Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Lake George is ready to explore

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lake George. This scenic city is known for its shopping, boating and local tours. Fort William Henry and Lake George Dog Beach are just a couple of the must-sees. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake George

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lake George a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adirondack Winery (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Water Slide World (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Goony Golf (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Magic Forest Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Magic Forest Family Fun Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Wild West Ranch and Western Town (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Lake George

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lake George is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake George Dog Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Prospect Mountain (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Shepard's Beach Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Lake George Battlefield Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Million Dollar Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Hearthstone Point Campground (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)

How to get to and around Lake George

The nearest airport is in Glens Falls, NY (GFL-Floyd Bennett Memorial), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 47.2 mi (75.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Lake George?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 373 holiday lettings near Lake George. From 88 Cabins to 214 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake George is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lake George?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lake George. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Top of the World Golf Course: 478 holiday lettings
  • Lake George Shoreline Cruises: 502 holiday lettings
  • Log Jam Outlet Center: 473 holiday lettings
  • Lake George Forum: 491 holiday lettings
  • Magic Forest Park: 472 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lake George listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Lake George?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 88 Cabins in Lake George. Our other popular types of Lake George holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 214 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 88 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lake George?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in Lake George. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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