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Get The Most From Your Lake George Vacation: Antigua Resort

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You’ve been planning your Lake George vacation, probably know that so much to see and do here it’s difficult to know where to begin!

Here at Antigua resort on Lake George, vacations are all about rest, relaxation, family and fun! We look forward to meeting our guests each year, catching up with old friends and meeting new ones.  We truly are on “the quiet side of Lake George”, nestled on the east shore where the sunsets are breathtaking, the views are gorgeous, and the accommodations perfect.

Our Location: What To Expect When You Arrive

The resort has been owned by the Brown family since 1973.  (You can learn more about the history of the resort and how it got its name here.) One of the reasons we are so family-friendly; there is a walking path around the entire property that gives access to the playground, recreation area, boat docks, barbecue pavilion and the gazebo at the lakeshore. 

Check-in is right in the main lodge, where you will be greeted by the Brown family, and given everything you need to get comfortable. Questions are always welcome, and we can provide information on local dining, events, etc.

Once you’re here, let the vacation begin! Whether you choose to stay right on site at the resort or want to explore the entire region, the options are endless. Here are our top five picks for things to do on and off our resort:



Top 5 Activities at Antigua Resort

  1. Lake George sunset watch: Our location on the east shore of Lake George provides an opportunity for spectacular sunsets relax settled down in our gazebo on the point for a Spectacular display of what makes our region such a winner. (Here is where you’ll get a perfect view of the weekly fireworks over Lake George…)
  2. Swimming: What is summer vacation without playing in the water? Our sandy beach provides the perfect setting for families to relax and enjoy the water. The little ones can play in the sand at the water’s edge, and there is a swim raft providing endless hours of fun for the older ones.
  3. Dock fishing: If you have experienced this, you know how much fun it is. If you have never done this, you’re in for a treat. Sitting on the dock teaching your kids to fish, Listening to the waves and enjoying the view, whether you catch a whopper or just end up drowning a worm, is  the quintessential summer vacation experience.
  4. Grillin’ and Chillin’: our BBQ pavilion provides easy access for guests to grill, with picnic tables overlooking the lake and close to the playground area.
  5. Campfire Nights: What is summer vacation without a campfire and s’mores? But like everything else at Antigua Resort, your campfire experience includes beautiful lake views and a memorable family experience. On Monday and Thursday nights in July and August there’s live entertainment at the campfire.


Top 5 Activities near Lake George Village

  1. Annual Events: No matter when you come to visit, your Lake George vacation will probably include enjoying one of many annual events. From the renowned Elvis Festival (there are Elvis’ everywhere!) , to the amazing spectacle that is Americade, to the lake George Music Festival or the Adirondack nationals car show, these events offer something for every member of the family.
  2. Lake Cruises:  THe Queen of American Lakes is 32 miles long, with crystal clear water and dozens of islands. The best way to take it all in is with a cruise from the Lake George basin north.  THe Lake George Steamboat Company has a full complement of scenic cruises. You can also enjoy a Lake George Island Boat Tour or – wait for it – a Tiki Tour!
  3. History: Lake George and Adirondack region is filled with rich history. Right here you can visit Fort William Henry, or take a day trip north to experience Revolutionary War history at Fort Ticonderoga or the Sembrich Opera Museum in Bolton Landing.
  4. Amusements: Find lots of family fun parks like Six Flags Great Escape, arcades, water parks and goony golf! Lake George region is home to all sorts of fun, whether your preference is roller coasters, wave pools, or games (learn more here)!
  5. Shopping: The nearby shopping area known as the “million dollar half-mile” includes Lake George Factory Outlets, with dozens of designer name factory outlets. Browse Lake George’s Canada St., where you will find unique boutiques and stores.


Top 5 Outdoor Activities

  1. Sightseeing – Our region is one of the most beautiful in the Northeast when it comes to sightseeing. Take a ride to the top of Prospect Mountain Lake George, drive north on Route 9N along the shore of Lake George to Ticonderoga, and back along Rte. 74.
  2. Hiking: Hm…where to start here? Try Buck Mt., Sleeping Beauty mountain, Pilot Knob, Shelving Rock Falls, all different difficulty levels but all offering gorgeous views!
  3. Biking: In addition to scenic highways and byways, we have great biking trails including the Warren County Bikeway and Feeder Canal Trails. Be sure to check the Queensbury Recreation Department mountain biking trail list.
  4. Parks and Picnics: What is summer vacation without a picnic? Check out Shepherd Park right in Lake George Village, Lake George Battlefield Park, and a host of other parks nearby.
  5. Water fun: The Adirondacks are the land of Lakes! If you’re ready to try some adventure, how about trying your hand at parasailing, waterskiing, diving, or charter fishing? 

Browse our photo gallery for images of Antigua Resort at Plum Point. Check our availability online and request a reservation or call Antigua at 518-668-2556 for more information on our beautiful Lake George NY resort!

Antigua Resort is also one of the few East Shore Lake George resorts with boat docking available for our guests. Check availability, request your reservation online or call (518) 668-2556 today to book your summer getaway and learn more about how to get the most from your Lake George vacation at Antigua Resort!




Enjoy Your 2016 Lake George Summer Vacation at Antigua Resort!

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The perfect family vacation, romantic getaway, event accommodations!

Summer 2016 is just around the bend and at Antigua Resort in Lake George NY, we are ready to welcome new guests and old friends! We are just as eager for summer to begin as you are and pleased, once again, to bring you that “old-fashioned family vacation at the lake feeling” that keeps guests coming back year after year to our spectacular Lake George resort. Your 2016 Lake George summer vacation is always better at Antigua Resort!

Discover The East Side of Lake George

Antigua Resort on Plum Point is located on the quiet, East side of Lake George, where you can take full advantage of the “Queen of American Lakes.” Meet new friends and roast marshmallows at a lakeside campfire…enjoy swimming on our private beach, horseshoes, ping pong, fishing, board games, rowboats, and canoes. Put your feet up and sip on a glass of wine while enjoying spectacular sunsets exclusive to Lake George’s east shore, with views of the Adirondacks and the steamships of the Lake George Steamboat Company.

Just across the lake, you’ll find that old-time carnival atmosphere complete with a beach, arcades, fried foods, and Lake George attractions the kids will love! In Downtown Lake George, there are nightly concerts, Thursday night fireworks, mini-golf, parasailing, boat rentals, and steamship cruises. There are plenty of fun things to do in Lake George, all just a short drive away, including:

  • Six Flags Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
  • Lazy River Tubing
  • Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
  • Hiking in the Adirondack Mountains
  • Fort Ticonderoga
  • Lots of golfing around Lake George (ask us for suggestions!)

And so much more…

Events in Lake George

If you are planning your Adirondack vacation, you will want to know about upcoming events in Lake George. Spring and summer are bustling seasons in this famed little lake village! Check out what is going on this summer:

  • June 1st – June 5th: Lake George Elvis Festival
  • June 6th – June 11th: Americade
  • June 12th – June 18th: Lake George Spring Restaurant Week
  • June 18th & June 19th: LARAC Arts Festival in Glens Falls NY
  • June 25th & June 26th: Adirondack Wine & Food Festival
  • June 29th – July 5th: Dance Extravaganza Dance Competition
  • July 22nd – Sep. 5th Saratoga Race Course Season open
  • July 4th: Lake George 4th of July Celebration at Shepard’s Park
  • Aug. 13th & 14th: 2nd Annual Lake George British Music Invasion
  • Aug. 15th – Aug. 25th: Lake George Music Festival
  • August 29th & Aug. 30th: Lake George Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts
  • Sep. 3rd & Sep. 4th: Lake George Triathlon Festival
  • Sep. 8th – Sep. 11th: 28th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show
  • Sep. 22nd – 25th: Adirondack Balloon Festival

Our private Lake George accommodations include amenities to ensure your visit is relaxing and fun. We offer free WIFI, color tv’s, and fully-equipped kitchens in our Lakeside and Bayside Suites, Main Lodge Suites & Accommodations, and 2-Bedroom Boathouse rental, with updated facilities. We also offer boat docking for our guests and are happy to offer the perfect setting for reunions and corporate retreats.

Browse our photo gallery for images of Antigua Resort at Plum Point. Check our availability online and request a reservation or call Antigua at 518-668-2556 for more information on our beautiful Lake George NY resort!

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Family Vacation On Lake George

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antigua-view2A Perfect Old-Fashioned Family Vacation on Lake George!

There is a reason families come back and stay with us at Antigua Resort on Plum Point year after year – we provide that “old-fashioned family vacation on Lake George feeling”…complete with canoes, fishing, campfires and peaceful relaxation!

Antigua Resort on Plum Point is located on the serene East Shore of Lake George, far enough from downtown where you won’t hear the pings of the arcades while roasting marshmallows at the campfire, but a close enough drive for the kids to experience some Skee-Ball fun when you get ready. We are located right on the shore of Lake George, the “Queen of American Lakes,” and our captivating views of the lake and the Adirondack foothills are an event of their own.

Our exclusive East Shore Lake George accommodations include many amenities to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable, including free WIFI, color tv, and kitchen appliances. Find out what is the perfect fit for your family and make a reservation to secure your summer vacation with us today!

While other cities and towns continue to grow and change, Lake George NY is one of those unique small towns that preserves its summery carnival atmosphere each year and is maintained by the familiar smell of popcorn and cotton candy, rows of souvenir shops, arcades, and its famous House of Frankenstein Wax Museum! Some other Lake George attractions and events just a short drive away:

  • Six Flags Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
  • Nightly concerts in downtown Lake George’s Shepard Park
  • Thursday night fireworks over the lake
  • Lazy river tubing
  • Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course
  • Parasailing
  • Mini-golf
  • Lake George Steamboat Company cruises

…and so much more!

At Antigua Resort, our lakeside suites, bayside suites rooms and accommodations are designed to make your family vacation on Lake George a memorable one. We provide fun, old-school fun in the form of games, roasting marshmallows by the campfire in July and August, fishing from our private dock, swimming from our private raft, and free use of rowboats and canoes. We have ping pong, horseshoes, children’s swing set, and plenty of picnic tables and barbeque grills all around the grounds.

Time and time again, our guests tell us that we remind them of the days before the internet and cell phones. Our resort has a way of reminding people of the fun that can be had in simple pleasures like learning to play horseshoes, or fishing from the dock. And don’t worry! Your devices will work at our resort, but we guarantee you’ll barely care. We ARE that old-fashioned family summer fun at the lake.

Antigua Resort is one of the few East Shore Lake George resorts with boat docking available for our guests. Check availability, request your reservation online or call (518) 668-2556 today to book your summer getaway and learn more about our Lake George resort activities!

Browse our photo gallery for images of Antigua Resort at Plum Point. Contact us today to make reservations if you are searching for that relaxing Lake George family vacation.


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