An aerial view of the Great Camp Lawn, Lake Clear, & the Saint Regis Mountain range.

Escape to an Adirondack Alps Foliage Getaway

Mesmerizing beach sunsets, fun Adirondack Alps Aktivitäten (activities), from Taste of Germany dinners and Oktoberfest Beer Tastings to Old World Stagecoach Rides, gemütliche (cozy) Artisan Lodgings, and endless paddling, biking, and hiking escapes.

A kayak floating on a calm lake during a fall sunset.

Willkommen to a secluded family-operated resort, where your stay is more than a room

Disconnect from the everyday and immerse yourself in our picturesque beach, where you can soak in the mesmerizing beauty of a mountain-lake sunset, the tranquil waters reflecting the colors of autumn as if you're paddling through painted clouds. Amidst 25 acres of interactive fun, our rustic elegant lodgings awaits, complemented by our National Geographic Traveler Award for "keeping a sense of place." Embark on special stagecoach rides, savor the delightful Taste of Germany Dinners, and delve into the fascinating History of Oktoberfest Beer Workshops as we celebrate the lore of Adirondack Great Camps with you.

Our Fall Stays Include...

  1. 25 acres of onsite Great Camp amenities.
  2. Taste of Germany Dinner Experience
  3. Artisan lodging built by three-generations of Hohmeyer family.
  4. Close access to a diverse region.
  5. Exclusive Adirondack Destination Discovery Packages that you will only find here.

Throw away the keys and explore with complimentary Great Camp amenities

Hike, bike, and paddle in the idyllic woods and water of New York State's only Wilderness Canoe Region, discover the new Adirondack Rail Trail directly from our estate, venture onto Lake Clear with our resident loons and bald eagle, and be a part of a mountain-lake sunset. We provide 25 acres of onsite amenities with your stay.

Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP Board

Enjoy a quiet paddle on pristine Lake Clear from our picturesque beach. Life jackets and equipment included.

Password to the 1920s Speakeasy

Check out the 1920s Speakeasy with Hidden Beer & Wine Cellar (select days only).

Three-acre Lakefront

Take in one of the world's most spectacular sunsets from our lakefront overlooking Lake Clear and the Saint Regis Mountain range.

Direct Adirondack Rail Trail Access

Connect to the Saint Regis Canoe Area, Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake, and Lake Placid directly from our property. Great for walking and biking.

Interpretive Nature Trails

Sylvan nature trails amid our 25 acres with interpretive signs nestled throughout. Perfect for a short walk, jog, or run.

Mountain Bikes

Experience the shores of Lake Clear to the Saint Regis Wilderness Canoe Area or visit one of the oldest Fish Hatcheries in the Adirondacks!

Onsite CSA Farm Stand

Support local farms and the community while enjoying fresh-from-the-farm vegetables and meats.

Outdoor Picnic Areas

Fire pits with wood provided and barbecue grills to use at your leisure.


Experience the Great Camp tradition with authentic Adirondack culinary journeys

In the Great Camp Tradition, our rates include a minimum of a dinner experience one evening.

Your Fall Weekend Getaway Includes...

An 1800s Henderson Stagecoach with two Percheron draft horses pass by a brilliantly colored fall tree.

Destination Adirondacks Passport

You won't find this anywhere else; receive our Adventure Discovery Treasure Map, exclusive discounts on area activites, and much more!

  • Exclusive Adventure Discovery Treasure Map.
    • Explore “hidden” nature trails to breathtaking and serene places, paddling and biking to a web of destinations where you can enjoy a back-pack lunch on a natural picnic table, and so much more!
  • Unique offers and discounts for onsite experiences and area attractions, from The Wild Center to sailing charters.
1886 Stagecoach Dining Room during the summer with Adirondack Alps farm-fresh salads and pretzel sticks.

Taste of Germany Dinner

Our Fall Experience includes a three-course seated dinner experience and the password to the 1920s Speakeasy on Friday or Saturday.

  • Password to enter and explore the 1920s Speakeasy.
  • Browse our Hidden Beer & Wine Cellar; the Adirondack's largest selection of craft-import beers from Europe and around the world.
  • With glass-in-hand, you can meander to our mountain-lake sunset beach.
  • Savor a farm-to-fork based Old World-themed dinner in our 1886 Hand-hewn Dining Room.

Fall Experience Schedule

Below you will find our full schedule of experiences for the Fall to plan your stay and check out the fun things we're offering.1

Guests enjoy a History of Adirondack Food Tasting Dinner while Executive Chef Cathy Hohmeyer explains the history behind one of the courses.

Thursdays: History of Food Tasting Experience

Taste your way through history with a five-course dinner! Our expanded History of Food reaches back to the origins of various foods, how food shaped history, the myths and legends of their healing power, and how the hunt for certain foods formed the quest for world discovery, created our way of life, and associations with people and cultures.

An assortment of Taste of Germany foods, from Apple Strudel to Old World Wursts.

Fridays & Saturdays: Taste of Germany Experience Dinner

Start off in the 1920s Speakeasy Rathskeller, explore the hidden Beer & Wine Cellar with a large variety of Old World Wines and Beers from around the world. Savor authentic German dishes from Ernest’s side of the family from Heritage Chicken Schnitzel to Old World Roulade.

Percheron Draft Horses provide an 1850s Henderson Stagecoach ride among Fall Foliage.

Saturdays: Horse-drawn Stagecoach & Wagon Adventures

Each Saturday in the fall, you can experience the lore of the Adirondacks in one night! To add to the experience, each month these nights have a different theme, from Harvest Octoberfest to the History of Adirondack Food.

1Schedule is subject to change without notice.


Disconnect & rejuvenate in a charming artisan-built cabin or suite while you embrace the colors of autumn

Our 12 lodgings were lovingly crafted by three generations of our family, each with its own story to tell. With no WiFi, TVs, or phones in our lodgings, we encourage you to unplug from the stresses of daily life and instead plug into the sights and sounds of nature. Families will find a cozy retreat in our two bedroom chalets, where pets are welcome, and kitchenettes and fireplaces provide a warm and inviting ambiance. Couples seeking romance can indulge in our intimate specialty cabins, complete with enchanting lake views, fireplaces, and the choice of a steam shower or jetted tub for added luxury. For captivating vistas of Lake Clear, our Lake View Suites await, some featuring kitchenettes, fireplaces, jetted tubs, or inviting porches to bask in the fall scenery. Embrace the true Adirondack spirit and create cherished autumn memories in our one-of-a-kind lodgings as you savor the beauty of the fall foliage.

Great Camp Lawn during fall foliage as viewed from a lake view suite at the Lake Clear Lodge & Resort.

Lake View Suites

  • Sleeps Two - Four
  • One or Two Bedrooms
  • 500 – 1200 ft2

Soak in a bubbling Jacuzzi tub or enjoy the picturesque fall sunset lake view over our Great Camp Lake Lawn from the comfort of your suite.

A two-bedroom chalet nestled in the woods during the fall foliage season.

Two Bedroom Chalets

  • Sleeps Four - Six
  • Pet-Friendly
  • 980 – 1100 ft2

A private mini Great Camp nestled in the colorful fall trees. Two bedrooms, kitchenettes, and wood-burning fireplaces; perfect for longer stays.

A distant view of Lake Clear from a specialty cabin during the fall.

Specialty Lake View Cabins

  • Sleeps Two
  • Wood-burning Fireplaces
  • 580 – 750 ft2

These discerning cabins are nestled at the edge of colorful fall trees, have a distant foliage lake view, and a jetted tub or steam shower.

1886 Main Lodge Room with European decor.

Main Lodge Rooms

  • Sleeps Two
  • Private Bath
  • 200 – 300 ft2

Steeped in history, these rooms with private baths are in our 1886 Main Lodge. Each with its own story yet reflective of our Old World and European roots.

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Serenely located in the heart of the Adirondacks, where endless regional activities await

We're in the center of it all; from hiking and paddling the Saint Regis Canoe Area to exploring a historic downtown and visiting Olympic sites within minutes. The Adirondacks offer something for everyone.

A mountain bike in the woods during sunset.

Road & Mountain Biking

The St. Regis Wilderness Region, 18,000 acres strong and home to 58 bodies of waters and endless mountains is a haven for cyclists – road and mountain – from the novice to the expert, from adults to children.

A person reels in their fishing line from a canoe on Lake Clear in the Adirondacks, NY, as the sun sets on Saint Regis Mountain.

Fishing in the Adirondacks

Lake Clear has always been known as a fishing lake for all seasons, so much so that a lure is named after it: the Lake Clear Wobbler.

Trail hikers on a nature path

Hiking in the Adirondacks

We are in the midst of New York State's only Wilderness Canoe Region. From lakes, waters, and streams to berms and mountain ranges.

Paddling in the Saint Regis Wilderness Canoe Area at sunset.

Paddling in the Adirondacks

Paddle on serene Lake Clear, or take one of thousands of paddling endeavors!

An aerial view of the Great Adirondack Corn Maze.

Tucker Farms Great Adirondack Corn Maze

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

The Adirondack Carousel in Saranac Lake, NY

Adirondack Carousel

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

Historic Saranac Lake Building.

Historic Saranac Lake

Built in 1894, The Saranac Laboratory was the first lab built in the U.S. for the research of tuberculosis. HSL painstakingly restored the building and opened it as a museum.

The Olympic Ski Jump facilities in Lake Placid during the summer. Image credit: ROOST.

Lake Placid Olympic Legacy Sites

The Lake Clear Lodge is 25 minutes away from the Olympic village of Lake Placid, host to the 1932 and 1980 Winter Games and ongoing winter and summer sporting events.

Adirondack Flying Service in Lake Placid.

Adirondack Scenic Flights

You’ve never experienced the Adirondacks like this. Each 20-minute flight offers a unique perspective of this amazing park.

Ziplining at Experience Outdoors

Experience Outdoors

“An experience you will harness for a lifetime.”

The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY.

The Wild Center

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

The Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory in Tupper Lake

Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory

Dark skies, high elevation and a group of motivated amateur astronomers comprise the perfect formula for enhancing one of the Adirondack’s top attractions: The stars.


Expand your getaway with an exclusive Adirondack Fall Foliage Discovery Itinerary

Add-on a Discovery Package to your stay to immerse in Adirondack fall foliage with onsite experiences and regional activities.

Ernest Hohmeyer provides a Myths & History of Oktoberfest Beer Tasting to guests in the 1920s Speakeasy.

Adventure, Speakeasy, & Oktoberfest Fun

Immerse in the outdoor harvest of Adirondack foliage and indoor bounty - Adirondack Great Camp Oktoberfest style!

/ person

$33 /Person

What's included

  • The password to access our 1920s Speakeasy with hidden beer and wine cellar
  • Tickets to the Myths & History of Oktoberfest Beer Tasting
  • Tickets to the Great Adirondack Corn Maze

Adirondack Alps Peach Pastry Breakfast

Adirondack Alps Grab & Go Breakfast Basket

Start your day off with a grab and go Adirondack Alps breakfast basket. Pick-up in the Main Lodge, and finish it fresh in your artisan lodging.

/ person

$15 /Person

What's included

  • Grab & Go Breakfast Basket each morning of your stay.
  • Items vary based on fresh deliveries but may include yogurt, pastries, oatmeal, stuffed waffles, french toast, and more.

Breakfast items vary based on fresh deliveries.

Two guests hold hands in front of a crackling fireplace with a stuffed bear holding a heart that says "Love."

The Colors of Romance

Savor fall's beauty with a romantic journey featuring local cheeses, a Stagecoach Ride to a secret Speakeasy, a Taste of Germany Dinner, and an Adirondack Alps dessert for two.

/ person

$158 /Stay

What's included

  • Local Adirondack Cheese Platter
  • Horse-drawn Sunset Stagecoach Ride
  • Adirondack Alps Dessert for Two
  • Split of Champagne
  • Flowers

Package is priced per couple. Stagecoach ride is available on Saturdays only.

The 1800s Henderson Stagecoach at the Lake Clear Lodge's lakefront with Percheron Draft horses near sunset.

Adirondack Harvest Octoberfest Experience

Celebrate nearly 140 years of our family's Adirondack pioneering and Old World roots highlighted by a Sunset Stagecoach Ride to our beach.

/ person

$64 /Person

What's included

  • Horse-drawn Sunset Stagecoach Ride
  • Oktoberfest Cooking Demo OR History of Oktoberfest Beer Tasting

Stagecoach rides are provided by a local farm and available on Saturdays only.

Package inclusions are subject to change without notice based on availability and fresh local deliveries. If necessary, a substitute of equal value or more will be provided.

Book Your Autumn Escape

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What's included in your stay

  • Destination Adirondacks Discovery Passport
  • Taste of Germany Dinner Experience One Evening
  • Your choice of hand-crafted Artisan Lodging
  • Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP Board
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Password to the 1920s Speakeasy
  • Three-acre Lakefront
  • Direct Adirondack Rail Trail Access
  • Interpretive Nature Trails
  • Onsite CSA Farm Stand
  • Outdoor Picnic Areas

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