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Explore Plattsburgh, NY

Plattsburgh is located in Clinton County and home to the State University of New York campus. With over 6 million acres of land in the nearby Adirondack Park, including over 10,000 lakes; there is always something to do in our city. If you’re looking for things to do in Plattsburgh, the Best Western Plus Plattsburgh hotel is located near a wide selection of museums, sporting events, historic sites and festivals to enjoy during your visit. Plattsburgh, New York is full of places to visit, experience and explore including Plattsburgh Mall, Country Dreams Farm and the Bluegrass Festival.

Our Location

Located on the western shore of Lake Champlain, the Best Western Plus Plattsburgh has the perfect location for exploring and experiencing what the city has to offer. Whether you are coming to Plattsburgh for leisure or business, our hotel offers a convenient location, just a short drive to major attractions and the downtown core. Some nearby attractions include the War of 1812 Museum, Point Au Roche State Park and Plattsburgh City Beach. We are also less than a ten-minute drive to Plattsburgh International Airport.

Choose to stay with us when you’re searching for Plattsburgh, NY hotels and our friendly staff can recommend attractions and must-see sites. Keep reading to find out some of our top recommended attractions - get ready for some fun!

Ausable Chasm

As the Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks, this breathtaking attraction is just 12 miles south of Plattsburgh, NY and perfect for a family day out. This magnificent scenic canyon hosts activities from river rafting and guided tours to cliff hikes and mountain biking.

Plattsburgh City Beach

Just minutes from downtown Plattsburgh and situated on the shores of Lake Champlain, the Plattsburgh City Beach is one of the most beautiful freshwater beaches - great for swimming, family picnics, dog walking and general outdoor fun. There are also stunning views of the Adirondacks and Vermont's spectacular mountains.

Champlain Centre North

As the North Country's premier shopping destination, the Champlain Centre, also known as the Plattsburgh Mall in Clinton County has over 60 retail stores, a food court, an eight-screen theatre, an arcade, restaurants and so much more. Stores include Liz Claiborne, American Eagle, Nine West and Vera Bradley.

Our Microbreweries

Plattsburgh is home to a variety of microbreweries, some small, some big. When you are visiting the area, make sure you stop by Plattsburgh Brewing Company, home of the War of 1812 beer, Oval Craft Brewing and Valcour Brewing Company located in the Old Stone Barracks in Plattsburgh, NY.

Adirondack Coast Wine Trail

Don't miss out on hiking the famous Adirondack Coast Wine Trail while you’re in Plattsburgh. It is a 33-mile trail that starts in Mooers and continues through historic Plattsburgh onto Morrisonville. You'll visit six local cider houses and wineries and enjoy specialty wines, hard cider and a selection of other estate wines. Take a look at the map here.

War of 1812 Museum

Located in Plattsburgh, New York, the War of 1812 Museum shows displays of artifacts that portray the causes and effects of the Battle of Plattsburgh. They hold a variety of exhibits throughout the year that travel as far back as 200 years ago.

The Wild Center

Situated close to New York State's Adirondack Park, The Wild Center is a natural history center located in Tupper Lake. It includes 81-acres of outdoor fun, live animal viewing, a 54,000 square-foot museum with movies, guided canoe tours and more. It provides the perfect all-day experience for the family.