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Plattsburgh is close to the border with Canada, at the north end of Upstate New York, and has a rich history as an important site of the 1812 war, as well as being a key military area. You'll find many attractions related to the various conflicts that have taken place here, and there are large areas of natural beauty such as a state park, as well as a calm waterfront which is ideal for a stroll.

Things to see

The sprawling Champlain Centre has department stores, branded apparel shops, hairdressers, and many other services packed within this modern mall. There's a food court with lots of favorite franchises, a cinema, and an arcade with lots of noisy machines for the kids to enjoy. At the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum you'll find many shiny restored vintage automobiles, with an emphasis on Lozier Motors which was founded in Plattsburgh. There's a children's section with Hot Wheels and a miniature train to ride on, as well as special events such as screenings and reading hours, with the emphasis on transportation. The Battle of Plattsburgh Center and War of 1812 Museum is a small yet informative museum with plenty of exhibitions, with an art gallery, screening theater, and an interpretive center with fascinating artifacts and models. There are events such as commemorations going on throughout the year, and a gift shop where you can buy books for further research on the 1812 war.

Hotels in Plattsburgh

If you are looking for discount hotels then you'll enjoy a wide choice in the Plattsburgh area, and there are many major chains offering comfortable budget accommodation. For a low nightly rate you can enjoy facilities such as indoor pools, fitness centers, free WiFi, computer stations, laundry rooms, free guest parking, and arcade rooms. There are often a choice of different sized guestrooms, with adjoining rooms for families and groups, and you can enjoy amenities such as coffee makers, cable television, game consoles, pay movies, direct-dial telephones, hair dryers, and complimentary toiletries. Most hotels also offer daily housekeeping services, and can provide extra towels and bedding on request.

Where to stay

Downtown Plattsburgh has colorful historic buildings, with lots of art deco style inspirations and beautifully preserved features. Those who enjoy shopping will be pleased with the eclectic range of boutiques on offer, from clothing to gifts and colorful shops such as florists. Under striped awnings you'll find cozy restaurants and cafés with pavement tables so you can watch people walk by. Just outside of downtown you'll also find many big box outlets and superstores, with plenty of easy parking, and large malls that offer popular branded stores. Along the bay you'll find quieter areas for walking and biking, with shady trails with a peaceful atmosphere.

How to get to Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh International Airport has flights arriving from major US cities, and is located less than 3 miles south of the city center. You can pick up a rental car or taxi, with the drive taking just 10 minutes, or book one of the shuttle services in advance. Plattsburgh Station is close to downtown and is on the Amtrak Adirondack line, with trains running between Montreal and New York City. There's also a bus station offering Greyhound and Trailways NY services, allowing you to get around New York state and beyond.