The Inn at Lake Joseph, nestled high in the Sullivan County Catskills, is easily accessible from New York City (including JFK and La Guardia Airports), Newark Airport, Stewart (Newburgh) Airport, Western New York, Albany and points North, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Western Pennsylvania, and New England.

 

Directions

 

From New York City & Vicinity  (including JFK & La Guardia Airports)

  • Take New York State Thruway (I-87) north to Exit 16 onto Rte. 17
  • Then west to Exit 104.
  • Bear left to first light.
  • Make left and go to end of street.
  • Make right onto Rte 42 South.
  • Following Rte 42 signs, go 4 1/2 miles.
  • Look for the “Lake Joseph” sign on your left.
  • Make a left onto Lake Joseph Drive.
  • Follow signs on trees for 3/4 mile to the Inn at Lake Joseph.

 

  • From Newark Airport
  • Take I-78 west to Rte 24.
  • Take Rte 24 west to Rte 287 north.
  • Take Rte 287 to the New York State Thruway (I-87) north.
  • Take I-87 to Exit 16 onto Rte.17 west, and then to Exit 104.
  • Bear left to first light.
  • Make left and go to end of street.
  • Make right onto Rte 42 South.
  • Following Rte 42 signs, go 4 1/2 miles.
  • Look for the “Lake Joseph” sign on your left.
  • Make a left onto Lake Joseph Drive.
  • Follow signs on trees for 3/4 mile to the Inn at Lake Joseph.

 

From Western New York

  • Take Rte 17 east to Exit 104.
  • At the light, go straight through, and follow that street to the end.
  • Make a right onto Rte 42 South.
  • Following Rte 42 signs, go 4 1/2 miles,
  • Look for the “Lake Joseph” sign on your left.
  • Make a left onto Lake Joseph Drive.
  • Follow signs on trees for 3/4 mile to the Inn at Lake Joseph.

 

From Albany & Points North

  • Take the New York State Thruway (I-87) south to Kingston.
  • Take Rte 209 south to Rte 17.
  • Take Rte 17 west to exit 104.
  • Bear left to first light.
  • Make left and go to end of street.
  • Make right onto Rte 42 South.
  • Following Rte 42 signs, go 4 1/2 mils.
  • Look for the “Lake Joseph” sign on your left.
  • Make a left onto Lake Joseph Drive.
  • Follow signs on trees for 3/4 mile to the Inn at Lake Joseph.

 

From Philadelphia, Allentown, Scranton & Points South

Take I-476 (PA Tpk, NE Ext) north to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre areaTake exit 115 to merge onto PA-315 N toward I-81 N. 

  • Take Interstate 81 north towards Scranton
  • Take exit 187 to merge onto Interstate 380, then to Interstate 84 east to the first New York State exit (exit 1).
  • Make right at the exit stop sign and go into Port Jervis, following signs to Rtes 42 and 97. 
  • Follow Rtes 42/97 north/west to Sparrow Bush, where Rte 42 turns north. 
  • Make right onto Rte 42 north and follow for 13 miles.
  • Just past the Forestburgh General Store/Post Office (on left), make a right turn onto Saint Joseph’s Road. 
  • Drive 0.8 miles, and the Inn is on the right.  (The Inn sign is hard to see from this direction, but the Inn is a big 
  • mansion on top of the hill—you can’t miss it.)

 

  • From Western Pennsylvania
  • Take I-80 east to I-81.
  • Take I-81 north to Scranton area and follow signs to I-84.
  • Take I-84 east to the first New York State exit (exit 1).
  • Make right at exit stop sign, then left at the light and go into Port Jervis, following signs to Rtes 42 and 97.
  • Follow Rtes 42/97 north/west to Sparrow Bush, where Rte 42 turns north.
  • Take Rte 42 north for 13 miles.
  • Just past the Forestburgh General Store/Post Office (on left), make a right turn onto Saint Joseph’s Road.
  • Drive 0.8 miles, and the Inn is on the right.
  • (The Inn sign is hard to see from this direction, but the Inn is a big mansion on top of the hill-you can’t miss it.)