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Winter Activities on Lake George
Lake George Winter Carnival

Winter in the Adirondacks is a beautiful time of year.  In the winter of  1961 the first Lake George Winter Carnival was held. Unfortunately, the 2021 Winter Carnival has been canceled due to the Regulations Surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic.   We eagerly look forward to the 2022 Winter Carnival and the celebration of the 60th Carnival.  […]

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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
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) […]

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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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