The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce serves five vibrant communities, rich in history and natural beauty.
Ticonderoga, located between Lake George and Lake Champlain within the Adirondack Park, is a destination for visitors who love the lakes, mountains, historic landmarks, rich history, arts and cultural opportunities as well as recreational activities.
Some of the major attractions include Fort Ticonderoga, Mount Defiance, Hancock House, Heritage Museum, Liberty Monument, Bicentennial Park and waterfalls, LaChute River Trail, Ticonderoga Public Beach, Ticonderoga Golf Course, Ticonderoga Arts Gallery as well as a variety of sports fields, hiking trails, fishing locations and boat launch sites on Lake George and Lake Champlain.
To the visitor, business, or resident, the area offers something for everyone. Ticonderoga is derived from a Native American word meaning “Land Between Two Waters”.
A small town with country charm, Crown Point is situated along the shores of Lake Champlain within the Adirondack Park. Crown Point has one of the most ornate lighthouses in the United States and is rich in history with the Crown Point State Historic Site. Crown Point is also home to the Lake Champlain Region Visitor Center, the Champlain Bridge and Gunnison’s Orchard & Bakery.
Hague is located in the northern part of Lake George in a beautiful and serene setting of the Adirondack Mountains. Hague has easy access to area historical sites, attractions, and abundant recreational opportunities. Attractions include access to Lake George at the Hague Public Beach and Park with boat launch as well as the Hague Historical Museum and Art Gallery, hiking trails and Silver Bay YMCA. Silver Bay is a hamlet within the town of Hague and is home to Silver Bay YMCA Conference Center.
Located within the Adirondack Mountains, Moriah borders Lake Champlain. It consists of four hamlets: Moriah Center, Mineville, Witherbee, and the Village of Port Henry. Moriah has a very rich and versatile heritage including the discovery of iron ore. Set on a bluff above the lake, the village of Port Henry offers access to parks, campsites, beaches, recreational areas, the Cheney Mountain trail and the Iron Center Museum. Port Henry is home of the Champlain Bridge Arch and “Champ” the Lake Champlain Monster.
Putnam Station is a lake front community located south of Ticonderoga borders both Lake George and Lake Champlain. Putnam’s recreational opportunities for visitors and residents are highlighted by its public beach at Gull Bay on Lake George and Billy Bob’s Apple Orchard. Putnam also has hiking trails as part of the Gull Bay Preserve.