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Pay a Visit to the City of Plattsburgh NY On Scenic Lake Champlain

The city of Plattsburgh NY is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain just north of the Adirondacks in Upstate NY. Plattsburgh is a thriving city that has five golf courses, three museums, four art galleries, two mini golf courses, five major shopping centers, two movie complexes, and the State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Lake Champlain as seen from Clinton County Community College in Plattsburgh NY
Photo by GMDealer, CC BY 2.0

Scenic Lake Champlain is the perfect location for boating, wind surfing, or fishing. Relax on our own beach and picnic area on the waterfront. Experience a ferry ride or take a cruise. Stroll the downtown with its historic architecture and browse the many unique shops and restaurants this scenic shorefront city has to offer. Lodgings in Plattsburgh include several major hotel chains and motels to accommodate every taste and budget.

If you're looking for some outdoor adventure and excitement, Plattsburgh is within a short distance of some of the finest Adirondack outdoor attractions. You'll find easy access to downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, biking, and paddling. The Olympic village of Lake Placid is only an hour's drive away, and the thrilling excitement of Ausable Chasm is less than 30 minutes south. When you're ready for a change of pace, the city of Montreal offers visitors symphonies, ballet, opera, concerts, and cultural activities of all types. The wonderful city of Burlington VT is less than a 90 minute trip from Plattsburgh, along an extremely scenic route.

Plattsburgh New York is located just off the Adirondack Northway Interstate 87, less than 45 minutes from the Canadian border.