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Watertown overview

Watertown is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and sports, and known for its library and shops. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Take in some of the area's local culture at Jefferson County Historical Society and Sci-Tech Center of Northern New York. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library and Thompson Park. A family- and business-friendly area, Watertown also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Watertown

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Watertown has accommodations to fit every need. There are 23 hotels in the Watertown area, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 12 2-star hotels with an average price of $54 per night
  • • 10 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 3174 user reviews of Watertown hotels:
  • • Fairfield Inn & Suites Watertown Thousand Islands (Watertown)
  • • Hampton Inn Watertown (Watertown)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Watertown-Thousand Island (Watertown)
  • • Hilton Garden Inn Watertown/Thousand Islands (Watertown)
  • • Comfort Inn & Suites Watertown - 1000 Islands (Watertown)

How to get to Watertown

Fly in to Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.), 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from downtown Watertown. Kingston, ON (YGK-Norman Rogers) is the next closest major airport, 38.1 mi (61.3 km) away.

What to see around Watertown

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • New York State Zoo at Thompson Park
  • • Burrville Cider Mill
  • • Clayton Island Tours
  • • Aqua Zoo
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Jefferson County Historical Society
  • • Sci-Tech Center of Northern New York
  • • Antique Boat Museum
  • • Thousand Islands Museum
  • • Cornwall Brothers Museum
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library
  • • Thompson Park
  • • Jefferson Community College
  • • Salmon Run Mall
  • • Dry Hill Ski Area

When to visit Watertown

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 47°F day, 8°F night
  • • April-June: 78°F day, 28°F night
  • • July-September: 80°F day, 43°F night
  • • October-December: 64°F day, 12°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.2 inches
  • • April-June: 8.8 inches
  • • July-September: 9.5 inches
  • • October-December: 10.6 inches