Winter Season

Enjoy a magical winter in Lake George and the Adirondack Region!  This Upstate New York resort area boasts incredibly fun winter activities, events, attractions, and shopping, as well as beautiful serene snowy landscapes. Please read on to find out what to do, where to go, and which local businesses (attractions, shops & restaurants) are open during these winter months.

Winter Activities

– Enjoy a variety of area Lake George winter activities and things to do throughout the Lake George Region including:

1. Bowling
2. Cross Country Skiing
3. Downhill Skiing
4. Ice Fishing
5. Indoor & Outdoor Rock Climbing
6. Indoor Water Sliding & Swimming
7. Museums
8. Roller Skating
9. Shopping (see below)
10. Skydiving
11. Snowmobiling
12. Snowshoeing
13. Tube Sliding
14. Winter Horseback Riding
15. Winter Sleigh Riding

…. and don’t miss out on the Lake George Winter Carnival in February (see more info below).


Winter Attractions

– During the winter months, you can find family fun enjoyment at the following local attractions:

1. Adirondack Museum – open for special programs & events
2. Adventure Family Fun Center/ Adventure Racing
3. Bennett’s Riding Stable
4. Chapman Historical Museum
5. Circle B Ranch
6. Crandall Public Library – special family programs & events
7. Fort Ticonderoga – open for special workshops & events
8. Fun Spot
9. Glens Falls Civic Center – hockey games
10. Gore Mountain
11. Lake George Bowl
12. Natural Stone Bridge & Caves
13. RockSport Indoor Climbing Facility
14. Saratoga & North Creek Railway
15. Saratoga Skydiving Adventures
16. Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park
17. Tubby Tubes Slide Park
18. Warrensburgh Museum of Local History
19. West Mountain Ski Resort


Winter Carnival

– Annual Lake George Winter Festival during weekends in February

Experience great outdoor fun during the Lake George Winter Carnival happening every weekend (Saturdays & Sundays) in the month of February. Snow lovers (young and old) will enjoy a variety of winter activities on and off the ice including outhouse races, cook offs, giant snow slides, ice races, bon fires, cook offs, atv poker run, ice diving demonstration, hot air balloon rides, kids activities, fireworks, and much more. Most events take place in Shepard Park on Canada Street, and Beach Road in Lake George Village. For more info and an updated 2014 schedule, please visit this site’s Lake George Winter Carnival page, or visit their official website at:


Winter Events

– Calendar of events happening during the winter months throughout the Lake George Region

Enjoy a variety of events including concerts, performances, fundraising events, winter farmers market, artist receptions and so much more. Visit the Events Page for a list of what’s going on.


Winter Lodging & Accommodations

– These exclusive lodging facilities are open during the winter season:

1.  Adirondack By Owner (find winter cabins, cottages & homes for rent online)
2.  Fort William Henry Hotel & Resort
3.  Georgian Lakeside Resort
4.  Inn at Erlowest
5.  Lodges at Cresthaven
6.  Six Flags Great Escape Lodge

– Also visit the following area informational resources for lodging assistance:

Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB
Warren County (Lake George Area)
Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Glens Falls
Lake Luzerne Chamber of Commerce
Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce


Winter Restaurants

– The following Lake George Regional dining establishments offer a variety of food options for families on any budget, and are open during the winter months. Also, don’t forget to visit the Winter Farmers’ Markets:

1.  Bistro LeRoux – Lake George
2.  Blue Moose Tavern & Restaurant – Queensbury
3.  Ciro’s Restaurant – Lake Luzerne
4.  The Docksider Restaurant & Bar on Glen Lake – Lake George
5.  East Cove Restaurant – Lake George
6.  Frank’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria – Lake George
7.  Georgian Resort’s Giovanna’s on the Lake – Lake George
8.  Inn at Erlowest – Lake George
9.  Log Jam Restaurant – Lake George
10.  Mama Riso’s – Lake George
11. Mangia’s – Lake George
12.  Mario’s Restaurant – Lake George
13.  Massie’s Restaurant – South Glens Falls
14. New Way Lunch – Glens Falls, Queensbury, Warrensburg
15.  Pizza Jerks – Lake George
16.  The Silo – Queensbury


Winter Shops & Online Stores

– It’s never too cold to shop! Stop by these assorted regional shops & stores, all of which are open during the off-season months. Looking to shop from home? No worries, many are online stores as well. Happy shopping!

1.  Adirondack By Owner
2.  Adirondack Outlet Mall (factory outlet)
3.  Antiques Market Place
4.  Beach Road Bait & Tackle
5.  Carl Heilman Photography
6.  Chapman Historical Museum’s Gift Shop
7.  Coleman Factory Outlet
8.  Cup O’ Joes Cigars, Pipes & Tobacco
9.  Dog Cabin
10.  Duffy’s Wine & Liquors
12.  Fort Ticonderoga Online Museum Store
13.  French Mountain Commons (factory outlet)
14.  Garnet Studio
15.  Glenwood Manor Antiques Center
16.  Happy Jacks
17.  Indian Tepee Gift Shop
18.  Lake George Kayak Co.
19.  Lake George Plaza Outlets Stores (factory outlet)
20.  Laura’s Vintage
21.  Leather Outlet
22.  Log Jam Outlet Center (factory outlet)
23.   Mohan’s Glen Dew Fin Wines & Liquor Store
24.  Molly Malone’s Irish Gifts
25.  Patty’s Water Sports Boutique
26.  Rafter J Western World
27.  RockSport Indoor Climbing Facility
28.  Scoville Jewelers
29.  Serendipity Boutique
30.  The Shirt Factory
31.  The Silo
32.  Wax n’ Wix


Have a wonderful Winter Time in the Lake George Region!