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5 Things Event Planners Should Know About the Lake George Area

Posted: 6/25/2020

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5 Things Event Planners Should Know About the Lake George Area

We look forward to the day when we can resume larger gatherings and bring more people together. Now is the perfect time to start planning!
At this time our region is in Phase Three of the NY Forward Reopening plan, so gatherings of up to 25 people are allowed. We are expected to enter Phase Four on July 1, 2020, when gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed. Some sports deemed low risk may resume July 6. Click here to read a summary of the state's guidance on sports.

When considering a location for your next meeting or event, look no further than the beautiful Lake George Area in Upstate New York. Filled with spectacular mountain and lake vistas, plentiful activities and accommodations that offer excellent value, this destination in the southern Adirondacks is an excellent location for your next meeting or event.


There are options for various types of groups and budgets. The Lake George Area offers a wide variety of unique accommodations to choose from including on-water lodging, and historic buildings.

Using our Meetings, Conventions & Sales Guide, you can find a venue that is perfect for your event. Our region includes a handful of different venues with various meeting rooms for various different sized events. Our hospitality venues offer customizable options for theater space, meeting space, banquets, classes, and weddings. With amenities that include pool services, lakeside services, fitness centers, outdoor sports, unique restaurants, boat tours and rentals, upon many others.

Click here to view our Meetings, Convention & Sales Guide.

Location, Location, Location

The Lake George Area has anything and everything you could possibly need within a few minutes drive, no matter where you are staying! The Lake George Village offers plenty of local shops and restaurants on and off the lake with fun activities, a park, and our special Million Dollar Beach. Just a few miles south and you reach the outlets. A half-mile strip of factory outlets with 50+ stores for a unique shopping experience. Another few miles south, you reach Queensbury. Home to hundreds of shops and restaurants, The Aviation Mall, craft breweries, ACHL Hockey and so much more. 

The Lake George Village is also a short drive from all the surrounding towns and villages that comprise The Lake George Area, including Chestertown, Bolton, Lake Luzerne, Fort Ann, Warrensburg, Corinth; among others. Each with their own unique destinations and attractions. Again, you can truly never go wrong, no matter what you choose!

Our region is also a close proximity to other major areas in the northeast, located just over three and a half hour drive from New York City and Boston. Montreal is also a short three hour drive North. 

Team Building & Group Attractions

Whether you are coming here for a business trip or family activities, there are plenty of attractions for large groups and team building activities. Let the Adirondacks be your playground.

 Here are some examples of what you can find in the Lake George Area. 

  • Rafting & Tubing

  • Horseback Riding

  • Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail

  • Boat Cruise / Tours

  • Indoor Rock Climbing 

  • 2,000 Miles of Hiking Trails

  • Skiing 

  • Zip Lining

  • Rodeos

  • ACHL Hockey 

  • Wellness-Focused Attractions

Click here for more information on what group attractions are offered in our region.

Family Retreat Centers are another perfect example of what you will find in the Lake George Area.  Retreat centers serve as a perfect place for any family reunion or vacation, wedding, conference, or team building activities, for any type of large group! 

Located in the Adirondacks, retreats and resorts offer a true Adirondack experience for everyone with activities to fulfill anyones adventure.

Lake George Weddings

The Southern Adirondacks is a place of elegance, beauty and awe. Combined with our outstanding venues and properties, that makes the Lake George Area a perfect destination to host a wedding. Many of our properties have special accommodations and amenities for couples and planners looking to plan a wedding event. 

Lake George boat weddings give couples one of the most unique Lake George wedding experiences. Boat weddings offer beautiful weddings on a historic cruise boat, accompanied by a gorgeous backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains while cruising down the queen of American Lakes! Boat weddings also offer interior decks, with options for buffets and cocktail parties.

Lake George Region / Southern Adirondacks Health & Safety Pledge

The Warren County Lodging Association, local Chambers of Commerce and the Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with the Warren County Tourism Department and government officials established a commission to develop specific guidelines and best practices for safely reopening four sectors of tourism in Warren County — Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Retail and Entertainment.

The Health & Safety Pledge is a way for our businesses to show their dedication to keeping this area a safe place to live, work and vacation. Through this program, businesses will be given a badge to show they've taken the pledge. This badge can be displayed on their websites, social media, safety plans and other marketing materials, as well in their storefront windows. 

When the time is right, we want you to know that the Lake George Area and Southern Adirondacks are dedicated to providing the safest environment for locals and visitors alike. When you come with your family, friends and colleagues, you can rest assured that all appropriate steps have been taken in accordance with local and federal officials. 

Our guests also play an important role in our health & safety. Please follow any signage and regulations put in place to protect our local communities, employees and our guests.

Click here for more information on the Lake George Area / Southern Adirondacks Health & Safety Pledge. 




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