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Things To Do In The Southern Adirondack Region

Looking for something to do in the Southern Adirondacks? Bring the family to Six Flags Great Escape, be adventurous and try whitewater rafting, or explore the region's historic destinations. Coming in the winter? Be sure to bring skis or snowshoes!

Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Hadley, NY
Located just minutes from Lake George and Saratoga Springs, Sacandaga Outdoor Center boasts the best location on the river. Where the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers meet in Hadley, NY, you’ll find the best rafting, tubing and kayaking around!
a light blue cottage named Pohjan Tupa
Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center
Northville, NY
Lapland Lake is a year-round resort that offers a "Touch of Finland" in the Adirondacks! Stay in one of their tupas (cottages) and enjoy a variety of seasonal recreational activities, such as hiking, swimming, paddling, and cross-country skiing.
large group of people in yellow and blue tubes floating down the river
Adirondack Adventure Center - ADK Tubing Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
Looking for a great way to beat the heat with your family and friends? ADK Tubing Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center provides guided lazy river tubing and rafting trips for all ages near Lake George.
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Adirondack Adventure Center: ADK Treetop Adventures
Lake Luzerne, NY
ADK Treetop Adventures at the Adirondack Adventure Center in Lake Luzerne features a state-of-the-art adventure course through a beautiful forest canopy in the Southeastern Adirondacks. Ride the zip lines, cross the wooden platforms, and have fun!
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
Queensbury, NY
At Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Water Park, just minutes from Lake George, attractions include an indoor water park with breathtaking water slides, lazy river and plenty of soaking wet fun in the tree house.
Wild Waters Outdoor Center - Whitewater Rafting
Wild Waters Outdoor Center - Whitewater Rafting
Warrensburg, NY
Located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake George New York, our whitewater rafting trips on The Hudson and Sacandaga rivers as well as our kayak programs are unmatched.
cross country skiers in a race
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain features a wide range of well-designed trails for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the historic North Creek Ski Bowl. Trails range in difficulty from beginner and family-friendly to expert level!
Go whitewater rafting for one of the most thrilling experiences in the Adirondacks.
Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Ready for an outdoor adventure in the Adirondacks? Beaver Brook Outfitters offers a wide range of services at their four bases, including guided whitewater rafting trips, canoe and kayak rentals, and a winter sports rental shop.
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Circle B Ranch
Chestertown, NY
Circle B Ranch is a family-owned and operated ranch offering trail rides, riding lessons, sleigh rides, and hay rides. Enjoy unparalleled Adirondack mountain views with your experienced guide - there are even pony rides available for the little ones!
three people cross-country skiing with a young girl dressed in blue in the lead
Lapland Lake Cross-Country Ski Center
Northville, NY
Lapland Lake in the southern Adirondacks has been offering a unique winter experience to individuals, couples, and families for over 35 years with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, lessons, equipment sales and rentals, and more.
Come Ski With Us!
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
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Bolton Landing Brewing Company
Bolton Landing, NY
Located right in the heart of Bolton Landing, NY, Bolton Landing Brewing Company is a brewpub that offers a fantastic selection of craft beers and some tasty pub grub. Enjoy a drink on their outdoor patio, hang out at the bar, or relax at a table.
Book a float trip with Beaver Brook Outfitters and enjoy fly fishing in the Adirondacks.
Beaver Brook Outfitters
North Creek, NY
Beaver Brook Outfitters offers various guided trips along the waters of the Adirondacks, including fishing! Throughout most of the year, you can plan a fun day or overnight fly fishing trip with their expert guides.
five bottles of various handcrafted spirits by Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
Queensbury, NY
Nestled within the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery's mission is to produce handmade, high-quality spirits using local New York State grains and fruits in their all-natural and innovative process.
Lake George Distilling Co logo
Lake George Distilling Company
Fort Ann, NY
Lake George Distilling Company is a small New York State farm distillery with handcrafted spirits made from 100% New York State grains. They take the time to select the best local ingredients from the region to create their products in small batches.
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Battlehill Maple
Fort Ann, NY
Located in Fort Ann, NY, Battlehill Maple is one of Washington County's top maple producers, offering maple syrup, maple cream, and additional products.
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Adirondack Winery
Lake George, NY
The premier winery of the Adirondacks! Visit us in the heart of Lake George for remarkable wines & memorable times! Sample handcrafted, award-winning wines & keep your souvenir glass! Open year-round w/ special winery events held throughout the year.
C+C Adirondack Snowmobile Tours
C+C Adirondack Snowmobile Tours
Chestertown, NY
Our staff of C+C Adirondack Snowmobile Tours has a combined 40+ years riding on the trails, so get ready for an exiting trip. We offer a range of riding that is suited for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced rider.
Northway Brewing Co.
Northway Brewing Co.
Queensbury, NY
Northway Brewing Company is excited to craft beers that celebrate the people and landscapes that make up our area.
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Adirondack Winery - Bolton Landing Tasting Room
Bolton Landing, NY
For some of the best locally-handcrafted and award-winning wines in the entire Lake George region, visit Adirondack Winery at their second Tasting Room in Bolton Landing, NY. Experience a wine tasting like no other!
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The Carol Theater
Chestertown, NY
See a variety of live musical performances and other shows at the historic Carol Theater in downtown Chestertown from June through September. This theater is a huge asset to the Chestertown area, providing exceptional entertainment for the community.
Double H Ranch logo
Double H Ranch
Lake Luzerne, NY
The mission of the Double H Ranch is to provide specialized programs and year-round support for children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses.
North Creek Rafting
North Creek, NY
Rafting company offering daytrips, overnight trips, and inflatable kayaks. They operate various trips on the Hudson River, Moose River, Cedar River, Boreas River, and Indian River.
Camp Echo Lake
Warrensburg, NY
Located in Warrensburg, Camp Echo Lake is a co-ed overnight camp. Throughout the seven weeks, campers are unplugged from their electronics and outside distractions, so they can focus on having fun and making memories.
Stony Creek Loop
Enjoy fun yet slightly challenging terrain along the Stony Creek Loop in the Lake George Region. The 46.3-mile bike trail begins in Lake George, NY and travels to Warrensburg, Stony Creek, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury, and then ends in Lake George.
Chic's Marina
Bolton Landing, NY
Located on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY, Chic's Marina has served boating enthusiasts for over 50 years. Stop by and check out their selection of new and used boats, boat and personal watercraft rentals, and more.
Warrensburgh Historical Society
For hours during other seasons call the museum at (518) 623-2928
Forest Lake Camp
Chestertown, NY
Forest Lake Camp sits on just over 800 acres in the Southern Adirondacks. The camp offers separate programs for boys and girls, with a wide range of activities and opportunities for skill development.
Oak Mountain Ski Center
Speculator, NY
Oak Mountain Ski Center is a resort in the Southern Adirondacks, which makes it an easy drive from Albany, Utica, or Lake George. There is something to suit everyone's needs at an affordable rate, such as skiing, snow tubing, snowshoeing, and more.
Three Lakes Ride
Visit the beautiful lakes of the Southeastern Adirondacks along the 33.2-mile Three Lakes Ride. Beginning in Chestertown, NY, this bike route passes by Brant Lake, Schroon Lake, and Loon Lake. It also features a mix of flat and rolling terrain.
Adirondack Theatre Festival
Glens Falls, NY
Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF) returns to Glens Falls' Charles R. Wood Theater each summer to present an enticing array of new theatrical works and other special events.
Glen-Athol Ride
The Glen-Athol Ride is a 21.8-mile bike route that begins in Warrensburg, NY, and follows the Hudson River north to The Glen. The rural bike path loops back down to Athol, and then returns to Warrensburg.
Camp Walden
Diamond Point, NY
Located on Trout Lake in Diamond Point, Camp Walden is a co-ed overnight camp with tons of opportunities for indoor and outdoor fun. Both you and your kids will love Camp Walden's exceptional facilities.
Warren County, NY 4-H
Warrensburg, NY
4-H in Warren County, NY is a youth organization that teaches essential skills and helps kids and teens ages 5-19 achieve success.
Rivers and Lakes Ride
See the waters of the Southeastern Adirondacks on the Rivers and Lakes Ride! This 41.2-mile cycling route begins in Warrensburg, NY, follows the Schroon River, and then passes by Loon Lake, Friends Lake, and the beautiful Hudson River.
River Ridin'
Lake Luzerne,
River Ridin' is a local watersports outfitter that specializes in kayak and jet ski rentals, paddling trips down the Hudson River, and more.
Adirondack Mountain Club
Lake George, NY
Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is a local nonprofit that focuses on conservation, education, and recreation. Check their website for an updated list of events, activities, and volunteer opportunities in the area.
Adirondack Golf
Lake Luzerne, NY
An entertaining mini-golf and ice cream parlor in the beautiful Adirondack lake region of New York State.
Lake George Youtheatre
Lake George, NY
Lake George Youtheatre is a summer program for kids and teens ages 11-18 that produces three full-length Broadway musicals in a four week span. Catch their shows at Lake George High School in July and August.
Willard Mountain Ski Area
Greenwich, NY
Willard Mountain offers all the fun and excitement of alpine skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing, all just a short drive from Saratoga Springs, Albany, or Glens Falls. Fun for all ages and skill levels, this is New York's coolest little ski area.
Dynamite Hill Recreation Center & Nature Trail
Chestertown, NY
Head on over to the Dynamite Hill Recreation Area for all sorts of fun outdoor activities, including cross-country ski trails, bicycling, hiking, snowshoeing, ice skating, snow tubing, and more!
North Creek Ride
North Creek, NY isn't just a winter fun destination, it's also the starting point of the 30.7-mile North Creek Ride. Take a spin on this bike path as it winds through the Adirondacks to Olmstedville, NY and then back to North Creek.
The Lake George Dinner Theatre
Lake George, NY
Each year, The Lake George Dinner Theatre in Lake George, NY offers guests a memorable dining and theater experience in one of the most intimate professional dinner theatres in the United States.
West Mountain Ski Area
Queensbury, NY
West Mountain, located in Queensbury, NY and located of Exit 18 of I87 offers 4 seasons of fun! In the summer, West offer Aerial Adventure Tours, Mountain Biking, and Scenic Chairlift Rides. In the winter, West offers skiing, snowboarding and tubing!
Green Mansions Golf Club
Chestertown, NY
Located in the Southern Adirondacks, Green Mansions Golf Club features nine challenging holes, plus a driving range and pro shop. Looking for added excitement? Try one of their night time golf outings by flashlight!
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
During Gore Mountain's summer and fall seasons, the popular ski destination transforms into an outdoor adventure park with scenic skyrides, hiking and mountain biking trails, disc golf, and fun adventure activities.
Schoolhouse Museum
Lake Luzerne, NY
Old schoolhouse from early days of Lake Luzerne. Antique furniture, desks, school bell.
Chapman Museum
Glens Falls, NY
Visit the DeLong House and pour through photographs more than a century old to learn more about the history of the Glens Falls and Queensbury area.
Pulp Mill Museum
Lake Luzerne, NY
Museum of industrial machinery, photos. Houses the first American made grinding machine made by Bagley & Sewell of Watertown.
World Awareness Children's Museum
Glens Falls, NY
Sharing the wonders of the world's diverse cultures with your children through interactive exhibitions, multicultural programming, and events. Visit and enjoy stories, play games, shop and more.
Historical Sites & State Markers in the Lake George Region
Lake George, NY
A free booklet of driving tours of Warren County Historical Markers is available from the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Stony Creek District 4 Schoolhouse Museum
Stony Creek, NY
History of life and industry in historic home in Stony Creek.
Adirondack Country Store
Northville, NY
Since 1988, one of the region's most unique shops! We offer quality items many created by skilled craftsmen from the region. Enjoy our collection of Amish Furniture, log furniture, cabin style bedding, baths, rugs, lighting, linens, gifts, and more.