Lake George, nestled in upstate New York, is known as the southern gateway to the stunning views and open spaces of the Adirondacks Mountains and is a hugely popular vacation resort. While it is a seasonal resort as holidaymakers flock to the town to enjoy the great outdoors and a slower pace of life on the 32-mile long lake of the same name in summer, a visit to Lake George anytime of the year is filled with American old town charm.
There is no better place to be in Lake George than right on the waterfront. If you are looking to wake up to water-front views, and spend your days paddling in the lake or lounging on the beach, you can pick from any of the hotels near Million Dollar Beach. The state-run beach with its own boat launch is a popular choice in the summer months. The location has the added benefit of being close to some of Lake George’s other popular attractions like Water Slide World, and the Goony Golf course.
For travelers searching for an outdoors vacation like no other, opt for hotels near Prospect Mountain. As one of Lake George’s iconic landmarks, this beautiful mountain is located in the foothills of the Adirondacks and therefore has a stunning panoramic view of the region that spans over 100 miles. All you have to do is hike or bike up to the 2,030 foot summit. It is definitely worth the effort!
In case trail walking is not for you, Lake George offers great shopping malls and boutiques stores to spend your time in. There are outlet stores near a range of Lake George hotels, offering great savings on designer clothing, and nearby Aviation Mall is a popular destination as well.
There are plenty of hotels in Lake George that cater for every vacation budget. 3 star hotels are very popular in the area as they please with a mix of mid-level luxury accommodation and waterfront cabin-style rooms. For the more budget-conscious traveler, there are almost 100 2 star hotels in Lake George, with prices starting at just
For business travelers, Lake George has plenty of hotels options. These will treat its visitors to a relaxing vacation time during the scarce free time on a business trip. You surely will need it after a long day at work. Conveniently, business hotels in Lake George often offer all the amenities a business traveler could need, like high-speed WiFi, conference and meeting rooms, as well as 24/7 concierge. However, being conveniently located next to some of the best beaches and tourist attractions makes mixing business with pleasure easy.
The closest international airport to Lake George is Albany International Airport. It is only a short 50-minute drive away. In case you are looking to stay close to the airport to catch an early morning or evening flight, there are plenty of airport hotels to choose from.
Other nearby airports include Burlington International Airport, Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport, and Adirondack Regional Airport, making Lake George one of the most easily-accessible vacation towns in the state.