- Our list of the best things to do in Lake George, New York, features the top 103 nearby activities — including 44 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lake George, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Lake George, NY , followed by 80 popular activities in nearby cities, including Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, Bolton Landing, Queensbury and North Creek
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Fort William Henry Museum Albany / Capital Region MoreLess Info
Interactive history museum guides guests through Fort William Henry’s bloody past with live reenactors musket and canon demonstrations
91% 1369 votes
Lake George, NY MoreLess Info
Historically known as one of Thomas Jefferson's favorite sites, Lake George is 32 miles of sparkling beauty. The 3 mile wide lake is a popular spot for swimming and steamboat sailing as well as hiking along the trails on the shoreline.
98% 51 votes
Pilot Knob Road, Lake George, NY MoreLess Info
Of moderate difficulty, the Buck mountain hiking trail is somewhat steep and rocky in places, but offers a sweeping view of the lake below upon reaching the summit. The trail length one way is approximately three miles.
Adirondack Winery & Tasting RoomSPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Wine Tasting Session for Two at Adirondack Winery
285 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845 MoreLess Info
Located in the heart of picturesque Lake George is the Adirondack Winery & Tasting Room. The tasting room offers a small, intimate setting while still offering a wide selection of hand-crafted wines including dry reds, fruity whites and sweets.
90% 788 votes
Lake George, NY MoreLess Info
Some of the greatest views of Lake George can be seen on Prospect Mountain. Climbers, hikers, and mobile van riders enjoy reaching the 2,030 foot mountains summit for quiet, serene views of the surrounding area.
90% 709 votes
Steel Pier, Lake George, NY MoreLess Info
The Steamboat Company of Lake George offers steamboat tours, a wonderful way to explore the lake and its surrounding wildlife. The company offers various cruises including moonlight cruises, firework cruises, private boat rentals and more.
74% 286 votes
Beach Road, Lake George, NY MoreLess Info
Located on the shores of Lake George is Million Dollar Beach. The beach is a favorite of both locals and tourists and offers crystal clear water, powder soft sand and scenic views of the surrounding area.
88% 181 votes
72 Beach Road, Lake George, NY 12845 MoreLess Info
With two miniature golf courses, Around the World Miniature Golf features a course themed on United States landmarks, such as a New York city subway and Pikes Peak. The world themed course includes landmarks like London bridge and pyramids.
88% 118 votes
3513 Lakeshore Drive, (Rte 9), Lake George, NY MoreLess Info
Horseback and pony riding is offered at Saddle Up Stables. This family owned stable has both guided horseback trail rides and hand led pony rides with views of the mountains, forest and Lake George.
81% 158 votes
Rte 9N & Rte 9, Lake George, NY 12845 MoreLess Info
Offering a 19-hole miniature golf course, Gooney Golf provides a golfing experience that includes both themed holes and cartoon characters. The course includes Humpty Dumpty, waterfalls, elves, windmills and Blackbeard the Pirate, among others.
87% 67 votes
1511 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845 MoreLess Info
Built on over an acre of land among the Adirondacks, Lumberjack Pass Miniature Golf offers 18 widely varied holes with an array of offbeat obstacles and designs. The course features water hazards and real sand traps.