Lake George Guide Blog

House of Frankenstein Wax Museum

House of Frankenstein Wax Museum is Lake George’s first wax museum and first haunted attraction. Since the early seventies, tourists have had their picture taken with the green faced monster before entering the dark recesses of the museum. House of Frankenstein offers a fun family time for those who like a “little chill” on a … Read More

The Adirondac

Just launched in 2004, the “Adirondac” is the newest cruise ship on Lake George, though her elegance and style are derived from ships of years past. Her 19th Century style is accentuated by the beautiful mahogany and cedar trim that surrounds the aluminum hull of the 115’ boat. This three-decked ship is perfect for weddings, … Read More

Garnet Mine Tours & Gore Mtn. Mineral Shop

Treasure hunting at one of the most beautiful garnet mines… where the largest garnet crystals in the world are found. This garnet is treasured by gemologists, is used as an industrial abrasive, has been designated as the Empire State gemstone, and is popular as a January birthstone. Besides garnet jewelry, great toys and gifts, the … Read More

Warren County Fish Hatchery

Entrance on Hudson Avenue next to Camp Echo Lake. Audio Visual Center presents 15 minute program. Indoor troughs incubate fry and par size rainbow and brook trout. Several outside ponds contain larger to full size yearling trout ready for stocking county lakes, ponds, and streams. Canoe access to Hudson River and a picnic area are … Read More

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course

Outplay. Outlast. Outshine. Fun, freedom, and personal reward are what TreeGO at Adirondack Extreme is all about. The United State’s first aerial adventure course became the Adirondack’s newest attraction in 2007 and boasts 1.5 miles of exhilarating tree-to-tree, aerial adventures for every age and fitness levels. After being fitted into your harness, you’ll attend a … Read More

Santa’s Workshop, North Pole NY

A Summer of Fantasy, Adventure and Family Fun! Brought to you by Empire Attractions, New York State’s source for themed entertainment Santa’s Workshop at North Pole, NY, presented by Empire Attractions, LLC, offers family-friendly fantasy, fun and adventure all summer long! 
Santa’s Workshop is a timeless fantasy village nestled on the slopes of Whiteface Mountain … Read More

Don’t Let Those Memories Fade!

Let your photographs tell the story by following some simple steps: • Check your camera equipment, including batteries, to make sure everything is in working order before you leave on your trip. • Include family members in your shots. This makes for more interesting pictures and provides perspective. • Take shots of signposts, trailmarkers and … Read More

Avoiding and Treating Sunburn

The Doctor Says Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) As a child, Linda got frequent, blistering sunburns while playing outside all day. Then in her college years, it was cool to be tanned. “Everyone wanted a tan, and I thought tanned skin looked beautiful,” Talbott says. “But it’s not beautiful when you’re 65 and you’ve had … Read More

Take A Kid Fishing

by Captain Joe Greco Justy-Joe Charters As adults, looking back, some of our fondest childhood memories involve going fishing with a friend or a relative. Fishing remains a terrific platform to connect with a youngster. In our fast-paced world, distractions such as cell phones, computers and television are part of every child’s daily routine. Fishing … Read More

The Ladies Love to Fish!

by Captain Joe Greco Justy-Joe Charters As an avid angler and professional charter fishing captain for over fifteen years, one observation that continues to excite the heck out of me is the increase in female anglers that we have seen in recent years. While I haven’t seen any really recent statistical data on this subject, … Read More