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Lake George

Lake George, NY
+1 800-365-1050
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During a 1791 visit, Thomas Jefferson was moved to say, "Lake George is without comparison, the most beautiful water I ever saw." Not much has changed. Today this 32-mile long, 3-mile wide dazzling lake draws vactioners who come to enjoy a plethora of outdoor endeavors including sailing, swimming, cruising on historic steamboats, hiking and more.
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Lake George, NY
+1 800-365-1050
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is like the family vacations I remember from the 70's! Swimming in the pool and the lake, boat rides and plenty of sun! Good variety of food with a safe fun environment. Love it!

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love floating on LG in summer and love walking on Lake and dog sled riding at winter carnival. This year we came in November for our 30th anniversary and the leaves were gorgeous. Got lots of great pictures.

Thank Jody H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great views, lots of lake activity including bot tours, para sailing, kayaking, etc. Plenty of food and hotel choices in the town of Lake George too

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 5 days ago

A wonderful family destination! Cruise boats - choose a one hour or up to a 4 hour cruise on the beautiful 32 mile long lake. The lake provides both a cold and warm water fishery - lake trout, land-locked salmon, large & small bass, pickerel...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing views!! I am pretty sure this is close to what heaven looks like! Absolutely gorgeous and so peaceful and quiet

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place for families and couples. So much too do for and with kids or if you're a kid at heart. Tons of shopping; attractions; mini golf. You name it Lake George has it all!!

Thank hpprokop
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Plenty of options to keep a family with young children occupied for vacation. Many different options and activities.

Thank 2kyrag
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We travelled from New York City to Albany by bus and from Albany to Lake George. From Albany the bus dropped us in the Lake George Little Village, and rode a trolley going to Depe Dene Resort where we stayed for 3 days.. if you...More

Thank Guinevere S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Drove up from Saratoga Springs for the day. Very low-key tourist area with lots of souvenir shops and restaurants. People are friendly, and parking can sometimes be difficult. There is the historic British fort as well as pontoon boats to rent by the hour. There...More

Thank Felice B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came up for a 3 day weekend and just had the best time. So relaxing and the Lake is just beautiful. Stayed at the Hampton Inn and really liked it. Took a 3 hour tour of the lake on the steamboat Mohican, went kayaking, had...More

Thank Jeff M
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5 April 2017|
Response from Grannus | Reviewed this property |
the absolute best way to expirence the lake is to Camp on the islands
amy p
2 February 2017|
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Response from sydtheglobetrotter | Reviewed this property |
West Mountain
Tiany B
19 August 2016|
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Response from sher a | Reviewed this property |
Yes the beach area is in the beginning of lake entrance, u can enjoy swimming ,the water is very clear and u can also enjoy the creek cold water at the same spot.