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Lake George

Based in Warren County, NY, Lake George is home to year-round exciting events, attractions and things to do.

Photo Courtesy of Lake George Steamboat

Top Attractions

Adirondack Adventure Center: ADK Treetop Adventures

See the world and forest floor from above and plan a trip to ADK Treetop Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center. Each adventure is two hours long, giving you and your group plenty of time to move through the ropes course and try out a variety of awesome attractions.

Lake George Expedition Park — Dino Roar Valley & Magic Forest

Lake George Expedition Park is the home of both Dino Roar Valley, a dinosaur-themed adventure, and Magic Forest, both open seasonally from May through October.

Dino Roar Valley features life-sized dinosaurs positioned along a .5-mile long nature trail. Visitors can journey through a lush forest where they’ll climb into a dinosaur nest, dig for hidden fossils, and enjoy hands-on activities.

Since 1963, the Magic Forest has delighted families with a variety of unique rides, including the famous train, the Paratrooper, the Tilt-A-Whirl, and Ferris Wheel.

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course – TreeTop Aerial Obstacle Park 

Explore nature through a combination of outrageous obstacles and challenges including zip lines, suspended rope bridges, tarzan swings, swinging surprises, nets, and ladders.

Fort William Henry Museum

Visit the Fort William Henry Museum and celebrate the Battle of Fort William Henry on Lake George’s southern shore. The historic locale was the site of several conflicts between British troops, French Troops, and Native American forces.

Bolton Landing Brewing Company

Bolton Landing Brewing Company offers craft beer from one of their 6+ taps as well as light fare from their Bites pub menu. The brewpub officially opened in December 2017 in a newly-renovated 1890s-era home

The brewery features a comfortable bar area, plenty of tables and chairs throughout, and a spacious patio.

Adirondack Winery

Adirondack Winery offers a large selection of locally hand-crafted, award-winning, fruit-infused and varietal wines with a touch of Adirondack Nostalgia. Visitors can enjoy a Wine Tasting Session and taste several wines of your choice. Gourmet cheese, fine foods, delectable chocolates, unique souvenirs, and gifts are available as well.

Annual Events

Lake George Music Festival

Starts August 11, 2019

The Lake George Music Festival is a week-long event that celebrates everything relating to music – from chamber to full orchestra music to experimental pieces, contemporary works, and beyond, there’s undoubtedly something for everyone.

Lake George Triathlon Festival

August 31 to September 1, 2019

The Lake George Triathlon Festival is split up into two events: the Lake George Triathlon – Olympic Distance and the Big George Triathlon – Half Iron Distance. Participants can choose either race or both; one takes place each day of the festival.

Adirondack Nationals Car Show

September 5 to 8, 2019

Classic car enthusiasts head to Fort William Henry the weekend after Labor Day for the Adirondack Nationals Car Show. Visitors enjoy the beautiful cars, special events, music, and more – they’ve also been known to have celebrity guests!

Jazz at the Lake – Lake George Jazz Weekend

September 14 to 15, 2019

Jazz lovers bring chairs and blankets to Jazz at the Lake for a weekend-long event of thrilling jazz performances. Sit in Shepard Park, or enjoy the performances from a boat right on Lake George.

Adirondack Balloon Festival

September 19 to 22, 2019

The Adirondack Balloon Festival is spectacular sight to see, as dozens of hot air balloons fill the sky with brilliant colors.

Adirondack Film Festival

October 17 to 20, 2019

The Adirondack Film Festival in Glens Falls includes several feature films, short films, kids films, documentaries, and more.

Lite Up the Village

November 30, 2019

Lite Up the Village kicks off the holiday season in Lake George! The Village transforms into a winder wonderland of magic as 3,500 light displays illuminate Shepard Park at once.

“Great place to visit with so much to do and see. Safe and very family-friendly! Awesome places to dine from great outlets, ice cream shops, Great Escapes to live music and sightseeing on a boat or steamboat.”

—celinesn2019, TripAdvisor

Take Amtrak to Lake George

Explore Lake George from New York via Amtrak to Fort Edward-Glens Falls Station in the Adirondacks—Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount!

Get picked up from Fort Edwards Glen Falls Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Queensbury office today at: 518-745-5020.