Whether the group is new to the destination or the Lake George Area is a favorite stop, this itinerary offers quintessential attractions and activities sure to please every group. Couple these offerings with the area’s fabulous fall foliage and you’ll have a tour that will be the highlight of the year.
“The attractions offered on this itinerary are iconic to our area and are loved by both tourists and locals alike,” said Tanya Brand, group tour promotor at The Warren County Tourism Department. “A visit to the area wouldn’t be complete without getting out on beautiful Lake George or enjoying a picturesque view from the summit of Prospect Mountain.”
‘Queen of American Lakes‘
Choose a scenic cruise aboard one of the five ships that sail the pristine waters of the 32-mile-long Lake George. Lake George Steamboat Company’s Minne Ha Ha sails hourly. Lunch and dinner cruises are available on the lake’s largest sailing vessel, the Lac Du Saint Sacrement, or Lake George Shoreline’s upscale Adirondac or Horicon.
Prospect Mountain Memorial Highway
Prospect Mountain is one of Lake George’s iconic landmarks. It offers panoramic views of the lake, the Adirondack Mountains and beyond. Travel the 5.5-mile highway, visiting each of its three breathtaking scenic overlooks to its 2,050-foot summit. Discover the historical ruins of what was once the world’s largest cable railroad.
Stop and shop along the “Million Dollar Half Mile.” The six outlet centers along this stretch feature name-brand stores sure to satisfy any shopper. Just eight minutes from The Outlets at Lake George, visit the Tiki Resort for dinner and a show. Or, enjoy a comedy production at “America’s most intimate professional theatre,” The Lake Theatre.
Enjoy breathtaking views on the Northwoods Gondola at Gore Mountain. Or, take a self-guided trail walk at Natural Stone Bridge & Caves, home of the largest marble cave entrance in the Northeast. Treasure seekers can choose to visit the world’s largest garnet deposit at Barton’s Garnet Mine and Mineral Shop. Learn the history and geology of the mine as guides explain and demonstrate how to find garnet gemstones to take home.
The Warren County Tourism Department