Plattsburgh is the county seat of Clifton County, New York, United States of America. Plattsburgh has a population of almost 20.000 residents and an area of 6.6 square miles. Settled in 1785 and incorporated in 1815 as a village and in 1902 as a city, Plattsburgh bears also the name of "Lake City" or "La Ville sur le Lac". The motto of Plattsburgh is in Latin - "Ipsa Sibi Praemium Virtus" meaning "Virtue is its own reward". Notable residents of Plattsburgh include author John Henry Hopkins Jr., actress Jean Arthur, singer Tom Chapin, hockey player Jesse Boulerica and actor Bryan O'Byrne.
Top Attractions within Plattsburgh
Elfs Farm Winery and Cider Mill is the perfect place to try fresh cider or wine and to buy local made jams and syrups. Fresh products are always available in the shop and the place is child friendly offering tasty treats for kids also.
Point Au Roche State Park is located in Plattsburgh near Lake Champlain on a large area of forest. Recreational attractions available here are boating, fishing and picnicking. This Plattsburgh attraction is appropriate for all the family.
Holiday Inn Plattsburgh - Adirondack Area is the perfect place to enjoy a fine meal in a beautiful restaurant and a delicious long drink in the cocktail lounge. This attraction is a favorite of many tourists visiting Plattsburgh also because it offers free Internet access.
Applejacks Orchard has a great petting zoo, a hay maze, a large apple orchard and also a gift shop filled with goodies and also souvenirs representing the city of Plattsburgh.
Macomb Reservation State Park is located near Plattsburgh and offers a gorgeous campsite in the woods, hiking trails and jogging trails.
Plattsburgh State Art Museum has a large gallery of several local artists' work and other smaller galleries displaying the works of Native American artists.