Lake George

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In the late 19th and early 20th centuries Lake George's superb geography attracted adepts of the gilded age who built palatial
It had the date "2-6-60" engraved inside.
We stayed in the spacious lodge suite within steps of the pool, which, in turn, were a few steps away from the mighty lake
Not only do many lakeside getaways provide the same awesome temperatures and activities as beach locales, but they're also often calmer and cheaper as well.
These New York State mountain and lake towns were deep breaths of fresh air to our forebears who built grand resorts to escape the city heat. Each successive generation continues the tradition.
The lake seemed so big and mysterious when I stood right in front of the water. But from the top of the mountain, it felt innocent and easy to embrace; tucked, like a child, between the woods.
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