Plattsburgh is the seat of Clinton County NY with more than 30,000 people providing a rich, diverse culture to the city.
A key American victory in the War of 1812 known as the Battle of Plattsburgh marked the end of hostilities in the Northern U.S. Plattsburgh also hosted one of the largest Citizens’ Military Training Camps prior to World War I. To this day Plattsburgh continues to hosts the Commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh.
Plattsburgh holds many festivals throughout the year that include the Mayor’s Cup and Regatta, the Commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh, and various small events. The city holds the largest professional bass fishing tournament every year that is organized by the FLW and BASS. – http://www.cityofplattsburgh.com/
Because of its amazing diversity, the city has a wide range of activities and cuisine that help call the area home. Local attractions include outdoor activities such as hiking trails, parks, skiing, and beaches. For the art and history buff in you, visit local art exhibits, museums, and forts.
Dining options widely range from Mexican to Mediterranean to Japanese to Italian. Of course, no town is complete without incredible comfort food which you can find throughout the city.
We put together a list of some of the best-of-the-best in Plattsburgh:
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WHERE TO EAT:
- McSweeney’s (Michigan hot dogs)
- Anthony’s Restaurant & Bistro (fine dining)
- Aleka’s Restaurant (Mediterranean cuisine)
- Koto Japanese Steak House (Hibachi and Sushi)
THINGS TO DO:
- Mayor’s Cup and Regatta
- Bass Fishing Tournament
- Dog and family-friendly beaches
- Recreation trails
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