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Six Flags Great Escape (Kid friendly amusement park) https://www.sixflags.com/greatescape (Note: Basic Six Flags season passes no longer apply to all parks across the country)

Hiking - various trails in the area - see www.alltrails.com, (where you can sort hikes by difficulty, popularity, length etc, and see pictures and reviews).

Biking (Bike rentals starting at $10/hour at http://www.beachroadbait.com/bicycle-rentals.html). Right nearby is Warren County Bike Trail (a rails-to-trails trail, Map at https://warrencountyny.gov/sites/default/files/dpw/Parks_Rec07/pdfFiles/Bikeway%20Map%201.pdf )

Boat rentals: Kayaks, Stand-up Paddle boards, Motor boats, Pontoons. Various locations. Reservations (and boat license) may be required by some.

Lake George Steamboat- The Minnie HaHa one hour cruise around the lake seems to be the most popular option. Make sure to book in advance during busy seasons as many of their slots sell out.

Fun Spot- Arcades, laser tag, VR, skating, etc. in Queensbury. Only Go Karts and mini golf are open during COVID as of August 2020

High Falls Gorge- Four waterfalls and 2 glass floored walkways in a 22 acre privately owned nature park. About an hour and a half further north from Lake George.

Adirondack Adventure Center Lazy river tubing, whitewater rafting, ropes course and zip line

We Rock The Spectrum Kids Gym Small fun indoor gym and play area for young children in Ballston Spa. Need to rent out the whole place for $45 an hour during COVID as of August 2020

Via Aquarium Smallish aquarium with all the basics inside a mall in Schenectady. Not far from Albany.

Saratoga Spa state park Very large park with mineral springs. The Saratoga Springs area has the only active spouting geysers east of the Mississippi River in the United States, and you can find them all around the park. There are also tennis and volleyball courts, golf courses, the Saratoga automobile museum, a bunch of stunning trails, a nice playground, a gorgeous creek, and some great pavilions (with electricity and bathrooms) for barbecuing or picnicking all inside the park.

The State Capitol in Albany is under an hour away from Lake George, where you’ll find Kosher food and minyanim as well as many great museums.

Food

Chabad sells chicken, salmon, and meat meals for $35 per person. There is also a very well stocked Price Chopper in Albany.

Price Chopper
1892 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 456-9314
http://www.pricechopper.com

You can get all of your groceries, including:

Deli and prepared foods
Kosher Butcher
Huge frozen section
Pas Yisroel breads & rolls
Snacks & Sweets
Cholov Yisroel Milk & Cheese

Minyan

Chabad in Saratoga Springs often has a minyan, sometimes during the week and sometimes on Shabbos as well.

They also have a minyan by Lake George for weekdays during the summer. Email or call Rabbi Rubin for more information.

Rabbi Abba & Raizel Rubin
Saratoga Directors
(518) 526-0773
SaratogaChabad@gmail.com

Shabbos

There are many hotels within a short walk to the Chabad in Saratoga Springs. The Embassy Suites is a 14 minute walk and was chock full of Yidden when @S209 was there. There is a Hilton Garden Inn, a Hilton, a Homewood Suites, and a Residence Inn as well as many others. Hotels are expensive during horse race season but there are no races during COVID as of August 2020.

The Hampton Inn Saratoga Springs  is a 4 min walk from chabad. There’s a great public balcony for shabbos meals as well as some private ones connected to the actual rooms. Keep in mind that there’s no Eruv in Saratoga.
Chabad also rents out some suites for Shabbos. You can see pictures on their website.

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: August 19, 2020, 03:24:31 PM »
Holliday inn resort a great option. Super family friendly. Plenty of activities for kids throughout the day.
Seems pricey
Any other options?

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: August 19, 2020, 07:56:36 PM »
Fox 'N Hound Bed and Breakfast
142 Lake Avenue / 866-369-1913 / (518) 584-5959

Holiday Inn
232 Broadway / (518) 584-4550

The Saratoga Hilton
534 Broadway / (518) 584-4000

Union Gables Bed & Breakfast
55 Union Ave / (518) 584-1558 / 800-398-1558

Saratoga Turf and Spa
176 Broadway / (518) 584-2550 / 800-972-1229

The Inn at Saratoga
213 Broadway / 800-274-3573

The Hampton Inn                                                                       25 Lake Ave 518-584-2100 2 minute walk from chabad house

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: August 19, 2020, 08:16:21 PM »
Fox 'N Hound Bed and Breakfast
142 Lake Avenue / 866-369-1913 / (518) 584-5959

Holiday Inn
232 Broadway / (518) 584-4550

The Saratoga Hilton
534 Broadway / (518) 584-4000

Union Gables Bed & Breakfast
55 Union Ave / (518) 584-1558 / 800-398-1558

Saratoga Turf and Spa
176 Broadway / (518) 584-2550 / 800-972-1229

The Inn at Saratoga
213 Broadway / 800-274-3573

The Hampton Inn                                                                       25 Lake Ave 518-584-2100 2 minute walk from chabad house
Thank u

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: August 20, 2020, 12:11:46 PM »
Fox 'N Hound Bed and Breakfast
142 Lake Avenue / 866-369-1913 / (518) 584-5959

Holiday Inn
232 Broadway / (518) 584-4550

The Saratoga Hilton
534 Broadway / (518) 584-4000

Union Gables Bed & Breakfast
55 Union Ave / (518) 584-1558 / 800-398-1558

Saratoga Turf and Spa
176 Broadway / (518) 584-2550 / 800-972-1229

The Inn at Saratoga
213 Broadway / 800-274-3573

The Hampton Inn   25 Lake Ave 518-584-2100 2 minute walk from chabad house
what time does chabad have shachris tomorrow Friday? saratoga

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: August 20, 2020, 03:19:23 PM »
what time does chabad have shachris tomorrow Friday? saratoga
8 in the tent outside
they are enforcing a strict mask policy

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: November 18, 2020, 03:45:41 PM »
Has anyone been to Lake George in the winter? What's it like?
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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: May 26, 2021, 07:00:57 PM »
Any chance there will be a minyan this Shabbos? Anyone here going?

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: May 27, 2021, 10:07:09 AM »
You can reach out to Rabbi Rubin, but I'd be surprised if there's a minyan in LG this Shabbos. Your best bet would be Saratoga for Shabbos, then Sunday-Monday in LG.

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: May 28, 2021, 08:07:55 AM »
I'll be in Lake george from this Sunday till Tuesday and would interested in having a minayn.

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: May 30, 2021, 04:49:32 AM »
I'll be in Lake george from this Sunday till Tuesday and would interested in having a minayn.

There is a yeshiva in Saratoga springs were you should be able to daven with minyan, I don't know the exact time of minyan the yeshiva is located  1 Veterans Way, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
its about 25 miles from lake George

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: May 30, 2021, 07:54:33 AM »
There is a yeshiva in Saratoga springs were you should be able to daven with minyan, I don't know the exact time of minyan the yeshiva is located  1 Veterans Way, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
its about 25 miles from lake George
You sure they’re still open?
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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: May 30, 2021, 10:00:56 AM »
You sure they’re still open?
Yes. Satmar Montreal is there now and from what I understand, belz will be there during the summer.

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: July 19, 2021, 09:49:40 PM »
There is a yeshiva in Saratoga springs were you should be able to daven with minyan, I don't know the exact time of minyan the yeshiva is located  1 Veterans Way, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
its about 25 miles from lake George
Anyone have any contact info for this Yeshiva so I can check minyan times? Thanks.

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: July 22, 2021, 03:11:45 PM »
Anyone have any contact info for this Yeshiva so I can check minyan times? Thanks.
shachris is 8:40am  Mincha is 7:30pm Marriv is 9:40

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: July 20, 2022, 08:59:05 PM »
any news if there is a minyan this year  or about food. we are looking to stay for shabbos after 9b'av

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: July 20, 2022, 11:39:04 PM »
Contact chabad. They are definitely having a minyan. I received an email before the summer.

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: July 27, 2022, 09:11:28 AM »
Is Lake george very pritzusdig during the summer being that its a lake town like other beach towns?

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: August 18, 2022, 10:04:52 AM »
anyone recommendations for a boat rental or GIYF?
get a boat with a captain or self-captain?

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Re: Lake George, NY Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: August 18, 2022, 10:23:45 AM »
anyone recommendations for a boat rental or GIYF?
get a boat with a captain or self-captain?
If you are looking for a pontoon then
Lake George Boat Rental
204 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845
(518) 685-5331 https://g.co/kgs/XKAW5r
I had a great experience this week