Create Your Own Breathtaking Moments
You’ll be staying in the heart of Hiker’s Heaven! We are the closest lodging property to the coveted Giant/Roaring Book Falls/Ausable Club parking lots. Choose a short, scenic hike or an all-day trek. In fact, you can hike Snow, Roostercomb and Hopkins mountains right from our yard!
Trail Descriptions Listed by Length (scroll down for options)
Giant Mountain – 2 minutes
Ausable Club Lake Road – 3 minutes
Garden Parking Lot – 7 minutes
Cascade Mountain – 15 minutes
Mt. Marcy (from Adirondack Loj) – 25 minutes
CANOEING & KAYAKING
SIGHTS TO SEE
You will not be bored while visiting the High Peaks Region. There are too many local shops, art galleries, lecture series, live music venues, farmer’s markets and community theaters to list.
Here are some of the attractions that our guests have enjoyed over the years:
High Falls Gorge – 24 mins
Craig Wood Golf Club – 24 mins
Adirondack Sleigh Rides – 26 mins
Lake Placid Boat Tours – 30 mins
Adirondack Scenic Railroad – 30 mins
Ausable Chasm – 40 mins
Rail Bikes – 40 mins (2-4 person bikes on an old railroad!)
Lake Champlain Ferry – 40 mins
Fort Ticonderoga – 50 mins
The Wild Center – 1 hour
Adirondack Museum – 1 hour 15 mins
Free ADK Getaway Guide
LOCAL DINING OPTIONS
We eat well here in the Keene Valley area!! Within just a few minutes drive, you can enjoy a refreshing ice cream cone on a hot summer day, a burger and beer after a long hike or an elegant dinner for your birthday or anniversary.
On summer Sundays, you’ll want to visit the incredible Keene Farmer’s Market located at Marcy Field for local produce, maple syrup, soap, coffee, artwork and more.
In Keene Valley (1.5 miles from us):
Noonmark Diner – A classic Keene Valley landmark, the diner is open 7 days a week and offers everything from sandwiches to seafood, soft and hard ice cream and their famous “Noon Mark Pies.”
Ausable Inn – Friendly bar/restaurant with a great family atmosphere. Dependably open year round, their entrees range from burgers and soup to steaks, seafood and chicken. Vegetarian entrees available too. The soups are amazing – especially the Hungarian Mushroom! Outdoor seating available in nice weather. Next door is a nice little Wine and Spirits shop if you want some wine to bring back to the inn.
On Route 9N (7 mile from us):
Baxter Mountain Tavern – Open 7 days a week and serving until 10pm, the Tavern is a great place to unwind after a long day on the trail. Soups, salads, burgers, pasta, seafood, chicken, pork …. they have it all. Vegetarian options available too. In winter, enjoy the crackling fireplace near the bar. Outdoor seating in summer and a nice view from the windows.
In Keene (7 miles from us):
46 – 46 is a bistro-style, farm-to-table restaurant featuring local, sustainably sourced ingredients. In summer, the flowers blooming by their outdoor deck are reason enough to settle in for a relaxing dinner. Our guests not only enjoy the creative, “changing with the season” menu but have also raved about the friendliness of the staff.
Cedar Run Bakery – Sells coffee and baked goods as well as take-out lunch items and soups. There is no table service, but there are a few places to sit and have coffee or a sandwich. If you’re staying in our Legacies room (with the kitchenette) you may enjoy their extensive selection of home made frozen “take and bake” items for dinners. They also have an extensive Wine and Spirits Shop.
Keene Valley is excited to have our very own gourmet coffee shop. Old Mountain Coffee Company is located just two miles from the Snow Goose B&B. In addition to coffee, you can purchase delicious pastries and sandwiches. And don’t miss Pizza Night every Saturday.
You can purchase basic groceries for packing lunches or fixing simple meals at the Valley Grocery (1 1/2 miles from us) or at Stewart’s convenience store in Keene (7 miles from us). Two full grocery stores are available in Lake Placid. All of our guest rooms have bar size refrigerators for convenient storage of beverages and snacks and a communal microwave is located in the TV room. (Legacies room has a full kitchenette if you like to prepare your own food)
Our Sister Inn
We also invite you to visit our second property, the ADK Trail Inn, a charming 14 room inn located along the Ausable river between Keene and Upper Jay. Prices range from $89-$149, all rooms have private baths, breakfast is included in high season and small children and pets are welcome!