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News Blog Category: COVID-19

Anglers Head to Lake George for Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament

Anglers Head to Lake George for Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament

Posted: 8/20/2020 - 3-Minute Read

The Lake George Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau is thrilled to welcome these anglers for a tournament that is reimagined in a creative way to ensure competitors maintain social distancing standards and stay safe.

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Beaches, Shopping and More Top Tourist Favorites, According to Survey Findings

Beaches, Shopping and More Top Tourist Favorites, According to Survey Findings

Posted: 7/22/2020

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — Businesses in the Lake George area may be heading into their busiest months of 2020 yet, with almost 62 percent of nearly 6,000 customers surveyed planning to visit in August or the fall. The survey results came in as the region continues to experience an unexpectedly...

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Summer Activities Reopen at Gore Mountain

Summer Activities Reopen at Gore Mountain

Posted: 7/15/2020

As our region continues to reopen responsibly, we're thrilled to add another attraction to our list of fresh-air activities you can enjoy while maintaining social distancing and staying safe. Our Chamber member Gore Mountain will begin welcoming people back on Thursday, July 16, 2020, for summer fun. They will be open Thursday...

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Lake George Area Prepares for Independence Day with Safe Reopening of Attractions, Hiring Push

Lake George Area Prepares for Independence Day with Safe Reopening of Attractions, Hiring Push

Posted: 7/2/2020

The Lake George region is continuing to reopen safely as July 1 ushers in Phase Four for the Capital Region! This means more attractions will be open for the July 4th Weekend, including museums at limited capacity and historic sites in addition to beaches, hiking and all of the outdoor attractions...

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Construction to take place this summer at Prospect Mountain Summit

Construction to take place this summer at Prospect Mountain Summit

Posted: 6/24/2020

UPDATE (9/5/2020) The Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Hiking Trail and the summit are now open! There is no shuttle at the top, and there is no charge to drive up the mountain at this time.  Another fun activity that allows people to maintain social distancing standards and enjoy the outdoors is open in...

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Lake George Region Businesses Report a Banner Weekend

Lake George Region Businesses Report a Banner Weekend

Posted: 6/22/2020

For Immediate Release LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — Lake George region hospitality businesses reported a banner weekend for bookings and sales for the first official weekend of summer. Many say reservations for the important July 4th holiday weekend are strong as well. Canada Street in the village of Lake George and Main Street...

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Pledge helps businesses show commitment to health and safety

Pledge helps businesses show commitment to health and safety

Posted: 6/5/2020

Our destination has created a program to help businesses join together to show their commitment to health and safety. Read the press release below for more information and click on the badge for links to take the pledge if you have a business. The badges were designed to complement the...

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New Short-Rerm Rental and Campground Guidance

New Short-Rerm Rental and Campground Guidance

Posted: 5/28/2020

Warren County is offering new guidance on short-term rentals as the region continues to meet benchmarks and hopefully moves toward Phase Two in the NY Forward reopening plan. This includes requests of both visitors to these properties and those renting them out. Over Memorial Day Weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo also announced...

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Warren County/ Lake George region prepares for a safe Memorial Day weekend

Warren County/ Lake George region prepares for a safe Memorial Day weekend

Posted: 5/21/2020

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y.  — The Lake George/Warren County region is preparing to welcome visitors this Memorial Day weekend – in a cautious, safe and respectful manner. Memorial Day weekend is the traditional kickoff of the region’s summer tourism season. Because the world has changed, this year it will be accompanied by...

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Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Posted: 5/21/2020

While NY was on pause, nature never skipped a beat. As we are in Phase One of the NY Forward plan, some outdoor activities deemed low risk are authorized such as kayak and boat rentals (both motorized and non-motorized). Though museums aren't open, it's also a great time to have...

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