Travel and Lodging


Getting to Lake Placid:

By Air:

  • Cape Air airlines offers daily flights from Boston and JFK to Lake Clear. Check the airport’s website, https://www.adirondackairport.com for rental cars and ground transportation.
  • Contour airlines offers daily flights from Philadelphia, PA to Plattsburgh, NY. Check the airport’s website, https://www.flyplattsburgh.com , for rental car and ground transportation.


By Rail

  • Unfortunately, Amtrak rail access from NYC or Montreal has been suspended because of the Covid pandemic. If the service is reinstated, we will update this website.


By Bus


By Passenger Car

  • From Montreal, South on A15 (becomes I-87) to Exit 34. Then South on 9N to Jay. Then West on 86 to Lake Placid.
  • From Albany, North on I-87 to Exit 30. Then West on 73 to Lake Placid.
  • From Syracuse, North on I-81 to Watertown. Then East on 3 to Saranac Lake. Then East on 73 to Lake Placid.

Staying in Lake Placid:

The Lake Placid Film Festival is thrilled to partner with the following hotels. Each has been provided with a discount code for your All Access Pass. Make sure to mention you are staying for the Lake Placid Film Festival when you book.

High Peaks Resort:

Home to our Opening Night Party, Lake Placid Laughs, filmmaker's lounge, as well as several mixers and panels. Remember to call and ask about their Festival Rate and discount code for the All Access Pass when booking your stay. For more information about High Peaks Resort visit their website.

Grand Adirondack Hotel:

Home to our Film in the Adirondacks panel on Saturday morning, please visit their website for more information about staying and remember to ask about their discount code on the All Access Pass.

Eastwind Hotel & Bar:

Lake Placid Film Festival would like to thank Eastwind for their support. For more information on staying, please visit their website and remember to ask about their discount code for the All Access Pass.

Town House Lodge

Lake Placid Film Festival would like to thank Town House Lodge for their support. For more information on staying, please visit their website and remember to ask about their discount code for the All Access Pass.

Placid Bay Hotel

Lake Placid Film Festival would like to thank Placid Bay Hotel for their support. For more information on staying, please visit their website and remember to ask about their discount code for the All Access Pass.

Wildwood On The Lake

Lake Placid Film Festival would like to thank Wildwood On The Lake for their support. For more information on staying, please visit their website. Remember to call and ask about their Festival Rate and discount code for the All Access Pass when booking your stay.