This itinerary is more than a catchy name! It’s a fantastic combination of soft adventure and diverse tour opportunities for those that just want to sit back relax and enjoy fabulous sightseeing in a serene setting.
“This tour offers a little something for everyone, especially in a time when your travelers may be looking to avoid the bigger cities and crowded attractions,” said said Tanya Brand, group tour promoter for the Warren County Tourism Department. Your groups can discover plentiful outdoor recreation and natural attractions while enjoying affordable and safe lodging during their stay. This makes the area the perfect destination to entice travelers to resume their touring.”
Warren County Tourism Department
The Lake George Area in NY’s Adirondacks
Scenic mountain views & cruise
A 100-mile scenic view of Lake George and the mountains beyond await groups when they arrive in the Lake George Area. Coaches can travel the 5.5 mile highway to the 2,030-foot summit of Prospect Mountain, stopping at three overlooks for photo opportunities and different vantage points of the 32-mile long lake. Afterward, enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner cruise aboard one the Lake George Steamboat Company or Lake George Shoreline Cruises’ sailing vessels. Whether it’s the famous sternwheel steamship the Minne Ha-Ha or the intimate Horicon, your group is sure to enjoy the lake breezes, stately homes and resorts dotting the shore of “The Queen of American Lakes,” Lake George.
Garnets & gondolas
Treasure seekers can visit the world’s largest garnet deposit at Barton’s Garnet Mine in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Guides will explain and demonstrate how to find garnet gemstones in this famous geology site or visitors can browse the mineral shop for take home keepsakes. Nearby, find the Northwoods Gondola and Open Air Chairlift offering breathtaking scenic sky rides ascending Gore Mountain. Explore interactive nature trails, enjoy a box lunch on a scenic overlook, or choose a longer trek in the fresh air and colorful fall foliage at the summit.
Natural Stone Bridge & Caves and Revolution Rail Co.
Take a self-guided trail walk at Natural Stone Bridge & Caves, home of the largest marble cave entrance in the Northeast. Here you will find a ¾-mile hike with waterfalls, gorge, cave and more. Be sure to stop at Stone Bridge Ice Cream stand, home of the Caveman Sundae with over 40 flavor of soft serve! Try a unique railbiking adventure along the Hudson River with Revolution Rail Company. Pedal through scenic woods and over the Hudson on a 200-foot trestle before lunch at the elegant Phoenix Inn or the rustic, Adirondack-style Garnet Hill Lodge.