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2625 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York, 12946, USA


Directions to Our Lake Placid Hotel

The Best Western Adirondack Inn is located in Lake Placid, New York, a five-hour drive from New York City, two and one half hours from Albany, NY, and just two hours from Montreal or Burlington, VT.

Our address is:
2625 Main Street
Lake Placid, New York 12946


From New York City And New Jersey

Take the NY State Thruway (I-87) north to the Adirondack Northway (Exit 24 in Albany). Follow 87 to Exit 30. Pick up Rt. 9 north and follow it for two miles to Rt. 73. Continue on 73 for 28 miles to Lake Placid area. Take a left at the traffic light. The hotel is 4/10 mile on the right. From NYC: 5 hrs, Albany: 2 1/2 hrs.

From Montreal

Take Route 15 south to Champlain Crossing, connecting with I-87 south. Take Exit 34 West, following Route 9N, then follow Route 86 to the Whiteface Mountain/Lake Placid area. After the traffic light, the hotel is 4/10 mile on the right. Drive time: 2 hours.

From Ottawa

Take routes south to the Cornwall Bridge. Pick up Route 37 east to Malone. Follow Route 30 south to Paul Smiths and pick up Route 86. Follow Route 86 and continue to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid. The hotel is on your left, just past the Post Office.  Drive time: 3 hours.

From Toronto

Take 401 East to Cornwall Bridge. Pick up Route 37 east to Malone. Follow Route 30 south to Paul Smiths and pick up Route 86. Continue on 86 to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid The hotel is on your left, just past the Post Office. Drive Time: 5 1/2 hours.

From Boston, Springfield, And Hartford

Take Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to Albany. Pick up I-787 north to Cohoes. Connect with Route 7 west to I-87 north. Follow I-87 (Northway) to Exit 30, and then use final directions above: "From New York City..." Drive time from Boston: 5 hours.

From Points West: Buffalo, Rochester, And Syracuse

Take I-90 (NY State Thruway) east to Exit 36 (Syracuse). Pick up I-81 north and follow to Watertown. Take Route 3 and follow it east to Saranac Lake, then follow Route 86 east to Lake Placid. The hotel is on your left, just past the Post Office. Drive times: From Buffalo: 5 1/2 hours; Rochester: 4 1/2 hours; Syracuse: 3 1/2 hours.


The Lake Placid area is within 2 1/2 hours driving time of three major airports:

  • Albany, New York
  • Burlington, Vermont and
  • Montreal, Quebec.

All are serviced by major airline carriers and have car rentals available.

Local/Regional airports include: Lake Placid Municipal Airport, Ticonderoga Municipal Airport, and Adirondack Regional Airport.


Amtrak operates between New York City and Montreal local stop in Westport, N.Y. (40 miles from Lake Placid). Other stops along Lake Champlain include Ticonderoga, Port Henry, and Port Kent.
Shuttle bus service to Lake Placid must be arranged with a reservation: 518-523-4431.
For information call: 1-800-872-7245.


Adirondack Trailways: Scheduled bus service throughout New York State and to nearby Canadian destinations.
Lake Placid Stops: Olympic Center (right across the street from the hotel).
For information, call: 1-800-776-7548.


Lake Placid Transportation: phone 518-523-4468
Rick's Taxi: phone 518-523-4741
Majestic Limousine: phone 518-873-6590


For information, call: 802-864-9804
Burlington, VT - Port Kent, NY
Trips run May 19 to Mid-October. Crossing time is about one hour.
Charlotte, VT - Essex, NY
Trips run April 1 to October 10. Crossing time is about 20 minutes.
Grand Isle, VT - Plattsburgh, NY
Trips run year-round. Crossing time is approximately 12 minutes.
Shoreham, VT - Ticonderoga, NY
Trips run May 1 to Last Sunday in Oct. Crossing time is about six minutes.
For information, call: 802-897-7999



Lake Placid: Reservations and info: 518 891-9044 or 800-654-3131.


Albany: Reservations and info: 518-563-4120 or 800-331-1212.


Westport: 518-962-4764 or 888-463-4764
Lake Placid: 518-523-4804.

Enterprise Rent A Car

Saranac Lake Airport:  518-891-9216, 800-736-8222

Priceless Rent-A-Car

Lake Placid:  518-523-4838;

    This Best Western is independently owned and operated.®