Activities in and around Ticonderoga
The Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn and Suites is located in a region that is a natural treasure as a vacation destination. Making for a memorable and unbeatable all season gateway to enjoy Lake George, Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks, offering a myriad of activities.
Take a step back into history at Fort Ticonderoga located 1.5 from The Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn and Suites. a National Historic Landmark and is open from early May through late October, Fort Ticonderoga is open daily, including holidays, 9am to 5pm. Interpreters in period uniforms. Be sure to check their calendar of events for dates of other programs and reenactments. Don't forget to get you discount coupon at the front desk.
The Crown Point State Historic Site is a former military stronghold at the south end of the wider part of Lake Champlain. French-built Fort St. Frédéric a limestone fortress built 1734–1759. Located on a peninsula in the town of Crown Point, New York.
Chimney Point State Historical Site on eastern shore of Lake Champlain, was one of the earliest, mostly intensely settled, and most strategic sites in the Champlain Valley. Exhibits and special events present the story of the three early cultures in the Chimney Point area - Native American, French colonial, and early American. Archaeological artifacts left behind, contemporary arts and traditions kept alive by their descendants, and the historic building and spectacular setting.
Fort William Henry a British fort located at the southern end of Lake George in the village of Lake George. The fort's was built 1755, as a staging ground for attacks against the French.
New York State Trail of Independence provides your roadmap for a self-guided tour of some of the most important sites of the French and Indian war and Revolutionary war.
Many of our guests feel a trip to our area wouldn't be complete without doing some boating or fishing on beautiful Lake George, Lake Champlain or taking a canoe on one the many ponds. There's plenty to do on your Lake George boating trip too. From picturesque islands to quiet sandy bottomed bays, where you may like to anchor and take a swim, a leisurely cruise on the crystal clear waters of Lake George is a great way to spend a warm summer day. Or you may prefer the fast lane and want to spend your boating time tubing or doing some water skiing. Lake George boat rentals are available from Snug Harbor Marina on Black Point Rd. only 10 minutes from the Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn and Suites. Or from their other just south of Hague, NY at Silver Bay at Snug Harbor South. Or maybe you would charter fishing boat at Justy-Joe charters, is one of the longest running charter fishing operators on Lake George.
Lake Champlain bass fishing is top notch particularly in the Ticonderoga area. The Bassmasters chose Lake Champlain as their "Champion's Choice" site of one of their 2007 Bassmaster Elite Series bass fishing tournaments. The pros know what we've known for a long time and that's that Southern Lake Champlain bass fishing is a great fishery. The Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn and Suites is located only 2 miles from the Lake Champlain Ticonderoga boat launch and all this great fishing.
How about spending some quite time on one of the many ponds and lakes in the Adirondacks in a canoe or kayak.
The Great Escape, a 140-acre theme park with over 130 rides, great shows, and incredible attractions, plus Splashwater Kingdom waterpark. Stop by the desk and get your discount coupon.
Explored Ausable Chasm, the oldest natural attraction in the USA. The sights of the chasm will take your breath away while you walk along our towering cliff walks in the chasm from many scenic overlooks and vistas. Descend 150 feet into the depths of the chasm to walk along for 138 years. Stop by the desk and get your discount coupon.
The Depot Theatre located in the historic Westport train station built in 1876. Our theatrical journeys require no passport or baggage, just your willingness to sit in a comfortable seat in an air conditioned room while our professional artists dazzle you with story, dance and song.
Hiking in the Adirondack Park is a patchwork of private and public lands, were day hikes offer diverse experiences and are rated for various levels of ability. There are short and/or easy hikes to ponds and views suitable for families with children, long circuits, steeper hikes to mountain summits and destination walks to waterfalls. From the High Peaks of the Adirondacks to the shores of Lake Champlain, The Department of Environmental Conservation own and maintains 2,000 miles of hiking trails throughout the Adirondack Park. For more information on trails check out the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce web page.
Cyclists who ride in the Champlain Valley know it has all the right ingredients for a premier bicycle touring destination. Along a 1,300+ mile network of bicycle routes, known as Lake Champlain Bikeways, in the Lake Champlain Valley of Vermont, New York, and Quebec. The network includes a total of 35 loops and tours ranging from 10 to 60 miles in length. For more information on routes, check out the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce web page.
Golf is available at the Ticonderoga Country Club that is open to the public. This picturesque course is located in the historic Lord Howe Valley near the site where Rogers' Rangers fought the renowned Battle on Snowshoes. Trout Brook wanders through the course and comes into play on seven of the eighteen scenic holes. Ticonderoga Country Club is situated on rolling hills. The course has a unique layout featuring five par five holes, four of which are on the front nine and one on the back nine. There are also six par three holes, three on each side, ranging from the 120 yard third and eleventh holes, to the 210 yard sixth and eighth holes. During your round you will enjoy the scenic mountains that sit above the course on both sides. Located a short 10 minute drive from Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites.
Birding in the Adirondacks is a popular stop along many migratory routes in the spring and fall. When fall arrives and the foliage begins to change, you might like to catch the annual migration of Snow Geese at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area.
When you get back from your fun activities enjoy a relaxing meal at our Burgoyne Grill. Having trouble deciding on what activity to do, our friendly staff at Best Western Plus Ticonderoga will help you find the activity that is just right for you. We also offer ample parking spaces for cars, tour buses, tractor trailers and for snowmobile and trailers.
The Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn and Suites is a four season resort hotel, offering some of the most gracious accommodations to be found in the Adirondacks. For reservations contact The Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn and Suites at 877 - 578 - 2378 or by email