The leaves begin to turn in late September and transform the mountains into a colorful palette of flamboyant reds, Auburn, and golds. Explore the shores of Lake George, NY on a crisp fall day while staying in one of the best Upstate New York family resorts, Depe Dene. Discovering the gorgeous fall foliage and hiking in the crisp mountain air aren’t the only things to do in Lake George, NY! Between colorful leaves, apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and fall festivals, the entire family will fall for Depe Dene.

Leaf Peeping around Lake George, NY

For the most glorious leaf-peeping adventures in Lake George, NY, book your stay at one of the best family lakeside resort, Depe Dene, before the fall colors peak. Typically, peak foliage begins in early October in Upstate New York. Even though fall foliage changes yearly, you can expect to see vibrant leaves through October. Higher elevations, like in the Adirondacks High Peaks, will peak sooner. You can explore the Adirondacks area, or you can enjoy the autumn season from the comfort of your condo at one of the best Upstate New York family resorts.

Apple Orchard

Take part in the fall harvest and bring the family apple picking. Find your favorite apple varieties at the oldest U-pick orchard in New York, Hicks Orchard. This farm features an apple barn, a farm winery, a corn maze, and more. Make sure to buy some of the delicious farm-fresh produce you try! Whether you’re picking your own fruit or tempting your taste buds with hot cider donuts, you’ll love spending the day at the apple orchard. Visit the barnyard animals or enjoy a fall wagon ride through the orchard. There’s something fun for everyone at Hicks Orchard!

Pumpkin Patch

Lake George NYA favorite fall tradition for families in the Lake George Region is pumpkin picking! Whether you’re looking for an autumn decoration or the perfect jack-o’-lantern, there are pumpkins of all shapes and sizes waiting for you. For traditional fall activities that kids of all ages will love, make sure to visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. You’ll make lasting memories as you chase the kids in the corn maze!

Book your fall family getaway with Depe Dene to fully experience Lake George, NY, at one of the greatest Upstate New York family resorts. From breathtaking fall foliage to the innumerable things to do in Lake George, NY, you and your whole family will fall for our corner of autumn paradise!