In the Middle of Everywhere
From Franklin County, you can reach the top of a mountain, a picturesque downtown or an international world-class metropolitan city all within two hours. Easily connect to the rest of the infrastructure in Upstate New York via car or bus, with Amtrak and Greyhound bus stops conveniently located in Malone and Saranac Lake.
Going further out? Connect directly to Boston through Adirondack Regional Airport in Saranac Lake or connect world-wide through one of the International Airports.
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, our proximity to these airports makes access to any domestic or international destination a breeze. If you depend on trucking or shipping, you’re only an hour away from a major highway hub with timely and reliable local carrier services.
The Sky’s the Limit
Located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, the Adirondack Regional Airport (SLK) is a full-service operation offering regularly scheduled commercial flights and charter flights, with a full-service facility for private aircraft. Its commercial carrier is Cape Air, which offers regularly scheduled flights between SLK and Logan International Airport in Boston.
Just one hour east is Plattsburgh International Airport, with daily direct flights to Washington-Dulles International Airport.
A little further to the east is Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Vermont, offering daily nonstop flights to 12 major airports across the U.S.
A bit further south is Albany International Airport (ALB), offering services to major domestic hubs with international access.
Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is located just a short drive north over the Canadian border, with direct flights to over 130 international destinations.
Fast Connections to Major Highways
With a network of county roads and access to major highways, Franklin County is well-connected, whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, or looking to ship business cargo. Route 87 leads right up into Franklin County from below, providing access to states in the South. Tupper Lake is accessible via Route 3 and Route 30, which connect to Route 81 and Route 90 for access to both the east and west coasts.
The Franklin County NY Highway Department maintains and improves over 266 miles of roads, in addition to 188 county-owned bridges.