Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Lake George is ready to explore

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lake George. This scenic city is known for its shopping, boating and local tours. Fort William Henry and Lake George Dog Beach are just a couple of the must-sees. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake George

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lake George a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adirondack Winery (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Water Slide World (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Goony Golf (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Magic Forest Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Magic Forest Family Fun Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Wild West Ranch and Western Town (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Lake George

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lake George is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake George Dog Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Prospect Mountain (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Shepard's Beach Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Lake George Battlefield Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Million Dollar Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Hearthstone Point Campground (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lake George

The nearest airport is in Glens Falls, NY (GFL-Floyd Bennett Memorial), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 47.2 mi (75.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake George?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 356 house rentals around Lake George. From 85 Cabins to 209 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lake George is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Lake George?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Lake George. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Million Dollar Beach: 476 home rentals
  • Lake George Beach: 479 home rentals
  • Prospect Mountain: 504 home rentals
  • Lake George Steamboat Company: 485 home rentals
  • Lumberjack Pass Mini Golf: 450 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake George listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Lake George?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 85 Cabins in Lake George. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake George include:

  • Houses: 209 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 85 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 85 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake George?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 57 vacation homes with pool available in Lake George.

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