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/Chapel Pond 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
Adirondack Mountain Reserve – 3 minutes
(From May 1 through Oct 31, you MUST have a parking permit to hike in the AMR)
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:
Craig Wood Golf Club – 24 mins
Adirondack Sleigh Rides – 26 mins
Experience Outdoors – 30 mins 24 miles
Lake Placid Boat Tours – 30 mins
Whiteface Mountain Scenic Hwy – 30 mins
Lake Placid Olympic Center – 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
Awaken to the aroma of freshly ground coffee and make your way to the dining room where you can select from a variety of foods including a daily hot entree. Eat with other guests in our lovely dining room or at several other dining areas including the front porch (seasonal!) Breakfast is available from 7-9 am. If you need a packed breakfast for an early departure, please select this option during booking.
LOCAL DINING OPTIONS
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 offers everything from sandwiches to seafood, soft and hard ice cream, and their famous “Noonmark 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.
Note: The Ausable Inn is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
On Route 9N (7 mile from us):
Baxter Mountain Tavern – Under new management, the tavern offers a nice variety of entrees with vegetarian options as well. In winter, enjoy the crackling fireplace near the bar. Outdoor seating in summer and a nice view from the windows. Near the Baxter Mountain hiking trail for a great hike/dinner combo.
Note: Baxter Mountain Tavern is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
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.
Note: 46 is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
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. Guests enjoy their Taco Mondays and 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)