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Lake George get away, 9/20

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My children, 19, 7, 5 and I, will be heading to Lake George initially for the Ballon Festival, perhaps apple picking, and just a get away for us all. It appears as if I may have booked the wrong hotel, (mine is the Clarion, along the outlets)We are not much interested in shopping. I need a hotel that is as close to possible to the Village, and both within walking or close proximity to the Greyhound stop going to NYC, We are non-drivers. :( as well as to the highlights of the area. Please kindly advise on suggestions. Thank you for any suggestions!

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1. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

There is a new Courtyard Marriott right in the middle of the village. If it has rooms and is in your price range, that might be a good choice. There are tons of other hotels in the Village. Surfside and the Georgian get mentions on TripAdvisor a lot. Fort William Henry is also right next to the village, but gets mixed reviews (I think it depends on whether your room has been updated). The Fort itself is a fun visit, mostly for history buffs and the younger kids. There is mini-golf right in the village, and you can do a boat tour. I think you might have a hard time getting to apple picking without a car.

Have a great trip!

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2. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

Any hotel in the Village that suits your budget and is available is going to be close to the bus terminal. The Village is quite walkable and small. I agree without a car apple picking will be very difficult. There is always quite a bit to do in the Village.

The balloon fest is going on then but once again without a car your ability to enjoy that will also be limited

Great Escape is having an Oktoberfest

There are a lot of other events going on in the Village - upstate NY is quite limited without a car so getting to other locations - Glens Falls for instance will be timing consuming or expensive via Uber/taxi

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3. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

Thank you so very much for your thoughtful reply! I was able to book a motel, that seems quite nice based on the reviews. The only down side is that Lake Motel doesn't provide breakfast. Nor does it have a indoor pool. I called the hotel and it is within walking distance. The weather so far seems like it'll be somewhat favorable, so we may get a swim in. And try out kayaking. I also always wanted to go fishing.

Thanks again!

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Thank you for this bit of info as well. The Oktoberfest seems cool!

I have quickly picked up on the fact driving is a necessity. Thanks again!

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5. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

You're welcome. Have a great trip

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6. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

Lake Motel is decent, not one of the best but does have a good location. Your fairly close to most of the village areas shops and restaurants. It should be fine for what your looking for.

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7. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

Thank you!! :)

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8. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

Thank you. Perhaps next time around, I'll be a driver, and can be at a greater advantage! Thank you!

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9. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

Can anyone tell me about the Lake George lunch boat please? Is it within distance to Lake Motel? I'm leaning towards boarding that, and in need of additional info. Thanks!

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10. Re: Lake George get away, 9/20

Its all here.

lakegeorgesteamboat.com/cruises/…

It gets Good reviews.

Edited: 18 September 2017, 07:32
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