Plan Your Trip
MAPS + DIRECTIONS
From Albany, NY (160 miles) and points south:
I-87 (NYS Thruway) north to Albany, exit 24. At Albany, I-87 (NYS Thruway) becomes I-87 (Northway). I-87 (Northway) to exit 30 (104 miles). Left off exit on Rt. 9/73. Bear left on Rt. 73 (2 miles) to Rt. 86 in Lake Placid (27 miles). Rt. 86 west to Saranac Lake (9 miles). Continue on Rt. 86 (12 miles) to Paul Smith's College.
From Syracuse, NY (190 miles) and points west:
I-90 east to Syracuse, exit 36. I-81 north to Watertown, exit 48 (70 miles). Rt. 342 to Rt. 3 (6 miles). Rt. 3 east to Deferiet (9 miles). Rt. 3A to Rt. 3 east (4 miles). Rt. 3 east to Tupper Lake (78 miles). In Tupper Lake, take Rt. 3/30 east (6 miles). Left on Rt. 30 north to Paul Smith's College (21 miles).
From Burlington, VT (80 miles) and points east:
I-89 north from Burlington to exit 17 (10 miles). Follow signs for Grand Isle Ferry (13 miles). Grand Isle Ferry to Plattsburgh, NY. (Call 518-561-2055 for ferry information.) Off ferry, straight on Rt. 314 to I-87 (4 miles). I-87 south to exit 38 (2 miles). Rt. 374 to Rt. 3 exit (8 miles). Rt. 3 to Bloomingdale (35 miles). Right at Norman's General Store to Rt. 86 (4 miles), turn right at stop sign to Paul Smith's College (5 miles).
From Utica, NY (150 miles):
Rt. 8/12 north to Rt. 12/28 (5 miles). Rt. 12/28 north to Rt. 28 (20 miles). Rt. 28 to Blue Mountain Lake (63 miles). Rt. 28/30 north to Long Lake (11 miles). Rt. 30 north to Tupper Lake (20 miles). Continue from Tupper Lake using directions above for travel from Syracuse.
From Boston, MA (330 miles):
I-90 west to I-87 (160 miles). I-87 north to Albany, exit 24 (10 miles). Continue from Albany using directions above for travel from Albany.
Prefer to fly? We're just 10 minutes from SLK airport where Cape Air provides three flights daily to Boston.
From Binghamton, NY (265 miles) and points south:
I-81 north to Syracuse (72 miles). Continue from Syracuse using directions above for travel from Syracuse.
- Amanda’s Village Motel - $-$$$
- Best Western - $$
- Gauthier’s Saranac Lake Motor Inn - $$
- Sara-Placid Motor Inn - $
- Kiwassa Lake B&B - $$
- Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat - $$
- The Doctors Inn - $$
- Comfort Inn - $$
- The Sawyer’s Cottage - $$
- Whiteface Suites & Cabins - $$
- Holiday Inn Express - $
- Super 8 Malone - $