A Must Read for Americade Riders
Americade Lake George, NY is not your typical motorcycle rally event.
Participating in one of the largest motorcycle touring events in the world means you’ll be part of history. Even if you’ve been before, don’t miss Americade 2019. During Bike Week, June 4-8, Americade is shutting down an entire street in the Village. The street will be closed for two whole days to put on an Americade block party.
Americade typically draws up to 200,000 attendees over the course of Bike Week. Americade Lake George events include sights and sounds that appeal to all ages.
The early June dates take advantage of prime riding weather. The region’s scenic roads set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Adirondacks are not to be missed.
Looking for a once in a lifetime experience? Customize your stay with riding tours, sanctioned events, and the perfect Americade lodging. Start your planning with great local vacation rental accommodations. As an added benefit the Adirondack region offers pristine lakes and hiking trails with breathtaking views.
You’ll experience great restaurants and outdoor activities such as fly fishing, white water rafting, paddle boarding and kayaking. A New York lakefront vacation rental is convenient, comfortable and puts you in the heart of the amenities you seek.
Your 5 Essential Tips for Americade 2019
1. When You Want to Stay Close to the Action, Location is Everything
With a jam-packed agenda, you might not want to miss a single minute of Americade action. The area spanning Lake George Village and nearby Fort Ann is your best bet for close-in Americade proximity. You’ll find cottages and lakeside retreats among available vacation rental accommodations.
Renting in the Village keeps you close to all Lake George events. Enjoy bustling crowds, unique shops, delicious restaurants and the area’s most popular public beach —Million Dollar Beach. Americade 2019 presents a full agenda of rides, expos, demos and events. There are also sponsored parties and sunset dinner cruises all from the heart of Lake George Village.
History buffs might prefer to stay close by in Fort Ann. Located less than 10-miles away from Americade happenings, you remain close to the action. Fort Ann is a lovely farming village where you can rest and relax. Despite the smaller size, Fort Ann features a diversity of attractions. You’ll be able to explore historic sites from the Revolutionary War as well as locks and canals. Plus, there are beautiful waterways, beaches and a newly opened Motocross track.
2. Create Unique Adventures in a Special Space: Choose A Home Away from Home
Sure, you can camp or stay in a hotel. But why not relax in the privacy and convenience of your own home away from home? A New York lakefront vacation rental is the perfect choice to have the comforts of home while traveling. Whether it is for 2 or 26, a vacation rental home lets you take a break from the noise and crowds. Choose a rental where you can create your own quieter adventures. Plus, vacation rentals often include private parking – a great feature if you need to store a trailer.
Insider Tip: Hosting your own barbeque? Visit Lake George Olive Oil Company for delicious oils, vinegars and grilling sauces and rubs. Or stop by Cleverdale Country Store for amazing barbeque and picnic provisions.
3. Build in Time for Long Rides: The Fun is in Getting There
The Lake George region offers a variety of quaint lakeside towns filled with sightseeing opportunities, Adirondack adventures, and well-appointed vacation home rentals. Check out areas like Hague, Ticonderoga, and Bolton Landing. They are nestled on the northern shores of Lake George. Take a break from the action but remain within a beautiful and leisurely 40-minute drive to Americade festivities.
Although each of these areas are located on beautiful Lake George, they have their own niche.
For example, Bolton Landing has arguably the most scenic views of Lake George. It is ideal for swimming, shopping and dining. If you stay near historic Fort Ticonderoga you can immerse yourself in history. Enjoy guided tours and experiences like musket and cannon firing demonstrations.
Hague is known for offering convenient powerboat boat rentals. Visitors enjoy Adirondack sport fishing and easy access to trailheads for day hiking.
As a bonus, staying to the North encourages you to explore more of the beautiful Adirondacks. You also have more built in riding time. This is Bike Week after all.
Insider Tip: Don’t miss Prospect Mountain. It boasts incredible 100-mile views from the summit. Get there by bike via Veterans Memorial Highway. By foot you can access the trail head on Smith Street in Lake George Village.
4. Plan for Down Time During Your Getaway
You’re in it for Americade, but the Adirondacks offer so many adventures. It makes sense to take a break from Bike Week and explore.
- Do you like strolling through shops and looking for great deals? Visit the highly popular Factory Outlets of Lake George.
- Is thrill seeking and adventure your thing? It’s easy to book a whitewater rafting trip or try your hand at rock climbing.
- Are you looking to splash and play? Lake George’s water temperature will be a little chilly in early June, but you can still take a plunge. Or you can choose to rent a kayak or canoe, go parasailing, or simply sun yourself along the shoreline.
Insider Tip: Check out the Adirondack Adventure Center. For a lazy afternoon tubing on a river, or a thrilling tree top adventure, Adirondack Adventure Center delivers.
5. Experience the Local Flavor: Visit Local Favorites for Adirondack Cuisine
Play hard and eat well. The convenience of your vacation rental allows you the flexibility of self-service. Or, there are many options for dining on delicious, locally prepared meals in breathtaking settings. No matter your cuisine preference, the Lake George restaurants deliver.
Insider Tip: You can find great barbeque, craft brew pubs, and waterside dining in Lake George. For a hidden gem, go just a little southeast of Lake George Village and try Bistro LeRoux’s delicious Adirondack cuisine.
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