Rejuvenate in the stillness ... Relax in the crackling fire of your Artisian lodging. Spark the senses with our Taste of Wellness Weekends, Old World Cooking Demos and History of Beer Experiences. From 3-Generations of our family to yours, your Discovery Destination

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Adirondack Discovery Packages

Kayak or Canoe in NYS wilderness canoe region

Discovery Experience

Explore NYS' only wilderness canoe region, savor 100-mile cuisine, re-connect with nature workshops.

Amazing Adirondack lakefront sunsets


One of the last original Adirondack Lodges, Heritage cooking demos, and Philosopher Pub workshops.


What's New!

The Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat is the light post to the Saint Regis Wilderness Canoe region - an 18,000 acre natural wonder filled with 52 lakes, ponds, rivers and endless mountains.

Un-plug & Rejuvenate


Our 1886 Main Lodge; a working museum that is one of the last original Adirondack Lodges - 5-Leaf Eco Certified Adirondack Great Camp style lodge where 21st C hand crafted lodgings are spaciously set apart in natural, honest luxury. Choice abounds with 4 styles of lodgings from secluded chalets with crackling fireplaces to sunset lake view artisan suites with bubbling jacuzzis to unique B&B rooms.

Re-connect & Savor

With a special romance table or with friends and family take in a cooking class or sample fun beer workshops from the Adirondacks' largest selection of craft brews from around the world. Savor our Great-Camp style dinners that begin in the fireside Rathskeller, meander to our 1886 hand-hewn dining room and where the journey is complete with decadent desserts in your hand-crafted lodging with warming fire.

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Calendar of Activities

Old world German cuisine with Adirondack flair

Adirondack Spirit Interpretive Workshops

 Where Outdoor Adventure Surrounds Us Indoor Activities Abound
– Meander our Nature Trails – Old World Kitchen Cooking Classes
– Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center – Beer Workshops & Win Tastings
– Back-country trails of the NYS' only wilderness canoe region – Adirondack Spirit Interpretive Workshops
– Unlimited Canoeing, Kayaking, and Biking – Adirondack History Fireside Chats
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