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$43 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake George Lunch Cruise

You may board your Lake George cruise up to one hour prior to departure to get an early start on the buffet lunch in the dining room (see sample menu below). The experienced waitstaff keeps the buffet full and makes sure that the food, cooked on board, is always fresh from the galley. Enjoy provided nonalcoholic beverages, or purchase a drink from the full bar.During the 2-hour cruise, a keyboardist entertains you with a varied musical repertoire and takes requests of your favorite songs. Listen to live narration from the captain about passing sights, which include the remains of the stately mansions on Millionaire's Row and islands like Diamond Island, Dome Island and the Canoe Islands, where you can spot the Lake George Club. When you arrive at Bolton Bay, enjoy views of Bolton Landing and the Sagamore Resort, seen from the best vantage point on the water.After reaching the mouth of the Narrows, turn around for the leisurely return to the starting point, and look for nesting eagles on Speaker Heck Island.Sample menu: Three hot main courses (chicken, fish and vegetarian) Green and assorted salads Soup of the day Sliced meats, cheeses and breads for sandwiches Dessert

$19.95 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Hudson River Sightseeing Cruise from Albany

The Dutch Apple II, a 65-foot boat, is derived from popular Hudson River Dayliners which used to ferry people from New York City to Albany. Today it is used for comfortable 90-minute cruises to show off the splendid nature and landscape around the Hudson River. Hop on the Dutch Apple II to begin the 90-minute cruise on the Hudson River. The guide, a Hudson River historian, regales you with interesting tales of Albany’s past and discusses the historic homes that line the riverbanks. Keep your eyes open and your binoculars out to spot eagles and other wildlife. At Van Weis Point, the boat makes a slow U-turn and heads back to Albany, as the guide continues to share the history of the area. Sit back on a comfortable seat, perhaps enjoying a drink or refreshment from the cash bar.

$55 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake George Steamboat Dinner Cruise

Board at 5:30PMSail from 6:30-8:45PMDepart and return at 57 Beach Road, Lake George, NYEnjoy a 2.25 hour Dinner Cruise on Lake George aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement. Prepared fresh daily, choose from 3 hot entrees: Chicken, Fish or Vegetarian, a Carving Station and our newly expanded salad bar. After dining, relax in your seat, dance to the music of entertainer Danny Lombardo or head topside to enjoy the fresh air on the outer decks. Cruise by beautiful mountain wilderness areas on the crystal clear waters of Lake George while enjoying the Adirondack Sunset. The Saint’s Dining Room is climate controlled for your comfort. Sunday evenings the Carving Station offers Prime Rib Monday evenings the Carving Station offers St. Louis Ribs Available on your Cruise: Dinner Buffet, Live Entertainment, Snack Bar, Cocktail Bar, Gift Shop, Stroller Parking, Wheelchair Lift

$29.50 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake George Scenic Power Boat Private Tour

This 1 to 4 hour private sightseeing tour creates a truly memorable experience for everyone aboard. Passengers can choose a wide variety of pick-up locations around Lake George by boat, and the tour begins after a chat with your captain. Your tour will be customized to your interests whether you choose to sit back for a leisurely ride with your family, would like to gain a historical perspective of the lake or have a quiet romantic cruise. Your captain can also advise you on excellent places to dine, take you to a private place to swim and sun or even cliff jump! The options are endless and your captain is happy to accommodate!

$250 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Adirondacks Hot Air Balloon Flight

Make your way to Queensbury for your hot air balloon ride at either sunrise or just before sunset. Before you get settled inside the balloon basket, toast your adventure with a Champagne ceremony with the captain and crew.Listen to a safety briefing and watch as the colorful canopy of the hot air balloon inflates; then float away on gentle air currents over the spectacular Adirondack region, a premier upstate New York destination. You’ll soar over Lake George to the north and Saratoga Springs to the south, with magnificent views all the way to the Green Mountains of Vermont on clear days. Soak up the tranquil sights of trees, hills, small towns and waterways that make up this charming region, and then come down for a soft landing and receive a commemorative flight certificate. You'll also receive a link to a website with in-flight photos that you can share with family and friends. Note: The actual flight lasts approximately one hour, but you should plan on about three hours from start to finish.

$26 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake George Steamboat Cruise: Islands of the Narrows

Boarding begins at 2pm. Departure is 2:30pm. Return at 5pm. Board and return at our Steel Pier on 57 Beach Road, Lake George, NY 12845 The Islands of the Narrows Cruise is one of our most popular afternoon cruises. The MV Mohican II was put into service in 1908. She is currently the oldest passenger vessel operating on Lake George and is on the National Register of Historic places. Sail into the islands of the "Narrows" and view a majority of the lake's 183 Islands. 154 are state owned and 29 are privately owned. You will see untouched wilderness along the lake's shores. Snack bar, beverages and a full cocktail bar are available at a la carte pricing. Enjoy full Captain's narration with points of interest and history as you sail along the beautiful waters of Lake George.

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