Discover Unique Places to Propose in the Glens Falls Region
Pop the Question & Make Memories at a Special Spot
Valentine's Day might have you thinking about the Big Question. Once you've purchased the perfect ring you'll need the ideal place to propose, and we've got some great suggestions! Pro tip: You don't necessarily need to propose on or around Valentine's Day. When looking at the below recommendations think about what time of year might be best for you.
Crandall Park is perfect for an afternoon picnic and proposal by the pond. With three bridges connecting the islands in the pond, Crandall Park is a picturesque spot to propose. Maybe even to return here to have your professional engagement photos taken!
If you're thinking about proposing during the winter West Mountain in Queensbury could be your best choice, especially if the two of your are skiers. You could even take the lift to the top just in time to propose at sunset! Then ski back down the mountain to celebrate with friends and family at the lodge.
Note: West Mountain has activities in the summer and fall as well, so there are lots of proposal opportunities.
The Hyde Collection
The Hyde boasts one of the best art collections north of New York City. Take advantage of the museum's setting in a romantic mansion to propose in front of your partner's favorite painting or on one of the benches in the Hyde's lush garden.
Adirondack Balloon Flights
Hot air ballooning is a popular pastime in the Glens Falls region. You could pop the question at the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival in September, or you could take it up a notch and propose on an actual hot air balloon. Adirondack Balloon Flights can help make that happen.
The Lake George Steamboat Company
Take a cruise on one of the Lake George Steamboat Company's historic steamboats and propose on Lake George, surrounded by panoramic water and mountain views. They also do weddings, so you could keep the theme going and later plan your wedding on a cruise!
Prospect Mountain is one of the most popular hiking trails in Lake George. Hike to the top together, or drive up the Veterans Memorial Highway for a mountaintop proposal. The highway is typically open from late May through Veterans Day and it's $10 per car to drive up.
Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
The Great Escape in Queensbury has multiple spots that would be great for a proposal: the walking bridge, the Sky Ride, or in front of your favorite roller coaster. Just maybe don't propose while on an actual roller coaster - you would not want to lose the ring!
Take your favorite person to where fiction meets history and add your own story to the history books! Cooper's Cave inspired author James Fenimore Cooper to write one of his most famous novels, The Last of the Mohicans. The cave rests under Cooper's Cave Bridge, which connects Glens Falls to South Glens Falls.
Want More Ideas?
Check out more suggestions on proposal spots in Albany, Saratoga Springs, or the Adirondacks:
- Where to propose in Albany »
- Where to propose in Saratoga Springs »
- Where to propose in the Adirondacks »