Faust Motel and Cabins of Tupper Lake: Directions


GPS Coordinates Latitude: 44.243859 N
Longitude: -74.487273 W
Approximate Driver Time and Distances
Location Distance(miles) Time(minutes)

Adirondack Museum 38 50
Albany 160 3.2 hours
New York City, New Jersey ~320 6 hours
Lake Placid 25 40
Whiteface Mountain 40 60
Paul Smiths College 25 40
Ogdensburg 74 1.75 hours
Trout River, Canadian Quebec Border @ NY 30 68 1.75 hours
Messina, Canadian Ontario Border @ NY 37 70 1.5 hours
Malone 60 1.5 hours
Montreal 132 2.5 hours
Watertown 90 2 hours

Map to Motel

From the South on NY Route 30

Follow NY 30 North from the south through Long Lake all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the 30 MPH zone. At the first traffic light, you turn right to stay on NY 30, now it is Park Street. Follow Park Street for blocks east to the next traffic light, Route 3. Turn Left at the light, then right a block later to stay on Route 3. Follow Route 3 for about 3 miles, past Raquette Pond and over the railroad tracks. Faust Motel will on the left just past the big church and the used car lot.


From the East, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake on NY Routes 3 & 30

Follow NY 3 & 30 westbound from Saranac Lake all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the 30 MPH zone. Follow it downtown to the light by the Stewarts where NY 3 turns right, Follow the route, making another turn to the right at the end of that block. Follow NY 3, Main Street for about 1.5 miles. It is about a half mile past the RR tracks on the left hand side of the road


From the North & West on NY Route 3

Follow NY 3 East from Saint Lawrence County all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the 30 MPH zone. at the bottom of the last hill. Faust Motel is on the right about a half mile from the line. If you pass the church and rr tracks, you went too far.


From Albany via Blue Ridge (The shortest route)

Take the Adirondack Northway, I-87, north to Exit 29, North Hudson. Get on Essex County Route 84 (old 2) west and go up the hill to Blue Ridge and Newcomb. It is a good road, but at the top there are some really curvy spots that are a bit slick in the winter. You will eventually come out to NY Route 28N, The Roosevelt- Marcy Trail. Turn right and go west through Newcomb to Long Lake. In Long Lake, turn right at the junction of NY 30, The Adirondack Trail and go north to Tupper Lake. It will be a rolling, fast road for 22 miles north all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the next 30 MPH zone. At the first traffic light, you turn right to stay on NY 30, now it is Park Street. Then you will pick up NY 3 in front of Stewarts. Follow, NY 3 for about 1.5 miles north through 2 more traffic lights. Faust Motel will on the left past the RR tracks and the big church


From Albany via Indian Lake

Take the Adirondack Northway, I-87, north to Exit 23; US 9 to Warrensburg. Follow US 9 North through Warrensburg Village. 2 miles north of Warrensburg, NY 28 will begin on the left or west. Take NY 28 through North Creek towards Indian lake. In Indian Lake, it will become NY 28 & 30 all the way to Blue Mountain Lake. In Blue Mountain Lake, turn right at the stop sign and you'll be on NY 30 North to Long & Tupper Lake. In Long Lake, turn left at the junction of NY 28N and follow NY 30 around the bend and over the bridge. It will be a rolling, fast road for 22 miles north all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the next 30 MPH zone. At the first traffic light, you turn right to stay on NY 30, now it is Park Street. Then you will pick up NY 3 in front of Stewarts.. Follow, NY 3 for about 1.5 miles north through 2 more traffic lights. Faust Motel will on the left past the RR tracks and the big church


From Canada


From Montreal & Quebec:

Scenic & Fun: Take PQ 138 all the way to the border in Trout River. When you cross over, you will be on NY 30 South. Follow that route all the way south, there will be a few turns in Constable and Malone, through Malone and into the Adirondack Park. Follow the road for about 80 miles, 125 km, to NY 3 in Wawbeek. Turn right and follow NY 3 & 30 west from Saranac Lake all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the next 30 MPH zone. Follow it downtown to the light by the Stewarts where NY 3 turns right, Follow the route, making another turn to the right at the end of that block. Follow NY 3, Main Street for about 1.5 miles. It is about a half mile past the RR tracks on the left hand side of the road

Fast: Take PQ 15 south all the way to the border in Champlain. When you cross over, you will be on Interstate 87: The Adirondack Northway. Follow that route all the way south to Plattsburgh, where you get off at Exit 38 and follow that road to NY 3 West to Saranac Lake, there will be a few turns in Saranac Lake but stay on NY 3 as it becomes the Sara-Tupper Highway. Follow NY 3 & 30 westbound all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the next 30 MPH zone. Follow it downtown to the light by the Stewarts where NY 3 turns right, Follow the route, making another turn to the right at the end of that block. Follow NY 3, Main Street for about 1.5 miles. It is about a half mile past the RR tracks on the left hand side of the road


From Ontario

Cornwall Bridges into Massena:

Go west on NY 37 after the aluminum plants and follow the road to the junction of route 56 and go south towards Potsdam, Follow the route all the way through to its end in Sevey Corners at NY 3. Turn left on NY 3 east and follow the road all the way into the Village of Tupper Lake, the 30 MPH zone. at the bottom of the last hill. The Faust Motel is on the right about a half mile from the line. If you pass the church and rr tracks, you went too far.

Ogdensburg via NY 812:

Follow NY 812 south and quickly pick up NY 37 west. Then pick up NY 68 South and follow the road to Canton then through till NY 68 ends at NY 56 in Colton at the Higley Flow State Park . Turn right and go south on NY 56 till it ends at NY 3 in Sevey. Follow NY 3 East from Saint Lawrence County all the way to the Village of Tupper Lake, the 30 MPH zone. It is less than a half mile into the village on the right, If you pass the church or RR tracks, you went too far.