Adirondack August - The Georgian Lakeside Resort, Lake George, NY

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August has come to the Adirondacks with beautiful Summer weather and a wide assortment of attractions, outdoor activity and events to fill your vacation.

Many guests have been known to spend their entire vacation right here.

Hot August nights - well of late, the nights are a little cool - but beautiful sunny summer days with temperatures near 80 are in the forecast. Adirondack and Lake George vacations can be as relaxing or as activity filled as you want. Start out at The Georgian Lakeside Resort with accommodations for every budget - from Courtyard Rooms to Suites and Shoreline guest rooms. The center of activity at the Georgian is the expansive outdoor patio, Cabana Bar, and heated pool. With a large collection of outdoor lounge chairs, many guests have been known to spend their whole vacation right here with their favorite summer novel watching the tour boats cruise up the lake. For a great tour of the lake, visit Lake George Steamboat Company.

Outdoor Fun can start right at the Georgian with kayak and pedal boat rentals available right from the private beach. For more outdoor activity on the lake, Pontoon Boat Rentals are available through the Georgian and Lake George Boat Rentals. Numerous parasailing tours also leave right from Lake George Village, a short walk from the Georgian. For more outdoor fun, guests can choose rafting or tubing adventures on two nearby rivers - The Sacandaga and the Upper Hudson rivers. See the Georgian Adventure page for more information. Numerous stables in the area provide horseback riding with picturesque trail rides. For more kayak, canoe, and SUP (stand-up paddle board) rentals, lessons and tours, visit Lake George Kayak Company. The leading attraction in the area is still the Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom - fun for kids of all ages!

Summer concerts and fireworks are scheduled every week in Lake George Village. Shepard Park in Lake George is a great public beach, picnic area, and musical amphitheater. Magical Music Mondays 7:30 p.m. start the week in Shepard Park - a great Musical performance by Rich Ortiz and magician Jimmy Brown. On Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. is the Summer Concert Series sponsored by The Lake George Arts Project, with great music including Buckwheat Zydeco on August 14th. Thursday is Fireworks night in Shepard Park, 9:30 p.m. They're viewable from all over the village lake front including the Georgian Patio. Shepard Park also hosts Fridays at The Lake Concert Series, every Friday at 8PM.

Food Service is a big part of every vacation - The Georgian offers dining at Giovanna's On The Lake Restaurant. For outdoor lunches on the patio the Cabana Bar offers a complete lunch menu and a Happy Hour every day form 4-7 p.m. with drink and appetizer specials. More cafes, restaurants and shops are a short walk away in Lake George Village.

For more Lake George Area events and activities - keep up with the Georgian Resort Blog or visit the Lake George Chamber of Commerce.

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