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Glens Falls is 'Hometown USA'

Glens Falls boasts a vibrant downtown area filled with restaurants, shops and an impressive amount of craft breweries and wineries highlighted by a thriving arts and culture scene.

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Glens Falls, NY 12801
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Dubbed 'Hometown USA'  in 1944 by Look Magazine, the picturesque city of Glens Falls was given its name by Colonel Johannes Glen, inspired by the large waterfall in the Hudson River at the southern end of the city.


Glens Falls boasts a vibrant downtown area filled with restaurants, shops and an impressive amount of craft breweries and wineries highlighted by a thriving arts and culture scene. Its rich cultural offerings include The Hyde Collection, a world-class art museum, and The Charles R. Wood Theater, home to Adirondack Theatre Festival, while the Glens Falls Civic Center, now called Cool Insuring Arena, offers concerts, major extravaganzas, children’s theater and family-fun events.



 
Fun, recreational activities abound in Glens Falls throughout all four seasons, from adventurous pursuits like downhill skiing, whitewater rafting and tandem skydiving to more family-friendly activities like lazy river tubing, kayaking and more.

 
A stay in Glens Falls features anything from elegant and historic hotels and motels, to quaint and stately bed and breakfasts and inns as well as camping and glamping. Dining options run the gamut from casual to fine dining, to gastro pubs and waterfront restaurants.

 
Located just 40 minutes north of Albany, Glens Falls is the central city of what is referred to as the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. Offering scenic views, bustling communities with comfortable lodging and hotels, restaurants, things to do, events and more, the unique communities surrounding the city can all be easily toured via the Adirondack Northway (I-87).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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