There is so much to do in the Lake Champlain and Adirondack Park region of New York State. Iroquois Campground & RV Park is the ideal camping base near all of Lake Champlain’s area attractions. Located in the town of Peru, NY, we are just a short drive from many family friendly attractions. We recommend taking a week or two and explore what Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks has to offer. However, if you are short on time, we think weekend trips are great, too. Let us know how we can help you best explore New York State’s Adirondack Coast.

If you are looking for ideas, below are some great places to get started:

  THINGS TO DO  

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
Christmas Tree at Santa's Workshop in North Pole, New York

Located in North Pole, NY, Santa's Workshop is a theme park specializing in entertaining young children and the young at heart. Unlike other regional parks, attractions are geared to children 48 inches and SMALLER! The minute you walk through the gates of Santa’s Workshop, you will be sent back in time to a storybook village where the traditional story of Santa lives!

Ferry to VT

Lake Champlain Transportation offers transportation to and from VT. Offering three crossing locations, you're able to easily travel and explore Burlington, VT and surrounding attractions easily. The Port Kent crossing brings you within walking distance to many shops on Church Street, hotels, restaurants and the Burlington waterfront. 

Church Street in Burlington, Vermont
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Between Uptown and Downtown Plattsburgh, you'll find a wide variety of local restaurants. Choose between Greek, Himalayan, Mexican, Thai, Japanese, Italian and American cuisine. Looking for something unique? Try a "Michigan" from one of many local stands in the area. We also have shops, bike paths, museums and theaters to keep you busy!

Rulf's Orchard

Located less than a mile down the road, Rulfs Orchard offers a year-round farm stand, a café and bakery, greenhouse, petting zoo and playground, a chance to pick your own produce, and family-friendly events. You'll definitely want to check out this North Country treasure for treats and FUN all season long.

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North Country Creamery

North Country Creamery is a 100% grass-fed, Non-GMO, & Animal Welfare Approved dairy in Keeseville, NY. Clover Mead Café & Farm Store located at the creamery offers local yogurts and cheeses, raw milk, baked goods, and take-home dinners made from-scratch.

Local Breweries

Check out the North Country's selection of local breweries. Be sure to visit Plattsburgh Brewing Co.Oval Craft Brewing, Valcour Brewing Co., Ausable Brewing Co., and Livingood's Restaurant & Brewery. You'll find cold local brews, good eats, and entertainment at these local breweries and brewpubs.

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Local Wineries

The North Country has something for everyone. Enjoy our many local wineries; Four Maples Vineyard & Winery, Amazing Grace Vineyard & WineryVesco Ridge Vineyards, Highlands Vineyard, and Goose Watch Winery. These amazing wineries stretch across the North Country and into the Adirondack Park.

Golf

If you like swinging the club, you will want to check out the golf courses in our area! Bring your clubs, bring the golf balls, and come experience 9 or 18 holes of fun (or frustration!) Be sure to check out Adirondack Golf & Country Club, Bluff Point, The Barracks, and Harmony Golf Club.

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Yarborough Square

A great little place just minutes from Iroquois Campground where you can find professionally handmade merchandise from around the USA, Canada and some Fair Trade items such as: Pottery, candles, jewelry, wood, metal, leather handbags, recycled cotton socks and mittens, stained glass, handblown glass, bird feeders and bird houses, garden ornaments, lamps, artwork, copper and metal wall art and more.

Hike the Adirondacks

With more than 2,000 miles of scenic trails, refreshing waterfalls, and breathtaking 360-degree views - the Adirondack Mountains won't disappoint. Whether you're a beginner looking for a day trip in nature or a seasoned hiker taking on the challenge of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks - there's something for everyone. 

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Montreal, Canada

Montreal, one of the largest French-speaking cities in the world and Canada's second largest city, is located just over an hour north of Peru, NY. Montreal offers incredible dining options, historical neighborhoods, and world-renowned entertainment. 

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Akwasasne Mohawk Casino

At Akwesasne Mohawk Casino you’ll find over 1,800 of the newest slot machines, all easy to find, all on one floor. Choose from endless table games, play big in the High Limit Salon, or head over to the Bingo Palace. Playing has never been so easy!

Adirondack Museum

With Blue Mountain rising behind it and Blue Mountain Lake sparkling below, the Adirondack Museum’s vast campus features displays, lush grounds and sweeping views. The exhibitions tell the unique story of the Adirondacks and its people. From boating to logging, and plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for kids, too.