Meadowmount Travel Directions
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Meadowmount is 275 miles north of NYC, 130 miles north of Albany and 100 miles south of Montreal on New York Interstate I-87.
Address: 1424 County Route 10, Westport, NY 12993
From Interstate I-87:
- Take Exit 32 and exit west toward Lewis.
- In 700 yards, turn left at the truck stop (Redmond Road)- continue 1 mile to the stop sign (County Route 10).
- Turn left and immediately bear right.
- The Concert Hall is the first driveway on the right and the Main House is the second driveway on right
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE INFORMATION
Arrival days are June 25 and 26
Check-in begins at 9:00am and closes at 6:00pm. Upon arrival, students must check in with the nurse in the Infirmary located in the Main House and then proceed to the Office for their housing assignments and class schedule information.
The cafeteria will be open for dinner on Saturday evening. All students are required to attend the orientation meeting in the Concert Hall on Sunday, June 26, at 7:30pm. Classes will begin on Monday.
The school van will pick up students who travel alone at the local bus, train, or ferry terminal. Please call or email the admissions office before June 15th with your travel plans if you would like to be placed on our van pickup schedule. We regret the school van is unable to meet students at airports or other locations. Students needing transportation on other days will be charged a fee for school van service.
Please note: Arrivals after opening day and/or early departures may jeopardize your chamber music placement and are subject to the Director’s approval.
Departure days are August 12 and 13
Students must check out in the office and complete a Room Check-Out Form no later then 1:00pm on Saturday, August 15. Lunch is the last meal served. Early departures are subject to the Director’s approval.
ARRIVING BY CAR
Meadowmount is 275 miles north of NYC, 130 miles north of Albany and 100 miles south of Montreal on New York Interstate I-87. We are 60 miles South of the Canadian Border. Driving directions are listed in the sidebar above.
Approximate driving times to Meadowmount:
- From NYC - 5 hours North
- From Albany, NY - 2 hours North
- From Boston, MA - 5 hours West
- From Burlington, VT – 1-1/2 hours Southwest
- From Montreal, Canada - 1-1/2 hours South
Students arriving by Bus:
The Adirondack Trailways bus stops in Keene Valley, NY 20 miles from Meadowmount. Call 1-800-858-8555 for bus schedules. This is the only bus stop that the Meadowmount shuttle will service.
Students arriving by train:
The Amtrak train offers service between New York City and Montreal and stops at the Westport, NY train station (10 miles from Meadowmount). Call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit Amtrak.com for schedules.
This train runs once a day and departs Penn Station at 8:15am. Students making a travel connection to this train may need to spend the night in NYC due to its early departure. (For students arriving by air, it is best to book a flight directly to Burlington, VT.)
Students arriving by air:
Students arriving by air must fly into the Burlington, Vermont Airport (BTV). Upon arrival, students take a taxicab to the Charlotte, VT ferry landing, approximately 35 minutes and a $50.00 fare, then board the ferry to cross Lake Champlain to Essex, NY. Ferries (www.ferries.com) depart every half hour. Crossing time is 20 minutes and the fare is $4.00. Students will be met by a Meadowmount School van at the Essex, NY ferry landing.
It is very important that you schedule your arrival into the Burlington airport before 7:00pm. The last ferry departs Charlotte, VT, at 8:30pm. If you do not have time to make the last ferry, you will have to book a hotel room in Burlington, VT. There are no hotel accommodations near the ferry in Charlotte, VT.
On your return trip home, you must schedule your departing flight after 9:00am. The first ferry to Vermont does not allow enough time to arrive at the airport for an earlier flight.
Parents are invited to visit between 12 noon Saturday and 10 pm Sunday only. The following hotels are located within ten miles of School. Contact them several weeks in advance of your visit for reservations.
Here is a website with several local listings:
More information can be found at:
- Elizabethtown/Lewis Chamber of Commerce
- Westport Chamber of Commerce.
- The Town of Elizabethtown
- The Town of Lewis
- The Town of Westport
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