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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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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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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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