Lake George Vacation Tips From Our Adirondack Concierge

two people snowshoeing in the snowy woods
Enjoy Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing This Winter

Winter recreation in the Lake George Area is always a fun and relaxing endeavor. The temperatures may have dropped outdoors, but the winter activities have heated up. The region offers miles of opportunities for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. There are so many excellent options, including trails through the woods, open fields, around lakes and […]

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people downhill skiing
Go Skiing & Snowboarding Near Lake George

IMPORTANT NOTE: Ticket sales for ski areas are limited to ensure guest safety. Please check the mountain websites for updates. It’s advised that you reserve your lift tickets in advance or check with the mountain directly for their ticket purchasing policy. The Lake George Area is a Wonderland for Skiers and Snowboarders With another Adirondack winter […]

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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 free parking in our lot, reserved for our guests only. It’s a great advantage being in walking distance of the lake and village. If you’re not staying with us, there are still many parking […]

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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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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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Don’t get caught on thin ice!

When is it safe to go out on the ice? Well, here is an ice safety guide tip from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) – Ice Thickness = Permissible Load 2 inches = One person on foot 3 inches = Group in single file 7.5 inches = One car (2 tons) 8 […]

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Lake George Winter Carnival

One of our favorites winter events is coming – the Lake George Winter Carnival. This super-fun event takes places every weekend in the month of February. The schedule for this year is jam-packed with fun events and competitions – our favorite is the Outhouse Races (first weekend). As always, there’s plenty of yummy food! Cast […]

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