General Tour Information

 

General Tour Information:

ALL TOURS LEAVE FROM THE REAR PORCH AREA OF THE LAKE GEORGE VISITOR CENTER ON THE CORNER OF BEACH ROAD/CANADA STREET IN LAKE GEORGE VILLAGE, NY.

2014 TOUR SCHEDULE: (JUNE 17-AUGUST 27)

  • TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY EVENINGS ONLY
  • TOUR BEGINS AT 7:15 PM. [19:15]  Please arrive by 7 pm [19:00]
  • TOURS LAST 1.5 HOURS
  • ADVANCE RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED BUT NOT REQUIRED.
  • WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT CASH IF YOU HAVE NOT RESERVED/PAID ONLINE PRIOR TO TOUR DEPARTURE

TOUR RATES:

  • Adults:                    $17 pp
  • Seniors: (62+)         $15 pp
  • Youth (13-17)          $10 pp
  • Children 12 and under are FREE with paid adult

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  • These are walking tours and therefore will require some moderate to brisk walking ability and over lawn, sloped surfaces as well as paved surfaces.
  • Length of walk is not more than 3/4 of a mile in total (there is lots of history in a small distance!)
  • We strongly encourage advance purchase. 
  • Meals, beverages and any purchases in gift shops, etc. are not included in the tour fee.
  • We encourage you to bring your camera.  We are happy to assist with taking group photos, etc. as requested.
  • Please see our FAQ's page for additional details and important information
  • Tours are held in light rain or other inclement weather.  May be cancelled if downpour or high winds are expected.

LAKE GEORGE PUBLIC EVENING WALKING TOURS:
Advance purchase is appreciated.  Tour guides can not process credit cards.                                             
 To use credit card and buy tickets online:                                                                                   
Lake George History Walking Tours                                                                                              Or to purchase by phone, call Zerve at (800) 979-3370

 

        "Waterways of War" Tour in Lake George
                "WHERE THE WAR THAT MADE AMERICA CAME TRUE"  (1.5 HOURS)
         Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings, 7:15 PM  [19:15](June 17-August 27)

     
Learn about the real story, the real people and the little known facts about how important this region was in the forming of our nation!  We offer an educational and entertaining way to learn about local history.  Sites along the tour include:

          • Fort William Henry Museum (18th c. restoration, exterior tour only)
          • Battlefield State Park
          • National Historic Register-Railroad Station
            PLUS
          • Historic Shipwreck sites/information
          • French Army Artillery Lines
          • Colonial Grave sites
          • Lake George as a strategic highway
          • Father Isaac Jogues Statue
          • King Hendricks & Sir William Johnston Monument
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PRIVATE GROUP TOURS: 
Please email us directly at ExploreHistory@hotmail.com  for more information. Private tours can accommodate various group sizes and special times/dates for tours outside of our regularly posted schedule.  Private tours can also be modified to include other demonstrations or historic locations.
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Planned for 2015 and beyond!
Extended Tours to Far Away Places:


            • Fortress Louisbourgh, Nova Scotia (5 days)
            • Philadelphia Pub & Museum Crawl (3 days)
            • Historic Connecticut:  Nathan Hale Homestead, Old Lebanon Green & Jonathan Trumbull Museums, CT (2-3 days)
            • Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia (4 days)
            • Please email us directly if you are interested in going one or more of these tours.  A minimum number of guests must register in order for an outbound tour to be scheduled.  For details, please contact us.
          • We also can provide guided historical tours via RV caravan trips!

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