By Erika Owen
May 18, 2015
Lake George
Credit: © Atlantide Phototravel/Corbis

Whether you reside in Manhattan or Missouri, Lake George in upstate New York is an idyllic summer getaway. In the coming weeks, the sun-soaked locale will be hosting a number of new events featuring all of season’s best accouterments: food, wine, and beer. No plans to visit? Read on. By the end of the post, you might just start booking your flight.

Nettle Meadow Farm Cheese & Spirits Pairing
When: June 20
There isn’t much that goes better with a summer’s day than award-winning cheese and local wine, beer, and cider. Nettle Meadow Farm’s event will be held in a century-old barn loft, taking farm chic to a whole new level.

The Adirondack Wine & Food Festival
When: June 27-28
Visitors looking to get a taste of the local flavors will find exactly what they’re looking for at Adirondack Winery’s festival debut. Plus, they’ll walk away a commemorative tasting glass.

Take a Bite
When: Wednesdays, July 1-August 19
Why settle for one restaurant when you can try them all? Eateries around the city will offer special summer tasting menus from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. for visitors to enjoy while watching street performers and taking in local music.

The International Wine & Food Show
When: August 7-9
Over the course of weekend, plan to attend the festival’s evening gala, watch celebrity cooking demos, and enjoy a grand tasting followed up with an awards ceremony.

The Hoppy Trails Brew Bus
When: All Summer
No need to pick and choose among the 14 brewers, distilleries, and wineries in the Adirondack region—The Hoppy Trails Brew Bus offers four all-inclusive tours so you can see it all. Don’t worry, there are some snack spots between all of that drinking.

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.