HI Tibbetts Point Lighthouse

in the beautiful state of New York
  • exterior of HI Tibbetts Point Lighthouse
  • long driveway along rocky shore leading to hostel at Tibbets Point
  • ocean view from inside HI Tibbets Point
  • two bed dorm room inside HI Tibbets Point
  • kitchen inside lighthouse hostel

HI Tibbetts Point Lighthouse hostel is located two miles beyond the town center of Cape Vincent, New York, on the banks of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River. This seasonal hostel has great views of the lake and river, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and sunsets over Canada. It can be reached from either the US or from Canada (Kingston to Wolfe Island to Cape Vincent).

While you are staying at the hostel, stop by the Lighthouse Museum next door and tour on bicycle or foot the historic sites of Cape Vincent. Popular day trips include Thousand Islands boat tours. the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, Sacketts Harbor, and the many state parks in the area. Many guests make the crossing into Canada to visit Wolfe Island and Kingston. This is a great region for cycling, kayaking, and fishing.

Due to its small staff, the hostel has a lockout period from 10am to 5pm daily. There is no curfew. Dorm beds and private rooms may be reserved on this web site; for information about booking the entire hostel, e-mail the hostel directly.

2016 season dates: June 17-September 10

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  • Common room(s)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Groups welcome
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Lockers available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • Beach nearby
  • Historical sites nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • Restaurants nearby
  • River nearby

Address & Contact

HI Tibbetts Point Lighthouse
33439 County Route 6
Cape Vincent New York 13618-3174
Phone 1 (315) 654-3450
GPS 44.1008620, -76.3699370

More Information

Bed Capacity
> Total Beds 17, Reservations recommended

Opening Times
> Office hours 8-10am & 5-9pm
> Check-out 10am
> Check-in 5pm-9pm
> Hostel closed to guests 10am-5pm daily. No curfew.
2016 Open Dates:
> June 17- September 10

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