Whatever you do, spend your day on the Lake!

A summer day in Bolton Landing on Lake George is best spent on the lake. Between cooling off in the water, fishing for keepers, learning how to wakeboard, and taking pictures of those mountain views, there are hours of fun to be had on the water. In Bolton Landing, you don’t need to launch your own boat to enjoy Lake George. Rent a boat! Four companies in Bolton Landing on Lake George will get you off the pavement and onto the water.


Chic’s Marina rents a range of boats including small Boston Whalers ideal for a romantic day on the lake, larger Carolina Skiffs that are perfect for waterskiing and wakeboarding, and 24 foot pontoon boats that can fit the entire family on board. From their location, boaters have easy access to great waterskiing in Huddle Bay, nearby waterfront restaurants, and excellent swimming in Basin Bay. Their selection of skis, wakeboards, and tubes will make all of the kids happy. Chic’s also offers waverunners tours for those who crave adrenaline.


F.R. Smith & Sons rents several different type and models of powerboats. Rent a bowrider, which has plenty of room for the family, and is a great all-around style. Bowriders have plenty of seating, handle rough water, and can easily pull tubers and water skiers. The pontoon boats at Smiths are high-quality, 22 foot long vessels that are ideal for cruising. Smiths Marina also rents kayaks and canoes. Don’t forget to add a tube to your rental!

Lake George Kayak Company rents kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddleboards to those who would rather not worry about an engine. Rent a single or double kayak, learn how to SUP, or paddle a classic canoe directly from their boathouse on the lake. Never paddled before? No sweat. The folks at Lake George Kayak Company will teach you everything you need to know to have a safe and fun day on the water.

 two men and a dog on kayak and stand up paddleboard

Waters’ Edge Marina offers a combination of quality powerboat rentals and delicious food from their deli. They rent deck boats, bowriders, and pontoon boats that can seat 7 to 8 people comfortably. Every rental comes with a complimentary tube. Before you leave the dock, make sure you stop at Waters’ Edge Lakeside Deli. Order a few breakfast sandwiches to enjoy during your early morning fishing trip, or order lunch to enjoy in the sun. The lakeside deli also has sunscreen, towels, snacks, and other supplies that you may need out on the water.

sunset and flag over lake george

TowBoat Lake George at Lake George Camping Equipment and Marina is one more option if you want to rent a boat in Bolton Landing. They rent pontoon boats to that suit most families who are searching for a day of cruising and relaxing, and fishing boats that are sure to help you land a few monster fish. Make sure you add a pair of water skis to your rental to complete the lake experience. Going camping on the islands? TowBoat Lake George offers a water taxi service that will get you and your gear to the island so all you have to worry about is setting up camp!


Are you renting a boat in Bolton Landing on Lake George this summer?