Wine Tasting :: Upstate New York

New York Wine Getaway

While visiting Friends Lake Inn this summer you may want to stop along the way to enjoy some of the fine wines produced by New York wineries.  If you are travelling from the west, the Finger Lakes region is a great place to start.  The Finger Lakes Region is one of the eastern United States’ finest wine-growing areas. Read More …

Valentine’s Day :: Romantic New York Getaway

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Valentine’s Day at Friends Lake     Why not celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a romantic New York getaway?   The Lake George region in the Adirondacks is an idyllic location for an upcoming trip. Every year Lake George is transformed into a winter wonderland of white –a beautiful setting for a late winter escape. 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 …

Americade with Friends : Top Events & Where to Stay

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 events in the world! Americade is the world’s largest motorcycle touring rally, and it really is Read More …

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 …

4 Romantic Ideas for Your New York Elopement

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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 …

Skiing at Gore Mountain, New York

There’s no better place for winter activities and skiing in New York than Gore Mountain. A short drive from Friends Lake Inn, this award-winning resort offers 107 trails, 15 lifts, and state-of-the-art snowmaking equipment to guarantee snowy fun during your stay at our boutique Adirondack hotel. Ski Free at Gore Package Two nights lodging in a Read More …

Top 5 New York Fall Foliage Scenic Routes Near Friends Lake

Autumn in the Northeast is always a beautiful sight as the leaves shift from bright green to rich autumn hues, but few locales can match the Adirondacks’ display of trees crowned with brilliant shades of crimson, saffron, and vermillion against a clear blue sky. With this autumn’s forecast of sunny, warm days and cool nights, Read More …