Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains of New York offers old-growth forest, lakeshore views, recreation, museums, historic sites, freshwater beaches, arts, culture and a wine country. The Fort Henry Museum & Restoration on the shores of the lake provides a look at an 18th-century British Fort with a museum tracing its long history. Million Dollar Beach by the shores has a boat launch and picnic neighborhoods on golden sands near the clear, fresh water. A drive along the scenic Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway presents you with mountain views of the town and lake. At the Adirondack Winery Lake George Tasting Room, you can enjoy local vintages of fruit wines.

The Lake George Historical Association looks at regional history in a historic courthouse building. Ice Castles is an award-winning seasonal attraction where you’ll walk through ice caves with LED-lit sculptures made from ice. Family fun can be had at Playland Arcade with dozens of video games and prize games. At Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, the family can compete in round after round of quirky mini-golf holes.

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    There are plenty of things to do in Lake George, America’s first vacation getaway. Since the mid-19th century, city dwellers have flocked to the mountains and waterways around Lake George to experience the great outdoors. The area quickly developed into a major tourist destination over the years, with Lake George Village still attracting millions of vacationers to this day. The town’s...

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