Exploring Lake George: A Relaxing Retreat for Seniors and Retirees

Are you looking for a unique and inexpensive getaway where you can unwind, explore, and create lasting memories? Lake George, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, offers the perfect escape for seniors and retirees seeking tranquility and natural beauty. With its stunning landscape, charm, and a variety of free and low-budget activities, Lake George promises a top-notch experience for visitors. We have created three delightful itineraries tailored for seniors and retirees to make the most of their time in our beautiful destination. You can toggle through the different itineraries by selecting the titles on the top of the box below.

Day 1: Arrival and Lake George Beach

  • Arrive in Lake George and check into The Stone Gate Resort. Take a dip in the heated pool or lounge on the pool deck and read a book.
  • Take a leisurely stroll along Beach Road, enjoying the fresh mountain air and stunning views.
  • Have dinner at a local restaurant featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Day 2: Scenic Boat Cruise and Bolton Landing

  • Start your day with a delicious breakfast at a local café.
  • Embark on a scenic boat cruise, learning about the region’s history and enjoying the breathtaking views (you may even catch glimpses of the famous eagles’ nests on Long Island and Kitchel Bay).
  • Explore Bolton Landing, browsing one-of-a-kind shops, and galleries for unique souvenirs.
  • Enjoy dinner at a lakeside restaurant, watching the sun set over the lake.

Day 3: Departure

  • Spend time relaxing or practicing morning stretches on our private beach before checking out of the resort.
  • Grab brunch at the local winery before heading home.

Day 1: Arrival and Fort William Henry Museum

  • Arrive in Lake George and check into The Stone Gate Resort.
  • Visit the Fort William Henry Museum, learning about the area’s colonial history through exhibits and guided tours.
  • Eat dinner at a local restaurant featuring regional cuisine.

Day 2: Adirondack Experience and Village Exploration

  • Enjoy breakfast and people watching at a local diner.
  • Visit the Adirondack Experience, exploring the museum’s exhibits and enjoying the stunning lake views.
  • Attend a live performance at the Lake George Dinner Theatre, featuring entertaining shows and delicious cuisine.

Day 3: Departure

  • Enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee by the lake before checking out of the resort.
  • Explore one of the many local art galleries or outdoor historic sites before departing the area.

Day 1: Arrival and Nature Walk

  • Arrive in Lake George and check into The Stone Gate Resort.
  • Enjoy a nature preserve and walking trails at the Sembrich in Bolton Landing.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant featuring outdoor seating.

Day 2: Prospect Mountain and Winery Visit

  • Enjoy a hearty breakfast at a local café, fueling up for a day of adventure.
  • Railbike along the Hudson River, and don’t forget to pack some snacks.
  • Visit a local winery for a wine tasting experience.
  • Go for an afternoon swim in the lake.
  • Have dinner at a lakeside restaurant, watching the sun set over the lake.

Day 3: Departure

  • Check out of the resort and purchase your favorite picnic items.
  • Take a scenic drive to Prospect Mountain and enjoy the panoramic view whilst enjoying your packed lunch.

With any itinerary you choose, Lake George promises a memorable and exciting experience. With its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and abundance of activities, Lake George is the perfect destination for your next getaway. The Stone Gate Resort, whether used as your home base for adventure or a place of relaxation, provides a great lakeside retreat for all. Current promotions for seniors include 50% off stays with select dates in June, September, and October of 2024. You can book online or give us a call at 518-691-3110.