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15 01, 2024

5 Indoor Activities in the Lake George Area

2024-02-01T21:19:13+00:00Blog, Lake George with Kids, Things to Do in Lake George NY, Winter|

At The Lodges at Cresthaven, we know that the weather doesn’t always cooperate with your vacation plans. Luckily, there are plenty of indoor activities in Lake George to keep you entertained on those cold and rainy days. From family-friendly arcades to world-class art museums, there is something for every interest. Avoid the chill of winter and stay toasty with these indoor attractions around Lake George: 1. Play at Lake George Arcades Experience fun for the whole family at Lake George Lanes and Games on Canada Street. Escape the cold with an afternoon of bowling, virtual golf, laser tag, arcade games, [...]

15 12, 2023

Discover Upstate New York Ski Resorts near Lake George

2023-12-15T21:31:07+00:00Things to Do in Lake George, Winter|

Winter is upon us, and soon, the Upstate New York ski resorts near Lake George will re-open for another exhilarating season! Choose The Lodges at Cresthaven as your base camp and access several fantastic ski areas less than an hour from our resort. From family-friendly runs to expert terrain, there is a ski area for every skill level in the Lake George area! Gore Mountain Gore Mountain is New York’s largest ski resort, just over 25 miles away from Lake George! Ride the unique terrain of all seven mountain areas, ranging from easy to expert.  Enjoy 453 acres of skiable [...]

30 11, 2023

Lake George Winter Carnival, Winter Realms & Dreams


The Lake George Area is quickly becoming one of the top winter destinations in New York. This winter will be better than ever, offering two brand-new winter attractions for the season! Experience the reimagined Ice Castles as Winter Realms, walk through Fort William Henry’s interactive Winter’s Dream, and enjoy the annual Lake George Winter Carnival. However you want to spend the season, The Lodges at Cresthaven offers the perfect winter lodging for your getaway! Winter Realms The Lake George Ice Castles have been reimagined as Winter Realms. This new event is less weather-dependent, offering magical fun throughout the season. The [...]

15 10, 2023

When to Visit Lake George: Seasons & Weather in the Adirondacks

2023-11-07T21:49:08+00:00Lake George Fall, Lake George Summer, Winter|

Lake George is a year-round vacation destination offering four seasons of fun for your family! Today, The Lodges at Cresthaven will be highlighting the magic of each season so you can narrow down when to visit Lake George. Whether you want to enjoy summers at the lake or winters on the slopes, there is something for everyone. Make sure you are prepared for the fluctuating weather in the Adirondacks, and plan your getaway today! Lake George Summer Summer is the most popular season to visit Lake George, offering beautiful weather with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the high 80s. [...]

8 02, 2023

Adirondacks Winter Getaway in Lake George

2023-02-08T21:52:33+00:00Adirondack Outdoor Recreation, Winter|

There is still time to plan your Adirondacks winter getaway, and there is no better destination than Lake George! Visit the Ice Castles before they melt, sample a drink at an ice bar, enjoy more sunshine on the trails, and experience late-winter skiing. Stay with The Lodges at Cresthaven and utilize our Adirondack Winter Escape package to save on winter lodging this year!  Visit the Magical New York Ice Castles  The Ice Castles have returned for their second season in Lake George, available through the end of February. This mystical attraction includes ice slides, caverns, crawl tunnels, a light walk, [...]

18 01, 2023

Attend the Lake George Winter Festival

2023-01-18T22:37:38+00:00Adirondack Outdoor Recreation, Winter|

The Lake George Winter Festival is right around the corner, and The Lodges at Cresthaven offers the perfect lodging for this family-fun winter event! Every weekend throughout February features new and exciting activities such as polar plunges, cooking contests, races, parades, fireworks, sleigh rides, and bonfires at the beach. Read on to discover the top events at the festival this year, and start planning your winter retreat in the Adirondacks today! Events Available Every Weekend in February Every weekend Shepard Park, just two miles down the road from our hotel, is set up with fun activities and attractions, including: Bonfire [...]

15 11, 2022

The Ice Castles in Lake George are Back!


After the successful debut of Ice Castles in Lake George last year, we are excited to announce that this winter attraction will return in 2023! More than 25 million pounds of ice will transform into a magical display of ice slides, caverns, mazes, crawl tunnels, and igloo villages. The Lodges at Cresthaven invites you to visit this unique winter phenomenon that coincides with the annual Lake George Winter Carnival. Read on to learn what’s new for the 2023 New York Ice Castles. What to Expect at Ice Castles for 2023 The Ice Castles in New York is scheduled to open [...]

15 01, 2022

Visit the New Lake George Ice Castles Attraction!

2022-02-04T22:03:49+00:00Blog, Things to Do in Lake George NY, Winter|

Ice castles is an award-winning frozen attraction coming to Lake George for the first time in 2022! Lake George is proud to be the fifth city in the country to host this unique winter event. The process starts with dozens of ice artisans placing between 5,000 and 12,000 icicles until the structure reaches soaring heights up to 30 feet. The Lake George ice castles are equipped with led lights that twinkle in this breathtaking sculpture. Stay with us at The Lodges at Cresthaven, and you will be a short drive away from this magical attraction and everything Lake George has [...]

16 12, 2020

A Staycation in New York: A Well-Deserved Retreat

2020-12-16T17:06:29+00:00Blog, Lake George Lodging, Things to Do in Lake George NY, Winter|

As the winter temperatures continue their free-fall, so does the number of people traveling around the Adirondack Mountains, making Lake George the perfect place for a staycation in New York. In a matter of weeks—if not days—the rolling foothills and expansive hardwood forests will be engulfed with a thick layer of fresh snow, thus generously lending themselves to a winter retreat. Despite the downtick in tourist activity, our neck of the woods remains a bustling community with plenty of things to do, and attractions to visit. Considering The Lodges at Cresthaven are less than four hours from New York City, [...]

23 10, 2020

A Lake George Winter Vacation

2020-10-23T21:17:09+00:00Blog, Winter|

One of the most distinguishing aspects of the Adirondack Mountain region is it remains an outdoor recreation area throughout the year. It may not seem like it now, but the expansive woodlands will soon surrender their chromatic displays of red, orange, and yellow to a gorgeous white blanket of snow. Embracing winter has become a way of life for those of us residing in the Northeast. As autumn slips away, the parks become less busy, the lakes freeze over, and the snow begins to pile. But don’t let the chilly climate dissuade you from enjoying the crunch of fresh snow [...]


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