Getting Here

The Highlights FoundationThe Barn at Boyds Mills is the home of the Highlights Foundation.  We’re located near the Poconos Mountains of Pennsylvania. It’s worlds away from the grind of daily life, but we make it easy for you to get here.

If you’ve already confirmed your workshop or retreat on our campus, you can share your travel details with us and request a shuttle using this form.

Confirm Your Travel Plans + Book a Shuttle Here

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Our Retreat Center is located in Milanville, PA (also called Boyds Mills, PA depending on what map you’re using). There is ample free parking.

If you enter 362 Boyds Mills Road, Milanville, PA 18443 into your navigation app, you should find us.

We can also provide more specific directions if you need them; just inquire when finalizing your arrangements.

Note: If you are coming from points north of the Retreat Center (i.e. upstate New York, not New York City), the Milanville bridge is out right now and a detour is recommended.  Contact us for information about a route.

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Our closest and preferred airport is Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP).  Many major carriers service this airport, including United Airlines (usually with connections through Newark and Chicago), and American Airlines (usually with connections through Charlotte and Chicago).  You can check schedules here.

We offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the AVP airport.  Shortly after you book your stay, we’ll provide an opportunity to confirm a free shuttle.  Drive time to the retreat center is 50 minutes.

If you are unable to find a flight into AVP, we offer limited shuttle service to and from Newark (EWR) at a cost of $150 per round trip.  Drive time to the retreat center is about 3 hours, and we offer this shuttle a maximum of once daily when it is needed.  Please inquire if you’ll need this service to make sure we can accommodate your needs, and that your schedule will fit with our shuttle times and availability.

There are also other transportation options available from EWR if needed, including renting a car (with free parking at our center) or a NJ Transit train to Port Jervis via Hoboken.  We offer free shuttle service from the Port Jervis train station to the Retreat Center if you choose that option.

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There is a station in Port Jervis, NY with service from NYC and surrounding areas. Depart or connect through Hoboken or Secaucus to arrive in Port Jervis via NJ Transit.

We offer complimentary shuttle service to/from the Port Jervis train station (a 50-minute car ride).  Shortly after you book your stay, we’ll provide an opportunity to confirm a free shuttle.

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From NYC: The bus stations in Honesdale, PA and Hawley, PA served by ShortLine bus routes from the New York City Port Authority.  The bus station in Scranton, PA is also served by a Greyhound bus route from the Port Authority.  Finally, there is a FlixBus route between NYC Midtown (31st Street and 8th Avenue) and Scranton, PA.

From Philadelphia: There is a Greyound Bus route between Philadelphia and Scranton, PA.

We offer complimentary shuttle service to/from the Honesdale, Hawley, and Scranton bus stations.  Shortly after you book your stay, we’ll provide an opportunity to confirm a free shuttle.  Drive times to the retreat center vary based on your arrival station.

Need help finding the right flight for you? Contact Christy Clark at Uniglobe Travel Designers (fee): christyc@uniglobetd.com.

Getting here