Do you hear the ripples of Adirondack water creating a symphony for your special ceremony?
Do you see their natural cascading confetti as you gaze out to a setting sun on a serene mountain range which frames a natural arbor?
The Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat offers full nature-based destination amenities in an original hand-crafted artisan style.
You are only limited to your imagination in terms of adding special touches. You are truly in the epicenter of Adirondack Park activities ranging from cosmopolitan to rustic, from indoor fun to outdoor imagination – you truly can do it all. Here are just a few examples:
The Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat offers three (3) Adirondack Discovery wedding packages – all which may be personalized. We have performed simple intimate natural weddings to beautiful Adirondack Great Camp style experiences. The common theme of all of these experiences is our natural setting and foods, the personalization of 3 generations of family and the authenticity of one of the last Adirondack Great lodges open to the public.Rustic Simplicity Package The Classic Experience The Great Camp Wedding
Adirondack Rustic Simplicity offers you the taste of the Great Woods experience that is an elegant but simple wedding experience and the most value conscious.
Wedding day events usually have a cash wine & craft beer bar. A sampling of the culinary presentation may consist of 1-2 Adirondack Alps appetizer samplers such as Adirondack Artisanal cheeses. In the Rustic Simplicity package you have 1-2 options of main entrées such as Adirondack garden vegetable strudels and chicken schnitzel. Dinner includes seasonal salad, vegetables and hand-crafted desserts. Please see our culinary menus on our header.Close
In this 3-day destination wedding scenario, investments start at approximately $100 - $120 per guest. Group lodging rates that require minimum participation generally average between $79PP in the off-season to $119PP double/quad occupancy in peak season. All rates do not include taxes, gratuity and incidentals such as bar, tents, etc.
A Lodge staple for nearly 50 years, you can savor a taste of our Adirondack experience.
In the Classic Experience, to give more of a destination feel and group camaraderie experience, the wedding party hosts more activities. These may includes:
In our 3-day Classic Destination Weddings, wedding party investments start at approximately $130 - $165 per guest. Group lodging rates that require minimum participation are again available. All rates do not include, tax, gratuity and incidentals such as bar, tents etc.
In the Adirondack Great Camp style experience, you can relive the elegance and vastness of the Adirondacks and combine it with the personalization of the Great Woods experience.
This is our favorite style of wedding where we partner with you to "build your own special event" within our Great Camp philosophy. Here, our entire 25-acre facilities can be yours to exclusively explore. You can begin with a Lake-side or Fireside Rathskeller ceremony. Immediately following is a full-service reception with full bar either down at the waterfront with spectacular mountain-lake sunsets or in the Fireside Rathskeller. Guests then meander to the Lake-view Retreat Center for a formal dinner.
This is a destination Adirondack Discovery wedding. Water, nature, a historic lodge and an amazing Adirondack culinary heritage journey comes together. Our ability to cull from 4 generations of family, 130 years of the Lodge and 25 acres enables us to create a unique Adirondack destination experience. Throughout the weekend, sample foods from Adirondack Native Americans, the Old World pioneers, the Cure Cottage days and the Grand Hotel era which are the roots of our unique Adirondack farm-to-fork experience.Close
The Great Camp experience is an all-inclusive Adirondack destination wedding. Think of it as an Adirondack cruise ship experience!
In this 3-day all inclusive Great Camp wedding destination are intimate affairs typically limited to 50 guests.
In this inclusive experience investments include food, lodging, facilities, special activities and start from approximately $200 - $275 per guest. All rates do not include, tax, gratuity and incidentals such as bar, etc.
We offer three styles of accommodations: