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Extending about 51.8 km (32.2 mi) in length, nestled in a resort town, Lake George offers an array of water activities, boating options, and tourist facilities. It is suitable for swimming and scuba diving, with or without instructors. Hop aboard one of the cruise boats and go sightseeing, or try jet skiing, tubing, or rafting. The lake also has hiking trails, parasailing clubs, skydiving opportunities, hot air balloons, golf courses, the biggest amusement park in New York, and an abundance of dining and lodging options. Plan your activities in advance. Arrange your visit to Lake George and discover more family-friendly attractions in Lake George using our Lake George vacation builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    I've been going to Lake George off and on since I was a child. It's great when I could bring my entire family to such a great vacation location and develop fond memories with them. There is so much to...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Stunning Lake with many water sports, restaurants, and other activities. Can't get bored!! Great family vacation destination at all price points.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Gorgeous views and so much to do. I would suggest the the steamboat company dinner and firework show.  more »

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Inns housed inside stately homes make for a luxurious visit to the lake. Rental cabins and cottages are popular for longer stays, but book ahead of time as these properties fill up fast in the warm months. Large resorts boast full-service facilities and social events, while bed and breakfasts and inns offer serenity and comfort for short stays.
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