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The best of Lake George
Named after a British king, and dubbed the Queen of American Lakes, this narrow, glimmering stretch of water runs 32 miles long from Lake George Village at its southern tip to Ticonderoga on the north shore. In the west, it is overlooked by mighty Prospect Mountain, in the foothills of the beautiful Adirondacks. Glacier-formed Lake George gained popularity as a summer vacation spot in the 1950s, and its landscape makes it a good spot to pair forest bathing with beach bathing. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.