Directions

TRANSPORTATION:

By Car – US 2 connects the islands to Vermont from the east, and Rt. 314 links the islands via the Lake Champlain Cumberland Head Ferry to New York state and the Adirondack Northway at Plattsburgh. The ferry runs year round. Montreal is an easy 2 hour drive to the north.

By Plane: The Burlington International Airport is a 25 minute drive to the south. It is served by US Airways, United, Delta, JetBlue and Porter. Car rentals are available at the airport. The Plattsburgh Airport is about a 40 minute drive via ferry.

Lake Champlain Ferries
Burlington International Airport

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From VT I-89 South (Burlington) or North (St. Albans) – Northbound or southbound on I-89, take Exit 17, go west on Route 2. Proceed across the Sand Bar and into town of South Hero, past the Merchants Bank. Just beyond the Mobil station take a left turn onto Tracey Road. Bear left at the fork onto Station Road. At the next fork bear left onto Lakeview Rd. Proceed to the end of Lake View Rd. and turn right onto West Shore Rd. Crescent Bay B&B is on the left just beyond the sharp curve. Driving time from Burlington or St. Albans is about 30 mins.

From NY Northway (Albany, Plattsburgh, Canada) – Northbound or southbound, exit the Northway at Exit 39. East on Routes 42 and 314, cross Rt. 9, follow signs for Ferry to Vermont, Cumberland Head. The ferry runs every 20 mins. year round from 5:00 am to midnight ( Ferry Schedule). Exit the ferry landing in Vermont and turn right onto Rt. 314. When the paved road curves left to South Hero, go straight onto West Shore Rd. Continue on West Shore Rd. about 4 miles. Crescent Bay Farm is on the right, just beyond Snow Farm Winery on the left.

From Canada via Champlain Island (Alburg) – Follow Rt. 2 into South Hero. About a 3/4 mile beyond the intersection with Rt. 312 ( flashing yellow right), turn right onto Tracey Rd. Bear left at the first curve just beyond the turn off and then bear right at the next fork continuing on Station Rd. At the next fork bear left onto Lakeview Rd. Proceed to the end of Lake View Rd. and turn right onto West Shore Rd. Crescent Bay B&B is on the left just beyond the sharp curve. Driving time from Alburg is about 40 mins.

From Burlington via Bike Ferry Island Line Trail –  Follow the Island Line Recreation Path from Burlington across the Mallets Bay Causeway. On the South Hero side continue to Martin Rd. Turn right at Martin Road and then left onto South Street.  At West Shore Rd. turn left and continue past White’s Beach and Lake View Rd.  Just after the sharp curve you will see  Crescent Bay B&B.  Biking time from Burlington about an hour.

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