//loveisonlakegeorgetrinkets.jpg" alt="Love is on Lake George trinkets" height="629" width="1200" > </div> <p>Hit the outlets and find some great deals or get unique gifts and vacation keepsakes at various souvenir shops. Even if you don't end up buying much,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/shopping/all/">walking through the village shops</a>&nbsp;is a fun way to spend the afternoon. And don't forget to stop for&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/restaurants/casual-dining/ice-cream-froyo/">ice cream</a>&nbsp;or a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/breweries-wineries-distilleries/">wine tasting</a>!</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/hiking/">8. Hiking</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/hiking/"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//trailtosleepingbeautysign-2.jpg" alt="trail markers in woods" height="629" width="1200" > </a> </div> <p>For those who love the outdoors, Lake George has&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/hiking/">ample hiking trails</a>&nbsp;that overlook the lake, one of the most popular peaks being&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/hiking/sleeping-beauty-mountain/#1">Sleeping Beauty Mountain</a>. Spot wildlife along the way, and enjoy the views from the top that will take your breath away. For an additional challenge, try climbing some of the more difficult peaks in the Adirondacks.</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/fireworks/">9. Fireworks</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/images/lukedowsummerfireworks.jpg"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//lukedowsummerfireworks.jpg" alt="fireworks in sky" height="629" width="1200" > </a> <div class="m2-image-caption"> Photo credit: Luke Dow Photography </div> </div> <p>On most Thursday evenings in July and August,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/things-to-do/fireworks/">fireworks light up the sky</a>&nbsp;in Lake George! Spectators gather at various places throughout the village to see the sparks fly above the Queen of American Lakes.</p> <h3><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/events/">10. One-Of-A-Kind Events</a></h3> <div class="m2-image"> <a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/images/americadescott.jpg"> <img src="https://cdn.securem2.com//commonimages/pages/2021/7//americadescott.jpg" alt="man on motorcycle in between more motorcycles" height="629" width="1200" > </a> </div> <p>Where else can you find fun, family-friendly, and unique events, like the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/elvis-festival/">Lake George Elvis Festival</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/americade/">Americade</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/annual-events/jazz-festival/">Lake George Jazz Weekend</a>, and the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/fall/events/balloon-fest/">Adirondack Balloon Festival</a>? And that's not to mention the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/music-and-fireworks/">free weekly concerts</a>&nbsp;all summer long and fireworks over the lake PLUS so many other awesome events that take place throughout the year. Check out the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/events/">events calendar</a>&nbsp;for what's happening now!</p> <p><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/summer/itineraries/">&lt;&lt; Back to Summer Itineraries</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.lakegeorge.com/summer/">&lt;&lt; Back to the Summer Guide</a></p> </div> </article> </div> <div class="col-md-5 col-lg-4 sidebar"> <div> <div class="text-center"> <ins class="m2at" data-revive-zoneid="304" data-zone-name="Zone1" data-revive-id="a22515ffd83fe4be24435ec42cc9bda3"></ins> <ins class="m2at" data-revive-zoneid="814" data-zone-name="Zone2" data-revive-id="a22515ffd83fe4be24435ec42cc9bda3"></ins> <ins class="m2at" data-revive-zoneid="1422" data-zone-name="Zone3" data-revive-id="a22515ffd83fe4be24435ec42cc9bda3"></ins> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </main> <footer class="site-footer"> <div class="container super-leaderboard-container"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-12 text-center"> <ins class="m2at m2-img-super-leaderboard" 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