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Getting to Inlet, NY

No matter where you are coming from, getting here is easy!

Located in the West Central Adirondacks of New York state, Inlet is tucked away in a mountain paradise. The only way to get to Inlet is by car, gazing out at the panoramic views that transition from the Hudson River Valley or the Mohawk Valley to the peaceful and tranquil Adirondack Park. There are no trains or bus routes that will bring you along the Route 28 corridor of the West Central Adirondacks to downtown Inlet. Your journey to Inlet brings you through other small hamlets, villages, and towns, each with its own unique character and charm. You start to relax as you are fully captivated by the immense forest space crowding in to envelope your vacation experience with thousands of outdoor recreational possibilities.

The closest major airports are in Syracuse, about two hours southwest of Inlet, or Albany, about two-and-a-half hours southeast of Inlet.  

From New York City and the Capital Region

Take the New York Thruway (I-90) to Albany. In Albany, take Route 87 north to Exit 23. At the exit, turn left toward Warrensburg. Bear right onto US 9, then turn left onto Route 28. Continue on 28 to Blue Mountain Lake. At the stop sign, turn left onto Route 28 and follow it for 25 miles to Inlet.

From Watertown

Take Route 12 south to Mooser River Road. Follow Moose River Road to Route 28, then turn left at the end of Moose River Road and follow Route 28 through Old Forge and Eagle Bay into Inlet.

From Syracuse

Take the New York Thruway (I-90) east to Utica. In Utica take Route 12 north to Route 28.  Follow Route 28 through Old Forge and Eagle Bay into Inlet.

From Ottawa, Ontario

Take Highway 416 south to International Bridge and Ogdensburg, New York. Turn right on Route 37 and follow it for a short distance before turning left onto Route 68. Follow Route 68 through Canton and into the village of Colton, where you'll take a right on Route 56. Continue on Route 56 to the junction with Route 3. Turn left and continue on Route 3, heading east, to Tupper Lake.  Turn onto Route 30 to Long Lake then follow Route 28/30 to Blue Mountain Lake. Stay on Route 28 through Raquette Lake and into Inlet.

From Burlington, Vermont and Plattsburgh, New York

Take the ferry to Plattsburgh. In Plattsburgh take the Northway (I-87) south to North Hudson, then follow Route 28 (Blue Ridge Road) through Long Lake and into Blue Mountain Lake.  Follow Route 28 through Raquette Lake into Inlet.

From Utica

Take Route 12 north to Route 28 north through Old Forge and Eagle Bay to Inlet.