Time to Start Planning Your Festival Visit to Lake George, New York

Lake George, New York is the place to be this summer!

The countdown is on!  The new dates for the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival- June 27th & 28th! This event might be the main reason you are visiting Lake George, NY, but there are virtually unlimited activities, attractions and other great things to do in the area to make your visit memorable.  Recently, USA Today ranked Lake George as the “best weekend getaway in New York State.” Also, Lake George was named the most beautiful lake in the Country by a Travel Website, Oyster.com.

From outdoor recreational activities with the family to hanging out by the Lake with your besties, Lake George has it all.  But don’t wait to set up your lodging accommodations…rooms sell out fast!  Read on for tips and suggestions on how to make your weekend in Lake George amazing and see what hotels are still available!

If you haven’t purchased festival tickets yet and you’re wondering what is included in each type of Tasting Ticket, check out these two blog posts about what’s included in a General Admission and VIP Tasting Ticket.

Step 1- buy your festival tickets (if you haven’t already!) Step 2- Reserve your lodging accommodations.

 First-class lodging at the Queensbury Hotel!

First-class lodging at the Queensbury Hotel!

The Queensbury Hotel

88 Ridge Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801 | (518) 792-1121 | WEBSITE

Located in the heart of beautiful Downtown Glens Falls with a plethora of shops, restaurants, and attractions nearby, the Queensbury Hotel is a historic, but newly renovated, beautiful hotel offering a fine dining restaurant, a great tavern featuring local craft beverages, a pool and more.

Best yet, the Queensbury Hotel offers an Adirondack Wine & Food Festival room package that includes door-to-door transportation to and from the festival, overnight stays, and full breakfast daily for 2! Click here>>

Remember, that these rooms sell fast. there are 40 rooms available for Friday the 28th and 20 available for Saturday the 29th!

Click this link to Book your room and Use Promo Code: AWFF19

The Lodges at Cresthaven

3210 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George, New York 12845 | Reservations 800.853.1632 | Tel 518-668.3332 | WEBSITE

Located on the Trolley line and only a short ride from the Festival, the Lodges at Cresthaven offers ideal Lake George vacation rentals to let you and your family enjoy the perfect Adirondack getaway. Combining Lake George hotel luxury with the charm of classic Adirondack lodges, the Lodges at Cresthaven include brand new, professionally decorated 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom Lake George townhouses with fully equipped kitchens. Each unit includes a kitchen featuring a refrigerator, microwave, oven range, and dishwasher. The lakefront vacation rentals on the shores of beautiful Lake George also have central heat and air conditioning, a gas fireplace, washer, and dryer. Each townhouse also features complete entertainment centers with stereo, CD player, DVD players, and 3 televisions. Call the Lodges today for Adk Wine Fest availability, amenities, rates and more!

Holiday INN

216 Corinth Road, Queensbury, NY / (518) 415-1888 / WEBSITE

Located just off I-87 at exit 18, the hotel is a short ride to Lake George and Saratoga. Every guestroom is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, and Keurig coffee maker. Enjoy complimentary wireless internet. The 24-hour fitness center allows you to stay fit while you are here utilizing the best of the best in fitness equipment. We have a unique outdoor jacuzzi area, with a beautiful heated deck and an indoor pool that aims to please! Guests make the most of their stay utilizing our on-site guest laundry services and shop for snacks and popular travel items in the Market Pantry and start your day with our free hot breakfast buffet! Also, MyRide will be picking up guests here! Makes for a convenient spot! Buy tickets now, click here>>

Sleep INN & Suites

906 State Route 9, Queensbury | Phone: (518) 955-3000 | WEBSITE

Located about 10 minutes down the road from the Festival, Sleep Inn & Suites Queensbury is conveniently located amongst many shops, restaurants, and attractions. Guests will appreciate cozy rooms and all the amenities you expect; including free hot breakfast, Indoor heated pool, fitness center, free wifi, and parking.

Don’t want to drive? Sleep Inn is located on the GGFT Trolley line, which has a stop just a short walk away from the festival grounds and starting festival weekend, provides continuous service to and from Lake George. (Note: Summer stop schedule is not yet published on the GGFT website). Also, MyRide will be picking up guests here! Makes for a convenient spot! Buy tickets now, click here>>

Stony Creek Ranch Resort

465 Warrensburg Road, Stony Creek | (518) 696-2444 | WEBSITE

Discover your new favorite getaway at this classic Adirondack ranch! Stony Creek Ranch Resort is an all-inclusive resort located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains.

Located about 20 minutes from the Festival grounds, call today to book your stay package with them including complimentary door to door transportation to and from the Festival, and more.

Amenities and activities include on-site restaurant, Daily Horseback Riding; Cattle Drive; Heated Pools; Nightly Entertainment; Hay Wagon Rides; Fishing; Rowboats; Stargazing Parties; Bonfires; Indoor Movie Cinema; Movies under the Stars; S’mores Bonfires; Hiking Trails; Winter Activities; Kayaking on the Hudson; Riverside Music; Nearby Local Attractions; And So Much More!!!

Lake George Escape Campground

175 East Schroon River Rd, Diamond Point, NY | WEBSITE | 800-327-3188

The Lake George Escape Family Camping Resort is located only 5 miles from Downtown Lake George!

TravelChannel.com named it as one of the “10 Best Campgrounds for Families”. Read their full article here.

It can be easy to get lost within the 178 acres of the Lake George Escape Camping Resort. After all, there’s a lot to see and do here, from swimming in their two pools; taking a dip in the river; lobbing a ball on our tennis courts; enjoying the playground; lounging on the lakeside beach; taking part in softball, volleyball and soccer fields; trying your luck in the horseshoe pits; playing a game of laser tag; taking in a movie – it’s easy to lose your way. They offer a variety of camping options – from parking your RV to renting cabins and more!

We are less than 2 weeks away from the 5th annual Adirondack Wine and Food Festival and as Summer goes on, Lake George comes alive and visitors from around the world are starting to make reservations for lodging, attractions, and activities. If you want to make sure you make the best out of your visit, plan ahead. There are plenty of opportunities to make a fun trip to LG memorable, but rest assured…everything books up as we get closer to summer.