How to Get Here

Our central location makes the Adirondack Coast easily accessible – whatever your mode of transportation.

By Car

The Adirondack Coast is easily accessible by car with New York’s I-87 running directly through the region connecting us to New York City to the south and Route 15 and the Trans-Canada Highway to the north.

Drive time from the Adirondack Coast to:

Montreal, QC: 1 hour

Lake Placid, NY: 1 hour

Burlington, VT: 1 hour

Ottawa, ON: 1.5 hours

Albany, NY: 2.5 hours

Quebec City, QC: 3.5 hours

Watertown, NY: 3.5 hours

Boston, MA: 4 hours

New York, NY: 5.5 hours

Philadelphia, PA: 6.5 hours

Buffalo, NY: 7 hours

By Train

Amtrak’s famous Adirondack line was once named “one of the most beautiful train rides in the world” by National Geographic.

The Adirondack line carries you from the Hudson Valley through the Adirondack Mountains, along Lake Champlain to Montreal. Volunteer park rangers provide narrative between Croton-Harmon and Plattsburgh – showcasing the region’s history and scenic beauty along the way.

The Adirondack affords access to the Adirondack Coast with daily stops in:

  • Ticonderoga, NY
  • Plattsburgh, NY
  • Port Henry, NY
  • Rouses Point NY
  • Westport, NY
  • St-Lambert, QC
  • Port Kent, NY
  • Montreal, QC

By Air

Several airports serve the Adirondack Coast, including Plattsburgh International Airport. The Adirondack Coast is served by three international airports:

Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG)

Plattsburgh International Airport serves as your gateway to Montreal, Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Region.

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Montréal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Located in Montreal, just one hour north of Plattsburgh, Trudeau offers international flights from all over the world including direct flights to more than 100 destinations.

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Burlington International Airport (BTV)

Just one hour from Plattsburgh, Burlington International is served by USAirways, United and Continental – all offering connections to major cities.

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By Boat

The Adirondack Coast is easily accessible by boat as it stretches across the western shore of Lake Champlain, part of the New York State Canal System.

This historic waterway is also part of the Lakes to Locks passage, a 133-mile route connecting Lake Champlain and Lake George with the Champlain Canal. It also connects to the Hudson River to the south and the Chambly Canal and the Richelieu  of Quebec to the north.

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If traveling Vermont you can take one of the Lake Champlain Ferries by car, bike or on foot. Click on the link below to learn more information:

Grand Isle, VT - PLattsburgh, NYBurlington, VT - Port kent, NYCharlotte, vt - essex, NY
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