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Adirondack Fall Foliage Tours Near Lake George, NY

A straight road heading into a vast collections of Adirondack fall foliage

Lake George, NY, is arguably one of the best places to enjoy the Adirondack fall foliage. Year after year, visitors from all over the Northeast and abroad make the trip to our treasured mountain range to immerse themselves in the autumn colors’ stunning visual beauty. Whether by hiking, biking, boat, or car, the scenic landscape that exemplifies the Adirondack Mountains offers a memorable experience that every outdoor enthusiast should undergo. Nestled within the heart of it all, Surfside on the Lake provides an excellent lodging solution well-suited for any fall vacation.

Fall Vacations in the Adirondack Mountains

While it would be reasonably simple to hang out at the resort and take in the gorgeous scenery, there are just so many amazing places to see the Adirondack fall foliage. This quintessential New York tourist destination will undoubtedly prove to be unforgettable. To make planning more manageable, we assembled a quick guide highlighting some of the best places to enjoy the brilliant assortment of reds, oranges, and yellows that transform our slice of paradise each fall. The most apparent byproduct of the autumn colors is the transformation of the many nearby landmarks and attractions. Places saw during spring and summer take on a new personality when pressed against a vibrant backdrop of red, yellow, and orange, creating a unique atmosphere to be explored, photographed, and shared. Here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy the Adirondack fall foliage.

By Car

Considering the broad expanse of the area, sometimes the best way to get the most out of your fall vacation is to drive. Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway has some of the most amazing views in the Adirondack Mountains. The First Wilderness Heritage Corridor is an excellent route for those wanting to explore the quaint towns and villages of the Northern Hudson River valley. In comparison, the Lakes to Locks Passage is a 200-mile scenic byway that offers a 50-mile loop encompassing the west side of beloved Lake George. 

By Boat

For over two centuries, the Lake George Steamboat Company has been running boat cruises for those wishing to experience the iconic waterway in its splendor. Boat cruises offer a unique perspective that can’t be witnessed from shore. With daily cruises on multiple vessels, the Lake George Steamboat Company remains a cornerstone for sightseeing in the Adirondacks. 

From the Canopy

Northwoods Gondola Skyrides on Gore Mountain brings guests aboard a full enclosed eight-passenger gondola cabin or a four-passenger chairlift through the saddles of the Adirondacks’ most immaculate peaks. Patrons will have an educational experience as their guide teaches them about the local flora and fauna and the history of the mountain. Guests will also be afforded the chance to hike around the property or take on a formidable mountain bike trail. 

Fall Vacations at the Best Lake George Resort

Fall vacations in the Adirondack Mountains are anything but ordinary, so why not stay at an extraordinary family resort? Over the years, Surfside on the Lake has proven to be the Adirondacks’ premier destination for family fun, no matter what season. For more information to plan your Adirondack fall foliage tour or to book your stay, please visit us online or call 518-668-2442.

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