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A Weekend Away:
RIVER VALLEY

Picturesque river valleys with plenty of wildlife and intriguing heritage sites make the River Valley Region a natural choice for nature lovers, adventure seekers and history enthusiasts. Opportunities abound for hiking and camping!

River Valley Family Fun: Day One

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VILLAGE DINER:

Famous for its “Flapjack Challenge,” this local fave serves breakfast and
lunch all day. Try the OMG! Burger and then choose from a selection of homemade desserts like Lemon Meringue Pie.

Location: 22 Depot Street, Market Square Mall, Potsdam, NY


NORTH COUNTRY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM:

A few minutes away in the heart of historic Potsdam—you’ll find interactive, STEAM-focused exhibits and programs specifically designed for kids and families. Open Wednesday through Sunday—it’s a great way to kick off a fun weekend!

Location: 10 Raymond St, Potsdam, NY


SERGI'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT AND PIZZERIA:

For dinner, Sergi's offers an authentic Italian experience. Famous for its traditional homemade foods—specialties include pizza, pasta, veal, chicken and other signature dishes.

Location: 10 Market St, Potsdam, NY


THE CLARKSON INN:

Make your way to the charming Clarkson Inn, a boutique hotel adorned
with traditional English touches and wonderful views of the river. Relax and recharge for the night.

Location: 1 Main St, Potsdam, NY

River Valley Family Fun: Day Two

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3 BEARS GLUTEN-FREE BAKERY:

The next morning, find your way to the only totally glutenfree bakery in the North Country. Enjoy a cupcake, brownie or sandwich at a breezy
outside table. Vegan and kid-friendly!

Location: 51 Market St, Potsdam, NY


SWINGTIME MINI GOLF:

Next, travel through picturesque farmlands to this “country oasis for mini-golf enthusiasts of all ages!” Discover art, music, nature—and mini-golf! If the weather is iffy, call ahead to make sure they’re open.

Location: 7065 US Hwy 11, Potsdam, NY
Phone: 315-212-9975


BIG SHOTZ GOLF SIMULATOR:

Continue the golf theme at Big Shotz Golf. Unlike a video game,
the immersive real-life experience provided by the golf simulator promises to delight. Parents may appreciate the full bar service with specialty cocktail while kids enjoy foosball and pool tables.

Location: Market Square Mall, 22 Depot St Suite 22, Potsdam, NY

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