Sign in Queensbury NYTop Ten Reasons To Love Queensbury

1. Gateway to the Adirondack Region

Nestled beneath its majestic mountains and some of America's most scenic vistas, including beautiful Lake George, Queensbury is the gateway to the Adirondack Park

2. The North's Center For Health & Sports Enthusiasts

Home to West Mountain Ski Center, Rock Sport (rock climbing gym) and the Adirondack "Dome" facility, Queensbury offers great rock climbing and extreme sport experiences. The area offers mountain trails for hiking and biking. Trails include Prospect Mountain hiking trail, Feeder Canal hike / bike trail, Warren County hike / bike trail and a growing comprehensive network of multi-modal trails.

There are public launch sites for canoes and kayaks on Lake George, Glen Lake and the Hudson River for an array of water sport activities. You can fish, sunbathe, or just cruise in your boat and enjoy your surroundings. The Golf Digest says the area is second in the nation for total golf experience, So don't for get your clubs! There are also both indoor and public outdoor tennis facilities. Other park and recreation facilities include: Gurney Lane pool, pavilion and nature trails, Hovey Pond and nature trails (dog walk too), Hudson river boat launch and park, Jenkinsville baseball, softball, and soccer fields, Queensbury school athletic facilities: public tennis and more. Also rodeos and horseback riding, whitewater rafting AND MORE!

3. The North's Retail Shopping Pleasure Haven

Shop the Factory Outlets, Aviation Mall, Northway Plaza, Quaker Alley Automobile Dealers, Antique Dealers, AND MORE.

4. World Famed Theme Parks

  • The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom
  • Magic Forest
  • Wild West Ranch

5. Rich & Exciting History

  • Home to the famous French and Indian war sites.
  • Fort William Henry and museum
  • Fort Edward and Rogers Island Visitor's center
  • Site of the Bloody Morning Scout ambush/ Ephraim Williams monument, Bloody Pond and Blind Rock.
  • Bolton Museum, Lake George Museum, Chapman Museum, Hyde Museum, Warren County Historical Society/Historical Collections, Fort Edward's Old Fort house Museum
  • Heart of the Native American trail system and Military Trail / Warpath Reenactments

6. Lodging & Dining Galore

  • Over 100 fine local hotels, motels, restaurants and dining facilities.

7. Fine Location & Transportation Facilities

  • Airport and hanger facilities
  • Municipal bus and trolley system
  • Major cities within a four hour auto drive: Albany, Boston, Montreal, New York City

8. Potential Development of Commercial & Industrial Sites

  • Airport Industrial Park, Warren Washington Industrial Park, Queensbury Industrial Park, Cary Industrial Park. Office, Commercial, Light Industrial, Heavy Industrial and multi-use zones.
  • Currently home to key medical device manufacturers.
  • Within the first sphere of influence to interstate linked technology park and GLOBALFOUNDARIES, the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry.

9. Popular Local Events

Saratoga Race track, Balloon Festival, Chile Contest, Albany Saratoga Speedway, LARAC arts and crafts festivals, Winter Classic Dog Show, Winter Ice festival, Adirondack Balloon Festival, Special Olympics, Polar Plunge, Memorial Day Parade, AHL Hockey, Elvis Festival, Americade, Car Shows AND MORE.

10. Top 10 Real Estate Buy

U.S. News and World report assessed the Town of Queensbury region as one of the nation's ten best housing markets in the next decade in terms of best home buys and appreciation.

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Regional Events

  • 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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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Vienna Juvenile - Sketch Comedy
    Chicago’s acclaimed sketch comedy trio (featuring the writer of Knights of the Sales Office), Vienna Juvenile, have performed their unique and wholly original live comedy throughout the country. Heralded as “a little wacky, a little absurdist, a little sincere” (The Sketch Review) and “excellent and heartfelt” (Chicago Reader), their set of hilarious and highly theatrical sketches are sure to tug (and tickle) your heartstrings. Winner of over a dozen international awards including multiple at the prestigious WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF MAGIC, Simon is a regular performer at the Magic Castle and is a university lecturer on perception and illusion.
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Vienna Juvenile - Sketch Comedy
    Chicago’s acclaimed sketch comedy trio (featuring the writer of Knights of the Sales Office), Vienna Juvenile, have performed their unique and wholly original live comedy throughout the country. Heralded as “a little wacky, a little absurdist, a little sincere” (The Sketch Review) and “excellent and heartfelt” (Chicago Reader), their set of hilarious and highly theatrical sketches are sure to tug (and tickle) your heartstrings. Winner of over a dozen international awards including multiple at the prestigious WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF MAGIC, Simon is a regular performer at the Magic Castle and is a university lecturer on perception and illusion.
    See full details
  • 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.
    See full details
  • 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.
    See full details
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