Lake George travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lake George

With a population of 890, Lake George is a must-see destination in New York State, United States. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Lake George to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Lake George

If you’re looking for affordable options, gaslight. (91 Canada St) and The Boathouse Restaurant - NY (3210 Lake Shore Drive) are great picks.

When to visit Lake George

Lake George in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 116
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lake George in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 116
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lake George in July, when the average temperature is 21 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -14 °C, with an average temperature of -8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 90 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Lake George, with an average rainfall of 50 mm.

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How to Get to Lake George

Plane

Although Lake George doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Albany Intl (ALB), which is located 47 miles from Lake George. The shortest flight to Lake George from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 15h 16m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Lake George.

Car

Another option to get to Lake George is to pick up a car rental from New York, which is about 185 miles from Lake George. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Avis, among others, in New York.

Bus

Lake George’s bus station is located 0.1 miles from the downtown.

Plane

Although Lake George doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Albany Intl (ALB), which is located 47 miles from Lake George. The shortest flight to Lake George from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 15h 16m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Lake George.

Car

Another option to get to Lake George is to pick up a car rental from New York, which is about 185 miles from Lake George. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Avis, among others, in New York.

Bus

Lake George’s bus station is located 0.1 miles from the downtown.

Airports near Lake George

Airlines serving Lake George

Lufthansa
Good (4,672 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,752 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,448 reviews)
Air France
Good (974 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,101 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,938 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,351 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,235 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,542 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (519 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (767 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (771 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (739 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,626 reviews)
Sun Country Air
Good (151 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (444 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (318 reviews)
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Where to stay in Lake George

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Pinebrook Motel and Blue Lagoon Resort.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lake George

Most booked hotels in Lake George

Courtyard by Marriott Lake George
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 246+
Holiday Inn Resort Lake George - Adirondack Area, an IHG hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 180+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Queensbury - Lake George Area
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 210+
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lake George, NY
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 158+
Clarion Inn & Suites at the Outlets of Lake George
2 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 117+
Fort William Henry Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 255+

Renting a car in Lake George

Expect to pay C$ 1.39 per litre in Lake George (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.64 and C$ 22.18.

Expect to pay C$ 1.39 per litre in Lake George (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.64 and C$ 22.18.