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2018-19 Lake George Winter Guide: Discover the Season's Top Activities

If you're looking to have a fun-filled winter, Lake George, NY is the place to be. Whether you enjoy visiting the area each year for the Winter Carnival or the wide range of outdoor recreational activities, there are tons of things to do throughout the season. In our Lake George Winter Guide, we've highlighted some of the most popular events, activities, and tips for making the most of this snowy time of year.

The annual Winter Carnival is held during the four weekends of February. This family-friendly event is free to attend and tons of fun.

Ice bars are a hot trend! Lake George and the ADK feature a number of these unique attractions for a limited time each winter.

Lake George is close to several resorts where you can enjoy downhill skiing and snowboarding as early as November and as late as April.

Tubing is a winter must. Try sliding down one of Lake George's local tubing hills by yourself or linked together as a group.

Enjoy both indoor and outdoor skating in the Lake George Region. Before going out on the ice, make sure to read these ice safety tips.

Want to try snowmobiling in Lake George? Take a look at these local and regional snowmobile trail systems and go riding.

When the lake freezes, you'll see a lot of people out there ice fishing. Check out our tips and locations for fishing through the ice.

Start 2019 off right by jumping into the icy waters of Lake George during the annual Polar Plunge on January 1.

Winter is a wonderful time of year for a getaway to the Lake George Region. Here's a directory of all winter lodging for your convenience.

Whether it's indoors or outdoors, there's no shortage of exciting winter attractions throughout the local area.
Looking to escape the cold this winter? Grab your friends and head over to one of these 10 cozy bars in and around Lake George.

Many Lake George restaurants are open all year. Lunch or dinner out is a great way to unwind and reflect on the fun you're having.

Wondering how a winter storm has impacted schools in the Lake George area? Visit our comprehensive list of school closings and delays!
The Lake George Region is home to many attractions, but if you think you've seen them all, then you might be mistaken. Here are 7 of the most overlooked winter attractions!
If you like the cold weather, then take a winter hike in the Lake George Region. These 7 excellent hikes range in difficulty from beginner to expert.

Explore some of the best outdoor winter activities for both kids and adults in the Lake George area.

Lake George looks gorgeous in the winter! Check out our gallery of winter photos that show the beauty you can expect this time of year.

Wow your guests with these amazing Super Bowl snacks from the best pubs in the Capital Region. You may find a new favorite!
Not so keen on being outside in the cold? Our top tips will get you through all the outdoor events going on throughout winter.
When the temperature drops in winter, frostbite and hypothermia can affect the unprepared. Learn the signs of both and stay safe.