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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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Where’s the Love this Valentine’s Day?!

A quick review of the Wikipedia entry about Valentine’s Day provides a daunting view for the holiday’s future. Oh, there will always be a Valentine’s Day, but where’s the love?! Valentine’s Day has been associated with romance and lovers since the Middle Ages. By the 15th century, it was common practice to send flowers, candy […]

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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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Winter in Lake George and the Adirondacks

The big tourist season for Lake George runs from late May to mid-October… but I’ll let you in on a secret: Winter might be more fun than summer. Sure, it can get pretty cold, but the daytime temps usually don’t get much below 20 degrees on average. What makes winter so wonderful is the fluffy […]

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Make the most of your Lake George vacation

Want a friendly tip to make your Lake George vacation as memorable as possible? That’s easy! Just remember this simple phrase: “It’s all about the view.” There are lots of things to do in Lake George and the Adirondacks, but there is really one main reason why so many people visit here. Say it with […]

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