Lake George Area Activities and Attractions near the Georgian Resort
Attractions and Activities In The Area near Lake George and The Georgian Resort
To The Northwest – North Creek, Blue Mt. Lake, Newcomb and Tupper Lake
Gore Mt. Ski Center
North Creek, NY | 518-251-2411. Gore is four seasons of outdoor fun, just 30 minutes from the Georgian Resort! Winter of course is the big season for Gore with big mountain skiing and snowboarding, ski rentals, lessons, and food service. Summer season has gondola rides, mountain biking, disc golf, a climbing wall, music and festivals.
The Adirondack Museum
Blue Mt. Lake, NY | 518-352-7311. The Adirondack Museum is the repository for everything Adirondack with an impressive boat collection, events and activities for children, and numerous special events and festivals. Also in Blue Mt. Lake a great tour boat cruise with Blue Mt. Lake Boat Livery.
Adirondack Interpretive Center
Newcomb, NY | 518-582-2000. (Formerly know as the Visitor Interpretive Center) The AIC offers public programs, events, speaker series, courses and other activities throughout the year to the public as well as school group. Also enjoy great exhibits on the natural history of the Adirondacks, and delightful trails. Combine this with a hike up Goodnow Mt., an easy family hike with great views of the High Peaks.
The Wild Center
Tupper Lake, NY | 518 359 7800 A little bit of a drive (80 miles or so) but oh so worth it, especially if you have children and you want them to learn about wildlife and the outdoors. Exhibits, programs, trails, canoeing and more!
To The North – Pottersville, Ticonderoga, Ausable Chasm and Lake Placid
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Pottersville, NY | 518-494-2283 Just up the road from the Georgian, Exit 26 off I-87 (30 minutes). A grand collection of trails, caves and stream side walkways and stairs. Kids love it! Also in Pottersville is the Railroads on Parade, a huge indoor train layout. Open year ’round.
Ticonderoga, NY | 518-585-2821 Located at the far Northern end of Lake George on Lake Champlain. 40 mile drive along Lake George on Rt. 9N. Lots of history, incredible reenactments and other events. In the Fall enjoy their heroic corn maze. Also on the fort grounds is the Kings Garden – a reflecting pool, manicured lawn and hedges, and brick walls and walkways, flowers and plants.
Ausable Chasm, NY | 518-834-7454 Located near Exit 34 of I-87, more than an hour’s drive, but it is one of the oldest attraction in the Adirondacks. Enjoy walking tours, stairways, tubing and rafting trips – spectacular waterfalls in a steep chasm. Open year ’round.
Lake Placid and Whiteface Mt.
Lake Placid, NY | 518-523-2445 Exit 30 I-87, then Rt. 73, about 80 miles from Lake George. Tour the Olympic venues including the Ski Jumps, The Olympic Center, and Whiteface Mt. Summer or Winter there is plenty to see and do in Lake Placid.
To The South – Queensbury, Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs
The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY | 518-792-1761 Just to the South of Lake George 15 miles, Rt. 9 to Warren St. Great collection of treasured paintings from El Greco, Rembrandt, Rubens and other artists with over 3000 works in the permanent collection. Many events and programs, open year ’round
The Chapman Historic Museum
Glens Falls, NY | (518) 793-2826 Just to the South of Lake George 15 miles, On Rt. 9. Enjoy the DeLong House (The Museum Building) tours given Tuesday thru Saturday 10-4PM. Seneca Ray Stoddard Photography Collection. Numerous events and programs. Open year ’round.
Saratoga Springs, NY | (518) 584-3255 South on I-87 to Exit 15. Lots of attractions, events, dining and shopping. National Museum of Racing, Museum of Dance, Saratoga Automobile Museum and more. Home of Saratoga Raceway thoroughbred race track the August place to be. Also Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Saratoga Spa State Park (home to the famous Springs).