The Lake George region offers a unique blend of recreation, history, natural beauty and affordability, making it the perfect destination for every occasion. You’re sure to find something to inspire you in Lake George, the Queen of American Lakes.
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In 1791 Thomas Jefferson wrote the following about Lake George in a letter to his daughter:
“Lake George is, without comparison, the most beautiful water I ever saw; formed by a contour of mountains into a basin thirty-five miles long, and from two to four miles broad, finely interspersed with islands, its water limpid as crystal and the mountain sides covered with rich groves of thuja, silver fir, white pine, aspen and paper birch down to the water edge, here and there precipices of rock to checker the scene and save it from monotony. An abundance of speckled trout, salmon trout, bass, and other fish with which it is stored, have added to our other amusements the sport of taking them ….”