In 2019. USA Today named Lake George a perfect town for a weekend trip—and it’s no mystery why. With a cute, laid-back atmosphere, fun local flair and tons of community events, this town is great for families, couples, and friend groups. Plus, it’s nestled on the shores of one of the clearest lakes in the U.S. Stay for a weekend—or longer—at one of our Lake George vacation rentals and you’ll see exactly why this town is so beloved.
Nestled in the beautiful Adirondack region in Upstate New York, the town of Lake George is located on the western shores of its namesake body of water. It's just over 200 miles north of Manhattan and about 60 from Albany. Our Lake George vacation rentals offer the perfect escape for city-dwellers looking for tranquility and outdoor access.
First and foremost: the lake and its beautiful pristine waters. Our Lake George vacation homes offer the perfect combination of lakeside serenity with the options for nearby dining, shopping, and more. Whether you’re kayaking, swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, fishing, or boating, there are dozens of ways to enjoy the beautiful waters surrounding you. For a truly memorable experience, you can hop aboard a steamboat with the Lake George Steamboat Company. Choose from family-friendly charters, like a pirate-themed cruise, or evening events with live music and dancing.
When it comes to activities on the mainland, our Lake George cabins are surrounded by options. History buffs will love exploring the Fort William Henry Museum, which was built in 1755 and played a role in the French and Indian War. Guided tours, live military demonstrations, and reenactments allow you to fully immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the fort.
If you’re looking for a little more activity, Lake George is full of outdoor recreation. Horseback riding, hiking, golf, road cycling and mountain biking, bird-watching, and rock climbing await. Things don’t slow down with a wintertime visit to our Lake George vacation rentals, either—you’ll still have great access to cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, ice skating, snowboarding, and more.
Experience the beauty of the Adirondacks at Lake George. Not only will you be surrounded by activities just moments down the road—you’ll be a day-trip away from the incredible natural scenery of the Adirondacks and Upstate New York. Browse our Lake George vacation rentals today and start planning your next trip to this beloved place.