The Adirondack Great Lodge Experience

As one of the last of its kind, we honor the lore of the Adirondack Great Camps which were all about immersive experiences to discover their nature and reconnect with yours. We provide themed seasonal experiences for you to discover our nature and reconnect with yours.

All Experiences Include

Lodging only? Call direct: +1(518)-891-1489.

Spring Into Wellness

Cabin fever getaways, Nutritional Energetics culinary weekends and engaging self-discoveries.

Summer Woods & Water

The regions only mountain lake sunset: Breathtaking. Lake view dining, lake view lodgings, and mouthwatering foods and fun in one of the last Adirondack Great Lodges.

Fall Foliage & Adirondack Alps Harvest

Ignite your senses with a rainbow of foliage nature, the colorful eras of the Adirondack History of Food Tastings and paddles where the clouds touch the water.

Winter Stay & Speakeasy Great Camp Experience

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

Add To Your Experience

Build your own experience by adding on onsite and area immersions, from scuba diving and zip-lining to cooking classes and beer tastings.

Romance Additions

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Other

Enjoy unique romance additions in your lodging upon check-in, which may include a split of champagne, flowers, robes, and more.

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Romance

Cross-Country Skis, Snowshoes, and Groomed Nature Trails

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Outdoor Adventure

Enjoy cross-country skis and snowshoes for use on our nature trails!

With the growing popularity of our lantern-lit sleigh ride trails, two generations of family carefully designed a meandering cross country ski and snowshoe trail on our 25 acres.

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Discounted Tickets to the Adirondack Carousel

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Partner Activity

A unique Adirondack attraction celebrating old fashioned fun for all ages through entertainment, art, and education.

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Family Fun

Fireside Chats

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Fireside Chat

The Lodge is now the oldest operating family lodge in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park. Beginning in 1886 and spanning 4 generations, we have lived through the early pioneering days, the Cure Cottages period and the birth of the Grand Hotel era.

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History

Summer S'mores & Tales

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Right down the road was the famous 19th C Philosopher's Camp of Ralph Waldo Emerson and William James Stillman who pontificated on the issues of their time amidst our Great Woods. Why here? Why was Albert Einstein at the Lodge?

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History of Beer Tasting & Workshop

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Enjoy a 30-minute History of Beer workshop and tasting with Ernest Hohmeyer!

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Discounted Tickets to the Adirondack Corn Maze

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Partner Activity

A family favorite! Try to find all the game pieces to build your map and locate the way out.

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1920s Fireside Stories & Trivia

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Fireside Chat

Our region was one of the Adirondacks earliest tourism destinations. It is known as the “Great Connector.

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Myths & History of Octoberfest Beer

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Myth or fact; Did the Germans create the first original Octoberfest style beer? How did Octoberfest start? Was it always about beer?

Enjoy a 30-minute History of Beer workshop and tasting with Ernest Hohmeyer!

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Canoes, kayaks, mountain bikes, private swimming beach, and nature trails

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Outdoor Adventure

Our 25-acres includes canoes and kayaks for you to use on Lake Clear, as well as mountain bikes, nature trails, and a private beach with great swimming.

We are located on 25 acres with nature trails, secluded swimming beach, and one of the world's most spectacular mountain-lake sunsets.

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Cooking Class with Executive Chef Cathy Hohmeyer

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Culinary Experience

Have a fun hands-on cooking class - make your own strudel, learn about how to make desserts and more with puff pastry. We will bake it and you can have it for dessert.

From 30-minute cooking demonstrations before you enjoy our Classic Dining experience to weekend-long culinary immersions in Traditional Food preparations & Nutritional Energetics.

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Thermogenic Foods Cooking Demonstration

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Culinary Experience

It's almost winter - time to be making foods that heat you up from the inside out (and control weight gain too! Learn the foods and spices plus some recipes that make foods “thermogenic.”

From 30-minute cooking demonstrations before you enjoy our Classic Dining experience to weekend-long culinary immersions in Traditional Food preparations & Nutritional Energetics.

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Lake View Schnitzel & Sunset

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Classic Adirondack Alps Dining

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Our classic dinner for over 50 years! Our fusion Adirondack Alps Cuisine with Old World Flair.

Great Camp Dining, History of Adirondack Food Tasting Dinners, and much more await you at our Adirondack Alps Restaurant.

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Introduction to Nutritional Energetics

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It’s not about diets anymore! It’s about the quality of food you prepare, the vibe of the food you eat and the properties of the food within. You will learn to enliven and energize your foods. Learn cutting edge energetics and technologies.

From 30-minute cooking demonstrations before you enjoy our Classic Dining experience to weekend-long culinary immersions in Traditional Food preparations & Nutritional Energetics.

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Wellness

Discounted Tickets to the Wild Center

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Ignite an enduring passion for the Adirondacks where people and nature can thrive together and set an example for the world.

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The Cure Cottage Days

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Tourism is not the Adirondacks oldest economies; wellness is. Beginning with the Native Americans and their tonics for the early Europeans and culminating with the Cure Cottage era, our region became known as the Healing Woods.

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Lantern-lit Sleigh Ride Ticket

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The only lantern-lit sleigh rides in the Adirondacks! Meander over nature trails to the shores of serene Lake Clear, lit by real kerosene lanterns. *Subject to availability.

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The First Brews: Organic Elixirs

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Fermenting is ancient. It wasn’t always about the beer, wine or alcohol for its own saké (okay, bad pun), though it did make those ancient rituals more fun to sit through!

Enjoy a 30-minute History of Beer workshop and tasting with Ernest Hohmeyer!

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Bone Broths & Essential Oils

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Learn to make your foods into superfoods by making mineral rich and flavor fresh broths. Learn to make soups, add them to dishes, and cook with them in various ways. Get an intro to essential oils and cooking.

From 30-minute cooking demonstrations before you enjoy our Classic Dining experience to weekend-long culinary immersions in Traditional Food preparations & Nutritional Energetics.

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Healing Woods Dinner

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Culinary Experience

Learn to make a “real foods” dinner while tasting Adirondack local foods. Learn the preparations to take the foods you like and make them “nutrient dense” - keep the nutrients in the foods you buy.

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Adirondack Alps Breakfast

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Pre-Order a Grab-n-Go Basket, Choose your own Items from our Bakery shelves, fridge & freezer, or reserve a table for a full-service breakfast in our dining room!

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Traditional Foods Cooking Demonstration

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Join Chef Cathy for the evening’s specialized cooking demo. For 30 minutes, she will share one of the secrets of her Old World, Superfood philosophy and open the door to her many wellness cooking techniques.

From 30-minute cooking demonstrations before you enjoy our Classic Dining experience to weekend-long culinary immersions in Traditional Food preparations & Nutritional Energetics.

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Old World Foods & Fermenting

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Learn the research, cooking methods and fascinating story of foods that kept people healthy for generations. Learn to make popular Old World Foods and add them to your family’s repertoire. This class includes learning to make probiotics for pennies.

From 30-minute cooking demonstrations before you enjoy our Classic Dining experience to weekend-long culinary immersions in Traditional Food preparations & Nutritional Energetics.

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History of Prohibition Spirits Workshop & Tasting

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Our area was a hotbed of activity during the prohibition. Lake Clear was a water and land taxi route between two famous hotels, and the train station at Lake Clear was where the main line from New York City split.

Enjoy a 30-minute History of Beer workshop and tasting with Ernest Hohmeyer!

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History

Long Table History of Adirondack Food Tasting Experience

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Culinary Experience

Journey through our five eras of Adirondack Food with this 5-course tasting dinner, from the Native Americans and Pioneers to the Cure Cottage Days, Grand Hotels, and today's Farm-to-Fork.

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Outdoor Adventure Picnic Lunch

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Culinary Experience

Enjoy a lunch in the Adirondack outdoors. Simple offerings made fresh. Pick up your gourmet Back Pack complete with plates, silverware and linen napkins.

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Speakeasy Dinner Experience

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Explore one of the last original Adirondack Lodges with a 3-course Speakeasy Dinner. You'll need a password to get in, and we might even be raided by a 1920s Copper!

Great Camp Dining, History of Adirondack Food Tasting Dinners, and much more await you at our Adirondack Alps Restaurant.

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