Near Lake George:
Prospect Mountain - Very nice ride to the top with great
views of Lake George. There is a shuttle near the top that takes you
to the very top. $5 per bike.
Theatre - (review)
- Comedy play and a well rated meal.
Lake George Shoreline Cruises -
Cruises on Lake George
Lake George Steamboat Cruises -
Steamboat cruises on Lake George
Fort William Henry
- was a British fort that was the site of notorious atrocities
committed after the
Battle of Fort William Henry by the Huron tribes against
the surrendered British and provincial troops following a successful
French siege in 1757. That event was portrayed in James Fenimore
Cooper's novel "The Last of the Mohicans." The fort had been a staging
ground for British attacks against the French fort at Crown Point.
Lake George Battlefield Park - (map)
- Scene of the Battle of Lake George. (walking
Around the World Miniature Golf
- Rated as
one of the best
golf courses in the U.S.
George Bowl -
24 lanes of bowling, automatic scoring, Galactic
bowling. Arcade, game room, laser tag and restaurant.
Adirondack Winery and Tasting Room
- winery located in Lake George Village
Adventures - Parasailing on Lake George
air balloon rides - Hot air balloon rides over Lake George
- Six Flags amusement park in Lake George
Stables - Horseback rides around Lake George
The Bloody Morning Scout - Part of the
Battle of Lake George. On 8 September 8,1755, 1200 British
and Mohawk troops were marching south in this ravine to Fort Edward
when they were ambushed by French and Indian soldiers. Many were
Bloody Pond - Part of the
Battle of Lake George. British troops set out from Fort
Edward to investigate what happened during the Bloody Morning Scout.
They ambushed French troops at this spot and threw the bodies in this
pond.Meanwhile, Col. Joseph Blanchard, commander of Fort Edward, saw
the smoke from the battle in the distance and sent out Nathaniel
Folsom's 80-strong company of the New Hampshire Provincial Regiment
and 40 New York Provincials under Capt. McGennis to investigate.
http://www.lakegeorge.com/ - Lake George Travel site
http://www.visitlakegeorge.com/ - Lake George Travel site
Elsewhere in the
- Historic site in Ticonderoga, NY
- Historic site overlooking Fort Ticonderoga that you can ride to.
The road is not in great shape and the lot at the top is dirt, but
it is worth it! Great views.
Original Series Tour
- Exact replicas of the original series sets.
- Historic military site on Lake Champlain. Great views of the
lake and the Champlain Bridge.
Le Chute Falls - Famous portage place for Native Americans
and Armies moving from Lake Champlain to Lake George.
The Great War Trail - the well worn path is the he great
Indian trail, worn into the ground by Native Americans over thousands
of years of as they traveled between Lake Champlain and Lake George.
Here in the Adirondack Park, abandoned long ago but still visible on
the landscape, was a passageway through history spanning human time.
The fact of the trail’s existence is not neglected. There is a large
stone tablet memorializing what it calls “The Great War Trail,
Cave - Refuge used in "Last of the Mohicans."
Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
- an elevated obstacle tree-top course
Wild West Ranch
- Re-creation of a western town
- Scenic chasm that you can walk through.
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
- Pottersville, NY
Lake Placid Olympic Center
- Ice arena where the U.S. won hockey gold in 1980.
Olympic Sliding Track
- Take a ride in a bobsled or on a luge.
Olympic Jumping Center
- Tour the olympic ski jumps.
- ride to the summit on
for a great view. Road is a bit bumpy, but what a view!! Take the
elevator near the top to reach the summit.