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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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The Fun Spot
Queensbury, NY
Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! They have mini golf, go karts, a ninja challenge course, laser tag, an indoor playground, roller skating, an arcade, and more - they even offer childcare and summer camp!
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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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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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West Mountain
Queensbury, NY
Located off I-87, between Lake George and Saratoga Springs. West Mountain offers learn-to-lessons, alpine racing, night skiing and snow tubing in the winter and tree top aerial adventures and mountain biking from spring into fall.
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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, you’ll find the best rafting, tubing and kayaking around!
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Tubby Tubes Company: River Tubing, Downhill Tubing & Zorbing, Kayaking & More
Lake Luzerne, NY
Tubby Tubes Company in Lake Luzerne is the region's original and #1 lazy river tubing and downhill tubing company. Little kids and "big kids" love Tubby Tubes, as they offer tubing, kayaking, zorbing, and more just 5 minutes from Lake George.
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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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Adventure Family Fun Center
Queensbury, NY
Filled with an Arcade, Bumper Cars, Go Karts, Laser Tag, Rock Wall, Paintball and so much more, Adventure Family Fun will be a blast for you and the whole family!
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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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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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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 Balloon Flights
Experience counts, and with over 30 years and 3,000+ trips, Adirondack Balloon Flights is recognized as the premier hot air balloon ride company in the Capital Region. Their flights offer views of the Adirondacks, Lake George, and Saratoga area.
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Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course - TreeTop Zip Line Aerial Obstacle Park - Best Of Winner
Bolton Landing, NY
A TreeTop Adventure Park in the Lake George Area. Triumphantly conquer 1.5 miles of treetop outdoor adventure courses. Zip lines, aerial skateboard, wobbly bridges Tarzan swings. I-87, Exit 24. Choose your adventure level. Ages 6+
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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 Tuesday- Saturday 10am-3pm, located in Downtown Glens Falls, next to beautiful City Park, behind City Hall"
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The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room
Saratoga Springs, NY
Sit back, relax, and taste handcrafted wine just 4 miles from downtown Saratoga! The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room is the only place to try Saratoga's best wine, beer, and spirits. We offer live music, wood-fired pizza, special events, and more.
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Santa's Workshop
North Pole, NY
America's first theme park, Santa's Workshop is a timeless fantasy village located in North Pole, NY. Santa's Workshop has been a family tradition since 1949 and a home to beloved fairytales, storybook characters, and even Santa himself.
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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. The Hyde offers a packed schedule of events that help visitors to experience art in new ways.
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Adirondack Theatre Festival
Glens Falls, NY
Adirondack Theatre Festival's 26th season in Glens Falls has been canceled. However, they are launching a new fundraising campaign that will give donors access to exclusive content.
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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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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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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
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The Park Theater
Glens Falls, NY
There's always something to do at The Park Theater, from Dancing at the Park to live concerts, musicals, and more. Experience astounding acts in a beautifully restored building right in the heart of Glens Falls.
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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 their BBQ, watch the rodeo, and have a memorable time!
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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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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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Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Beaver Brook Outfitters offers various guided trips along the waters of the Adirondacks, including fishing! Throughout most of the year, you can plan a fun day or overnight fly fishing trip with their expert guides.
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Lake Vanare Snowmobile Tours
Lake Luzerne, NY
Lake Vanare Snowmobile Tours offers guided tours through the beautiful Adirondacks just 5 miles from Lake George exit 21 on Route 9N South.
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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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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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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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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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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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Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
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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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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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The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
Queensbury, NY
The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor has over 135 rides and attractions, with something for the whole family. Don't miss The Comet, one of the world's top roller coasters, and their FREE Hurricane Harbor waterpark.
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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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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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The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain features a wide range of well-designed trails for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the historic North Creek Ski Bowl. Trails range in difficulty from beginner and family-friendly to expert level!
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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Saratoga Skydiving Adventures
Gansevoort, NY
Whether you are making your first tandem jump, planning to become a licensed skydiver, or are ready for the most thrilling experience of your life, Saratoga Skydiving Adventures in Gansevoort, NY is for you.
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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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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.