Getting here is easy
Direct access from major driving connections
Stay close and get here easily. Planning your trip to the Whiteface Region is a breeze. Located two hours north of Albany and two hours south of Montreal, the region is centrally located between major metropolitan areas. Accessible by car, bus, air, or rail, the Whiteface Region is a convenient and affordable year-round destination.
From south: We are approximately two hours north of Albany. Travel north on I-87 to exit 30, turn left on state Route 73 heading toward Keene, then head north on Route 9N to Jay and west on Route 86 to Wilmington.
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From north: We are located approximately two hours south of Montreal. Travel south on I-87 to exit 34, head south on Route 9N to Jay, then head west on Route 86 to Wilmington.
- Lake Champlain Ferries: Call (802) 864-9804 for more information.
- Plattsburgh International Airport
Just one hour south of Montreal, Plattsburgh International Airport is conveniently located off New York's I-87. The airport is near the beautiful Lake Champlain and serves as "Montreal's U.S. Airport." There is daily scheduled flight service between Plattsburgh International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport via Cape Air.
- Adirondack Regional Airport
Airport Identifier: SLK
Located in Lake Clear, 16 miles from Lake Placid, the Adirondack Regional Airport offers easy access to the entire region. Hertz rental cars are available on site.
- Lake Placid Airport
Two paved runways, with lights. For information, call (518) 523-2473.
- Major airports
The Whiteface Region is within 2-3 hours driving time of three major airports: Albany, NY; Burlington, VT; and Montreal, Quebec. All are serviced by major airline carriers and have car rentals available.
Amtrak operates between New York City and Montreal - local stop in Westport, NY (32 miles from Wilmington) and Ticonderoga (61 miles from Wilmington).For more information call 800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245)
- Adirondack Trailways
Service between Lake Placid, Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake, Albany, and New York City and its suburbs. For more information call 1-800-858-8555 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Upstate Auto
P.O. Box 1039, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
(518) 891-1212 / (518) 891-0291
- Hertz Rent A Car
96 Airport Rd, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
- Ford Rent-A-Car System
Sara Placid Highway, Ray Brook, NY 12977
- Corrow's Adk Taxi: (518) 523-9091
- Rick's Taxi: (518) 523-4741