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Visit These Attractions & Fun Things To Do Near Lake George, Just A Short Drive Away

The region surrounding Lake George is filled with wonderful attractions and activities that are well worth the short drive. When you are looking for things to do, consider visiting these popular attractions south, north, east and west of the Lake George region. There's something for everyone, whether you are looking for things to do with your family, an afternoon out with good friends, or a day alone with your special someone. 

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Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Beaver Brook Outfitters specializes in a variety of Adirondack adventures including whitewater rafting and wall tent camping. All trips leave from their North Creek base, about 40 minutes from Lake George. Come have the time of your life!
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Adirondack Balloon Flights by SunKiss Ballooning
Experience counts & with over 30 years & 3,000+ trips, Adirondack Balloon Flights by SunKiss Ballooning is recognized as the premier hot air balloon ride company in the Capital Region. Book a flight today!
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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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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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Tubby Tubes Lazy River Tubing
Lake Luzerne, NY
Celebrating 20 years! Sit back and relax in the crisp, clean water and float through the picturesque Southern Adirondack mountains. Just 5 miles from Lake George. Family Fun for ages 2 and up. Reserve online đŸ’¦ I-87 - Exit 21
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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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Sacandaga Outdoor Center (SOC)
Hadley, NY
SOC has been providing Family Friendly Rafting Adventures for over 30 years and is consistently ranked the #1 Outdoor Activity in the area. Just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga. Experience the SOC DIFFERENCE and make some NEW MEMORIES!!!!!!!
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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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Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course & Zipline Park
Bolton Landing, NY
TreeTop and Zipline Adventure Park the entire family can enjoy. Over 2 miles of outdoor adventure. Zip lines, aerial skateboard, wobbly bridges Tarzan swings. Bolton Landing NY Exit 24 North of Lake George Choose your adventure level. Ages 6+
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River Ridin'
Lake Luzerne, NY
If you're ready for a fun, water-filled adventure during your Lake George vacation, look no further than River Ridin'! They provide a number of ways to get out on the water with rentals, lazy river tubing, and more.
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Adirondack Adventures Whitewater Rafting
North River, NY
Adirondack Adventures is the choice for fun in the Adirondacks! Join us on an adventure down the Hudson River Gorge with the most experienced guides around. We also specialize in tubing and whitewater kayak instruction.
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The Fun Spot
Queensbury, NY
Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! This Queensbury hotspot features go-karts, mini-golf, laser tag, and so much more.
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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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Ballooning Adventures
Glens Falls, NY
Experience makes the difference. View the Adirondacks as we fly quietly over the rolling countryside and historic villages. Pilot Mike Delsignore has been active in the sport for over 30 years here in the Adirondacks. Call today! 518-798-4143
Hand-crafted everything! From the wine to the signs to the decor - a true rustic Adirondack experience
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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Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Lake Luzerne, NY
Painted Pony Championship Rodeo is an authentic western rodeo in Lake Luzerne, NY that provides fun for the whole family. Enjoy the BBQ, watch the rodeo, and have a memorable time!
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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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Ausable Chasm
Ausable Chasm, NY
Experience one of the oldest natural attractions in the country at Ausable Chasm. You won't find this assortment of adventures at any other location! Explore natural stone walkways, traverse a riverwalk, observe eons of geological history, and more.
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Adirondack Theatre Festival
Glens Falls, NY
Each summer in Glens Falls, the Adirondack Theatre Festival, our region's top professional not-for-profit summer theatre, presents a variety of new and contemporary musicals and plays.
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Airway Meadows Golf Club
Gansevoort, NY
Airway Meadows Golf Club was named "Course of the Year" by the New York Golf Course Owner's Association!
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Circle B Ranch
Chestertown, NY
Circle B Ranch is a family-owned and operated ranch offering scenic trail rides & carriage rides. Enjoy unparalleled Adirondack views with your experienced guide - there are even pony rides available for the little ones
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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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Adirondac Rafting Company
Indian Lake, NY
Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting on the picturesque Upper Hudson River Gorge! Adirondac Rafting Company's skilled River Guides ensure you have an ultra-fun yet safe day out on the river.
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Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council
Glens Falls, NY
"Learn, Share, and Create with LARAC; we are the entry point to arts and culture in the lower Adirondack Region. LARAC, is open Thursday-Sunday 10am-3pm, located in Downtown Glens Falls, next to beautiful City Park, behind City Hall"
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Wild Waters Outdoor Center - Whitewater Rafting
Warrensburg, NY
The only Whitewater Rafting Company that offers raft trips on The Sacandaga and Hudson Rivers. Our personal and professional guides will provide your family/group with a truly memorable experience. Just 10 minutes from Lake George NY. Call Today!
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ARO Adventures - Adirondack River Outfitters: Whitewater Rafting
North River, NY
NEW Private Raft Program. keeps your group responsibly distanced, while on an outdoor guided whitewater adventure. Visit ARO Adventures (Adirondack River Outfitters), New York State's leading whitewater rafting company.
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The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
Queensbury, NY
The Great Escape is closed for the 2021 season. We look forward to seeing you again next year!
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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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Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
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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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Adirondack Salt Cave
Glens Falls, NY
Located in downtown Glens Falls, Adirondack Salt Cave is a holistic healing arts center that features a man-made Himalayan salt environment. Their healing services include halotherapy, massage therapy, Reiki, reflexology, and more.
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The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde is one of the Northeast’s exceptional small art museums with distinguished collections of European and American art.
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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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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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North Country Heli-Flite
Fort Ann, NY
Whether it's a two hour ride around the Adirondacks with a loved one or a quick look around Lake George or Southern Vermont's Green Mountain Region, North Country Heli-Flite is just the place for you.
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Bolton Boat Rentals
Bolton Landing, NY
There is no better place to boat than Lake George, and no better way to do it than with one of our rental boats. We are your starting point for experiencing beautiful Lake George!
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Adventure Family Fun Center
Queensbury, NY
Adventure Family Fun Center in Queensbury features an arcade, bumper cars, go karts, laser tag, a rock wall, paintball, and so much more.
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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. Our beers range from big IPA's to beautifully crafted sours and stouts. Check out our current tap list by visiting our website. Cheers!
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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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Adirondack Folk School
Lake Luzerne, NY
The Adirondack Folk School is a nonprofit organization that teaches the arts, crafts, and heritage of the Adirondacks, promoting creativity, self-reliance, sustainability, and cultural preservation.
The Gibson Brothers live at The Park Theater!
The Park Theater
Glens Falls, NY
The Park Theater is the newest premier venue in Glens Falls, NY. This century-old theater holds a vast and rich history within the community and has recently been revitalized as a destination for arts, weddings, events and more!
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Gore Mountain Gem & Mineral Shop - Mine Tours Daily July 1 - Labor Day
North Creek, NY
The Gore Mountain Gem & Mineral Shop, formerly Garnet Mine Tours, invites you to embark on a unique expedition in the Adirondacks. You can treasure hunt for your own garnet while learning about the rich history of the region!