Wake Up To A Great Place/Deal in Glens Falls Glens Falls Apt-On-Hudson
Size –1 Bedroom • 1 Bathroom 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-2
This handsome downtown apartment is conveniently situated and overlooks South Glens Falls Historical Park and the Hudson River. The home is centrally located to historic and outdoor venues with the many restaurants, museums and events within walking distance. For skiers - West Mountain and Gore are nearby. Glens Falls Hospital is in close proximity as well as the Convention Center for those business travelers looking for a strategic spot to stay-but with the added value of a rustic relaxing home.
Bike path- Saratoga County Heritage Trails, NY State Bike Route
Cooper’s Cave-Inspirational site of James Fenimore Cooper's 'Last of the Mohicans'
Fort Ticonderoga- Located on Lake Champlain, the fort served as a key point of access to both Canada and the Hudson River Valley during the French and Indian War
Fort William Henry- was a British fort at the southern end of Lake George. It is the site of notorious atrocities committed by the Huron tribes against the surrendered British and provincial troops following a successful French siege in 1757.
Saratoga Battlefield-The Battles of Saratoga (September 19 and October 7, 1777) marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
Chapman Historical Museum- The Chapman Historical Museum is a restored house museum featuring furnishings and historical artifacts depicting life in Glens Falls, New York, United States during the late 19th century.
Bolton Historical Museum- The Bolton Historical Museum is dedicated to teaching and preserving the history of Bolton Landing, Lake George, and the surrounding area. Visitors are invited to observe the museum's collection of artifacts, memorabilia and exhibits.
Fort William Henry Historical Museum-Step back in time at Fort William Henry and experience what it was like to be at the outpost in the wilderness in 1757; the hardships and fears of being the front line in defense of the British Colonies from French invaders.
Lake Champlain-Winter is a sparkling, beautiful time to enjoy Lake Champlain and the historic towns of New York’s Adirondack Coast. Ice fishing, skating, skiing, and snowshoeing pair well with cozy bed and breakfasts and fireside dinners.
The lake region offers a range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts, from scenic drives along the lake to snowshoeing one of the family-friendly Champlain Area Trails (CATS) paths to exploring the icy depths of Ausable Chasm. A winter vacation is a great opportunity for a hot, freshly-baked treat, so make plans to visit a locally-owned bakery or cafe for a delicious break.
Lake George-The majestic Adirondack forests overlooking Lake George are bathed in a striking swathe of color every fall. These deep reds, golden yellows, and apricot-orange are one chapter of the Lake George Area’s Original Vacation that must be read.
Hyde Museum - Founded by Louis and Charlotte Hyde, the collection contains historic furniture, books, paintings, sculptures and pottery. Now expanded with many modern additions, the museum, while relatively small and "off the beaten track" contains an impressive and broad collection including Italian Renaissance and eighteenth-century French antiques, and works by Botticelli, El Greco, van Dyck, Ingres, Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens, Tintoretto, Cézanne, Degas, Matisse, Picasso, Renoir, and van Gogh. In addition, works by important American artists including Eakins, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Ryder, and Whistler are also present.
West Mountain - West Mountain with a vertical drop of 1,010-feet has 31 trails across over 126 acres, ranging from easy, gentle learning slopes to challenging, expert terrain. Don't plan on leaving when the sun goes down! West Mountain offers night skiing on 15 trails allowing visitors to ski for hours longer than at other mountains. Tubing offers 850-feet with a 100-foot vertical drop, 2-3 upper chutes. 555-feet with a 65-foot drop, 4 lower chutes.
Gore Mountain - Gore is a family-friendly mountain located in the heart of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. There's a ton of terrain to ski at Gore, offering over 2500' vertical feet, 119 trails scattered over four different peaks. Gore Mountain has the 6th greatest vertical drop in the east, boasting the most ski-able terrain in New York State - 439 acres. 14 lifts, an eight-passenger Northwoods Gondola and two high-speed quads, 2 Quads, 3 Triples, 2 Doubles and 4 Surface. There is 97% snowmaking which means each run - each turn and each day is great with 110 Alpine Trails, 28 Glades, 9 Freestyle areas and 11 Cross-Country/Snowshoe loops.
This area of upstate New York is known as the “Gateway to the Adirondacks,” and is nearby to many other area attractions. Conveniently located approximately 40 miles north of Albany, the state capital of New York, and centrally located between Saratoga Springs and Lake George.
So, whether you are interested in visiting “The Last of the Mohicans”Cooper’s Cave site, or you want to spend time exploring the beautiful Adirondacks, South Glens Falls is the place to be.
There are a few attractions that define a Lake George Area vacation. These attractions created the Original Vacation and built the Lake George Area into an Adirondack authority. Those looking for a lively time can explore a decades-old amusement park or the biggest marble cave in the east. If you prefer a more relaxing attraction, a cruise on Lake George or a drive up Prospect Mountain is always a good time. These attractions are in the Lake George Area.
And there is more:
Whitewater Rafting the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers
Six Flags Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
Lake George Shoreline Boat Cruises
The Festival Commons at Charles R. Wood Park
Factory Outlets of Lake George
Natural Stone Bridge & Caves
Revolution Rail Company
Lake George Steamboat Company
Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
views of the Hudson
downtown vantage point
main street and near convention center and micro breweries
skiing just minutes away (night skiing)
great escape amusement park close by
Buses, taxis are available
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