Lake George Guide Blog

Lake George Restaurant Week

Prepare your palate for some fabulous feasts during the “Lake George Region Restaurant Week.” Experience exceptional dining selections from a variety of Lake George NY area restaurants at a great price. During this 5th annual event, enjoy a three-course meal (appetizer, entree and dessert) for a fixed price of $20.11 per person (not including gratuity … Read More

Lake George Travel Guide

If you are looking for a Lake George New York vacation guide, featuring things to do and see, places to eat and shop, and interesting information to read & learn about, than turn to the Lake George Guide. As a print guide, online guide and mobile guide, you will find this Lake George vacation guide … Read More

Staying Fit and Active in Hot Weather

The Doctor Says Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) Summer is a great time for being active. Even if you live where it gets hot or humid, there are ways you can stay in shape year-round. But make sure to take precautions when you are active outside. Be safe in the heat If the temperature is … Read More

Garnet Mining in the Adirondacks

By Judy Brown Garnet Studio The largest Garnet Mining operation is located in the small hamlet of North River. The current operation is located off the 13th Lake Road on Ruby Mountain. The most interesting mine is on Gore Mountain. You can access this mine by taking Barton’s Mines Rd. from Rt 28 in North … Read More

Garnet Studio – Handmade Jewelry

By Judy Brown Garnet Studio There is a shop in the Adirondacks that makes its own jewelry… and it’s called Garnet Studio! In 1971, Joe and Judy Brown were married. They had a love of rocks and minerals in common and their honeymoon trip was to The Grand Canyon with stops at rock shops along … Read More

Mohican – A Centennial Observance

By Matthew Dow & Edited by Luke Dow Lake George Steamboat Co. In 2008, the one-time steamer Mohican celebrated her 100th birthday, now she is entering her 109th year of continuous service. While this makes her the 4th or 5th oldest passenger vessel in North America (3rd or 4th in America, and the oldest in … Read More

Whitewater Rafting in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

by Patrick Cunningham, President Hudson River Rafting Company The Lake George, Saratoga, and North Creek regions are blessed with two scenic rivers — the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers. The Hudson River Gorge stretches 53 miles (upper 17 miles; middle 19 miles; and lower 18 miles) for whitewater rafting, tubing, and kayaking. The Sacandaga River is … Read More

Spotlight On… Adirondack Tubing Adventures

by Dane Morton, owner Adirondack Tubing Adventures Adirondack Tubing Adventures is thrilled to be entering its 5th season of lazy river tubing, rafting, kayaking, and canoeing on the scenic Upper Hudson River. Over the past several years, we have had tons of fun taking our guests down the river and showing them the natural beauty … Read More

Summer Concerts & Performances at SPAC

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center, otherwise known as simply SPAC, is one of Upstate New York’s largest performance venues and has been since the 1960’s. Located in the center of beautiful Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, visitors & locals enjoy various musical concerts, cultural programs & community festivals. For over 40 years, SPAC has … Read More

Mother’s Day & Father’s Day Shopping & Activity Ideas

The one day a year we celebrate and honor all Mothers is this Sunday, May 8th; and don’t forget about Dad’s special day, his is coming up soon on June 19th! That means, gift shopping should be a priority on your list of things to do! Of course, finding the perfect gift for Mother’s Day … Read More