Golden Sands Resort

                            On the Shore of Beautiful Lake George, New York

                                                    (518) 668-2203

           Golden Sands Lake George resort and waterfront resort motel is close to all the great Lake George Attractions, activities,events, shows, special events, beaches and parks, and just 3 miles from exciting Lake George Village where you'll find really great area restaurants, shopping, evening fireworks displays, crafts fairs, and fun things to do for the children.  Golden Sands Adirondack motel is located at the gateway to the Adirondack Mountains, giving it easy access to all that this natural New York State park and unspoiled region has to offer.  Enjoy Lake George nature, Lake George boating, and Lake George fishing! We're close to all the main attractions, amusement parks, Lake George cruise ships, fun arcades, outdoor water parks, new and popular outdoor elevated  athletic "tree-top" adventure courses offering challenging obstacles, zip lines, suspended cables, bridges, nets and ladders, wax museums, antiquing, and just about anything a couple or family could think of to do here at Lake George!  Lake George horseback riding at "Saddle-Up Stables - Since 1945" is close by Golden Sands Resort ... Here, you'll experience spectacular scenic trail rides with views overlooking Lake George (Diamond Point)!  Enjoy the new Carousel in Lake George Village located at the corner of Beach Road and Canada Street.  There are plenty of exciting FREE attractions and activities here at Lake George!


          Enjoy outdoor fun parks such as Magic Forest Outdoor Theme Park and Waterslide World outdoor water fun park and wave pool, mountain hiking, mountain biking, family recreational biking on the Warren County Bike Trail or in Lake George Village, parks and beaches, swimming, museums, jet skis, para-sailing, Lake George Boating offers private sailboat and motorboat rentals, water skiing, picnicking at a variety of beautiful public parks, Lake George Islands, and more Lake George Nature and attractions!


          Visit The Fun Spot "All-In-One" indoor and outdoor center for bumper cars, mini-golf, laser tag,paint ball, bowling, and a host of other family fun things to do located near Lake George Village! Enjoy Lake George Village area restaurants, mini-golf and arcade centers, boutiques, and Lake George shopping malls, wax museums, fun houses, and historic Diamond Point, New York.  Enjoy Lake George nature attractions such as Lake George hiking the mountains of Lake George!


          In the evening, join the crowd and visit exciting Lake George Village with its magical environment of small shops and boutiques, open air activities, craft fairs, ice cream, candy shops and pizza, vendors, souvenir shops, retro 1960's shops, Lake George waterfront walkway promenade along the marinas and shoreline, parks and gardens, and just about everything a small charming Adirondack village could offer under the north stars!    Here's What to Bring with you on your family vacation!


          For mature night life seekers, Lake George Village offers a host of activities and excitement ranging from dancing at a local discotheque, Lake George bars, enjoy live music, bands and drinks while perched on a deck overlooking Lake George, to simply strolling through Shepards Park and Lake George Village enjoying the boat traffic on the lake and gazing at the Adirondack sky!  Explore Diamond Point, New York, and visit our Golden Sands Vacation Blog for more Lake George information and Golden Sands history.  Local restaurant menus, brochures and information about local services are at your fingertips in our motel office!  And, we'reonly 25 minutes from the Saratoga Travers Stakes and attractions south of Lake George and Golden Sands Resort on Lake George!

Visit our Golden Sands Resort Lake George New York area special events page to see the really big area events!  See our Golden Sands video gallery page!

                                      Here's more FREE attractions and things to do here at Lake George, New York.

Golden Sands Resort Lake George Motel Attractions and Videos!  Lake George New York Magic Forest Theme Park,  Statue of LG Father Isaac Jogues (1607-1645), Lake George New York Shopping Malls, Ticonderoga Golf Country Club, Lake George NY Top of the World Golf Resort, House of Frankenstein, Wax Museums, Family Fun Arcades, Shops and Boutiques, Lake Steamship Rides, Horseback.

Explore History Walking Tours - Lake George Heritage Tours

Kevin and Luisa Sherman are your personal guides on walking tour adventures to learn about many historic sites across the Lake George-Lake Champlain, NY region and beyond. Tours are done in small groups and can be tailored to specific interests and ages. Tour lengths in Lake George are 1 and 2 hours, depending on theme. Don't just read about history...really experience it!  For more information, call us at: (518) 791-1776
      

Six Flags Great Escape Amusement Park & Splashwater Kingdom
An experience unlike any other with over 135 rides, shows and attractions to fill your day with fun and memories.  A visit to the Great Escape includes two parks for the price of one with Splashwater Kingdom, the best there is in outdoor water fun featuring 10 white water attractions. The history of Storytown combined with the thrills of Six Flags make The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom one unforgettable experience. 1172 State Rt.9, Queensbury, NY - Lake George, NY (518) 792-3500
      

Magic Forest
Magic Forest is the perfect amusement park for the younger crowd.  Enjoy 25 rides, 2 shows, live animals, , and Santa Claus.  One low admission price includes all rides and attractions. Located on Route ( between exits 20 and 21 of the Adirondack Northway (I-87) (518) 668-2448 - (see a video clip of Lake George Magic Forest at bottom of page)
      

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course was the first aerial adventure course in the United States, and remains the largest course in the country to date. Visitors of every age and ability explore nature through a combination of outrageous obstacles and challenges including zip lines, suspended rope bridges,swings, slides, nets and ladders.  Exit 24 off I-87, Bolton Landing, NY 12814 - Lake George, NY (518) 494-7200
      

The Fun Spot - "Your Place for Lake George Family Fun"
Best mini-golf in Lake George, go karts, laser tag, birthday parties and roller skating.  We offer family fun in a clean, safe and well supervised environment.  Inside you can roller blade or roller skate to the hottest top 40 music. Kids can climb, crawl, zip & slide through our 1,500square foot inside Soft Playground with 15 interactive elements including (2) 16' slides. Play laser tag in our space themed arena. 1035 State Route 9, Queensbury, NY 12804 (518) 792-8989


Circle B Ranch - "Scenic Lake George-Adirondack Western-Style Horseback Riding"

A Golden Sands family favorite and must do!   Enjoy an Adirondack trail ride unlike any other through the cool Adirondack forest, wide fields and breathtaking view at nearby Circle B Ranch!  Since 1961, this family-owned ranch is the perfect setting for your and your family's horseback riding adventure!  Call Chris at:  (518) 494-4888  for Western horseback riding and more!


Carried Away Balloon Flights - "Adirondack Balloon Flights"
Captain Mike Hernandez is a FAA Certified Commercial Pilot committed to delivering the most enjoyable safest flight you've ever experienced! Carried Away Balloon Flights offers you year round one hour long rides at reasonable prices . Groups should ask for "Cloud Hopper Specials."  Offers free hotel pick-up and drop-off shuttle.  (518) 260-6270
      

Adirondack Mountain & Stream Guide Service
Celebrating over 20 years of guiding in the Lake George Adirondack region. Fishing, hunting, canoeing (overnight trips available)!  "We at Adirondack Mountain & Steam Guide Service are people who live, work and thrive in the outdoors. We share our knowledge and in helping other to enjoy the many experiences the great Lake George Adirondack outdoors has to offer, and various activities for the Adirondacks' 4 distinct seasons, and customize to your needs and abilities. Call us at: (518) 251-3762
      
Adirondack Adventures - Exciting Adirondack Whitewater Rafting
Adventure and the Lake George New York Adirondacks go hand and hand!  Grab a paddle and enjoy the ride ... Whitewater rafting is fun for the entire family as you work your way through calm pristine waters, view Adirondack scenery, and brave the roaring waves only Adirondack Lake George whitewater rafting can offer!  Discover Adirondack rivers flowing from the peaks to form the Hudson River as it rushes to the sea! Adirondack Adventures, 4659 State Route 28, North Creek, NY 12856 1-877-963-RAFT - *Recommended by Golden Sands Resort on Lake George, New York.
      
Beaver Brook Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Tubing, Canoeing, and More!
Rafting nearby Lake George, New York on the exciting Hudson & Sacandaga Rivers - Spring, Summer and Fall! Whitewater rafting action close by Lake George and Saratoga Springs, NY !  Enjoy the Adirondacks, pretty scenery, kayaking, canoeing, even fly-fishing adventure .. " Family Fun For Everyone!" Beaver Brook Outfitters "Since 1991" Call us Toll Free at: 1-888-454-8433, PO Box 96, Weavertown, NY. Recommended by Golden Sands Resort on Lake George, New York.


Howe Caverns Introduces Howe High Adventure
Let the spirit of adventure soar above and below the earth. Howe Caverns, the great cave of the Northeast, invites visitors to descend 156-feet below the earth into an underground world of stalagmites and stalactites that took millions of years to create. Above the earth, the all-new Howe High Adventure has zip lines, ropes course, gem mining building and more.  Howe Caverns & Howe High Adventure, 255 Discovery Drive, Howe Caves, NY 12092 (518) 296-8900
      

Diamond Point Boat Tours
Diamond Point Boat Tours is a safe & affordable way to see and enjoy Lake George.  Picnic on an island, swim in a secluded cove, view the stately homes, or experience the Village fireworks directly overhead.  We customize each tour to meet every group's individual expectations.  bring your snack and beverage of your choice because Captain Dave is your designated driver!

(518) 668-5106 or (518) 926-9672
      

Yankee Boat Rentals on Lake George
Whether you're looking for some quiet fishing time, a nice sail through the islands, a day spent exploring bays with the family, or some high performance water sports, Yankee Boat Rentals on Lake George has the boat to fit your needs.  We proudly offer Lake George's finest and most diverse fleet of rental boats from our central location in Diamond Point.  All of our Lake George rental boats are equipped with a U.S. Coast Guard approved safety package and are maintained for your safety, well-being and enjoyment on the water.  Come visit us and let us help you and your family explore the beauty and hidden wonders of the Queen of American Lakes.  To reserve your Lake George boat rental call (518) 668-2862 today!
    

Lake George Steamboat Company
The Lake George Steamboat Company offers many cruise choices.  Three comfortable cruise ships:  The Minnie-Ha-Ha, an authentic Paddle-Wheeler, The Mohican, and the lake's biggest cruise ship, The Lac du Saint Sacrement.  Enjoy shorter one-hour cruises, or complete lake cruises spanning the length of Lake George. Lunch, dinner and fireworks cruises also available.  See The Queen of America's Lakes in comfort on a cruise. 1-800-553-BOAT or (518) 668-5777.
    

Lake George Dinner Theatre
A Solid Evening of Quality Entertainment! -The Sunday Gazette.  Celebrating its 45th Season, The Lake George Dinner Theatre is proud to announce that it secured performance rights for the regional premier of Norm Foster's Hillarious Comedy...The Love List...For its 2012 Production.  Production dates: July 12 thru October 20, 212, lunceon matinees, dinner Shows, tableside service by a friendly wait staff, choice of four delicious entres, a/c, free parking & magnificent view of the Adirondacks!  Dinner details: (518) 668-5762 Ext.411, Administrative Offices: (518) 306-4404 for tickets.
      

Saddle-Up Stables (Located in Diamond Point, Lake George only 2/10 mile from Golden Sands)
Saddle-Up Stables is the "Area's Best Horse Trails - Since 1945," and located only 2/10th of a mile from Golden Sands Resort.  Saddle-Up offers great scenic wooded trail rides, family riding, horses for children, and pony rides! You'l be riding on Lake George, NY mountain trails with spectacular views overlooking beautiful Lake George here in Diamond Point! Saddle-Up offers a large selection of horses, experienced trail guides, families and groups are welcome, and no advance reservations are required!  Located nearby Golden Sands at: 3513 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George (Diamond Point), NY 12845 (518) 668-4801 - Open daily from 9:00am - 5:00 pm. Major credit cards accepted!


Enjoy a Scenic Drive from Golden Sands Resort north along Lake Shore Drive!  That's a natural attraction!
Golden Sands Resort on Lake George is conveniently located in the small charming Lake George hamlet of Diamond Point, NY, just 3 miles from Lake George Village.  As a great family attraction, why not take a scenic drive north along Lake Shore Drive and see historic Lake George-Adirondack architecture, small towns, scenic vista and lookouts, native Adirondack forest preserve, hiking trail attractions, rock outcroppings, parks, beaches, nature and wildlife Lake George-Adirondack style!  Drive through Bolton Landing, Hague, NY, Silver Bay, NY to historic Ticonderoga, NY and Crown Point, NY.  The bridge to Vermont's in Crown Point, where you could easily slip over to Vermont and view winding roads, hills, valleys, farm lands, Lake Champlain, and, of course plenty of cows!


National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
History of Thoroughbred Racing, including Man o’ War, Secretariat, Arcaro, and the Jones Boys are among the subject of this fine Saratoga Springs, NY horse racing museum located near historic Saratoga Race Course.  The Museum displays exhibits and the sounds of horse racing.  Thoroughbred Racing has a long and rich American history, and the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame houses a fine equine art collection, historic trophies, silks, and Thoroughbred horsing memorabilia. Walking tours are available to enjoy our permanent exhibits. See the Peter McBean Special Exhibition Gallery.  The gallery is available to the public.  191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518) 584-0400
      
Planet Fitness Lake George Health Club and Gym  (Brand-Name Cardio and Strength Exercise Equipment)
For Golden Sands Resort on Lake George customers who are members of Planet Fitness Health Club and Gym, there's one nearby, only 10 miles from Golden Sands Resort, at the Aviation Mall (Just off Exit 19 of the Lake George-Adirondack Northway I-87).  Planet Fitness's philosophy is that they "provide a unique, 'Judgement Free' environment in which anyone can be comfortable!"  Exercise at the gym while your family takes in a movie or shops at the Lake George-Aviation Mall.  Planet Fitness Health Club and Gym, 578 Aviation Road, No. 37, Queensbury, NY 12804 (518) 761-6869
      

Some of the many Lake George, NY area Historic Sites!  (Ask in the Golden Sands Resort office for more information!)
Lake George Historical Association - 3 miles from Golden Sands Resort on Lake George in Lake George Village.
Warrensburg Museum of Local History - 5 miles from Golden Sands Resort, west towards Blue Mountain Lake, NY.
Fort William Henry - Historic American Fort is located only 3 miles from Golden Sands Resort in Lake George Village, NY.
Fort Ticonderoga - American Revolutionary Fort is located north of Golden Sands Resort only 30 miles (A delightful scenic drive).
Crown Point, New York - American Revolutionary War encampment - New York State-Vermont border (40 mile scenic drive).


The Hyde Collection and Art Museum - Art and History
Enjoy art?  Are you an art attraction lover, enjoy museums, Lake George history, or thinking about visiting one?  There are numerous museums and historical attractions in the Lake George-Adirondack region close by Golden Sands Resort on Lake George, and The Hyde Collection is one of them.  Centered around an Adirondack family art collection, The Hyde Collection displays works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Rembrant, and others.  This summer, from June 15th through September 15th, 2013, enjoy "Modern Nature Georigia O'Keefe and Lake George," and "A Family Album - Alfred Steiglitz and Lake George."  Two exhibitions exploring works produced by Lake George artists.  The Hyde Collection - 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801 (518) 792-1761 (about 12 miles from Golden Sands Resort)
      

The  Sembrich Museum
Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, also known as Marcella Sembrich Memorial Studio, is a historic teaching studio located at Bolton Landing, Warren County, New York. It was built in 1922-24 as a teaching studio for New York Metropolitan Opera diva Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935). The studio building is a one story, rectangular, stucco walled wood frame building with a hipped roof and glassed in porches in the Spanish Revival style. Additional contributing features on the property are a bathhouse, curator's cottage, a lookout, stone retaining walls along the shoreline, stone walls, three piers flanking the entrance, wrought iron fencing and entrance gate, and landscape features. The property was converted to a museum shortly after the death of Marcella Sembrich in 1935. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. - Wikipedia Attribution -  4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing, NY 12814 (518) 644-9839


Ticonderoga Country Club  -  For golf nearby Golden Sands Beach Resort on Lake George
Ticonderoga Country Club offers a unique eighteen hole golf course located in the historic Lord Howe Valley, at the north end of Lake George on Rt. 9-N  in the heart of the Lake George-Adirondack Park.  The Ticonderoga golf course is perfect for players of all skill levels offering "an open and fun course to play."  Golf course layout presents "a challenge with the meandering Trout Brook coming into play on seven of the eighteen holes," and challenging uphill, downhill, and sidehill lies present throughout the course, as players enjoy scenic mountains that rise above the course on both sides during their round.  Ticonderoga Country Club - 609 State Route 9-N, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 Pro Shop: (518) 585-2801


                                             Car Shows                    Village Carousel            Arts & Crafts Shows      Thursday Night Fireworks
                     Here are even more great Lake George Attractions located nearby our waterfront beach resort motel!
                                                                      And, Lake George Area Things To Do and See!

Enjoy a scenic Lake George drive north along Lake Shore Drive and see small Lake George-Adirondack hamlets, native forest preserve, scenic lookouts, Adirondack architecture, American Revolutionary War historic markers and more!  At the north end of Lake George in historic Ticonderoga, New York (near Vermont), you'll find this beautiful Lake George waterfall on the LaChute River that connects Lake George to lake Champlain!  -  Here you can also see and visit American Revolutionary War Fort Ticonderoga and other historic sites, lookouts, American history, battle re-enactments, attractions and everything Lake George, New York near Golden Sands Beach Resort!

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