Located approximately 30 minutes north of Saratoga Springs, Lake George, NY is the perfect place to take a day trip from Saratoga. Nicknamed the “Queen of American Lakes,” Lake George is one of the most beautiful lakes in the United States. In addition to the pristine water, the Village of Lake George offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, including dining, shopping, and amusement fun! Ready to start planning your day trip? Here is a list of activities within driving distance of Saratoga Springs.
Stop by the Adirondack Winery on Canada Street to sample delicious, award-winning wines and take home a souvenir wine glass. Gourmet cheese, fine foods, delectable chocolates, unique souvenirs and gifts are available too! Plus, Adirondack Winery offers great special events all year long. To make a reservation, click here.
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves Park
Just a short drive north of Lake George is Natural Stone Bridge & Caves Park! The massive Stone Bridge is the LARGEST marble cave entrance in the eastern U.S. and is still being carved by the beautiful Trout Brook. Self-guided and guided adventure tours are available. To book a tour, click here.
Lake George Kayak Company
Paddling enthusiasts can rent a kayak or paddleboard for the day. When you rent from Lake George Kayak Company, you will be getting more than a vessel. They also provide basic instruction, life vests, paddles, and guidance on the best places to paddle. For rental sales, call (518)-644-9366.
Lake George Shoreline Cruises
Take the family on a narrated cruise around beautiful Lake George! Lake George Shoreline Cruises has two incredible yachts, Adirondac and Horicon, available for historic sightseeing, sunset happy hour cruise, fireworks dinner cruise and more! To book a cruise, click here.
Lake George Steamboat Company
Let Lake George Steamboat Company show you the beauty of Lake George! They offer daily cruises aboard their three historic vessels. Whether aboard a scheduled cruise or private charter, they offer a variety of packages to choose from. For reservations, call (518) 668-5777.
Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
Located just 5 miles outside of Lake George is Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery. Stop by their beautiful distillery for a tour and tasting. Each spirit is distilled with pure, unprocessed Adirondack spring water. Be sure to purchase a bottle of their Double Gold award-winning Two Sisters Vodka! For hours and tours, call (518) 338-3130.
West Mountain Ski Resort
West Mountain has four seasons of outdoor fun! In the winter, West Mountain offers skiing and snowboarding on 30 trails ranging in ability from beginner to advanced. They also offer lessons and programs, rental packages, and a snow tubing park! During the summer months, West Mountain has a state-of-the-art Tree Top Adventure Park, mountain bike park and scenic chairlift rides and hikes. To learn more, click here.
Saratoga in the summer is more affordable than ever! Check out our list of hotels and make your reservation today.