Temperatures are rising, and it’s time to start planning your next summer vacation. Tourists travel to Lake Geoge, NY, every summer for outdoor activities such as hiking and boating. Stay with us at Surfside on the Lake, and you’ll be able to explore Lake George right from our property. Our private sandy beach is a great place to cool off and enjoy the panoramic views of Lake George. Explore all the things to do in Lake George, NY, and save money with Surfside Guest Savings. Take a guided tour at Fort William Henry or experience frightening monsters at the House of Frankenstein Wax Museum. Here is a shortlist of a few of our favorite museums to visit nearby.
Start your trip at Fort William Henry Museum and step back in time. Take a self-guided tour through the exhibits which detail Lake George’s contribution to the French and Indian War. Book a guided tour and speak with a soldier reenactor to learn all about the area’s history. You will also witness a musket and cannon firing during the tour. End the tour at the Sutler Shoppe and take home souvenirs or even a replica cannon. Fort William Henry is a great way to spend an afternoon learning about life in the 18th century.
Experience the fright of Halloween in the summertime at the House of Frankenstein Wax Museum. This museum of horror pays tribute to classic literature and traditional aspects of early wax museums. Walkthrough hallways of wax figures and beware of the monsters within. Once you enter, there is no turning back, so book your tickets today and embark on this unique homage to classic horror.
Located twenty minutes from Lake George is The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. This museum offers works of American and European art that span over 6,000 years. There are several exhibits open to the public by reservation this summer. The masterpieces and mysteries exhibit features work by Winslow Homer, Edgar Degas, and Vincent Van Gogh. The summer bomb pop exhibition features seventeen works of contemporary abstract paintings. These are just a few highlights to explore at The Hyde Collection, but there are over 5,000 paintings, sculptures, furniture, and textiles to see during your visit!
The Best Amenities at Surfside on the Lake
Begin and end each day of your vacation at Surfside on the Lake. Start your day on the water with a kayak or paddleboat rental with Surfside Outdoor Recreations. After that, make the short drive to Glens Falls and visit the art at the Hyde Collection. Next, return for dinner at our Cabana Bar and Restaurant. Sit on the rooftop patio and enjoy a burger and cool off with a frozen cocktail. Finally, wrap up the day by returning to your room and viewing a gorgeous sunset on your private balcony. If you have any questions about our amenities or things to do in Lake George, NY, please contact us at 518-668-2442.