Lake George Guide Blog

Factory Outlet Shopping

Factory Outlet Shopping is hot in the Adirondacks. Informed shoppers in great numbers are ecstatic about the extraordinary savings on brand name merchandise and the quality which has made them famous. By definition, a Direct Factory Outlet is owned and operated by the manufacturer of products that are currently being sold on the retail market … Read More

Jewels in the Adirondacks

By Judy Brown Garnet Studio It is out of the way, unique and well worth the trip if you love gems and jewelry. Joe and Judy Brown of Garnet Studio in North River own a small shop that sits on a hill overlooking Gore Mountain. Joe is a retired school teacher and gem faceter and … Read More

A Lake George Adventure

By Captain Justin Mahoney Lake George Island Adventures As a professional guide and boater on “Lake George” for over 20 years, I’ve talked with many visitors who come here to enjoy the beautiful lake and mountains. But, here’s the kicker! When I ask them where they’ve been on the lake, many tell me they’ve never actually … Read More

Invasive Species

by Jeff Goldberg Many things have been happening since I wrote the article about the new bait regulations, and how it is now the law that licensed bait stores have to sell certified disease free bait. We are now concerned about other invasive species such as the Spiny and Fishhook Waterflea. These little bugs are … Read More

Lake George Fishing

by Captain Justin Mahoney Highliner Charter Fishing The Lake George trout and salmon season is in full swing now. The month of May will have much cooler waters than June, and that means we’ll see changes ahead on the fishing front. In May, the water temperatures are still quite cool and the trout and salmon … Read More

Hot Air Ballooning by Rob Swinton

Majestic Balloon Flights Many visitors to the Lake George-Adirondack Region explore the area through various hiking trails and through beautiful scenic drives.  There are some that have chosen to view the area in a different way.  They’ve enjoyed a hot air balloon flight.  A hot air balloon flight is one of the most amazing experiences … Read More

Lazy River Tubing Near Lake George NY

By Eric Hamell Tubby Tubes Company There’s nothing like “Lazy River Tubing” on a beautiful summer day. The idea of floating on a calm river and letting the current take you down is a unique feeling. Time slows right down and allows you to take in the fresh air and sights and sounds of nature around … Read More

Last of the Mohicans Outdoor Drama

Last of the Mohicans Outdoor Drama Commemorates History. Adapted from James Fenimore Cooper’s classic American novel, this new theater adaptation has been written specifically to be performed outdoors under the stars in the Lake George Region. Outdoor historical dramas are truly special because they celebrate the unique heritage of their host communities. The story is … Read More

Expert Training Tips

by Phil Guarino Flex Appeal Fitness Center Customers always ask for my favorite exercises. Without any hesitation, I answer squats, chin ups and cable french presses. The squat is the best total-body exercise. It trains your legs and your entire core and promotes the greatest release of growth hormone, which in turn, stimulates muscular gain … Read More

Sailing on Lake George

  By Bob Brodie Yankee Boating Center There is hardly a day from spring to late fall (and even early winter!) when sails and colorful spinnakers don’t grace our beautiful lake.  Sailing on Lake George is alive and well with sailors from 7 to 80+ sailing the likes of Optimist dinghies, Lasers and Sunfish to … Read More