Lake George is one of the most scenic destinations in the country. At 32 miles long and 2.5 miles across at its widest point, the lake offers some of the best water activities you can find anywhere. Our guests specifically looking for Lake George Lodging on the water, often plan their trips around everything from fishing trips to chartered cruises to kayaking. Whether your idea of a good time is spending time on the beach or zipping around the lake on a jet ski, Lake George has something for you.
Boat Rentals: There are plenty of ways to get out on the lake and many of our guests take advantage of the boat rentals that are available throughout the area. If you’re bringing your own boat, there are plenty of docks and launch sites available as well as marinas and boat- related services. If taking the helm isn’t for you, there are boat charters that can provide private tours and outings on the lake.
Lake George Cruises: Steamboat trips on the iconic Minne-Ha-Ha, the Mohican, or the Lac du Saint Sacrement are a fantastic way to see the sights. The steamboat company offers lunch, dinner, and fireworks cruises in addition to sightseeing excursions. These tours are a great option for those who might not be as comfortable on a smaller vessel.
Fishing Charters: Make your fishing trip on the lake a success by booking a charter. At Lake Crest, we refer guests to our good friends at Justy-Joes Fishing Charters. It’s one of the longest- running charter fishing operators on Lake George and the captains have decades of experience working with clients from all over the world. They also provide large, comfortable boats and know where the trophy Lake Trout hang out.
Wet and Wild Adventures: If watersports are at the top of your vacation activity list, the Adirondack region offers outstanding locations and experienced companies that provide whitewater rafting, kayaking, tubing, or canoeing excursions. In addition to Lake George, Lake Crest Inn is only a short drive from other popular water activity locations such as North Creek and the Hudson River Gorge just to name a few.
Endless fun on the water: Lake George has every type of watersport and activity covered. You can rent equipment or book experiences to go wakeboarding, waterskiing, jet-skiing, and parasailing. Looking for a slower pace? Try a pontoon boat, paddleboat, or sailboat. There are great options for everyone in your group no matter what kind of water activity appeals to them.
Our guests at Lake Crest Inn love the water and the Lake George region keeps them coming back year after year to enjoy relaxing vacations. Remember to book your stay with us early! The summer season is gorgeous and people start looking forward to getting out on the lake when there’s still snow on the ground.