Located in northern New York, the Lake George Area in New York’s Adirondacks is easily accessible and a direct drive from New York City, Boston, and Montreal. The area is home to the “Queen of American Lakes,” 32-mile-long Lake George, and considered the gateway to the Adirondack Park, a 6.2-million-acre wilderness area offering beauty, outdoor adventure, and easy access to amenities such as lodging, dining, and entertainment.
The Warren County Tourism Department will not only connect tour planners with local group tour suppliers, but will also provide personal planning assistance, including itineraries, step-on guide service, meet and greets, welcome bags, and more. Contact Tanya Brand, group tour promoter, at firstname.lastname@example.org to get tour plans to the Lake George Area underway.
Spend an hour or enjoy an unforgettable day aboard one of the magnificent vessels that travel the crystal-clear waters of scenic Lake George. With six big ships sailing at all times of day, tour operators are afforded the flexibility to build a unique itinerary that most meets the needs of their clients. Groups can enjoy lavish champagne lunch and dinner cruises or kick back with a themed-meal experience, including Taco Tuesday, Pizza Friday, or Fabulous Fire Works cruises.
Six Flags Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor is one of America’s favorite and most historic theme parks. Originally opened in 1954, as Storytown USA, it has since expanded from a 5-acre nursery rhyme theme park to include more than 135 thrilling rides, shows, and attractions. A favorite among student/youth groups, tour operator clients will appreciate the learning-on-location programs offered by the park, as well as the student-friendly indoor water park at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge, located directly adjacent to the park.
Prospect Mountain Memorial Highway, an iconic Lake George landmark, is a group-travel favorite! Motorcoaches can travel the 5½-mile highway and stop at three breathtaking overlooks for unique vantage points of the 32-mile-long lake. Discover the historical ruins of what was once the world’s largest cable railroad. Enjoy a box picnic lunch or snap a group photo as a keepsake of this memorable tour.
Pedal over railroad tracks and cross the mighty Hudson River with Revolution Rail Company. Self-propelled railbikes carry riders on varying length trips through silent Adirondack forests and across a spectacular trestle bride. With four locations offering a variety of ride times throughout the day, it’s easy to add this unique attraction to any itinerary.
Dude ranches once flourished in the Lake George Area in the 1940s and 50s, and The Painted Pony Rodeo keeps that tradition alive with genuine Texas-style barbeque dinners and professional rodeos from July 4 to Labor Day. A unique twist to any itinerary, groups will enjoy watching bareback riding, calf and team roping, steer wrestling, and bull riding competitions, along with country entertainment in the Longhorn Saloon.