It is another high honor for one of our favorite Adirondack lakes.

One of the pros of living is Upstate New York is our access to so many great lakes. Yes, we are far from the oceanfront here, but there is plenty of waterfront and beautiful open water to enjoy. Not to mention the mountain backdrops depending on which lake is your favorite.

From the Finger Lakes to Lake Champlain, and all of the Adirondack Lake in between, there is a long list of aquatic marvels to enjoy here in the Empire State. But once again, it is local gem near the Capital Region geting high praise.

Upstate New York Lake Is Most Beautiful In Empire State

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The travel experts at Love Exploring have done the homework to find the most "..heavenly bodies of water to be found across the country.." by naming the most beautiful lake in every state.

Love Exlporing's pick for New York? They describe as a body of water that "...third president Thomas Jefferson once described it as “the most beautiful water I ever saw”. And, somehow, it lives up to such high praise. A magnet for city-dwellers seeking an escape from summer heat..."

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This is the same body of water that was recently named the cleanest lake in the United States.  Of course we are talking about the "Queen of American Lakes" - Lake George.

From its quaint downtown to Million Dollar Beach to those stunning mountain views, Lake George has so much to offer, all within a short drive for most of us in the Capital Region.

New York's 14 Best Lakes For Swimming

What makes a great swimming hole? Pristine waters, great beaches, mild temps, shallow waters, lifeguards, and more are many of the characteristics that are common in AZ Animals 14 best lakes for swimming in the state of New York. From just outside the city, to the Finger Lakes, to the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, these are your must-visit swimming holes for summer 2023!

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10 of the Best Rated Restaurants in the Heart of Lake George

From breakfast, lunch, and dinner to simple, casual, and a little classy, here are 10 places that have solid reviews, are reasonably priced, and have really good food. Oh, and they're also really close to everything in the heart of Lake George Village!

Gallery Credit: Brian Cody TSM Albany

2 Mansions w/ Stunning Panoramic Views of Lake George on Market for $16 Million

This lakefront compound on Lake George is situated on nearly three acres in an unbelievable location. It's just off of the Northway at exit 22 and within walking distance of Lake George Village. It boasts two mansions and each is three floors with each floor 5,668 square feet. Both homes are extraordinary. There are six bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms in each of the mansions. Closer to Lake George you will find two finished gazebos each with a kitchen, bathroom, and fireplace. There are six boat slips in a boat house and a U-shaped dock. Enter through a private gated entrance with two garages. This amazing property is on the market for $16 million.

Gallery Credit: 2023 Global MLS

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