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Adirondack Balloon Festival :: Top Rated Adirondack Hotel

The Adirondack Balloon Festival is a truly spectacular must-see event.   Considered by many to be one of the area’s most spectacular sights of the year, this festival is the largest balloon event on the East Coast.   Each year, crowds are drawn to watch this exciting spectacle, and to experience a number of festivities Read More …

New York Romantic Getaways

New York Romantic Getaways

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a relaxing weekend for two – Lake George is the place to be. Located at the heart of Adirondacks, the Lake George area is home to spectacular scenery and breathtaking vistas. From relaxing walks through the picturesque town, to exciting activities like biking, skiing, and snowmobiling, the Read More …

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Lake George Music Festival :: Adirondack Inn

Lake George Music Festival   The Lake George Music Festival is Lake George’s first and only classical music festival and artist retreat for gifted young professionals.   Featuring events like an exciting cruise, a number of workshops, and open rehearsals that provide a behind-the-scenes look at how music is made –this collaborative artist retreat is Read More …

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Wine Tasting Dinners :: Upstate New York

Wine Tasting Dinners   Nothing compliments a meal like a great wine.   At Friends Lake Inn, our wine tasting dinners make an excellent evening out. If you enjoy wine, and socializing, then you’re sure to appreciate one of our wine tasting events.   An evening at one of our wine dinners is a great Read More …

2015 Americade Ride

Americade with Friends

What are you doing the week of June 1-6?   If you’re not too busy, we’d love to invite you to stop by Lake George, in the Adirondack region of upstate New York for one of the biggest motorcycle touring events in the world!   As anyone in Lake George and the surrounding areas knows, Read More …

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Winter Packages :: New York Snowshoeing & More

It may have been a long winter, but spring will be here before you know it. With that in mind, take advantage of the snowy winter scenery of the Adirondacks at an upstate New York bed and breakfast. Friends Lake Inn, a charming boutique hotel near Lake George, is the rare Adirondack inn that has Read More …

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at these Lake George Events

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at a crowded city bar is always one festive option, but if you’re looking for something different, take a romantic getaway to our boutique Adirondack hotel. Enjoy our rustic yet elegant rooms, great dining, and acres of trails for skiing and snow shoeing. Enjoy the last days of winter at our Adirondack resort while Read More …

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4 Romantic Ideas for Your New York Elopement

Eloping is an incredibly romantic way to get married, which is one of the reasons this centuries-old custom is on the rise. Running away together—even if only for a weekend—makes your vow of commitment exclusively about your romance. Not to mention, you’ll avoid the cost of a wedding (on average, about $20,000), and the stress Read More …

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Skiing at Gore Mountain and More

Winter has officially arrived in the Adirondacks, and with it comes the perfect weather for skiing in New York and other winter sports. There’s no better place for winter activities this season than Gore Mountain, an award-winning resort with 107 trails, 15 lifts, and state-of-the-art snowmaking equipment to guarantee snowy fun during your stay at Read More …

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10 Things We Love About Christmas in the Adirondacks

  In today’s busy world, your winter holiday should be a time to relax, spend time with loved ones, and enjoy all the delights that “come but once a year.” With that in mind, Christmas in the Adirondacks is the perfect time to make a romantic getaway to Friends Lake Inn. We’ve made a list (and Read More …