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Lake George

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Address: Lake George, NY
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+1 800-365-1050

During a 1791 visit, Thomas Jefferson was moved to say, "Lake George...

During a 1791 visit, Thomas Jefferson was moved to say, "Lake George is without comparison, the most beautiful water I ever saw." Not much has changed. Today this 32-mile long, 3-mile wide dazzling lake draws vactioners who come to enjoy a plethora of outdoor endeavors including sailing, swimming, cruising on historic steamboats, hiking and more.

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What a great place to go and relax Shopping at the factory outlets and village, great resteraunts, the lake, the boats, great escape, all outdoor and indoor activities have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to go and relax Shopping at the factory outlets and village, great resteraunts, the lake, the boats, great escape, all outdoor and indoor activities have something to offer everyone young and old

Thank Christin M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake George is just spectacular! I highly recommend visiting with your family or your better half. Amazing restaurants with great views. Great boat rides on the lake where you can enjoy all kind of water sports.

Thank Vasilios C
Cape May, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My wife & I LOVED in the fall of 2016. The biking was fun and hiking Buck Mountain Trail was exhilarating and quite a challenge, but the views and scenery from the top were well worth the effort. Bring water and a snack for the hike, and wear hiking boots for safe footing.

Thank 2014HappyTravelers
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The views of the lake are stunning from the shoreline, or better still from one of the boat rides that take you out onto the lake. So peaceful and serene! A real gem.

Thank RoadRunnerGramma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

What can I say to my whole childhood. This definately have changed, it is not quite the same as it used to be, but one never can forget the memories. ENJOY, it is one of the last of its kind. Wonderful world adults ( especially baby boomers), and young children with a new legacy

Thank grufdee93
Karachi, Pakistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Lake george was a nice and peaceful place to relax. On its both shores there are a number of very expensive villas used as summer houses of billionaires. Lake George has a boat cruise and other water sports. Around lake George there are lush green mountains to explore. Views from the top are stunning. There is a small shopping area... More 

Thank ASIF R
Saratoga Springs, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The village has many fun things to do. Starting with a fun day at million dollar beach. There are many wonderful restaurants, a game room, the park and lots of fun shops. Lake George village is not the only great thing about this lake though. You can take a tour on one of the ships, the minnehaha which is a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Growing up near here, lake George was the summer place to be with your friends. As you got older some great bars and music. Now I return with my family and daughter for some of the same gun I had as a kid. Lots of change but lots of thing exactly the same. Overall you can't beat it during the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

If you're anything like me you love to get out and hike and soak up all the nature as possible!lake George is so beautiful!! Mountain trails everywhere on both sides of the lake.. many different hotels to stay! It's peaceful all year round.. perfect for photography it will be well worth it !!

Thank Sydney O
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

great place for a family vacation, plenty of things to do for the children, make it a spring through fall trip when things are open and the weather is nicer

Thank William M

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