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Plattsburgh

4.3
State Parks · Beaches · Golf Courses

Hidden gems in Plattsburgh

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Point Au Roches State Park ©
State Park
Point Au Roches State Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Country Dreams Farm ©
Farm
Country Dreams Farm
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Elfs Farm Winery & Cider House ©
Winery / Vineyard
Elfs Farm Winery & Cider House
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 19,989 at the 2010 census. The population of the unincorporated areas within the Town of Plattsburgh was 11,870 as of the 2010 census, making the population for the immediate Plattsburgh region 31,859.The City of Plattsburgh is within the boundaries of the original Town of Plattsburgh and is in the North Country region of the U.S. state of New York.Micropolitan statistical areaThe City of Plattsburgh is the population center and county seat at the heart of the Plattsburgh micropolitan statistical area - population 82,128 as of the 2010 Census. A statistical area representing the greater Plattsburgh region, the Plattsburgh MSA includes all communities in the immediate Clinton County, New York area.HistoryUnder French ruleBeginning with Samuel de Champlain's expedition into the Lake Champlain valley in 1609, the Plattsburgh region began to come under the French influence and later passed under English and finally American control. The early French contact and its closeness to Quebec made this an historically French area. Located in the extended fur trade network in the Montreal hinterland, the Plattsburgh area was the realm of the coureur des bois, who served the larger trading hub in Montreal. Find what you're looking for from your Plattsburgh holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy United States trip planner.

Side trips from Plattsburgh

The Wild Center ©
Wildlife Area
The Wild Center Tupper Lake
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
Burlington Bike Path ©
Hiking Trail
Burlington Bike Path Burlington
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Shelburne Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Shelburne Museum Shelburne
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Whiteface Mountain ©
Mountain
Whiteface Mountain Wilmington
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Popular things to do in Plattsburgh

Bluff Point Golf Resort ©
Golf Course
Bluff Point Golf Resort
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
Champlain Valley Transportation Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Champlain Valley Transportation Museum
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
The War of 1812 Museum
History Museum
The War of 1812 Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Imaginarium Children's Museum of the North Country ©
Children’s Museum
Imaginarium Children's Museum of the North Country
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Plattsburgh

Clinton County Historical Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Clinton County Historical Museum
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Plattsburgh Airforce Base Museum
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Kid-friendly things to do in Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh City Beach ©
Beach
Plattsburgh City Beach
3.5
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Plattsburgh

Champlain Center Mall ©
Shopping Mall
Champlain Center Mall
2.2
Duration: 2 hours

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