A Boutique & Personalized destination Adirondack Resort near Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake; Limited Specialty lodgings on 25 acres featuring honest luxury and lakefront.
A potpourri of indoor activities & 18,000 acres of outdoor adventures in NYS only wilderness canoe region that calls to the romantic, Young–at–heart, family and friends, and those seeking to be inspired by the Adirondack spirit.
Open Your Imagination...
Imagine bantering with Ralph Waldo Emerson and William James Stillman in their neighboring 1800's Adirondack "Philosophers Camp." You nearly can, as much of what surrounds us was designated "forever wild" in 1892.
Soak in one of the worlds's most striking mountain-lake sunsets as it magically gives way to star filled heavens, so close you yearn to caress them. Savor a glass of wine from our hand-crafted Wine & Beer Cellar with over 300 specialty beers and imagine the cosmic thoughts of Albert Einstein who found time for contemplation here on Lake Clear.
Run Free & Touch...
Outside your hand-crafted lodging door, indulge in an 18,000 acre natural spa with 58 bodies ofwater each with such a story to tell it is protected as New York State's only wilderness canoe region: an interactive portal of limitless 4 season fun and regenerative power. In the window of the Lake Placid Olympic spirit, wander historic Saranac Lake.
Stimulate Your Senses...
In one of the last original Adirondack lodges with healing woods and lake reflections that gave the Adirondack Great Camps their allure, grandeur and mystique.
Stir the senses where fresh stocks, hearty stews and hand spun desserts are created from a 100 mile Adirondack focused cuisine stirred with old world flavors that warm your heart and stimulate your palette. Your table is yours for the evening in our Adirondack Alps restaurant with 1886 hand-hewn dining room and immense Fireside Rathskeller. Meander with glass in hand to our outdoor Beer & Wine Garden or lakeside Adirondack chair. Savor a culinary treat hand delivered in your own Adirondack cabin warmed by a crackling fire and eco-conscious hydro-therapy steam shower.
Rejuvenate the Spirit...
Immerse yourself with Adirondack spirit in our new lake-view Retreat Center's educational, nature, wellness, culinary and living community immersions. Or, let our mountain lake views inspire you to create your own personalized event.
Become our Adirondack family...
Holistic Living Tips
Four generations of family invite you to our 25 acre Adirondack Mountain lake escape. Our nature has been forged by our sense of place, the nearly 50 years of laughter from our family of guests, and the dreams we share through our educational offerings, interpretive vacation experiences and imaginative conversations of being a small part in a more holistic stewardship of tomorrow's world.
Spring Re-Awaken Nature Vacation Experiences ~ March 6th - June 16th
May 11th – 13th Adirondack Cure Cottage Mother's Day Weekend “Mother's always knew how to Cure All.”
Join us for a special tribute to women's role in Adirondack history with a focus on the cure cottage days. Join us for a special Saturday and Sunday Philosopher's Pub or Cure Cottage Interpretive Dinner. We will be joined by our Adirondack partners with special displays. In this informal, Adirondack Great Camp style setting in one of the last original Adirondack lodges still open to the public, enjoy the Adirondack Spirit with spirits from the Adirondacks only hand-crafted Wine & Beer Cellar.
June 14th – June 16th Father's Day Weekend Specialty Beer Workshops & Tasting
Highlights: Meet and taste with Adirondack home brewers - History of Beer & Wine Workshop from our Cellar of 250 specialty beers - Beer influenced tasting menu - visit and tasting with an Adirondack brewer – “History of Monks & Beer” Philosophers pub.
Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat
6319 State Route 30 · Lake Clear, New York 12945
518-891-1489 or (877)6 ADK ALPS
518-891-1489 or (877)6 ADK ALPS