Day Trippers Wanted for Bolton Landing on Beautiful Lake George!


  Come up to Bsmall_168963847mapolton Landing for the day! Especially during the fall and through the leaf-peeping season. We are an easy drive from points south on Route I 87 – also known as The Northway – the road will take you from Albsmall_9010967743vistaany all the way to the Canadian border. Named one of America’s most scenic highways, the Northway is an absolutely beautiful drive into the Adirondack Mountains. You can get off at Exits 22, 23 or 24 for Bolton Landing. Coming from the south, Exit 22 is at the north end of Lake George Village. Stay to the left after you get off the exit, and follow the signs for Bolton Landing: take a left at the traffic light, and you will be on Route 9N/Lakeshore Drive heading north. That is the last traffic light you will see for the ten miles of a lovely scenic drive to Bolton Landing. There are wonderful glimpses of Lake George through the trees, with lots of restaurants, delis and lodging along the way. If you choose Exit 23, you are at Warrensburg – take a right off the exit onto Diamond Point Road (heading east) which will take you “over the mountain” to catch route 9N at Diamond Point. Turn left/north here.small_6055966550 If you choose Exit 24, take a right on County Route 11/Bolton Landing Riverbank Road. You will go by turnoffs for the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course and the Adirondack Spare Room. Then the lake comes into view. Take a right at the “T” intersection on Route 9N south/Lakeshore Drive. You will come into Bolton Landing from the north end.  You will go by Up Yonda Farm (great place for children of all ages!) on the right, then past the Veteran’s Memorial Park on your left  – one of the two free beaches in Bolton landing.  The Veteran’s Memorial Park beach is the best one for young children – it has a shallow slope into the water and a playground. Veteran’s also has new public docking and a marked off lap area. The beaches are open from 7am to 10pm during the summer. Next on your left is the Lake George Mirror, our local weekly newspaper, available at most stores for the amazing price of 25₵. And then the Stewart’s Shop for coffee, gas and ice cream. A Bolton Landing staple, you can count on Marcia to open Stewart’s at 5am every day with a smile, and fresh, hot coffee and tea. Yes, there is life at 5am in Bolton Landing. The Post Office comes next, and then Norowal Road on your left, leading to Ann’s Bait and Tackle Shop (here for 53 years!) and the Norowal Marina. The next left on Lakeshore Drive is the Sagamore Road which will bring you to the famous Sagamore Hotel on Green Island, going past F.R. Smith and Sons Marina, the Lake George Kayak Company, and the Water’s Edge Marina, Cottages and Lakeside Deli. Bolton Landing’s unique business district begins at the intersection of Sagamore Road and Route 9N/Lakeshore Drive. Ron’s Hardware and Palazzo Pizzeria are on your right, Frederick’s Restaurant and Finishing Touches florist on your left.  The very interesting Bolton Beans Diner is next on your right – an original Worchester Diner Car, built in 1946, it has been in Bolton Landing since 1988, and serves a great breakfast and lunch. We’ll continue our tour of the great stores and restaurants in Bolton Landing with the Leaf Peepers blog! What’s your favorite store in Bolton Landing? Your favorite restaurant? Your favorite thing to do? Penelope Jewellmedium_253993479  ]]>