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News Blog Category: COVID-19

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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Prospect Mountain to open July 1

Prospect Mountain to open July 1

Posted: 6/24/2020

UPDATE (6/30/2020) — The summit will not be open for approximately six weeks as crews work to redo the stone wall. During this time it will be free to drive up the mountain. The short hiking path from the parking lot near the summit will not be open and no...

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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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How we can all be masked heroes

How we can all be masked heroes

Posted: 5/18/2020

Wearing a face covering is one simple step anyone can take to help keep others safe. Because people with COVID-19 could be asymptomatic — displaying no symptoms — it's important that everyone wears a mask to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. The face covering is a way to...

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Press Release  Warren County Tourism Businesses Form Commission to  Plan Economic Recovery

Press Release Warren County Tourism Businesses Form Commission to Plan Economic Recovery

Posted: 5/11/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Gina Mintzer, Executive Director, 518-229-3827, gmintzer@lakegeorgechamber.com Amanda Metzger, Marketing Director, 518-668-5755, amanda@lakegeorgechamber.com    Warren County Tourism Businesses Form Commission to Plan Economic Recovery  The Warren County Lodging Association, local Chambers of Commerce and the Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with Warren County Tourism Department and government officials established a...

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Local Hand Sanitizer and Masks

Local Hand Sanitizer and Masks

Posted: 5/8/2020

Local companies are stepping up to produce much-needed products like sanitizer and masks in light of shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal government began allowing all distilled spirit plants to produce hand sanitizer, which can also be used to sanitize surfaces. Our local distilleries pivoted their production to include this necessary...

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