Queensbury

Proximity:

  • At 72 square miles it is the largest municipality in Warren County 
  • About 30,000 people it is the largest municipality in Warren County
  • Has about 300 miles of roads
  • Gateway to the Adirondack Region - the first municipality to be a part of the Adirondack Park and be accessed by the Northway
  • Has about 14 mile of shoreline along Lake George
  • Fine transportation facilities - Airport and hanger facilities, Municipal bus and trolley system

History: 

  • 1762 to 2010 – 248 years old - it is Warren County's oldest community
  • Historically Significant Sites:
  • Old Military Road/ Native American Trail/ Warpath - used in the French & Indian War and the Revolutionary War
    • Battle of Lake George - Early Morning Scout skirmish - Monument site dedicated to the area where Colonel Ephriam Williams and Chief King Hendricks died
    • Blind Rock - the infamous French/ British boundary marker
    • Old Quaker burying ground for the Town's earliest settlers
    • Owl's Pen, Joshua's Rock on Lake George - National Register home of the famous author Edward Eggleston
    • Sanford House - National Register home
    • Stower-Crislip House - National Register home to Dr. Asa Stower
    • 210 significant barns remnants of the town's agricultural heritage
    • Warren County Historical Society
    • Elks Club Number 81, Masonic Historical Society and Knights of Columbus

Attractions

  • Golf Digest ranked Queensbury second in the nation for total golf experience

    • Dozens of quality courses in the area. For example, the Hiland Golf Club received Golf Digest’s 3½ star rating as one of the top courses in upstate New York
    • Nighttime golf at Sunnyside Par 3

  • Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom

Stores galore

  • Famous Million Dollar Mile outlet stores
  • Aviation Mall
  • Quaker Alley Automobile Dealers, Antique Dealers
  • Several Plazas: Northway, Mark, Mt. Royal, KMart, Wal-Mart, Sokols, Queensbury, Glen Square
  • West Mountain Ski Center - West Mountain Special Olympics
  • Rock Sport (rock climbing gym)
  • Glen Drive-InSkateland
  • Adirondack Sports Complex "The Dome" facility for indoor sports and activities
  • Many mountain biking/hiking trails, such as Feeder Canal hike/bike trail, Warren County hike/bike trail
  • Public launch sites for canoes and kayaks on Lake George, Glen Lake and the Hudson River
  • Park and recreation facilities: Gurney Lane pool, pavilion and nature trails, Hovey Pond and nature trails (dog walk too), Hudson river boat launch and park, Jenkinsville baseball, softball, soccer fields, Queensbury school athletic facilities: public tennis and more

Business: 

  • Contributes over one-third of Warren County's sales and occupancy tax revenues
  • Is a prime destination place, having over 100 fine local hotels, motels, restaurants and dining facilities
  • Is the shopping Mecca of the North
  • Well located for retail, business and industry because it is within hours of Albany, Boston, Montreal, New York City
  • Center for medical device manufacturing and some of the desirable and developable industrial site in the northeast
  • Within first sphere of influence to interstate linked nano technology park and GLOBALFOUNDARIES, the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry.
  • Home to: Warren County Municipal Center, Warren County Airport, SUNY Adirondack, Six Flags' The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, Adirondack Balloon Festival & more.
  • Developable commercial and industrial sites: Airport Industrial Park, Warren Washington Industrial Park, Queensbury Industrial Park, Cary Industrial Park

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Regional Events

  • The Great Upstate Boat Show In Queensbury NY
    Dreaming of summer fun out on the water? Tubing, fishing, or simply cruising and enjoying your surroundings? Then get prepared for the 2017 boating season and visit the Great Upstate Boat Show!
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  • The 2017 Glens Falls Brewfest
    The Glens Falls Brewfest is a beer, wine, and cider tasting event that draws the best of the best local, regional, and national breweries, wineries, and cideries. This year the event will be held on April 1 and is conveniently located at the Queensbury Hotel!
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  • The Rotary 5K & Corporate Challenge
    Calling on all runners and walkers! The Glens Falls Rotary annually hosts a 5K road race in April each year. The race is held at the SUNY Adirondack campus on Bay Road in Queensbury, and the course is mostly flat and fast with just one small hill. This year the club has selected the Chapman Historical Museum and the Greater Glens Falls Senior Citizen Center to be the beneficiaries of the event.
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  • 7th Annual Winter Raptor Fest in Greenwich, NY
    Experience the wonder of flight when Friends of the IBA's 7th annual Winter Raptor Fest returns to the Washington County Fairgrounds on May 13 & 14. Exciting Live Bird of Prey programs introduce you to many of our native owls, hawks and falcons, including some of our most endangered species!
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat
    A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.
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