Take the wonderful opportunity to explore the Northern NY area while staying at Pleasant View. Within a short 25 minute drive you can be in the Alexandria Bay area. This part of the state has so much to offer. Look below for all of our local recommendations from great restaurants to museums and hiking!
Located on Heart Island, a visit to this magnificent Castle offers a glimpse into one of the most compelling love stories.
While visiting the Castle, take a water taxi to this tremendous boat house and view a collection of antique boats.
Dotting the St. Lawrence River, these islands are both American and Canadian. Take a boat tour of the Islands leaving from
Alexandria Bay, NY and also from Brockville, Canada.
This tower, on Canada's Hill Island, towers 400 feet over the St. Lawrence River. Take the high speed elevator to the three observations decks and be amazed at the spectacular view.
Experience military traditions of Canada while the colorful guard performs precision drills. Visit the farmers market in this Kingston fort.
Boating through the ages comes alive in this museum, located in Clayton, NY.
Visit Blue Mountain Lake, and see how people lived, worked and played at this "Smithsonian of the Adirondacks".
Experience the danger and excitement of the Old West and the beauty of the North Country in this Ogdensburg, NY museum.
Bring your camera to this scenic wonder with 700 feet of waterfalls, formed by nature over a billion years, in Lake Placid, NY.
Watch large sailing vessels pass through Massena, NY
On their way down the St. Lawrence Seaway.
This lighthouse, on the Historical Record, stands ready to guide navigators in Cape Vincent, NY.
Places to eat/drink
The Thousand Islands Winery was the first winery in the region and boasts not only multiple acres of vineyards, but also breathtaking scenery, a fun and unique tasting room atmosphere, and of course award winning wines!
A Craft Distillery with a beautiful co-located Tasting Room that features In-house distilled spirits as well as craft wines and beers from local brewers and wineries. Local artists are also on display, as well as local farm to market products such as NY State cheeses, jams, honey, maple syrup, etc..
When the weather is warm, there’s nothing better than sipping a brew, enjoying some grub and the views of the St. Lawrence River with amazing sunsets on our outdoor deck. In the cooler months, enjoy our fun, friendly indoor pub style restaurant and lounge.
The Bayside Grill is your neighborhood bar and grill with offerings for the whole family!
Busters Sports Bar & Restaurant in Ogdensburg offers a family-friendly atmosphere, cold drinks, and great food.
Dinner’s ready at the diner! So is breakfast, lunch, dessert, and everything in between. Family owned and operated since 1948 in the heart of downtown Ogdensburg, NY only a few blocks from the St. Lawrence River.
Fun for everyone!
Visit with Santa Claus at America's first theme park. A magical land on beautiful Whiteface Mountain, just outside of
Lake Placid, NY. For young and old alike, there are rides, animals, and entertainment.
18 holes of fun and challenge for all ages. Test your skills on the "Pro Putter" holes and enjoy the novelty of the brightly colored obstacles. With our frequent golfer card, play 3 paid games, get one game FREE. Hit your ball in the clown's nose on the 18th hole to win the cash JACKPOT.
Park on the St. Lawrence River offering a seasonal swimming beach, a playground & a picnic pavilion.
Located in the heart of the 1000 Islands on scenic Wellesley Island, New York, Thousand Islands Golf Course is the premiere golf resort on the St. Lawrence
This rustic 18-hole Par 71 golf course is quiet and picturesque. It offers challenging play and the cooling winds from the St. Lawrence River just 1 1/5 miles away. We invite you to make the trip for your next golf outing. We think you will be pleasantly surprised