Summer is just around the corner and there is nothing like going swimming in one of the seventy-six hundred lakes in New York State. There is one beautiful lake in Upstate New York that is on a list of twenty that could become the best lake in the country for swimming.

What Are The Criteria To Be The Best Lake For Swimming In The US?

According to USA Today's 10 Best Reader's Choice Poll, there are twenty lakes listed for best swimming in the country. The list includes natural water features to human-made bodies of water. There are thousands of beautiful lakes in New York State alone. What an amazing coop for one of our lakes to be in the Top 10 for swimming.

Lake George Nominated For Top 10 Best Lakes for Swimming In US

Living in Upstate New York, we know that Lake George is amazing. Lake George is forty-five square miles and features sandy Million Dollar Beach where you can paddleboard, sunbathe, and swim. Lake George has fishing holes, cliffs for jumping, miles to cruise on a boat, and many spots for swimming. Not to mention it is one of the cleanest lakes in the country.

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How Do You Vote For Lake George To Be In The Top 10 Best Lakes For Swimming?

Voting is open now for The Best Lakes For Swimming in the US. Lake George is nominated and you can vote once per day HERE. Voting closes on Monday, June 3rd at noon. On Wednesday, June 12th, the top 10 winning lakes will be announced.

New York's 14 Best Lakes For Swimming

What makes a great swimming hole? Pristine waters, great beaches, mild temps, shallow waters, lifeguards, and more are many of the characteristics that are common in AZ Animals 14 best lakes for swimming in the state of New York. From just outside the city, to the Finger Lakes, to the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, these are your must-visit swimming holes for summer 2023!

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