Enjoy a friendly, familial atmosphere during your next trip to Northern New York's Thousand Islands region in Redwood, NY as you experience fabulous winery tours, beautiful natural attractions, and second-to-none outdoor recreation set against a backdrop of a tight-knit farming community. A short dri9ve away you will find attractions such as St. Lawrence River, Thousand Islands, and Canadian border. Activities including kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and boating take place on the rivers close by and in the winter months you can take part in snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Better Farm is a 65-acre property founded in 1970 on the principles of the Better Theory-a belief that every experience presents each of us with an opportunity for personal growth. Through artist retreats, work shares, green renovations, and educational workshops, we strive to apply the Better Theory to all our endeavours while offering the curious an opportunity to expand, grow, and flourish.
We offer private and shared rooms, as well as on-site camping if you feeling really adventurous. In our harden we have herb garden, vegetable patch, composting station, and pond.
Better Farm provides, towels, any necessary toiletries and also a laundry is available.
Better Farm has a no-smoking policy inside all buildings
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Common Room
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Towels For Hire
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From all points south:
Route 81 North to Exit 49 (Rte. 411)
Right off of ramp onto 411
Left at blinking light (Rte. 37)
After about 11 miles, turn Right onto Cottage Hill Road in Redwood
Better Farm is 3 miles up the road on your right.
We offer shuttle service to and from the bus station in Watertown (service from all points nationally), a 24-mile trip from Better Farm. Those arriving in Syracuse can take a bus to Watertown. Shuttle service fee is $15 each way for up to three guests.
Ten miles from Alexandria Bay and the Thousand Islands, 27 miles from Watertown, 40-minute drive to Kingston, ON, within two hours of Syracuse to the south and Potsdam to the northeast, and approximately 30 miles from Ogdensburg.