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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!

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!

Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Local Arts & Decor

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


Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Local Food, Drinks & More

Food and drink gifts from St. Lawrence County businesses you can buy online!


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.

Enhanced Memberships through the Chamber

A Great Marketing Opportunity! The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is excited to offer…


East Coast Watercross Event – Waddington

Event Details East Coast Watercross Tour WHEN: June 26th – June 27th, 2021 11am –…


Seasonal Highlights: Winter 2021-2022

Check out the latest winter highlights for the 2021-2022 season - from local tips to the most popular activities on offer & more. For more information on winter activities and updates, check out Things to Do or see what seasonal Fairs & Festivals are happening.

Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Coles Creek Bay

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


Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Lake Ozonia

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


Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Star Lake

Early Ice Fishing Recommendations in STLC Local Tips from Area Fishing Guide Bobby Helms As…


Check Out Our 'Day Trip' Blog Series!

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

Plan a day trip to Potsdam, New York in St. Lawrence County with this guide to the best shopping, dining, and outdoor spaces to explore.


Day Trip: Wanakena Footbridge

How to Get There: Wanakena is located just off of State Highway 3. From the West – Head on NY – 3E, turn right onto County Rd 61 for 0.9 miles, slight right onto Main Street. From East – Head on NY – 3W, turn left onto County Rd 61…


Day Trip: Ogdensburg

 Explore Ogdensburg for a Day How to Get There:  From due south, take Route 68, Route 812 or…


Day Trip: Hannawa Falls

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


Day Trip: Colton

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


Seasonal Highlights and Local Tips

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

Local Guide: Geocaching

Introduction – What is Geocaching? Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt that, if you’re like me and dreamed of being a pirate as a child, fulfills your wildest dreams and beyond. It…


Complete Guide To Alternative Health in St. Lawrence County – Part Two

A lot of progress is being made in terms of access to healthcare in the North Country, but hospitals, clinics and health centers aren’t the only health and wellness options available. Natural,…


Complete Guide To Alternative Health in St. Lawrence County – Part One

St. Lawrence County is known for its state of the art medical services but there are also lots of alternative health modalities offered in the North Country.


Complete Guide To Live Music

As Etta James has famously said, “The two things you can’t fake are good food and good music.” Thankfully we have both here in the North Country! Note: Due to COVID, many…


Haunted Spots In St. Lawrence County

During most of the year, it’s easy to walk past many of these places in St. Lawrence County without thinking of anything spooky. But if you’re in the mood for something a…


25 Reasons To Get Married In St. Lawrence County

Getting married is one of the biggest events in anyone’s life… and there are lots of reasons to get married in St. Lawrence County. Here are 25 reasons we think you should…


A Four Season Guide To Birding At Indian Creek Nature Center

Indian Creek is in an important location between the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway. As a result, the nature center plays a critical role in providing breeding grounds to a huge diversity of bird species and as a stopping point for migrants.



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