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Stay at our Resort and Enjoy Water Attractions on your Lake George Vacation

It’s Summer! Time to make a splash on your Lake George vacation! Spend fun-filled days on the shores of the “Queen of American Lakes” or take an adventurous ride on the rapids of the Hudson River. Ready to find the kid in you? Enjoy one of the outdoor water parks that are just minutes from our Lake George Resort. No matter what you are interested in, the region has plenty of water fun to enjoy on your Lake George vacation!

Lake George Beaches

Looking to soak up the rays while the kids play in the water? Go to Shepard’s Park, located in the heart of the Village, or Million Dollar Beach located on Route 9L. Both destinations offer plenty of sandy beach to bask in the sun or areas to build sandcastles with your children. The sandy beaches are also just minutes from our Lake George Resort!

For even more kid-friendly activities, venture over to Usher’s Park – just past the Million Dollar Beach. This beach offers a playground area ideal for children, tennis and basketball courts, as well as plentiful picnic tables, and pavilions - perfect for family outings!

Ready to go swimming? Take a dive at Gurney Lane, an outdoor recreation center that offers a very large outdoor pool with diving boards, children’s play area, cookout facilities, and bath house. Gurney Lane is located in Queensbury, NY, only 15 minutes from our Lake George Resort. Don’t forget you can enjoy a indoor and outdoor pools, heated Jacuzzi, kid’s playgrounds, and other fun activities right on our landscaped grounds!

Sailing or Boating on the Lake

Bask in the sun as the breeze brushes your hair - take sail on Lake George! Grab a quick bite from the Breakfast Wagon at our resort, and then rent a sailboat for the afternoon. For more speed, rent a power boat and take the whole family on a fun-filled boating excursion. No matter what type of boat you are looking for, Lake George has many marinas and boating centers that offer daily rentals.

Lake George is also known for its boat cruises. Hop aboard a quaint paddle-wheeler or a large steamboat cruise ship and enjoy an exciting trip around the lake. (Most cruises last 1 - 4 1/2 hours.)

Fun Water Parks

Our private Lake George Resort is close to two popular water parks – Great Escape’s Splashwater Kingdom and Water Slide World. Discover over 35 slides and attractions, including a wave pool and kiddy center at Water Slide World, just minutes from Colonel Williams. Travel a couple of minutes in the opposite direction and enjoy a day of fun at Splashwater Kingdom, Great Escape’s large outdoor water park! From a lazy river to interactive water playgrounds, you and your family will no doubt have a blast at this park.

Whitewater Rafting

Take to the rapids on an adventurous whitewater rafting trip on the Sacandaga or Hudson River. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the majestic Adirondack Mountains while dipping around the rivers’ many twist and turns! This will be a great family experience everyone will cherish. Most guided tours are only a short drive from our relaxing Lake George Resort.


Love to fish? From the peaceful solitude of waiting for a fish to bite, to the exuberant moment you feel a tug on the line, fishing is a great way to spend a peaceful afternoon on your Lake George vacation. Rent a fishing boat, or take a guided charter. Some fish you may find in the lake are cold water lake trout, landlocked salmon and rainbow trout, as well as warm water largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and yellow perch.

Waterfalls, Gorges, Chasms and More!

Discover the stunning beauty of the Adirondacks by traveling to Ausable Chasm, about an hour and a half from Colonel Williams Resort. Enjoy walking, tubing or rafting throughout the chasm’s gorges, waterfalls and caves and take in the breathtaking beauty laid out in front of you.

Enjoy all of these wonderful water attractions on your next Lake George vacation!