Fun in the Sun in Lake George

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Fun in the Sun of Lake George

Dreaming about some fun in the sun? Now is the time to make your plans to visit Lake George, the “Queen of American Lakes” this summer. Here’s our opinion of the top 12 ways to enjoy Fun in the Sun of Lake George…

 Fun in the Sun at the ADK Wine and Food Festival!

Fun in the Sun at the ADK Wine and Food Festival!

#1 way to beat cabin fever- The Adirondack Wine & Food Festival!

Let’s start with the TOP way to beat that winter cabin fever… #1 best way to jumpstart warmer weather-  join us at the ADK Wine and Food Festival! It may be a little chilly still outside, but spring is less than two weeks away and summer is right around the corner after that.  Think summer! 🙂

#2- Boating on Lake George!

Known as the Queen of American Lakes, and rated one of the cleanest in the country, Lake George is an incredible place to launch your boat.  If you don’t have a boat, there are plenty of rental options from pontoons to jet skis!  AND the public boating docks are just steps away from the festival grounds.

#2 way to beat that cabin fever- boating!

 Boating fun on Lake George!

Boating fun on Lake George!

 Catch up on that summer tan on one of many great spots around Lake George!

Catch up on that summer tan on one of many great spots around Lake George!

#3- Get a jump start on that summer tan at one of LG’s beautiful beaches!

There are lots of ways to enjoy Lake George from rock jumping to weighted docks.  There are also some of the best beaches in Upstate like Million Dollar Beach! If you lve to grill…I mean who doesn’t love to grill while on the beach?! Check out Marcella’s Appliance and the Big Green Egg cooking grill!

 

#4- Mini Golf at the Funspot!

The Fun Spot has everything from laser tag to go-karts, to an arcade and Ninja Challenge obstacle course!  Shake off those winter cobwebs and work on your short-short game with a mini-golf challenge!

 Fun for kids of all ages! (and their parents!)

Fun for kids of all ages! (and their parents!)

 After a nice day on the lake, there′s nothing better than a lakeside dinner at the Boathouse.

After a nice day on the lake, there′s nothing better than a lakeside dinner at the Boathouse.

#5- Lakeside Dining

#5 way to coax warmer weather to Upstate New York… The Boathouse Restaurant and the Boardwalk Restaurant.  Gorgeous lake views, delicious food, and easy access to dock space for a little apres lake fun.

#6- Take a Break from the sun with a local Brew or Wine Tasting!

It might not feel like it now, but there will be a time this summer that you have had enough sun for the day, and need to find something to do to slow up that sunburn.  What better way than to take in a local craft beer tour or wine tasting!  The ADK Brewery and ADK Winery offer some of the best, award-winning local craft beverages in the region.

 Adirondack Wine Barrels with some of the most incredible wine of the region!

Adirondack Wine Barrels with some of the most incredible wine of the region!

 Looking for an active lifestyle adventure? Hike the Adirondacks!

Looking for an active lifestyle adventure? Hike the Adirondacks!

#7- Hike the Adirondack Mountains!

Looking for a challenge to your active lifestyle?  #7 way to cure winter cabin fever is a hike in the Adirondack Mountains.  Adventure, physical challenge and an excuse to be outdoors, the Lake George region has some of the best hiking in the country.  Get out there.

#8- Lake George Water Sports

#8 TOP way to beat cabin fever…water sports.

Do you remember the first time you slipped your feet into water skis, and the boat started pulling away until the rope you were holding onto became taught?  Well, whether you had a close-up encounter with some of Upstate New York’s finest fresh-water wildlife, or you “rose” to the occasion, the # 8 way to beat the chill back this winter is to remember the thrill of water sports. For more information on what you can enjoy in the water head to Lakegeorge.com

 Zoom! Water sports on LG!

Zoom! Water sports on LG!

 Lots of shopping in Lake George!

Lots of shopping in Lake George!

#9- Retail Therapy

Retail Therapy! The Factory Outlets of Lake George has you covered! They have all of the brand-name clothing stores and you can definitely shop until you drop!  Retail therapy can cure what ails you!

#10- Take a cruise with Love is on Lake George!

Want to cruise Lake George in style? Love is on Lake George has got you covered! You can choose from custom cruises, Dock & Dine, Swim, Boat Rides, and Sunsets. Plus the boat cruises are pet-friendly! The boat can handle up to 10 people so you can enjoy this special opportunity with all of your friends and family. Captain Ron is a licensed pilot and the 26-foot Lyman Cruiser is NY state certified. Check them out here!

 Concerts at Shepard Park in Lake George, NY!

Concerts at Shepard Park in Lake George, NY!

 Concerts at Shepard Park in Lake George, NY!

Concerts at Shepard Park in Lake George, NY!

#11- Have Dinner on a Boat

The Lake George Steamboat Company offers dinner cruises for you to enjoy right on Lake George! They have a selection of beautiful boats you can choose from! You can’t go wrong with dinner while taking in the beautiful, Lake George!

#12- Camping on the Islands of Lake George

Have you ever heard of camping on the Islands! Well, you have now. That’s a big deal here and you MUST experience it! Plus, if you’re looking for campgrounds Lake George Escape Campground has all of your camping needs! Enjoy the beautiful outdoors and take in that nice warm weather!

 Concerts at Shepard Park in Lake George, NY!

Concerts at Shepard Park in Lake George, NY!