Wiawaka is located in the Adirondack Mountains, near the village of Lake George, NY (approximately 4 hours from NYC). The closest airport is Albany, NY, but you may also choose to fly into New York City and travel north from NYC.
The closest train station to Wiawaka is Fort Edward-Glen Falls (15 minutes away), situated on Amtrak’s Adirondack line to Montreal, one of the most scenic routes in the entire US. The ride from NY Penn Station to Fort Edward takes approximately 4 hours.
Greyhound bus line offers direct service from New York to Lake George village (5 hours, $52), departing once a day.
If you fly directly into Albany, there are a couple of options for getting from Albany's airport to Lake George:
Rent a car at the Albany airport and drive one hour north to the Lake.
Take the Trailways bus line from Albany airport or Albany city to the village of Lake George (2 hour ride, $15). There are four daily departures. Call them for departure times, as it’s not easy to figure out from the website (800) 776-7548.