From natural scenic beauty and rich history to our locally-grown craft beverage scene, there are endless reasons to see, taste, and explore everything our area has to offer.
ABOUT WASHINGTON COUNTY
Nestled between Vermont and the Green Mountains on the east and Saratoga and Glens Falls to the west, Washington County, NY is right where you want to be.
Our vast trails and bodies of water are an outdoor adventurer’s dream. Test yourself on the mountains surrounding Lake George, or take an easier path to go birding for the day. The Washington County landscape is just about as diverse as it gets. Perfect for the avid hiker as well as the beginners just starting to get out there. Check out our list of suggested trails to start planning!
We pride ourselves on our soil. Hundreds of farms and craft producers make for a foodie’s paradise.
Grab a bite at a locally-sourced restaurant and wash it down with some brews made right down the road. Our local craft scene is rapidly growing, resulting in an abundance of fresh, local products, and handcrafted beverages for you to try.
We also take pride in our rich history, arts, and culture. You’ll find multiple historic sites, museums, landmarks, and battlefields all throughout Washington County. Additionally, we’re home to a thriving art and performance community. Explore artist studios, meet the flock behind your new favorite pair of wool socks, or catch a live performance at one of our theaters!
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LEARN THE HISTORY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY
Washington County is rich with historic sites, museums and landmarks from Battle Hill in Fort Ann, a significant battle of the Revolutionary War, to the Fort House Museum in Fort Edward that exhibits hundreds of thousands of artifacts and exhibits that chronicle the history of Washington County.