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Vacation in St. Lawrence County - New York


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Area Overview

St. Lawrence County is the largest county in New York State. Ogdensburg, the only city in St. Lawrence County overlooks the beautiful St. Lawrence River. We have (4) colleges in the county. We are a year-round destination with: hunting, fishing, golfing, hiking, biking, boating, museums, wineries, antiques, hockey, baseball, soccer, football and many other activities. We are (45) minutes from Ottawa and enjoy visiting with our Canadian neighbors. Our annual Seaway Festival is held in late July -- family's and friend's gather during this annual event. We have many restaurants, bed and breakfasts, cottages, hotels and motels to accommodate our visitors.

Includes Cities/Towns: Canton, Massena, Ogdensburg, Potsdam.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













We have the following activities in Ogdensburg: February -- Polar Bear Plunge and RiverShiver; March -- Expo; May -- Wine, Beer and Food Festival, Community Wide Garage Sale; June -- Car-B-Que; July -- Art Festival, Founder's Day Weekend, NYS Bass Fishing Tournament/Sportsman Show, Seaway Festival; September - Harvest Moon Dinner; October -- Ogtoberfest; November -- Annual Dinner, Thanksgiving Craft Show, Light Up the Night Parade; December -- Festival of Trees -- plus the Ogdensburg Command Performance series runs shows all year long. SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music puts on productions and concerts, as well.

Cultural Activities





We have art festivals, music festivals, historic battle re-enactments. Ogdensburg Command Performances have shows all year. Mare's Wares holds their annual art festival in July. Mood Fest Music Festival was held in July. SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music hosted a production of "Into the Woods" last summer.

Attractions






We have the following activities in Ogdensburg: February -- Polar Bear Plunge and RiverShiver; March -- Expo; May -- Wine, Beer and Food Festival, Community Wide Garage Sale; June -- Car-B-Que; July -- Art Festival, Founder's Day Weekend, NYS Bass Fishing Tournament/Sportsman Show, Seaway Festival; September - Harvest Moon Dinner; October -- Ogtoberfest; November -- Annual Dinner, Thanksgiving Craft Show, Light Up the Night Parade; December -- Festival of Trees -- plus the Ogdensburg Command Performance series runs shows all year long. SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music puts on productions and concerts, as well.

Transportation



We have local buses between each major town. We have a Greyhound bus terminal -- we have a local airport that is currently under a major expansion to accommodate larger aircraft. We have local taxi cabs and a van for VA transportation to Syracuse VA.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  4.5  14.8  25.1  2.5 "
 February  6.9  17.4  27.9  2.0 "
 March  19.1  28.9  38.6  2.4 "
 April  32.7  42.5  52.4  2.9 "
 May  45.0  55.6  66.3  3.0 "
 June  53.6  64.3  75.0  3.3 "
 July  58.6  69.3  79.9  3.4 "
 August  56.1  66.8  77.5  3.9 "
 September  47.6  58.1  68.7  4.0 "
 October  36.5  46.6  56.6  3.1 "
 November  27.3  35.5  43.6  3.2 "
 December  12.9  21.9  30.9  2.8 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

We have the best weather in the world. We are not in any high risk zone for any natural disasters. Our biggest worry is how much snow we will get every year.

Accommodations


We have a variety of accommodation options in the area -- beautiful bed & breakfasts, cottages, hotels/motels, campgrounds and cabins and vacation rentals.

Costs

Cost Information Is Unavailable

Additional Information

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