Visiting Northwood School


Driving

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 Route 9 north and follow it for two miles to Rt. 73. Continue on 73 for 28 miles to Lake Placid area. From NYC : 5 hrs., Albany 2 hrs.

From Montreal:

Take Rt. 15 south to Champlain Crossing, connecting with I 87 south. Take exit 34 west, following Route 9N, then follow Rt.86 to the Whiteface Mountain/Lake Placid area. Drive time: 2 ½ 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. Drive time: 3 hours

From Toronto

Take 401 east to Cornwall. 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. Drive time: 5 ½ hours.

From Boston, Springfield, Hartford:

Take Massachusetts Turnpike (I 90) to Albany. Pick up I-787 north to Cohoes. Connect with Route 7 west time from Boston: 5 hours.

From Buffalo,Rochester, Syracuse, Points West

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. Drive times: From Buffalo: 5 ½ hours; Rochester: 4 ½ hours; Syracuse 3 ½ hours.

AIR TRAVEL

Adirondack Regional Airport
Airport Identifier:SLK
Phone: 518-891-4600 Ticket Counter: 518-891-2290

Lake Placid Airport
Airport Identifier:LKP

Plattsburgh International Airport
Airport Identifier: PBG

Major Airports

The Lake Placid area is within 2 ½ hours driving time of three major airports: Albany, New York; Burlington, Vermont; and Momntreal, Quebec. All are serviced by major airline carriers and have car rentals available.

TRAIN

Amtrak
Amtrak operates between New York City and Montreal-local stop in Westport, N.Y. (40 miles from Lake Placid). For information call 1-800-888-8478. Other stops along Lake Champlain include Ticonderoga, Port Henry and Port Kent.

BUS

Adirondack Trailways
Service between Lake Placid, Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake, Albany, and New York City and its suburbs.

CAR RENTAL

Avis Hertz

TAXI

Corrow’s Taxi
518-523-9091
Rick’s Taxi
518-523-4741
Majestic Limousine
518-523-0294

FERRY INFORMATION

Lake Champlain Ferries


92 Northwood Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518.523.3357
admissions@northwoodschool.com
92 Northwood Rd
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518.523.3357
admissions@northwoodschool.com