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.

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.

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.

Winter Stay, Speakeasy, & Sleigh Rides

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 "Healing Woods" & Water

For 100+ years, wellness has been our nature, rimmed by a 1,000-acre lake with breathtaking mountain-lake sunsets. Your artisan lodging intentionally set-apart in the iconic Great Camp tradition.

Percheron Draft Horses Jasper and Fly pull a beautiful hand-crafted sleigh over a wintery bridge through Lantern-lit trails at the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat.

Winter 2021-22: Lantern-lit Sleigh Rides

The only lantern-lit sleigh rides in the Adirondacks! Meander over nature trails and to the shores of serene Lake Clear, lit by real kerosene lanterns. Follow-up this magical ride with a unique Speakeasy Dinner experience. Sleigh rides are available mid-December until the beginning of March. Experience books fast; waitlist today!

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Rejuvenate in
Adirondack Lodgings

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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.

Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing on Private Nature Trails at the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat.

Immerse in the Adirondacks

Let the "Healing Woods" surround you. You don't have to go anywhere; you can cross-country ski and snowshoe, hike, ice-fish, and experience unique activities right on our property, from History of Beer Workshops and Cooking Classes to Lantern-Lit Sleigh 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.

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

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Romance
Mar
11

Food, Frolic & Fun: A Foodie Weekend for Couples: Last Weekend of Sleigh Rides!

March 11th - 13th Food, Frolic & Fun: A Foodie Weekend for Couples: Last Weekend of Sleigh Rides! Makes a great Valentines Day Gift as a couples getaway.

Wellness
May
20

Women's 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
May
27

A Writer’s Space: A Natural Writing Retreat in the “Healing Woods.”

May 27th-30th A Writer’s Space: A Natural Writing Retreat in the “Healing Woods.”

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What's New On the Lodge Blog

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Wellness Dates posted for 2022! Tell your friends and Save the date!!

By
Cathy Hohmeyer
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January 11, 2022

The Adirondacks have always been called the “Healing Woods”! Add to this a unique opportunity to take a look at wellness from 9 different “dimensions”. Each program is uniquely designed to offer a different aspect and approach to your multidimensional self.

From Our Guestbook

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
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12/30/21
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Love it!

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Jeanne & Sean
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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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Unknown
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12/26/21
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Thanks for a great weekend!

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The Tart Family
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3/13/21
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