Families will find kid-friendly activities in Plattsburgh, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its lakeside setting, university setting, and entertainment choices. Top sights around the area include Waterfront Park and Church Street Marketplace.
- There are 19 hotels and other accommodations in Plattsburgh
- The closest major airport is in Plattsburgh, NY (PBG-Plattsburgh Intl.), 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), 21.7 mi (35 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Plattsburgh
Cultural venues in the city include Kent Delord House Museum, Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, and Battle of Plattsburgh Center and War of 1812 Museum. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Champlain Centre is a favorite for retail therapy. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include State University of New York-Plattsburgh and Clinton Community College.
As you plan your vacation, you'll find 19 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Plattsburgh. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Point au Roche Lodge - With a stay at this 3.5-star lodge, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and comfortable rooms.
- Hampton Inn & Suites Plattsburgh - Our customers like the helpful staff and proximity to shopping at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free Internet.
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Plattsburgh - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.
Outside the city, top places to visit include Waterfront Park, 19.1 mi/30.8 km from the heart of the city, and Church Street Marketplace, which is 19.4 mi/31.2 km away.
Getting Around Plattsburgh
To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Plattsburgh Station. Plattsburgh might not have very many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.
Dressing for Plattsburgh
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 46°F and the nighttime average to be 8°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 78°F during the day and 29°F at night
- July through September averages 79°F during the day and 44°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 63°F during the day and 11°F at night
- Plattsburgh gets about 32.01 inches of rain per year
- Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 77°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 11°F