Welcome to Lake George


In the winter, Lake George freezes over and most of the towns surrounding it go into hibernation. Other than skiing up in North Creek you won't find many winter activities and most restaurants and hotels stay closed until early summer.


Top experiences in Lake George

Lake George activities

$22 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake George Luncheon or Sightseeing Cruise aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lake George Steamboat Co., Lake George, New YorkYou 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 • DessertDuration: 2 hoursPass By: The Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration, Lake George, New YorkSee the famous Fort William Henry from our cruiseStop At: Lake George, Lake George, New YorkSee the beautiful waters of Lake George on your cruiseDuration: 2 hoursPass By: Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing, New YorkSee Bolton Landing from your cruisePass By: The Sagamore Resort Golf Course, Bolton Landing, New YorkSee the world famous Sagamore Hotel from your cruisePass By: Million Dollar Beach, Lake George, New YorkSee the coast of Lake George from your cruise

$22 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake George Dinner or Sightseeing Cruise aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lake George Steamboat Co., Lake George, New YorkEnjoy 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 RibMonday evenings the Carving Station offers St. Louis RibsAvailable on your Cruise:Dinner Buffet, Live Entertainment, Snack Bar, Cocktail Bar, Gift Shop, Stroller Parking, Wheelchair LiftDuration: 2 hours 15 minutesPass By: Lake George, Lake George, New YorkSee the crystal clear waters of Lake GeorgePass By: The Sagamore Resort Golf Course, Bolton Landing, New YorkSee the world famous Sagamore Hotel from your cruisePass By: Million Dollar Beach, Lake George, New YorkSee the coast of Lake George from your cruisePass By: Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing, New YorkSee Bolton Landing from your cruisePass By: The Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration, Lake George, New YorkSee Lake George's fort from your cruise.

$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!

$28 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake George Steamboat Cruise: Islands of the Narrows

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lake George Steamboat Co., Lake George, New YorkThe 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.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Lake George, Lake George, New YorkSee the beautiful waters of Lake GeorgeDuration: 3 hours

$48 Kid Friendly

1-Day Ice Fishing and Mineral Bath Tour from New York

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lake George, Lake George, New YorkThe ice fishing trips offer one of the north country's most exciting sports in outdoor winter recreation. To really appreciate Lake George, one has but to stand on her frozen surface and capture the beauty of the surrounding snowcapped mountains under a winter blue sky. The guide service provides everything you will need to catch fish and stay comfortable. Your guide will instruct you on methods of ice fishing that will work on any lake.It's a comfortable and relaxing trip that all ages can enjoy so join us for a great time! Duration: 3 hours 30 minutesStop At: Roosevelt Baths and Spa, Saratoga Springs, New YorkNaturally, a spa destined to serve generations with healing experiences would evolve at such a powerful place as Saratoga Springs NY, a haven infused with history and hydrotherapy.Established in 1935, the Roosevelt Baths & Spa Saratoga Springs spa resort opened thanks to President Franklin Roosevelt's visionary act to preserve the Saratoga Springs. Authentic and historic, today the Roosevelt Baths & Spa offers a transforming hydrotherapy spa experience with naturally healing treatments, performed by an attentive staff known for caring and quality of service.Transformation begins with a private soak in Saratoga's naturally effervescent water. Guests will discover a delightfully buoyant quality to the mineral water, and revel in Saratoga's signature brand of aquatic bliss. The mineral water is captured cold from underground springs, then mixed with warm fresh water to a neutral temperature for maximum benefits.The Roosevelt Baths & Spa offers 42 original treatment rooms and a complete menu of services, including:Mineral bathsMassagesFacialsScrubs, Body WrapsFull-Service SalonSpa guests and those staying at The Gideon Putnam enjoy complimentary use of the spa's relaxation room, steam room, and locker room facilities.Take time out to nurture yourself with nature-inspired therapies, authentic healing waters, and expert care at the historic Roosevelt Baths & Spa.Duration: 40 minutes

$2181 Kid Friendly

8 days Uganda Wildlife Holiday

ItineraryDay 1: Airport pickup to KampalaPass By: Airport Transfer Entebbe, Kampala, Central RegionOur driver/guide will be at Entebbe International Airport to pick you up from your flight and transfer to your accommodation in Kampala.Meals included: • Dinner: Depending on your time of arrival, we organize additional meals at your accommodation facilityAccommodation included: Sapphire Hotel Day 2: Drive to Kibale forestStop At: Kibale National Park, Kasese, Western RegionToday your journey begins from Kampala or Entebbe to Kibale Forest national park, with a stop-over for lunch in the friendly town of Fort Portal. The drive is incredibly scenic, passing through tea plantations and the lush green countryside which characterizes so much of Uganda. Kibale forest is home to at least 13 primate species including: the Red Tailed Monkey, Olive Baboon, Black and White Colobus Monkey, and the Blue Monkey. The bird life in the forest is also prolific and includes the beautiful Great Blue Turaco. If you are very lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of a meandering herd of Forest Elephant.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner all providedAccommodation included: Kibale Forest CampDay 3: Chimpanzee Tracking & swamp walk in Kibale ForestStop At: Kibale National Park, Kasese, Western RegionKibale Forest boasts the highest number of primate species in the world, including our delightful cousins, the chimpanzees. Today, in Uganda, there are approximately 5,000 chimpanzees left in the wild, which makes it a perfect place to spot them! The experienced ranger takes you to track chimpanzees in the morning or afternoon depending on your choice; in the meantime, showing you the many monkey species that live in this tropical forest. A wonderful jungle trip is the result, finishing in an hour of eye to eye contact with the chimpanzees. We can however never guarantee you to see them, they are still wild animals! Your swamp walk (2-3 hours) will take you through grassland, small communities, and some beautiful scenery, where the locals are likely to greet you with enthusiastic waves. It is usual to spot 3 or 4 different primate species during this walk, though the highlight is catching a glimpse of the Great Blue Turaco!Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.Accommodation included: Kibale Forest CampDay 4: Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves & Tooro Kingdom PalaceStop At: Kibale National Park, Kasese, Western RegionEarly morning begin the day with a cultural tour of the ‘Amabere ga Nyina Mwiru’ Caves in fort portal passing through the tea plantations. You will also hike up to the explosion craters surrounding this place so be sure to have hiking boots. Return back to fort portal town for Lunch before going to tour the Tooro Kingdom palace. Later you will be transferred to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s second largest park and located base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain ranges, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation included: Bush lodgeDay 5: Queen Elizabeth National ParkStop At: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese, Western RegionAfter an early breakfast, you go for an early morning long game drive at 6.30 a.m. in time to see the sun rise. You will search for all the wildlife in the park like; Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Waterbuck, Leopard, Uganda Kob, Warthog, etc. After lunch, you will take a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel. Here, you will see a lot of hippos (more than you can possibly imagine!), as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe. You can expect to see: Buffalo, Crocodile, bathing Elephant, and a range of beautiful birds. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After the boat-safari you game drive back to the lodge.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation included: Bush lodgeDay 6: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable ForestStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western RegionToday you drive to Bwindi in the south-western part of Uganda, close to the borders with Rwanda and Congo. You cross a beautiful part of the country often referred to as “the Switzerland of Africa.” You will see a great country-side, bamboo forest and have great views over the Virunga Mountains. For lunch you will stop at a local restaurant en-route to Bwindi.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland Camp Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Gorilla TrackingStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western RegionToday prepare yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants, the rare Mountain Gorilla. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts both Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees – the only forest in Africa which can make this claim in fact. It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds. The Gorillas you will track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. Your trek will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the Gorillas habitat. En-route, your guide will point out signs of previous Gorilla activity, including dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots. The time taken to track the Gorillas can take as little as 2 hours to as much as 7 hours before one returns! Once the Gorillas have been located, your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a Mountain Gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience.Duration: 7 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland Camp Day 8: Visit to the Equator – Return to Kampala or EntebbeStop At: Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Western RegionAfter breakfast you drive back to Kampala or Entebbe (Airport) with a stop at the equator, the best place for your souvenir shopping. Your driver/guide will bring you to your accommodation in Kampala/Entebbe or to Entebbe Airport (this is only possible for flights leaving at mid-night or later). Accommodation for tonight is not inclusive in the program. In case you wish us to include one (or more) nights in Kampala and or Entebbe, please let us know.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast & LunchNo accommodation included on this day.