Looking for something special to gift to your Valentine this year? Plan a romantic weekend getaway to beautiful Lake George and see all that upstate New York has to offer!
Stop by Adirondack Wine & Food Festival
Taking place on June 29th and 30th, the ADK Wine & Food Fest is rated the #1 Annual Event in Lake George! Presented by Adirondack Winery, this festival is a great opportunity to come check out over 120 of New York’s best wineries, distilleries, cideries, artisan food vendors, crafters, and more with your partner! As a designated Farmer’s Market, you will be offered complimentary samples by vendors as you walk around the festival grounds. Whether you’re looking for wine, cider, fudge, or cheese – you’ll have the opportunity to try it all! There will also be live music for you to enjoy along with cooking and cocktail demonstrations. This is the perfect introduction to a great weekend in Lake George! Experience the beauty of the lake and mountains together and try some local goods!
Hike in Lake George
The Adirondacks are known for some of the best hiking trails and sightseeing in the country! Check out this guide from LakeGeorge.com to see the many trails the Lake George area has to offer.
Prospect Mountain is one of the most popular hikes in the Lake George region. Averaging about 2 hours and 30 minutes, this is a moderately difficult hike that has breathtaking views at the summit. If you’re up for a challenge, this could be the perfect hike for you!
Not an avid hiker? No need to worry, there are plenty of easier trails and hikes for you to try that also have beautiful scenery – gorgeous views in the Adirondack region are not hard to come by! Check out Shelving Rock, Pilot Knob, and more for additional intermediate trails!
Check out Adirondack Winery
Stop by the shops, restaurants, and attractions in Lake George Village, including ADK Winery located right down the street from our festival commons! Walk down Canada street and pop in to the winery for a tasting, cocktail flight, charcuterie board, and more! Whether you’re a seasoned vet when it comes to wine or not exactly sure what you like, ADK Winery’s knowledegable wine concierges are there to guide you every step of the way through the tasting experience!
For a more elevated date experience, head over to ADK Winery’s Queensbury Tasting Room to enjoy additional menu items including flatbreads, sandwiches (gluten-free options available), soup, and their very own Extreme Heights cider flight! Hang out in the Barrell Room, do a tour of the distillery, or sit out and relax on the patio by the fire pits.
Romantic Places to Stay
There are many places to stay while visiting the Lake George area and narrowing it down can be a bit overwhelming! Two great options for where to stay while in the area are ADK Safari and Northern Living.
ADK Safari is an incredibly unique and fun way to spend your weekend! Offering an upscale glamping experience, ADK Safari allows guests to enjoy the more fun aspects of camping while still offering all the comforts of home. With different options to choose from regarding single, double, quad, etc. — all sites include bedding, rugs, lamps, side tables, fans, power strips, fire pits, grills, and picnic tables! Enjoy the outdoor communal lounge area to relax, strike up a conversation with fellow guests, play games, and partake in the various activities going on like karaoke nights and live music! Plus, ADK Safari is right on Schroon River and offers kayaking and complimentary tubing down the river! This is an awesome place to relax, unwind, and have fun – taking in all that the beautiful Lake George landscape has to offer.
However, if camping is not really your thing, check out Northern Living, a vacation rental company and concierge service in the heart of Lake George! Named #1 in the region in the Vacation Rentals and Property Management categories, Northern Living provides everything you need for a smooth, stress-free stay. They provide the perfect vacation rental home along with amenities and services to enhance your stay in the Adirondacks, ranging from kayaks to private chefs or grocery services. Their team members are always available to ensure you’re satisfied with your stay and to assist in anything you may need!
Dinner for Two
Enjoy a delicious meal while surrounded by gorgeous views of the lake at The Lighthouse Grill! Offering American cuisine including steaks, fresh lobster and fish, and plant-based options, the Lighthouse Grill is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal or cocktail! Sit inside the glass-enclosed lounge or enjoy a summer's night on the covered desk. There is not a bad seat in the house here!
Step into an authentic log cabin for a casual Adirondack dining experience you won't forget at The Log Jam! The Log Jam takes pride in providing you with superb food and accommodating hospitality throughout your entire dining experience. The dinner menu includes expertly prepared seafood, prime rib, lamb chops, steaks, fresh lobster, and more. Home to the area's most satisfying salad bar with homemade salads, dressings, and cinnamon raisin bread, this is a restaurant you won't want to miss!
At Adirondack Pub & Brewery, you can enjoy sampling an assortment of Adirondack Ale right in the heart of Lake George Village and right next to the award-winning brewery. The rustic cabin-inspired restaurant offers delectable bites in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a delicious meal in a great rustic environment here at the Brewery!