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The Hyde Collection

The Hyde Collection

Sano di Pietro

Sano di Pietro

The Museum offers a world class collection of objects that span the history of western art from the fourth century BC through the twentieth century. The Museum’s founders, Louis and Charlotte Hyde, acquired the majority of objects during a fifty-year period of avid and highly informed collecting. Many of these works are displayed in their home, known as Hyde House, as well as select galleries in the education wing.

The permanent collection consists of approximately 2,800 paintings, sculpture, works on paper, furniture, and decorative arts. When the Hydes began collecting, their focus was not unlike that of their contemporaries. They acquired Old Master paintings, drawings and sculpture by such artists as Botticelli, El Greco, Raphael, Rembrandt, and Rubens. In their most important decisions, notable scholars William R. Valentiner and R. Langton Douglas often guided them.

After the death of her husband in 1934, Mrs. Hyde continued to acquire new works. In fact, approximately two-thirds of the core collection reflect her personal decisions and taste. It was also during this time that she decided to broaden the scope of the collection. To that end, she proceeded to purchase additional works by such modern masters as Cézanne, Degas, Picasso, Renoir, Seurat, and van Gogh. Concurrently, she assembled a significant group of works by important American artists including Eakins, Hassam, Homer, Peto, and Ryder.

While the majority of the objects comprising the permanent collection were the result of the efforts of Louis and Charlotte Hyde, the collection continues to grow through donations and acquisitions.

If one could survey the history of The Hyde Collection topographically, several high points would quickly present themselves. For example, our own “High Peaks” would most certainly include:

March 27, 1952 – Charlotte Hyde adopted the Trust Agreement that formalized her vision of the future Museum and established our mission;

November 3, 1963 –The Museum officially opened its doors to the public;

June 7, 1964 David Smith: Sculpture and Drawings opened, becoming the first temporary exhibition held at the new Museum;

October 1, 1985 – The Hyde was awarded accreditation by the American Association of Museums, signaling a demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of professionalism; and

November 10, 1989 The Education Wing was completed, transforming The Hyde Collection into a modern museum complex and fundamentally broadening the scope of our mission.

Individually, these events each clearly identified a new beginning. But of more importance, when viewed in series they underscore an evolving vision of the Museum and its ability to embrace a larger role within our community. On Saturday May 22, 2004 The Hyde commemorated another new beginning. After eighteen months of expansion, renovation, and restoration we celebrated the completion of the Comprehensive Plan. Along the way, we marked the establishment of a $400,000 endowment fund for conservation and the realization of a 6,600 square foot addition of capacity-building space.

Hyde House reopened embodying the finest combination of tradition and innovation. Outside, its exterior was completely restored. Inside, a historic Furnishing Plan was implemented and enhanced by new task and fiber optic lighting throughout the house. In addition, an updated, state-of-the-art security system and a new fire detection and suppression system were installed. Following years of research, months of execution, and extraordinary staff dedication and effort, we are thrilled to share our progress with all of you.

Certainly, this work has aimed at improving the visitor’s experience – artistically and educationally. But as we reintroduce ourselves to the Capital Region, we are hopeful that your experience will also include a sense of pride. The Hyde’s trustees and professional staff want you to be proud of your Museum, to view it as a responsive and responsible institution focused upon its mission, the stewardship of its collections, and the needs of a growing constituency. Ultimately, that is our goal and reason for being.

The Hyde Collection is thrilled to share its process and progress with you.

Visitor Information

Hyde Staff:
For a complete listing of Hyde Staff, visit the Contact Us page of this web site.

City of Glens Falls information:

Individual Tours:
Docent-guided tours are offered for the Degas & Music exhibition on Thursday, Friday,  Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 3PM.

School Tours:
Educational tours at The Hyde are designed to meet the New York State Learning Standards. Contact Courtney Roberts,museum educator at518-792-1761, ext.17 or For more information, click here: School Tours.

Group Tours: There is a charge of $6 per person for docent-led tours of historic Hyde House. For an additional $3 per person the Degas & Music exhibition may be included in your visit. The last tour of the day is at 3PM. For more information or toschedule a tour, contact the Museum Educator at 518-792-1761, ext. 17. Reservations are needed prior to groups or motor coach tours visiting The Hyde Collection. For more information click here: Group Tours or contact the museum educator at 518-792-1761, ext. 17, or .

Visits with young children: – Planning a visit to The Hyde? Nervous about bringing your young children to a historic house? Don’t be. This simple guide will help you plan your visit and bolster your confidence about visiting with your family. Just download, print, and review the guide before you arrive.

Handicapped accessible.
Wheel chair available upon request.

Parking is available on Warren Street and behind the Museum. Handicapped parking is located in front of Hyde House.


From the South:
Take Exit 24 off NYS Thruway to I-87N. Travel north on I-87. Take Exit 18,turn right off the ramp, traveling east toward Glens Falls. Follow cultural attractions signs into downtown Glens Falls (you will also be following the blue hospital signs). Take Hudson Avenue and continue past the Glens Falls Hospital to the downtown intersectionof Rt. 9 & Rt. 32. — Proceedonto the traffic rotary following Rt. 32 . Get off the second exit of the traffic rotary (Rte 32 N), Warren Street.The Museum is located five blocks down on the right, just past the Armory building.

From the North:
Take I-87S to Exit 18 to Glens Falls. Proceed following directions abovehaving madea left turn off the ramp.

To get driving directions from MAPQUEST click here.

Museum Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday, 10AM – 5PM
Sunday, 12 – 5PM
Closed Mondays and all national holidays. Call to confirm programs.

The Hyde Collection
161 Warren St., Glens Falls
New York 12801
Phone: 518-792-1761
Fax: 518-792-9197

Admission to Hyde House free,
donations welcomed.
Special exhibition rates may apply.
There is a fee for group tours.

Museum Store
Open during regular
Museum hours.
Phone: 518-792-1761, ext. 31

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Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course

adirondack-extreme-logoOUTPLAY. OUTLAST. OUTSHINE. The Ultimate Challenge! The North Country’s most thrilling adventure gets even better with the addition of a 5th adult course “Adrenaline” and the “Squirrels Den” for our youngest explorers ages 3+. Explore nature through a combination of outrageous obstacles and challenges including zip lines, suspended rope bridges, swings, slides, nets, and ladders. Spend 2-3 hours of sheer excitement trekking from tree to tree.

5 Adult Courses (12+) offer 130 obstacles and 2 giant Tyrolean zip lines. One (1) children’s course (ages 7-11) and the Squirrels Den (3+) make this adventure fun for the entire family. OPEN THROUGH NOVEMBER. CALL FOR COURSE TIMES.

Perfect for families, parties, schools, summer camps, groups and corporate outings.

What to Expect.

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 an exhilarating tree-to-tree experience for all ages and fitness levels. After being fitted into your harness, you’ll attend a brief training session that will allow you to move through a series of surprising and progressively challenging tree-top adventures. Ground patrol staff observe and guide you if needed. One adult admission includes 5 color-coded courses and over 130 games, featuring cable bridges, Tarzan swings, and zip lines allowing you to choose your own adventure and skill level.


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The Log Jam Restaurant – Lake George NY

The Log Jam Restaurant – Lake George NY

Log Jam

Log Jam

Whether you’re visiting the Lake George – Saratoga region – or you live here all the time – The Log Jam Restaurant takes pride both in the beauty of the Adirondacks and in providing you with superb food and accommodating hospitality in an authentic log cabin. If it weren’t for the aromas of sizzling steaks, you just might think you walked into an Adirondack logging camp of 100 years ago. An old pot-belly stove warmly greets you at the front door, wood plank floors stretch beneath your feet, pine logs cut from the mountains above Lake George surround you, and three massive stone fireplaces provide the perfect romantic setting.

The Log Jam Restaurant is open daily, 363 days a year, for lunch and dinner. The mood is perfect for “Casual Adirondack Dining.” The dinner menu features expertly prepared seafood, prime rib, lamb chops, char-broiled steaks, fresh lobster, plus original chicken and veal entrees, and of course, the area’s most satisfying salad bar. For lunch – the restaurant is the perfect oasis during a day of shopping at 60 nearby factory outlets – you’ll find both traditional favorites and tasty innovations. Vegetarian? Special dietary needs? If the ingredients are available, the chef will be happy to accommodate your special requests.

The Log Jam Restaurant
Routes 9 & 149, Lake George, NY
I-87 (Northway) Left at Exit 20, 1/2 mi. North on Rte 9
Reservations: (518) 798-1155
1484 State Rte. 9,
Lake George, NY 12845

Dinner Menu


* Make any appetizer a meal…includes salad bar &choice of potato, rice, or vegetable for $7.00
*Crab Cakes… Sautéed and complemented by a dill dressing.  ……….8.50

New England Clam Chowder    Cup……3  Bowl……3.50

French Onion Soup…….4.25
*Shrimp Cocktail  ……….11     *Shrimp N’ Bacon
Stuffed with horseradish and wrapped in bacon. Served with a béarnaise sauce…………9.75
*Barbecued Baby Back Ribs …………7.75
*Steamed Littleneck Clams… Served  with drawn butter…..9     *Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms Served with tangy béarnaise sauce. ……….7
*Cajun Barbecued Shrimp…… 9

*Escargot… with puff    pastry ………..7.50
*Bubbly Shrimp Shrimp morsels baked in garlic butter and breadcrumbs. Topped  with melted cheddar and served with warm garlic bread ………7


Served warm with sweet onions, bleu cheese and fresh basil.

Sautéed in garlic butter and sherry.


beer battered onion rings… 4.25

grilled garlic bread… 3.25

fresh steamed broccoli… 2.50


Roasted Long Island Duck… 23
16 oz. roasted boneless duck breast baked and served
with an orange sauce.

Fresh Lamb Chops… 24
Twin loin chops (the porterhouse of lamb) char-broiled and served with a mint bordelaise.

Rib and Char-Broiled Steaks

Prime Rib (while they last)…
Branch Cut… 22
Log Jam Cut… 29
Tree Cut… 35

Prime Filet Mignon
Branch Cut… 26
Log Jam Cut… 33

New York Sirloin
Branch Cut… 23
Log Jam Cut… 30

*Natural Beef Rib Eye…. 27
All natural (raised hormone and antibiotic free), 12 oz. Rib Eye steak seasoned in olive oil, salt and pepper and char-broiled.

Char-Broiled Porterhouse… 33
24 oz. Custom-cut porterhouse steak char-broiled to your liking and topped with onion rings.

Steak Teriyaki… 24
A New York sirloin marinated in a teriyaki sauce.

Steak au Poivre
Branch Cut… 26
Log Jam Cut… 33
Spicy peppercorns complement a sirloin that’s flamed in brandy, sautéed with shallots, scallions, and fresh mushrooms,
then finished in a heavy cream.


Today’s Catch
Your server will inform you of today’s selection and price.

Shrimp Scampi… 24
Sautéed in white wine, lemon and garlic butter. Served with rice.

Maple Dijon Salmon… 25  Lite Entree… 17

Brushed with maple syrup and a creamy dijon mustard. Baked with an apple pecan crust.

Live Lobster
1.5 lbs…Market Price    2lbs…Market Pruce
While they last from our display tank. Priced according to their “Maine” disposition.

Lobster Tail
Single… 43
The finest available; broiled.

Fresh Sea Scallops… 23
Broiled in white wine and lemon butter and topped with herb breadcrumbs.

Alaskan King Crab Legs…39

Split and Served with drawn butter.

Surf  ‘n’ Turf

The following Surf ‘n’ Turf entrees are available. You may also substitute
New York Sirloin or Steak Teriyaki (same price).
For an additional $5.00 you may choose
Filet Mignon  or Steak au Poivre.

Prime Rib ‘n’…
Crab Cakes… 31
Lobster Tail … 57
1/2 Lobster Tail … 43
Fresh Sea Scallops… 31
Shrimp Scampi… 33

All entrees include the area’s freshest and best tasting Salad Bar and your choice of Baked Potato, Seasoned rice, vegetables, or today’s Mashed Potatoes. You can make our Salad “smorgas” Bar, featuring homemade salads, dressings, and fresh basked breads, your meal for only … 11

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If you have a special dietary need or just want us
to leave an ingredient out of an entree, please tell us.
If it’s at all possible, we’ll honor your request.

We proudly use Zero Trans Fat Cooking Oil.

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Mario’s Restaurant – Lake George NY

Mario’s Restaurant – Lake George NY


Mario’s is a popular landmark at 429 Canada Street, at the north end of Lake George Village, in the beautiful Adirondak Mountains of upstate New york, and is now marking its 54th year under one family ownership.Mario’s features original recipes like the “chicken calabrese” taught to current chef-owner Paul Nichols by his grandmother Mary Mazzeo, who founded the restaurant in 1954. Other specialties include seafood fra diavolo, osso buco alla mario & veal or chicken saltimboca.

Both Italian and American fare are featured, from imported pastas, with a vast array of made to order sauces, to fresh seafood, steaks, prime rib, chicken, chops, as well as our well known handcut veal specialties. A fine wine list is is also available to complete your meal as well as a special menu just for children.

So if you have never tried Mario’s, now is a great time. If you already know Mario’s, why not treat yourself and your family tonight?
Cooking for you since 1954, your hosts,
Paul & Nancy Nichols

P.S. Reservations are suggested, we accept all major credit cards, and we offer a full service bar.

Dinner Menu – Mario’s – Lake George NY Italian Restaurant

Baked Stuffed Filet of Sole
crab meat & scallop dressing, seafood sauce
Sea Scallops
large & fresh, your choice, broiled or deep fried
Seafood Fra Diavola *
king crab legs, jumbo shrimp, scallops & mussels, with linguini fin
Seafood Pasta Ala Mario
scallops, shrimp, langostino, fresh mushrooms, in a herb sherry cream sauce
Shrimp Marinara *
jumbo shrimp simmered in marinara sauce & served on angel hair pasta
Shrimp Parmigiana
deep fried jumbo shrimp, smothered with mozzarella cheese & tomato sauce
Shrimp Scampi ala Mario *
jumbo shrimp, garlic butter, white wine, on angel hair pasta or rice pilaf

above dinners include tossed salad or soup du jour, side of spaghetti or potato & vegetable
* no potato, vegetable

18% service charge added to parties of 6 or more / plate sharing charge $6.00

Childrens Menu

Baked ziti with Meat Ball Kid’s Own 5″ Cheese Pizza
Spaghetti, Ziti or Ravioli
with Meat Ball
Hamburger Steak on Toasted Bun
with French Fries & Vegetable
Hot Dog on Toasted Bun
with French Fries & Vegetable
Veal Cutlet
Tomato Sauce with Side of Spaghetti
Veal or Chicken Parmigiana
Tomato Sauce with Side of Spaghetti
Fried Chicken Fingers
with French Fries & Vegetable

Kids Dinner Salad & Hot Italian Bread served with above entrees.


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Lake George Luxury Cabin

Lake George Luxury Cabin

  • Beautifully crafted Adirondack furniture, leather sofas, chairs
  • Original artwork
  • On-the-water view of Lake George from the living area upstairs, as well as the enclosed porch downstairs, and the deck
  • Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Central air conditioning
  • 1 full bathroom and 3/4 bathroom
  • Linens and towels are provided

Call 888-311-7610 to make a reservation




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River Rafting Lake George

River Rafting Lake George

River Rafting Lake George

River Rafting Lake George

Hudson River Rafting Company specializes in group rafting trips. School groups, scouts, corporate outings, religious groups, camp groups, family reunions, an order of nuns looking to get away from it all – you name it, we’ve taken them down the river. Whitewater rafting is a great way to build team work and leadership skills. Our guides are trained to work with diverse groups of people and can help you accomplish the goals your group sets out for the day. There’s nothing like being on the river to relax, bond and get reenergized. We have special group rates each season. We also provide camping behind our Hudson River base camp and depending on the size of the group are willing to arrange transportation to and from the river if needed and if not already offered, an after rafting barbeque. Give us a call so we can help you plan a great outdoor experience!


All clothing and gear is available at our base camps.

SPRING & FALL RAFTING (Hudson, Moose, & Black Rivers)
We recommend each person bring the following for cold weather rafting. Adjust these recommendations to your personal needs. If you tend to be cold, bring more warm clothing. We’ll start from the bottom up.

  • Fleece or wool socks – we provide neoprene booties, but you’ll need thin wool socks underneath. No cotton socks.
  • Thermal underwear – (polypropylene, thermax, or acrylic – NOT COTTON) During April and May fleece tops work well.
  • Windbreaker or splash top – this will be your first line of defense against the water. * Fleece or wool hat – must be able to fit under your helmet. Skull caps work the best.
  • Neoprene gloves – Can be rented at Hudson River Rafting..

SUMMER RAFTING (Sacandaga, Hudson & Black Rivers)

  • T-Shirt & Shorts
  • Bathing Suit and T-shirt for river (will get wet)
  • Old sneakers, water shoes, sandals, Teva’s (NO flip-flops)


  • Eyeglass string
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel – for drying off.
  • You wear the clothes out that you wear in.


  • Waterproof camera – We sell these!
  • Food – For those with special dietary concerns or allergies.
  • Snorkel

Lower Hudson River Gorge – Raft, Tube, Ducky, Canoe – Lake Luzerne Base- 518-696-2964
Buttermilk to Lake Luzerne – 7 miles – 3 hours – $45.00/Group of 10+ – $40/person
1,000 Acres to Lake Luzerne – 10 miles – 5 hours – $65.00/Group of 10+ – $60/person
Thurman Bridge to Lake Luzerne – 18 miles – $75.00/Group of 10+ – $65/person
Call to customize your Lower Hudson River Gorge trip- by reservation only
Wetsuit Rental – $10.00
Barbeque – $12.00 – $15.00

In the center of Lake Luzerne our rafting base camp sits on the narrowest point on the Hudson River -Rockwell Falls Water Park is the first waterfall on the mighty Hudson River.  Seven miles upstream we launch our rafts at Buttermilk giving us a scenic lazy float down to Lake Luzerne.  The Lower Hudson River Gorge gives people the peace and tranquility of a wild river.

To make the trip longer, we continue upstream to 1,000 Acre Ranch giving you more time to float on this peaceful river section class I water – moving current.

Warrensburg Thurman Bridge to Lake Luzerne will take all day to paddle. People who want to relax can make this a two day canoe or raft trip. The trip starts below the confluence of the Schroon River. You have to start early (9:00 am) to complete this lazy 18 mile Lower Hudson River Gorge trip.

Call for reservations and pick up your river toy – Raft, Tube, Ducky or Canoe

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Fort William Henry Lake George

Fort William Henry Lake George

Fort William Lake George

Fort William Lake George

Fort William Henry is a reconstruction of the site of the dramatic battle that took place in 1757, between the French troops, under Marquis de Montcalm, and the English who were defending the fortress under the command of Lt. Colonel George Monroe.  This is the fort that figured prominently in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans.

he Fort William Henry is open from 9 am -6 pm daily, May – October

$14.95 adult
$7.95 children 3-11, under 3 free
$12.95 senior (62 +) and active military

*Rates include NYS Tax 7%

Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more. AAA discount also available.

Guided Tours:
Guided tours are conducted every hour on the hour with the last tour beginning at 5 pm.

Fort William Lake George

Fort William Lake George

You will meet a guide dressed in 18th century military costume to begin your tour.  The guide will explain the weapons and warfare of the period including conducting live firing demonstrations of musket and cannon along with a musket ball molding demonstration.  Following your guided tour, a self guided tour will take you through the museum and its many exhibits.

Following each tour, children are invited to Join the Kings Army.
“Soldiers” are given a uniform, musket and a chance to drill with the guide.  After “firing” the musket, participants will be given a certificate signing them up as soldiers and a coin for payment.

Also located within the courtyard, you will find a Native American demonstrating crafts such as leather work and beading.  You are invited to participate and also to listen to stories of the significance of the crafts and of the Native peoples in the area.  Children can make their own necklaces at our beading table to take home as a souvenier of their visit.

Fort William Henry is conveniently located on Route 9 just south of Lake George Village. From Interstate 87, take Exit 21 to the Village. The Fort is located on the north (right) side of the road. Parking is available near the Fort behind Bella Luna.

Buses and groups are welcome.

Sutler Shop:
After visiting the fort, stop by the Sutler Shop for a great selection of Fort William Henry and Lake George souvenirs, books, toys, candy, high quality replica muskets and cannon, clothing and unique gifts.  Located inside the fort, the Sutler Shop is open to the public (fort admission not required) 9:00am – 6:00pm daily, May – October.

Education Programs

Group Tours:

Fort William Henry provides school, scout and bus groups with an age appropriate tour of the Fort including the following:

  • Short introductory film of the fort’s history
  • Costumed guide meets yourgroup to begin the guided tour
  • Musket loading and firing demonstration
  • Cannon firing demonstration
  • Musket ball molding demonstration
  • Self guided tour of museum and exhibits
  • On-site gift shop with souvenirs, books and gifts

A group is 15 people or more. Each group receives 2 complimentary admissions per group.

Lake George Education Tour:

The LGET is a great way to expeirience the sights, sounds and history of the Lake George area.  The Educational Tour includes:

  • Teacher information package sent before visit
  • Short introductory film of the fort’s history
  • Costumed guide to meet your group to begin the guided tour
  • Musket loading and firing demonstration
  • Cannon firing demonstration
  • Seld guided tour of museum and exhibits
  • 1 hour cruise on board the Mohican or Minnie-Ha-Ha of the Lake George Steamboat Company
  • Snack bar open on board the Steamboat for lunch
  • A complimentary beverage on board (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soda)
  • Ice cream or candy treat after returning to shore
  • Gift shop available with souvenirs, books and gifts

One free adult admission with every ten (10) paid student admissions.

All Groups:

  • Fort Admission is valid all day, so you can come and go as you please.
  • Boxed lunch is available- call ahead for reservations.

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Lake George NY Festivals

Lake George hosts many events and does a great job at every one. Two favorites are Americade in June and the Adirondack Nationals in September. You just can’t beat walking around town seeing thousands of beautiful vehicles with the backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake George. The streets are filled with people having fun and there are plenty of restaurants and gift shops. Even if you don’t want to pay to get into the official event, the whole town is really an event, itself.

Americade is a week long event centered around the sport and beauty of motorcycles. This is not like Sturgis, so don’t worry about bringing the kids. Whether you sign up for the event and attend all the activities or just go for a day, it is impossible not be impressed with the number of bikes of all makes, models and eras. You’ll see riders who are the weekend warriors, the long time bikers and the newer crop of sport bikers. What is equally impressive is how friendly everyone is in the mix. Nighttime gets a little wilder but it’s always safe and you can just relax and have a great time.

The Adirondack Nationals is a similar event for classic cars. They come from all over and the quality of the restorations is unbelievable. People are friendly and you can learn or just look. You can talk to owners about technical things or draw out the stories of how they got the cars. Either aspect can bring tears to your eyes. And speaking of that, you’ll see some phenomenal paint jobs. You can just hear the cha-ching behind every one! Google Americade and Adirondack Nationals to get more info. If you have even ounce of “gearhead” in your blood, you will enjoy these events.


9 Rising Stars at The Wood~Gala Performance

9 Tony Jenkins Jazz Trip~Concert

16 Armed Forces Day Concert

16 Bluegrass Concert

22-24 & 29-31 Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine

28-31 Lake Elvis Festival

29-31 ESTRA Tow Truck Convention

May 29-June 7 Warrensburg Motorcycle Rally

May 30-June 6 Warrensburg Bike Week


1-6 Americade Motorcycle Touring Rally Feeder 6 Canal Canoe & Kayak Race

6-7 Wings Falls Quilt Show~Seasons for the Adirondacks

7 Northeast Customs Car Show

7 Prospect Mtn POW/MIA Memorial Service~40th Anniversary

13 Adirondack Outkasts Car Show

27 Christmas in June~Truck Convoy Parade

13-14 LARAC Arts Festival

13-14 Zonta Country Faire

17-20 Hudson Valley Firemen’s Convention~120th Annual

20 Daggett Dog Days

26-27 North Country Triathlon

26-28 Summer Fest


4 Strawberry Festival & Bazaar

7-12 American Legion Baseball Tournament

9 Kelly Miller Circus

11 Bike MS: Follow the Foothills

17-18 Lake George Community Band Festival

18-19 Priory Garage Sale

24-25 Smoke Eater’s Jamboree

25 Quadricentennial Float-By

28 Matt Finley & Rio Jazz Concert


1-2 4 on 4 Volleyball Tournament

1-2 Hague Arts Fair & Farmers’ Market

5 Mendelssohn Chamber Music~Phil Kates

7-9 Stony Creek Mountain Festival

9 Sticky Wicket Croquet Tournament & Picnic

15 Luzerne Chamber Players Celebrating Degas

16 Ididaride~ Adirondack Bike Tour

19-23 Lake George Family Festival~Craft Fair

20-21 Jimmy Webb~Concert

21 Downtown Luau~50th Anniversary Hawaii Statehood

21-23 Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival

22 Lake George Rendezvous~Antique & Classic Boat Show


6 Fabulous Folk Festival

11-13 Adirondack Nationals Car Show

11-13 Adirondack Vette Fest

12 Celtic Music & Arts Festival

12-13 Fiddlers’ Jamboree

16 Mysteries, Murder & Scandal in Warren County

19 Lake George Triathlon

19-20 Lake George Jazz Weekend

24 Downtown Balloon Festival Party

24-27 Adirondack Balloon Festival

26 Glens Falls Cemetery Tour

26-27 Lake George Craft Festival

27 Taste of the North Country ~Restaurant Samplings


3-4 Lake George Blues Blast

3-4 World’s Largest Garage Sale

10 Gore Mountain Harvest Festival

19 Halloween Pug Party & Parade~10th Annual

25 Fall Coin, Stamp & Collectible Show

31-November 1 New York State Cheer, Total Cheer & Dance Competition


1 Autumn Leaves~Chronicle Book Fair

20-22 NYSPHSAA Girls’ Volleyball Tournament

27-29 North Country Festival of Trees

27-29 Tony DeSare in Concert


3 Silver Christmas Tea

5-6 Christmas in Warrensburgh~20th Annual

12 Christmas with The King~Elvis Tribute Artists

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Things to do in Lake George NY

Searching for a fun vacation for our family,  I happened upon the Lake George area by chance and boy, am I ever glad I did! We usually gravitate toward New England but our family just came back from  the best time at Lake George Village. We happened to stay at the Georgian Inn right on the lake. The view of the lake surrounded by mountains was gorgeous. The pool was clean and fun. The main strip, Canada St, is full of people visiting the shops and restaurants.  There is so much to do!  Actually, the whole strip.. Canada St or Rt 9 is packed with shops, hotels, motels, restaurants and places for kids to have fun. There is Water World, Great Escape Six Flags, golf courses, music fesitvals on the lake, misc miniature golf and adventure areas. Outlet shopping is just south of the village .My kids took a parasail ride over Lake George and kayaked. You can rent waverunners, pontoon boats or small boats with just a drivers license and an age restriction. There are various boat trips up and down the narrow lake, some of which are steamships. It’s very scenic and historic as just north of Lake George Village was “Millionaire’s Row” with some of the old mansions still there along the lake. We actually added on 2 more days to take advantage of the great fun family atmosphere. The whole village is full of life and activity but still has a small town feel. It is a great place for families, couples, retirees…..actually everyone!  It is definitely a place we will go again and again.

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RSS Lake George Vacation

  • Still Bay Resort Lake George
    2009/2010 Rate Schedule 6/26/2010 through 9/06/2010 Bed & Breakfast Resort # Persons Daily Weekly 2 $160 to $230 $1035 to $1395 3 $180 to $230 $1185 to $1385 4 $200 to $255 $1335 to $1545 Discount on Sunday through Thursday (for two (2) or more days) Gate House Cottage (4 Persons) $1,675 per week Manor […]
  • Surfside on Lake George in the Village
    The Surfside On The Lake would like to welcome you for the 2010 season.In 2009 we completed construction on 26 New Lakefront Suites & Rooms a stones throw from the lake all boasting spectacular views of beautiful Lake George. 21 Suites with 2 bedrooms with a total of 3 queen beds, 2 flat screen TV’s, […]
  • Lake George Lodging Accommodations at this Adirondack Resort
    Relax in Lake George! Lodging accommodations at this premier Adirondack resort offer travelers a superb night’s stay amidst an unforgettable setting. At this beautifully refined and furnished hotel and conference center, enjoy all the modern conveniences the Fort William Henry has to offer.
  • Econo Lodge Downtown
    The Econo Lodge® Downtown is ideally located in the heart of Lake George Village, with easy access to Interstate 87 and U.S. Highway 9. This Lake George, NY hotel is surrounded by the beautiful Adirondack Mountains and is convenient to popular attractions like Magic Forest amusement park, Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Saratoga Race Course, […]
  • Quality Inn Lake George
    The Quality Inn Lake George hotel, a Lake George New York hotel near Million Dollar Beach The Quality Inn® Lake George is ideally located in the center of Lake George Village, within walking distance of Million Dollar Beach. This Lake George, NY hotel is just minutes from Prospect Mountain, The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, […]
  • Marine Village Resort in Lake George, New York
    You have the privacy and relaxation of our immaculate guest rooms and suites, and the service and attention of our staff who are dedicated to providing you with all the comforts of home. You have the luxury of doing nothing at all but relaxing in the heart of the Adirondacks. You have it all when […]
  • The Lodges at Cresthaven
    Lake George resorts take on a whole new meaning when it comes to The Lodges at Cresthaven! Our Lake George vacation homes give you the opportunity to own your very own spacious and custom-built lodge on the shores of the Queen of American Lakes. Discover breathtaking Adirondack Mountain vistas and stunning lake views from your […]
  • The Hyde Collection
    The Museum offers a world class collection of objects that span the history of western art from the fourth century BC through the twentieth century. The Museum's founders, Louis and Charlotte Hyde, acquired the majority of objects during a fifty-year period of avid and highly informed collecting. Many of these works are displayed in their […]
  • Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
    OUTPLAY. OUTLAST. OUTSHINE. The Ultimate Challenge! The North Country's most thrilling adventure gets even better with the addition of a 5th adult course "Adrenaline" and the "Squirrels Den" for our youngest explorers ages 3+. Explore nature through a combination of outrageous obstacles and challenges including zip lines, suspended rope bridges, swings, slides, nets, and ladders. […]
  • The Log Jam Restaurant – Lake George NY
    Whether you're visiting the Lake George - Saratoga region - or you live here all the time - The Log Jam Restaurant takes pride both in the beauty of the Adirondacks and in providing you with superb food and accommodating hospitality in an authentic log cabin. If it weren't for the aromas of sizzling steaks, […]