It's All About the Experience

ex·​pe·​ri·​ence     |     /ˌikˈspirēəns/     |     noun
Definition:

Meaningful, engaging, connecting, exploring. Those seeking spontaneous discovery, space to creatively imagine, the hilarious, curious and contemplative.

Stay, Discover, & Reset at an Original Adirondack Lodge

25-acres of meandering spaces secluded artisan lodgings amid playful "Healing Woods" with serene beach and clear waters. Naturally luxurious with four-generations of authenticity. Where simmering stocks with nourishing foods from the heart continue in a family built 1886 Main Lodge with Stagecoach dining room and 1920s Speakeasy. A destination of magical experiences where traveling is equal parts rejuvenation and discovery for adventurers, romantics, and families.

Winter Stay, Speakeasy, & Sleigh Ride

You’ll need a password to get in and we may be raided by a Prohibition Copper! Lantern-lit sleigh rides, warming fires in family built lodgings, and soul-warming foods.

Summer Stay, Sunset Swim, & Experience

Experience the beauty and serenity of one of the last Adirondack Great Camps. Relax in your own artisan lodging, enjoy a five-course Adirondack Tasting Experience, ride in an authentic Stagecoach, or take a sunset swim in pristine Lake Clear.

Fall Foliage & Old World Harvest

25-acres of foliage trails, lodgings spread apart in the iconic Great Camp Tradition, Stagecoach rides to a mesmerizing mountain-lake sunset, and Great Camp Dinners with an Old World flair await you.

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Limited artisan lodgings dispersed over 25-acres in the Great Camp tradition. Hand-crafted by three-generations of our family. Perfect for couples, small groups, and families. Our family welcomes you.

Immerse in the Adirondacks

Let the "Healing Woods" surround you. You don't have to go anywhere; you can canoe/kayak, hike, bike, and experience unique activities right on our property, from History of Beer Workshops and Cooking Classes to Sunset Stagecoach Rides. Enjoy spectacular sunsets and a crackling fire in your artisan lodging.

Our strategic location between Saranac Lake/Lake Placid and Tupper Lake makes it effortless to explore some of the Adirondack's best activities. Within a short drive you can visit The Wild Center, a historic downtown, the Olympic Village, and so much more.

Let us be your Adirondack Guide.

Two friends in a canoe on Lake Clear while fishing during sunset. The sun sets over St. Regis Mountain in the background.

Adirondack Alps Food Experiences

Great Camp Experience Dinners, Gourmet Takeout, and an Old World Food Hub highlight our Adirondack Alps Cuisine. Begin in the 1920s Speakeasy, then meander to our 1886 hand-hewn Stagecoach dining room. The last of the lore of Great Camp dining awaits you.

Upcoming Events

The ice on Lake Clear begins to thaw as the sunsets over St. Regis Mountain.
Wellness
Sep
14

Nurture in Nature Wellness Getaway

Nurture yourself - so you can Nurture others. Are you a wellness coach? parent? caregiver or the like! You deserve a break to re charge and refuel.

Nature
Sep
23

Artist Discovery Weekend

September 23rd: - 25th Artist Discovery Weekend

Wellness
Oct
21

Wellness Week for Practitioners & Caregivers

You deserve to be Nurtured too - spend a week or a few days being Nurtured so you can return stronger. ReCharge your batteries, eat good foods, play, and gather yourself from the year.

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The sunsets over Lake Clear and St. Regis Mountain as viewed from the Lake Clear lodge & Retreat lakefront. In the foreground, a few guests enjoy a quiet canoe paddle on the calm water.
Lodge News

Upcoming Summer Experiences to Celebrate 136 Years

By
Ernest Hohmeyer
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June 19, 2022

This summer, join us as we celebrate our 136th year! We have a variety of experiences planned that are new and timeless. Come for our Taste of Germany Experience Dinner, a Stagecoach & Old World Dinner, a Pioneer Wagon Ride & Pub Dinner, a History of Adirondack Food Tasting Experience, and more.

From Our Guestbook

Thank you so much. We so enjoyed our stay and will be back! Thinking of the beautiful and unique business you have created and continue to maintain … the dinner was delicious.. a highlight of our 2022 so far!

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Jane & Erny
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1/21/22
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Had a wonderful time! Thank you for everything!

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The Linea Family
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12/30/21
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AWESOME!

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Quinton & Michelle
T.
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12/30/21
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Love it!

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Jeanne & Sean
S.
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12/30/21
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Absolutely awesome experience and dining! Berner Family thanks you for the great memories made!

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Berner Family
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12/29/21
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Great time - keep up the fantastic experience.

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12/26/21
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