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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!

Seasonal Highlights 2021-2022

Summer and Spring

Check out the latest summer 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.

2022 Maple Weekends in St. Lawrence County

(see more from the STLC Blog) Discover maple sugaring season in St. Lawrence County. Maple…

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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…

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Local Guide: Geocaching

Introduction – What is Geocaching? Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt that, if you’re like…

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Fall

Check out the latest fall highlights for the 2021-2022 season. From leaf peeping to hiking and more, fall is a great time of year for discovering St. Lawrence County.

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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Winter

Check out the latest winter highlights for the 2021-2022 season. Get the most up to date information on the most popular activities and discover new ideas for things to do this winter.

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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Top 10 Winter Activities for the 2022 Season

(from the Blog) Check out some of most popular winter activities and things to do…

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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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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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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.

2022 Maple Weekends in St. Lawrence County

(see more from the STLC Blog) Discover maple sugaring season in St. Lawrence County. Maple…

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Enhanced Memberships through the Chamber

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

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East Coast Watercross Event – Waddington

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

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Local Guides

Get local tips and insights about the North Country's most popular activities, restaurants, hikes, scenic routes and more.

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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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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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.

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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…

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Day Trip: Ogdensburg

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

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Day Trip: Hannawa Falls

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

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Day Trip: Colton

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

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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.

2022 Maple Weekends in St. Lawrence County

(see more from the STLC Blog) Discover maple sugaring season in St. Lawrence County. Maple Weekends are scheduled for March 19 & 20 and March 26 & 27, 2022.  Learn more about…

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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 STLC Chamber, Brooke Rouse Brooke Rouse, Director of Tourism at the St.…

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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 Skating (and hockey) are a North Country tradition and indoor and outdoor…

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Top 10 Winter Activities for the 2022 Season

(from the Blog) Check out some of most popular winter activities and things to do for the 2021-2022 season in St. Lawrence County. Click each title for more info! Request a guide…

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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 Bobby Helms As open water season winds down, early ice fishing season is upon us! While just…

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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 season is upon us! While just about every lake, pond, and bay of the St. Lawrence River…

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Local Guide: Early Ice Fishing on Star Lake

Early Ice Fishing Recommendations in STLC Local Tips from Area Fishing Guide Bobby Helms As open water season winds down, early ice fishing season is upon us! While just about every lake,…

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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…

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East Coast Watercross Event – Waddington

Event Details East Coast Watercross Tour WHEN: June 26th – June 27th, 2021 11am – 5pm WHERE: Waddington Beach (332 River Road) Waddington, NY ADMISSION/TICKETS: Admission is free and will be limited…

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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,…

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