How to get to Whiteface Mountain, Lake Placid
Whiteface Mountain Ski Center
Tel - 518-946-2223
Fax - 518 523-2605
Snow Phone - 518 946-7171
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 Route 73. Continue on 73 for 28 miles to Lake Placid area. Take Route 86 east to Whiteface Mountain. From NYC: 5 hrs, Albany: 2 1/2 hrs.<br>From Montreal - Take Route 15 south to Champlain Crossing, connecting with I-87 south. Take Exit 34 west, following Route 9 north, then follow Route 86 to Whiteface Mountain. Drive time: 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.
Adirondack Trailways operates a service between Lake Placid, Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake, Albany, and New York City and its suburbs. 1-800-225-6815.
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. Shuttle bus service to Lake Placid must be arranged with a reservation: 518-523-4431.READ NEXT: Your views