Few vacation destinations have so many local attractions to keep the young (and young at heart) happily occupied! Hiking, white-water rafting, miniature golfing, horseback riding, fishing, wine tasting…the list is endless! Here is a compilation of local attractions and their proximity to The Stone Gate Resort. Click through each tab below to find the best in each category. We have provided the distance from the resort as well as a link to their website, if available.
Adirondack Adventure Center | 11 Miles
Lazy River Tubing, Whitewater Rafting, and Treetop Adventures in the Adirondacks are fun, unique ways for your family and friends to experience the beauty and excitement of the Adirondack Mountains!
Adirondack Experience | 56 Miles
Step into the rich history of this region as you browse the museum, row an authentic guide boat, break up a logjam, climb a classic ADK fire tower, or enjoy a family-friendly hike to Minnow Pond.
Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course | 16 miles
Traverse through the treetop obstacle adventure course and zipline park and reach heights most will only dream of. There is nothing like trekking tree-to-tree in the beautiful Adirondack Forest.
Adirondack Glassblowing Studio | 26.7 Miles
Book an unforgettable, one-hour glass art experience with a professional glass artist. The instructors at Adirondack Glassblowing Studio bring the magic of glass to life in this one-of-a-kind artist class you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Adventure Family Fun Center | 8.6 miles
The 1,000-foot outdoor go-kart track is the largest and most exciting in the area. Other activities onsite include an indoor go-kart track, a multi-level laser tag arena, bumper cars, tons of arcade games, and test your target skills on the all-new Airsoft range.
Around the World Mini Golf | 3 Miles
Around the World Golf is one of the oldest and most original miniature golf courses in the Lake George area. It has two unique courses – Around the World and Around the USA. Rated consistently as one of the best golf courses in the U.S., these courses are challenging, informative, and fun for the whole family.
Ausable Chasm | 88 Miles
Hike, float, and/or climb and experience one of the oldest natural attractions in the United States (Est. 1870). Immerse yourself in a primeval Adirondack Forest as you stroll past Rainbow Falls, Elephant’s Head, Column Rock, Hyde’s Cave, and the quiet of Mystic Gorge. Descend hundreds of feet to walk on natural stone walkways and gaze upon eons of geologic history.
Circle B Ranch | 17 Miles
Scenic one and two-hour trail rides through the Adirondack Forest. Located minutes from Lake George Village.
Escape Lake George | 2.3 Miles
Escape LG provides visitors to Lake George with a popular alternative to existing amusement and entertainment activities. An escape room game is an interactive experience designed to challenge you with codes, clues, and ciphers which must be solved to unlock the secrets of the room. Bring together family, friends, and teammates for a one-of-a-kind adventure!
Fort William Henry | 3 Miles
Step back in time at Fort William Henry and experience life at a British fort in 1755. Watch live musket and cannon firings, play 18th Century games, and join the King’s Army! Talk with British Regulars, Provincial Troops, and Rangers to learn more about this exciting time in Colonial America during the French and Indian War!
Funa’rama Fun Park | 2.3 Miles
A small fun park offering a carousel, bumper boats, bumper cars, and a video arcade in the heart of the village.
Garnet Mine Tours | 36 Miles
Visit one of the largest garnet deposits in the world at nearby Gore Mountain! Find your own garnets, learn how they are cut, and make your own jewelry.
Goony Golf | 3.7 Miles
Take a family-friendly adventure through Sir Goony’s Castle, Pirate Ship, and more. Goony Golf in Lake George, NY, has some of the most whimsical and outrageous miniature golfing adventures ever concocted by man.
Lake George Electric Bike Co. | 5 Miles
Safe, fun, and relaxing, e-bikes are a great way to explore the area with friends and family. Located just two miles south of the village, parking is available at the bike shop, and you can ride straight to the lake!
Lake George Expedition Park | 4.5 Miles
Walk the trails and learn about dinosaurs in Dino Roar Valley. You won’t believe how big they are! Up top at Magic Forest, experience the thrill of rides and games. Have snacks at the picnic tables and enjoy the shade the towering pines provide!
Lake George Lanes and Games | 3 Miles
The center features a state-of-the-art scoring system and an incredible light and sound system that will blow you away!
Lake George Waterfront Cruises | 2.3 Miles
Offering one- or two-hour or specially-themed cruises on Lake George.
Lake George Steamboat Company | 3 Miles
Experience the beauty of Lake George and the surrounding Adirondack Mountains on a steamboat cruise aboard the Minnie Ha Ha, the MV Mohican II or the company’s flagship, Lac du Saint Sacrement.
Mountain View Rocking B Ranch | 8 Miles
Guided trail rides and located just ten minutes from Lake George Village.
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves | 28 Miles
The massive Stone Bridge is the largest marble cave entrance in the eastern U.S. and is still being carved by the beautiful Trout Brook. Walk the self-guided and aboveground nature trails to witness this spectacular display of ancient Adirondack geology. The rustic stone-step and gravel trail features the old Sawmill Site Waterfalls, Artists’ Gorge, incredible potholes, and several surface caves. Descend into lighted caves and grottos with raging water or tranquil dark pools.
Painted Pony Rodeo | 10 Miles
Kick off the evening with an awesome BBQ, then dust off your boots and mosey on over to the corral for a real Championship Rodeo! Great fun for everyone! Tough cowboys, beautiful cowgirls, funny rodeo clowns, outstanding animals, and so much more.
Parasail Joe’s | 2.3 Miles
Experience the Adirondacks from new heights – Single, Double, and Triple flights!
Parasail Nation | 2.3 Miles
The best aerial view of Lake George!
Playland Arcade | 2.2 Miles
This family arcade is great for kids, and adults will love taking a step back in time. Enjoy video games ranging from the old classics to modern favorites! The arcade even features a vintage shooting arcade in the back!
Revolution Rail | Various Locations
Revolution Rail Co. offers rail biking as a fun excursion that allows riders to ride the railroad tracks under their own power and explore scenic sections of the Adirondacks that have never seen passenger traffic.
Saratoga Racetrack | 29 Miles
This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its six-week season from late July through early September. Though it is one of the sport’s premier events, the races often take second place to people-watching.
Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor | 8.3 Miles
From roller coasters and water slides to animal experiences, festivals, food, and games, see why guests love this local amusement park.
The Fun Spot | 9 Miles
With a 1,500-square-foot indoor playground, laser tag, virtual reality experiences, roller skating, ninja parkour course, go-karts, and mini golf, it’s no wonder families visit rain or shine!
Tubby Tubes River Tubing | 9 Miles
Tubby Tubes River Tubing is a great way to enjoy lazy river tubing with friends and family on the lower Hudson River. Located just 5 minutes from Lake George, Tubby Tubes is the pioneer of lazy river tubing in the Adirondacks.
Up Yonda Farms Environmental Education Center | 9 Miles
Experience true nature at Up Yonda Farms while exploring three-plus miles of trails, a butterfly garden, a pond, a maple sugarhouse, a museum, a sensory garden, and more.
West Mountain Adventure Park | 13 Miles
Mountainside activities include an aerial treetop adventure park, scenic chair rides, hiking, mountain bike rentals and trails, picnic areas, and summer events and entertainment.
Wild Waters Outdoor Center | 10 Miles
Specializing in whitewater rafting trips on the Hudson and Sacandaga rivers for 33 years. The Hudson River Gorge offers a day of exhilarating Class III to IV rapids and 17 miles of stunning Adirondack scenery.