Directions to The Emerson
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Arriving by Car
NYS Thruway, Exit 19 (from the north or south)
From the tollbooths take the immediate right onto NY Route 28 West (toward Pine Hill) for a 20-mile drive through the mountains. After Route 212 enters from the right, look for our white picket fence on the right. The Emerson Country Store and World’s Largest Kaleidoscope will appear shortly afterwards on your right. For check-in, proceed 20 yards further west on Route 28 until you see the Main Entrance sign. Turn right here and loop around to your right until you are under the porte-cochere entrance, where you will be greeted by our friendly porters.
Arriving by Train
The Amtrak train line stops at the Rhinecliff station which is approximately 45 minutes from the Emerson. Please be sure to contact Amtrak directly for train arrival and departure times, fares and route information.
Arriving by Bus
Adirondack Trailways runs buses between Port Authority in New York City
to Phoenicia and beyond. Please be sure to contact Trailways directly
for bus arrival and departure times, fares and route information.
Advance notice is needed to arrange pick-up and return transportation to
and from Phoenicia for guests traveling by bus. Please advise our
Reservations department when booking your stay.
Arriving by Air
- Stewart International Airport in Newburgh: Approximately 60 minutes to the south of the Emerson.
- Albany International Airport: Approximately 75 minutes north of the Emerson
- John F. Kennedy International Airport, La Guardia and Newark = Approximately 2 ½ hours travel time to the Emerson. To reach the Emerson using public transportation from these airports, connect with either Adirondack Trailways bus service at Port Authority or Amtrak train service at Penn Station.
- Additional air service is available via Westchester County Airport in White Plains (approximately 2 hours from the Emerson).
Private jet aircraft can be serviced and fueled by several support firms at Albany (ALB), Westchester County (HPN) or Stewart (SWF) airports. Stewart has the second longest runway on the East coast and serves as a backup landing site for the space shuttle.
For private single or twin-engine aircraft the Kingston-Ulster Airport (20N) offers a 3,110' X 60' asphalt runway. For additional airport information visit http://www.airnav.com/airport/20N.
Daytime arrival by helicopter is permitted; however landings are very restricted and must be arranged in advance. Please contact Tracy Steyer at (877) 688-2828, ext. 7632 or firstname.lastname@example.org