The summer season is here, and it’s time to kick it off in Lake George, NY. Everyone loves cooling off in the summer at the beach, and so do we. That’s why we here at The Lodges at Cresthaven have a private beach on the property. Our resort is located on the shores of Lake George and surrounded by stunning views of the Adirondacks. There are many things to do in the Adirondacks this summer, from hiking the mountains to fishing. But, Lake George is full of exciting outdoor adventures for you to embark on during your vacation. Ride the Adirondack railroad on a railbike or witness exceptional views from an exhilarating balloon ride. There is so much to explore in Lake George; why not start planning your exciting vacation with us today!


The Adirondack Adventure Center offers an aerial adventure through a forest canopy. They have four different courses and ziplines available. Mountain Ridge Adventure offers two-hour ziplining passes. Zipline over a 500-foot-long gorge on ten different ziplines. Embark on these ziplining adventures and breathe in the fresh Adirondack mountain breeze.

Revolution Rail Co.

This unique excursion allows you to ride on railroad tracks through the Adirondacks. The North Bridge Run is seven miles along the Hudson River and takes you into a canopy of trees. Cross the Hudson on a trestle bridge before returning to the beginning. The alternative route you can take is the South River Run. Follow the Hudson River shoreline and gaze at stunning vista views. Railbiking is a unique way to see the Adirondacks like never before. 

Steamboat Rides

For the best views of the Adirondacks, take a ride with Lake George Steamboat Company. There are daily cruises of varying lengths on three different ships available. The Minne-Ha-Ha is perfect for families and sets off for short hourly cruises several times a day. The Mohican features tours into Paradise Bay and the Islands of the Narrows. The Lac du Saint Sacrement offers more extended tours and dinner cruises. Embark on a steamboat ride for an exciting adventure in Lake George. 

Parasailing in Lake George 

Parasail Nation is proud to offer safe and fun parasailing for all ages. Witness the vistas of the Adirondack Mountains, hundreds of feet above the water. Fly solo or with up to three people during this parasailing adventure. This exhilarating experience is a must for anyone visiting Lake George.

Vacation Rentals Overlooking Scenic Lake George at Cresthaven

Scenic view of Things to Do in the AdirondacksStart and finish each adventurous day at The Lodges at Cresthaven. After a day exploring the area, return to our Boathouse Restaurant for dinner. Sit at the scenic patio and order our classic boathouse chicken sandwich, or treat yourself to the firecracker salmon. Return to your room at the resort and enjoy the on-site amenities, including an indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center, beach access, and more. Or choose one of our private lakeside rentals equipped with full kitchens, fireplaces, washer and dryer, private porches, and stunning views. To learn more about our beautiful resort in the Adirondacks, please call us directly at 800-853-1632.