Category: Vacation Tips

Where to Park in Lake George Village

Parking can be a hassle during the busiest days in Lake George. Staying At the Fort William Henry Hotel gives you the advantage of being in walking distance of the lake and village. If you’re not staying with us, there are still many parking areas around the Lake George Village. Along the side streets, there […]

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Winter Time At Fort William Henry

February is coming soon, in Lake George this means time for fun on the ice at the Winter Carnival! Every weekend in February there are great activities, events and competitions that take place on frozen Lake George. Come join us for food, fun and Winter festivities for the whole family! Cook off challenges this year are: […]

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The Fort William Henry Museum and Restoration and the French and Indian War Reenactment
History Comes Alive at Fort William Henry

The Fort William Henry Museum and Restoration has added a new feature – Living History!! Step back in time at Fort William Henry. What was like to be at the outpost in the wilderness in 1757; the hardships and fears of being the front line in defense of the British Colonies from French invaders? Talk […]

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Fireworks – No better spot to see them!

The Village of Lake George has fireworks on the Fourth of July and every Thursday after that for the rest of the summer. The fireworks are launched from a barge just a few hundred yards offshore. They light up the lake and the noise echoes of the surrounding mountains. One word: spectacular. The Fort William […]

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Booking your stay for Americade

Well, it is almost April, but we’re already thinking about Americade which is June 3rd through 8th. Americade has become the world’s largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally, and, once again, the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center is very proud and excited to be the official headquarters for Americade 2013. Almost all of the […]

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Taste of Ireland

March 17th is celebrated around the world as St. Patrick’s Day. It was originally created as a Christian feast day to celebrate St. Patrick (patron saint of Ireland) who brought Christianity to the island nation. It is said that St. Patrick used the shamrock (3-leafed clover) to teach the native people about the Holy Trinity. […]

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Paranormal Convention at Fort William Henry in April

On Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th, 2013, Upstate NY paranormal groups Glory Haunt Hounds and Beyond Ghosts will be hosting a celebrity filled weekend for Paranormal and Historical enthusiast alike. “Preserving the Haunt” Para-History Con will be held at Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center. Celebrities who will be attending are John Zaffis […]

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Improvements to Fort William Henry Museum in the works

Just to the east of the Fort William Henry Hotel‘s Premium Wing is the Fort William Henry Museum and Restoration. This popular attraction has entertained and educated several thousand tourists and locals since the 1950s. The restored fort is located on the site of the original fort which played a major role in the French […]

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