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Check out our latest blog posts to find out about timely local tips, awesome day trip itinerary ideas, cool new things to do, events that are happening in the area & more!

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Winter

Get the latest winter highlights for the current/upcoming season, including the most popular activities on offer along with new ideas for things to do this winter.

FISU 2023 Western Venue Information

FISU 2023 Western Venue Information 2023 FISU World University Games January 12-22, with hockey games…

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Winter Activities Checklist for 2023

Check out the FISU 2023 World University Games Coming to Canton and Potsdam. Click Here…

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Where to Ice Skate in STLC in 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Winter is a time to get moving and try…

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Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Coles Creek Bay

(from the Blog) Early Ice Fishing Recommendations in STLC Local Tips from Area Fishing Guide…

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Fall

Check out the latest fall highlights for the 2022 season. From leaf peeping to hiking and more, fall is a great time of year for discovering St. Lawrence County.

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Haunted Houses and Halloween Activities 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Haunted Museums and Infirmaries, Spooky Hayrides, Trick-or-Treat Parties, &…

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I Bird NY Trails in STLC

(see more from the STLC Blog) What is the New York State Birding Trail? The…

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Fall Activities Checklist for 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Check out some of most popular fall activities and…

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Farmer’s Market Field Guide 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Find fresh produce & local delights this Summer/Fall 2022…

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Summer and Spring

Check out the latest summer highlights for the 2022 season - from local tips to the most popular activities on offer & more.

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Best Walking & Hiking Trails in Canton

(see more from the STLC Blog) Top 6 Trails in Canton, New York St. Lawrence…

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Farmer’s Market Field Guide 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Find fresh produce & local delights this Summer/Fall 2022…

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Things to Do July 4th Weekend 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Fireworks, Parades & More Fun Things to Do for…

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Live Music Summer Series 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Check out these Live Concert Series in Summer 2022…

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Blog Series:

Day Trips

St. Lawrence County is geographically large, meaning lots of day trip possibilities. Our day trip series focuses on the cool destinations in our county that make an excellent day trip, whether you're a tourist, a life-long resident, or somewhere in between.

Day Trip: Potsdam

General Idea The Town of Potsdam is centrally located within St. Lawrence County, and northeast…

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Day Trip: Wanakena Footbridge

How to Get There: Wanakena is located just off of State Highway 3. From the West…

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Day Trip: Ogdensburg

 Explore Ogdensburg for a Day How to Get There:  From due south, take Route 68,…

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Day Trip: Hannawa Falls

Hide away for the day in Hannawa Falls! It’s off the beaten path but has…

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Day Trip: Colton

How to Get There:  From Potsdam, take Rt. 56S and then take a left onto…

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Event Coverage and News Updates

Find out what's happening around St. Lawrence Country, from event and festival coverage to announcements and updates for opportunities in our area. To see what events are coming up, check out our STLC event calendar.

skeleton decorations sitting on a couch inside the remington museum

Haunted Houses and Halloween Activities 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Haunted Museums and Infirmaries, Spooky Hayrides, Trick-or-Treat Parties, &…

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Old River Fest 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) A New Event with Old Roots Old River Fest…

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Things to Do July 4th Weekend 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Fireworks, Parades & More Fun Things to Do for…

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Live Music Summer Series 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Check out these Live Concert Series in Summer 2022…

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Local Guides for Local Tips

Get local tips and insights about the North Country's most popular activities, restaurants, hikes, scenic routes and more - from real people living and working and staying connected in St. Lawrence County.

Local Guide: Hiking the Great 8 Challenge

(from the Blog) All About the Great 8 Challenges Local Tips from avid hiker, mom…

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Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Coles Creek Bay

(from the Blog) Early Ice Fishing Recommendations in STLC Local Tips from Area Fishing Guide…

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pine grosbeak sitting on tree branch eating red berries

Local Guide: All-Seasons Birding At Indian Creek Nature Center

Learn more about the unique and varied bird life in St. Lawrence County by exploring at the Indian Creek Nature Center.

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Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Lake Ozonia

Early Ice Fishing Recommendations in STLC As open water season winds down, early ice fishing…

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An Inside Scoop on Shopping Local

Check out these shopping guides to inspire your gift-giving this holiday season! From the best local edible gifts to experiences, wearables and arts & decor. Most of these gifts can also be purchased online at STLC marketplace!

SLC Shopping Network Replay

We recently hosted the St. Lawrence County Shopping Network, streaming to Youtube, Twitter, and Facebook…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Local Experiences

(from the Blog) As we all look to ‘buy local’ this holiday season, we are…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Local Clothing, Merch, and Accessories

As we all look to ‘buy local’ this holiday season, we are preparing a multi-week…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Local Arts & Decor

As we all look to ‘buy local’ this holiday season, we are preparing a multi-week…

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Something for Everyone

Discover local favorites and hotspots and get tips for exploring some of the most popular areas and activities.

skeleton decorations sitting on a couch inside the remington museum

Haunted Houses and Halloween Activities 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Haunted Museums and Infirmaries, Spooky Hayrides, Trick-or-Treat Parties, & More Fun Things to Do…

>> READ MORE <<
stairs and gravel trail along the cascade falls trail

Best Walking & Hiking Trails in Canton

(see more from the STLC Blog) Top 6 Trails in Canton, New York St. Lawrence County is home to countless…

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I Bird NY Trails in STLC

(see more from the STLC Blog) What is the New York State Birding Trail? The New York State Birding Trail…

>> READ MORE <<

Fall Activities Checklist for 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Check out some of most popular fall activities and things to do for the…

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Old River Fest 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) A New Event with Old Roots Old River Fest is a NEW event designed…

>> READ MORE <<
vendors and customers at canton new york farmers market

Farmer’s Market Field Guide 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Find fresh produce & local delights this Summer/Fall 2022 Is your favorite farmers market…

>> READ MORE <<

Things to Do July 4th Weekend 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Fireworks, Parades & More Fun Things to Do for July 4th! Is your favorite…

>> READ MORE <<

Live Music Summer Series 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Check out these Live Concert Series in Summer 2022 Is your favorite live music…

>> READ MORE <<

Winter Activities Checklist for 2023

Check out the FISU 2023 World University Games Coming to Canton and Potsdam. Click Here to Learn More. (see more…

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2 people kayaking on a sunny day

Summer Activities Checklist for 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Check out some of most popular summer activities and things to do for the…

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Maple Weekends 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Discover maple sugaring season in St. Lawrence County. Maple Weekends are scheduled for March…

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Local Guide: Hiking the Great 8 Challenge

(from the Blog) All About the Great 8 Challenges Local Tips from avid hiker, mom and Director of Tourism at…

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Where to Ice Skate in STLC in 2022

(see more from the STLC Blog) Winter is a time to get moving and try something new (or old). Ice…

>> READ MORE <<

Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Coles Creek Bay

(from the Blog) Early Ice Fishing Recommendations in STLC Local Tips from Area Fishing Guide Bobby Helms As open water…

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pine grosbeak sitting on tree branch eating red berries

Local Guide: All-Seasons Birding At Indian Creek Nature Center

Learn more about the unique and varied bird life in St. Lawrence County by exploring at the Indian Creek Nature Center.

>> READ MORE <<

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