Through Albany: Take Interstate 87 north to exit 23 (Warrensburg). Take Route 9 north about three miles to intersection with Route 28. Follow Route 28 to Indian Lake. Take Route 30 north to Tupper Lake. Pick up Route 3 west. Route 3 intersects with Route 56 north, which goes into Potsdam. Driving time from Albany: Approximately four hours.
Through Syracuse: Take Interstate 81 north to exit 48 (Route 342) north of Watertown. Route 342 east intersects with U.S. Route 11. Follow U.S. Route 11 north to Potsdam. Driving time from Syracuse: Approximately three hours.
Through Utica: Take Route 12 north to Lowville. Then follow Route 26 north to U.S. Route 11 at Evans Mills; turn right and follow Route 11 north to Potsdam. Driving time from Utica: Approximately three hours.
Through Burlington: Through Burlington: Take Interstate 89 north to exit 21 (Swanton). Follow Route 78 west to Rouses Point (Route 78) merges with Route 2). Follow U.S. Route 11 south to Malone; turn left onto Route 30 south; take first right (Route 11B south) to Potsdam. Driving Time from Burlington: Approximately three hours.
Through Lake Placid: Take Route 86 through Saranac Lake to Paul Smiths. Turn right on Route 30 north and drive approximately nine miles; turn left onto Route 11B south at intersection. Travel approximately 15 miles to the village of Potsdam. Driving time from Lake Placid: Approximately one and a half-hours.