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Wander Petra Island: Transportation Guide

 Natalie profile picture NatalieJul 13, 2024

Travel Tips for Wander Petra Island: A Private Lake Mahopac Getaway

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Photo courtesy of Lake House Restaurant and Bar

Wander Petre Island is a serene escape located on an island in New York's private Lake Mahopac, just 50 miles north of New York City. Transportation will be arranged to take you across the lake, so all you need to do is book your air and ground transport. The island, spanning 11 acres, features two houses designed by the famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and even has its own helicopter landing pad. Below, we've curated a list of the best options for getting to this unique destination.

1) Air Travel- Westchester County Airport (HPN) 

Distance from Wander Hudson Valley: 25 miles

Details: Westchester County Airport (HPN) is located in White Plains, NY and is currently served by 5+ scheduled passenger airlines, American Airlines, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue and United Airlines. It now has non-stop service to 17 cities throughout the United States and convenient connections to cities worldwide. 

Ground Transportation from HPN

Details: 

  • Taxi & Car Service

    • Access Transportation: (347) 751-4005

    • Arrow Taxi: (914) 644-8811

    • Benedict Car: (914) 924-5074

    • Green Team Transportation: (914) 516-1200

    • HPN Executives: (914) 948-8539

    • K&A Mutual Associates: (212) 666-6666

    • Metro Taxi: (914) 397-1000

    • Mexico Car Service: (914) 968-6666

    • Safe Ride: (914) 730-2333

    • Safety Ride: (718) 715-9410

    • Sweetheart Car Service: (914) 512-7769

  • Car Rental 

    • Alamo: (877) 222-9075/ (844) 370-9814

    • Avis: (800) 230-4898/ (914) 997-2300

    • Budget: (800) 527-0700/ (914) 681-0663

    • Enterprise: (800) 261-7331/ (833) 628-9674

    • Hertz: (800) 654-3131/ (914) 948-1016

    • National: (877) 222-9058/ (844) 370-9813

2) Air Travel- LaGuardia Airport (LGA) 

Distance from Wander: 54 miles

Details: LGA serves New York State and the NYC outskirts with non-stop passenger flights to 81 destinations in 3 countries. Airlines operating here include Air Canada, American Shuttle, Delta, Delta Shuttle, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and United Airlines.

Ground Transportation from LGA

Details: 

  • Car Service

    • Laguardia Airport Car and Limo Pros Inc.: (718) 540-6932

    • LaGuardia Car Service: (718) 304-7604

    • NYC Airports Limo: (718) 766-6666

  • Car Rental

    • Alamo: (844) 727-2711

    • Avis: (718) 507-3608

    • Budget: (718) 639-6400

    • Dollar: (718) 779-7456

    • Enterprise: (844) 648-1612

    • Hertz: (718) 478-5300

    • National: (844) 727-2707

    • Payless: (718) 446-0824

    • Sixt: (917) 764-3114

    • Thrifty: (718) 779-7456

3) Air Travel- John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Distance from Wander: 57.2 miles

Details: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York serves 193 destinations across 79 countries and hosts 78 airlines. Notable carriers include Delta, JetBlue, United, and Aeromexico, with departure and arrival terminals varying by airline.

Ground Transportation from JFK

Details: 

  • Car Service

    • Carmel Super Saver: (866) 666-6666/ (800) 924-9954

  • Car Rental 

    • Alamo: (888) 233-8749

    • Avis: (718) 244-5406, (800) 230-4898

    • Budget: (718) 656-1890, (800) 527-0700

    • Dollar: (800) 800-4000

    • Enterprise: (718) 553-7013, (800) 736-8222

    • Hertz: (718) 656-7600, (800) 654-3131

    • National: (718) 632-8300, (888) 826-6890

    • Payless: (800) 729-5377

    • SIXT: (888) 749-8227

    • Thrifty: (800) 331-3550

4) Air Travel- Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) 

Distance from Wander Hudson Valley: 70 miles

Details:Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located in Newark, NJ. EWR has non-stop passenger flights scheduled to 184 destinations in 57 countries, and services 91 domestic locations 

Ground Transportation from EWR

Details: 

  • Car Service

    • Carmel Super Saver- (800) 924-9954/ (212) 666-6666

    • Trans-Bridge Coach Lines- (800) 962-9135/ (610) 868-6001

  • Car Rental

    • Alamo: (973) 849-4315, (877) 222-9075

    • Avis: (973) 961-4300

    • Budget: (973) 961-2990

    • Dollar: (800) 800-4000

    • Enterprise: (973) 792-0312, (800) 736-8222

    • Hertz: (973) 621-2000, (800) 654-3131

    • National: (973) 849-2060, (888) 826-6890

    • Payless: (973) 242-2124

    • SIXT: (888) 749-8227

    • Thrifty: (800) 331-3550

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