Lake George Area, NY

Family-friendly attractions and activities year-round make the Lake George area, New York an award-winning reunion destination.

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Enjoy Family-Friendly Activities on Your Reunion in the Lake George Area

Located in the Adirondack Mountains, the Lake George area in New York is the perfect destination for your family reunion. Known as the “original vacation,” adventurists will love a day spent whitewater rafting on the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers or fly among the clouds when you go parasailing over Lake George. The summer is ideal for wakeboarding, tubing, jet skiing, paddling and sailing. Reconnect with nature by hiking through the many parks and nature preserves in the Lake George area like the 44-acre Meadowbrook Preserve and visit the museum at Up Yonda Farm that features exhibits of native wildlife and has hands-on exhibits for children like archaeology digs. Families can also enjoy a bike ride through Warren County Bikeway and the 2.6-mile long Caroline Fish Memorial Trail.

For more family thrills, Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor are a theme park and water park with rides and entertainment. At the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course, enjoy 1.5 miles of treetop adventures and navigate aerial courses suitable for all ages and even go ziplining. Other outdoor activities in the region include mountain biking at Gore Mountain, fishing in Lake George and snowboarding and skiing in North Creek.

Don’t miss being entertained by cowboys, cowgirls and clowns at Painted Pony Rodeo and a family horse ride at Ridin-Hy Ranch Resort and Circle B Ranch. For an authentic Adirondack experience stay at a dude ranch like 1,000 Acres or Roaring Brook Ranch where you can go riding through wooded areas and enjoy the luxuries of glamping complete with wi-fi and cable tv.

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Beyond the Outdoors, Lake George has Year-Round Festivals and Events

Make the most of year-round festivals and events in the Lake George area. From wine and food gatherings and sporting events to concerts and carnivals, families can expect exciting festivities and fireworks. The Lake George Winter Carnival is a trademark tradition with cook-offs, talent shows, ice sculptures, horse-drawn carriage rides, parades, children’s activities and the Polar Plunge. At the Brant Lake Winter Carnival, families can gather around bonfires and indulge in family events like broomball, snowshoe softball and curling.

Dining is a real treat in the Lake George area with waterfront restaurants, trendy bistros and family eateries. The area is home to classics like the A&W Car Hop and one of the last Howard Johnson Restaurants. Serving all-American fare with burgers and hotdogs, Howard Johnson Restaurant is legendary for their clam strips, shakes and fountain sundaes. Alternatively, groups can grab a seat with a lakefront view at Tavern on the Lake at Blue Water Manor and enjoy fine Italian food, seafood and pub grub. Shopoholics can pick up bargains at the factory outlets in the Lake George area.

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“The Lake George Region is the perfect destination to host your next reunion.  Whether you are looking to host a family, military, religious or fraternal reunion, the region offers the perfect location for all age groups to gather, reconnect and enjoy the beauty and fun of the region.”

Why Reunite Here

  • Host of the World’s Largest Garage Sale in Warrensburg
  • Adirondack Park is the largest park in the United States spanning six million acres
  • Lake George is one of the cleanest lakes in the country and one of the most protected in the world
  • Accommodations in 6,600 guest rooms across hotels, campsites and dude ranches
  • Great shopping with over 57 outlets stores
  • Home of the Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail with over 30 craft beverage producers in the region

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Kristen Hanifin

Kristen Hanifin

Special Event & Convention Sales Director