Summer Sessions 2014: Travel

Travel Aids

  • Amtrack Discount. The code for obtaining a 10% reduction of the fare to Ticonderoga is: X53T-910. You can't use this discount if you are also using a senior discount.
  • Online Ride Board to Silver Bay. Click the following link to offer a ride or find a ride to Silver Bay or to and from the train station in Ticonderoga using our new online Ride Board to Summer Sessions. This is a third-party website and it's very easy to use.
  • Shuttle from the Ticonderoga train station. Contact Patricia Chernoff, the shuttle coordinator, to arrange a ride to Silver Bay from Ticonderoga station.
  • Tips on "green travel" from Earthcare Working Group


On Your Way to Silver Bay

Adirondack Meeting, about an hour from Silver Bay, extends an invitation to Friends to visit meeting for worship on Sunday, July 20—a wonderful way to extend your knowledge of NYYM Friends and add a worshipful break to your journey. Worship, at 10:30 am, is programmed; refreshments and sharing follow. The meeting is at 27 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls NY 12803. For info, call Regina Haag, 518-793-3755.

Powell House is offering an On the Way to Silver Bay sojourn July 18–20, filled with visiting, playing, singing, and maybe even some work projects.


Driving Directions

Silver Bay is on the west side of Lake George about 90 miles north of Albany. Leave I-87 at exit 22, 23, or 24.

At exit 22: Take a left onto Rt. 9. Go through Lake George Village to the north end and take a right onto Rt. 9N. Go through Bolton Landing, then go approximately 13 miles. At Silver Bay  Road, go 1/2 mile to the Inn.

At exit 23: Take a right off the exit onto Bolton Road all the way to the end of the road. Turn left onto Rt. 9N, through Bolton Landing, and 13 miles towards Hague. At Silver Bay Road, go 1/2 mile to the Inn.

At exit 24: Take a right off the exit. Go 4 miles east to Rt. 9N, then left (north) on 9N for 13 miles. At Silver Bay Road, go 1/2 mile to the Inn.

Driving time: 1 1/2–2 hrs from Albany; 4–5 hrs from New York City; 6–7 hrs from Buffalo. For more explicit or alternate directions, contact Silver Bay.  


Public Transportation

By train: Take Amtrak's Adirondack to Ticonderoga (800-523-8720).

Bus service: Adirondack Trailways (800-225-0815) from New York or Albany to Lake George Village. See below for transportation from Lake George Village to Silver Bay.

Please note: Friends using public transportation who are interested in traveling together from Ticonderoga on Sunday, July 20 should contact Helen Garay Toppins at [email protected]. Note also that Silver Bay does not provide shuttle service to and from Silver Bay. Below is a list of vendors who can provide this service.

Transportation Information

Adirondack Cab Co. (Ticonderoga) 518-585-2222

Ticonderoga Train Station $30.00
Lake George Village 47.50
Ticonderoga 30.00
Glens Falls 60.00
Plattsburgh 80.00
Burlington, VT 90.00


From Albany Airport or Albany Bus Terminal

Number of passengers 1 to 3 up to 6
Adirondack Cab Co (518-585-2222 $150  
Todays Limousine $170 + tax $185 + tax

Ask for Silver Bay rates. If you are traveling with others the rate can be divided by the number of passengers.