Museums Near Lake George
When you are staying at our spacious Lake George vacation rentals, you can relax and get to know the area! No family vacation is complete without a chance to learn some local folklore, history and community customs, and in Lake George has numerous museums and historical sites that are filled with educational, fun and informative activities.
This area is a mecca for history buffs! Upstate New York and the Adirondacks were key strategic locations during the French & Indian Wars and the Revolutionary War. Lake George is home to Fort William Henry, a famous historical site that is filled with artifacts and in a fantastic location. Originally located at the base of the lake for its tactical defense position, it is now in close proximity to the Million Dollar Beach, attractions, shopping and restaurants.
Children have a natural interest in history, and with the interactivity available, they can have a great time reliving the footsteps of their ancestors. Travel back in time as you walk on past battle grounds! Enjoy learning about the Lake George region’s fascinating history.
Observe a battle re-enactment where history comes to life right before your very eyes. Become immersed in learning about the way of life of the dedicated people that founded our country. Characters can be seen wearing real life apparel including battle attire, weapons and even riding on horseback. Visiting these living museums is truly a great way to fully understand the trials and tribulations of our ancestors. Experience for yourself how our forefathers prospered on the fruits of the land.
Only miles from our vacation rentals, Lake George is the place for an exciting family vacation. Educational and exciting, the museums in this area are a great recreational hot spot for people of all ages. There is so much to see and do in the village of Lake George! Located near your vacation rental, go horseback riding at a local stable, bike along paved paths or enjoy a day of fishing in the bass pond located on premises. Your options for fun are endless!
Looking for more information on Lake George museums? Here are a few great museums that are easy day trips within a short distance from your vacation rental in Lake George:
- The Lake George Historical Association Museum
- Fort Ticonderoga
- Fort William Henry
- Hyde Collection Art Museum
- Chapman Historical Museum
- World Awareness Children’s Museum
- Center for Folklife, History and Cultural Programs, Crandall Public Library
- House of Frankenstein Wax Museum
- Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center
- Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum
- Adirondack Museum
- The Wild
Take your family on an educational, unforgettable Lake George vacation andstay at our Wilderness Lodging. Minutes away from water parks, bike trails,horseback riding paths and museums – a vacation is awaiting you in Lake George.
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