A celestial spectacle as rare as a total solar eclipse deserves a getaway like no other. On April 8, 2024, five of New York State’s regions will be in the path of totality. With special events and festivals, epic viewing spots, and amazing hotel packages, there’s no question where you should experience the eclipse. Follow these safety tips and add this rare event to your must-see list in 2024! Check out our guide to where to stay, where to eat, and how to extend your trip in each major eclipse location so you can turn four minutes of cosmic wonder into the vacation of a lifetime. Come for the eclipse, stay for New York! Photo credit: @roddypittman on Instagram.

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A wall of comedians at the National Comedy Center

Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

If you’re looking for outdoor adventure, local wines, and bundles of laughs to elevate your eclipse getaway you’ll find it all in New York's enchanting southwest, where Jamestown will be one of the state’s first cities in line to experience totality. This friendly and historic town celebrates its native daughter Lucille Ball at the Lucy-Desi Museum and National Comedy Center, where you can tap into your funny bone with more than 50 immersive and interactive exhibits including Comedy Karaoke and a Stand-Up Lounge. If it’s the outdoors you crave, wind your way through the towering Paleozoic corridors of Panama Rocks Scenic Park or immerse yourself in the serene natural beauty of Allegany State Park, the largest of New York's state parks. Savor the local flavor of Lake Erie Wine Country at over 20 wineries, appreciate eclectic architecture and lakeside vibes strolling the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution, which is hosting its own special eclipse viewing event, or get in touch with your spiritual side at the Lily Dale Assembly’s Solar Eclipse Arts & Crafts Fair. There’s even more to explore in the surrounding area including the historic Dunkirk Lighthouse, one of Lake Erie’s most prominent beacons, and Griffis Sculpture Park, where nature trails meander around 250 monumental works of art. For even more travel inspiration, check out our spotlight on Jamestown & Chautauqua-Allegheny and this 48-hour itinerary to make the most of your time in Jamestown.

A bridge and the National Comedy Center seen from the Jamestown Riverwalk
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Where to Watch the Big Event: 

The Chautauqua Institution is throwing a big Solar Eclipse Spectacular where you can enjoy an eclipse-themed buffet and sip on your preferred libations as you watch the sky transform (complimentary eclipse viewing glasses included). State parks from Allegany to Long Point, the Jamestown Riverwalk, Audubon Community Nature Center, Griffis Sculpture Park, and scenic vineyards also provide picturesque settings for your eclipse viewing pleasure. 

Where to Stay:

Put yourself near all the action at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located in the heart of Jamestown in walking distance of both the Lucy-Desi Museum and National Comedy Center. The Hampton Inn & Suites and Holiday Day Inn Express & Suites are also good options. The Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake, features 135 deluxe guest rooms and suites and sweetens the deal with a great eclipse package. The nearby Peek’n Peak Resort and Holiday Valley Resort are also destinations in their own right.

Where to Eat:

Jamestown has so many delicious ways to whet your appetite from The Pub, a staple since 1965 that has perfected the classic beef on weck, to eclectic vegetarian and vegan fare at the Labyrinth Press Co. & Brazil Craft Beer and Wine Lounge, to Italian classics with modern twists at Sauce. Forte, Chop House on Main, and Landmark are go-tos for fine dining. If it’s brews and bites you’re after make sure to check out Southern Tier Brewing Co.

Discover even more Eclipse Viewing Spots in Chautauqua-Allegheny and check the full calendar of events to make this a moment you’ll never forget.

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Canalside Bufflao
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Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

If you’re looking for an eclipse getaway filled with rich culture and history, beautiful architecture, and exciting experiences around every corner, Buffalo is the place to be. Canalside boasts all kinds of fun with a lively boardwalk, kayaking, public art, and boat tours. Little ones can learn and play at The Explore & More Children’s Museum, the Buffalo Museum of Science sports a collection of over 700,000 artifacts and interactive exhibits for the whole family, and the Buffalo AKG Art Museum showcases modern and contemporary art from their newly-expanded campus. Visit the wildest place in town, the Buffalo Zoo, and meet African lions, one-horned rhinos, giraffes, and more. Stroll through horticulture treasures from around the world at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Explore the 1.5-acre prairie-style estate of one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s finest residential works at the Martin House nestled in the historic Parkside neighborhood. If you’re looking to spend some time outdoors, Buffalo has that too! Hiking opportunities are abundant with Knox Farm State Park and Tifft Nature Preserve nearby. Just 25 minutes from downtown is Chestnut Ridge Park and Eternal Flames Falls, which has a naturally burning flame behind a waterfall. For a more leisurely walk, head to Buffalo Harbor State Park and take in stunning views of Lake Erie. Looking for more Buffalo fun? Check out our city guide.

An aerial view of Fort Niagara
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Where to Watch the Big Event: 

Score a home run viewing experience from Sahlen Field, home of the Buffalo Bisons baseball team, which will be open to the public for an exciting once-in-a-century event. The Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium at Buffalo State University is holding a watch party on the big day complete with viewing glasses. Buffalo’s Resurgence Brewing is holding an Eclipse Bash viewing party and the release of a limited-time eclipse beer named In the Path of Totality 03:20. For family-friendly eclipse experiences, head to Knox Farm State Park in East Aurora for EAclipse, or the Beaver Meadow Nature Center in North Java. For wide open skies, Fort Niagara State Park and Buffalo Harbor State Park are great options, and trained eclipse professionals will be present at both sites. 

Where to Stay:

Check into the Fairfield Inn & Suites which is conveniently located across the street from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Stay in the heart of the city and settle into the Hampton Inn & Suites Buffalo Downtown. For a luxurious eclipse getaway the Buffalo Marriott at LECOM Harborcenter and Courtyard Buffalo Downtown/Canalside in Buffalo are sure to satisfy. Another great option is the Courtyard Buffalo Amherst, about 20 minutes from downtown. 

Where to Eat:

Whether you’re a foodie or just looking for some good eats, Buffalo is the place to be for food. Wing lovers should take a journey along the city’s Buffalo Wing Trail. You’ll make stops at the Buffalo wing birthplace, Anchor Bar, among 14 other tasty spots. Try other iconic Buffalo foods   like beef on weck at Schwabl’s, Buffalo-style pizza at Bob & John’s La Hacienda, sponge candy at Watson’s Chocolates, spaghetti parm at Chef’s, charcoal broiled hot dogs at Ted’s Hot Dogs. For craft brews and bar bites, Resurgence Brewing and Big Ditch Brewing Co. are great choices. Buffalo also has formal dining options like Bacchus Wine Bar, Hutch’s, and the Left Bank.

Niagara Falls

Aquarium of Niagara

Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

Add some once-in-a-lifetime experiences to your once-in-a-lifetime getaway in Niagara Falls with dramatic cascades, aquatic adventures, remarkable wineries, and a robust history to back it all. Your first stop should be at the famed Niagara Falls State Park, which offers some of the most jaw-dropping views in the country and 400 acres of terrain to explore. Get up close and personal with the falls as you descend 175 feet and out onto Hurricane Deck at the Cave of the Winds. For a different type of aquatic adventure, visit the Aquarium of Niagara (pictured), home to more than 120 aquatic species including penguins, rescued seals, jellyfish, and more. Learn about the authentic stories of Underground Railroad freedom seekers and abolitionists at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center located inside the former 1863 US Custom House. At the Niagara Aerospace Museum, explore a 100-year collection that includes the first US commercially licensed helicopter and the Bell Model 47. Travel back in time to Old Fort Niagara which once controlled access to the Great Lakes during monumental battles, and experience battle reenactments and a host of exhibits. Taste the terroir of the region along the 60-mile Niagara Wine Trail featuring 12 wineries. For more ways to make the most out of your eclipse getaway in the Niagara Falls area, check out our spotlight or 48-hour itinerary.

Waters races down Niagara Falls at sunset
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Where to Watch the Big Event: 

What better place to view the eclipse than from one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, Niagara Falls State Park. On the day of the celestial spectacle, NASA scientists, subject matter experts, astronauts, and other trained professionals will be onsite for an unforgettable viewing. Plus, from April 4 through April 8, NASA experts will be providing free programming and exhibits at various destinations throughout the area. An hour outside of Niagara Falls, at Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel, grab a ticket for an exciting viewing party from the historic racetrack that features live music, themed snacks and drinks, and more. For more stunning views, head to Whirlpool or Lakeside State Park.      

Where to Stay:

Discover cozy and comfortable lodging in and around Niagara Falls. Sheraton Niagara Falls, and Holiday Inn Niagara Falls, both offer wonderful stays right in the city. For a little more luxury, Niagara Riverside Resort, the Red Coach Inn, and Courtyard by Marriott Niagara Falls all prove to be great options. Plan the ultimate eclipse getaway and book a weekend at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, a AAA Four Diamond award-winning hotel with 604 deluxe rooms, a spa and salon, and 10 onsite dining locations, plus 4,000 slots and 100+ game tables. 

Where to Eat:

Enjoy modern American cuisine with a side of spectacular views at Top of the Falls restaurant, which overlooks Terrapin Point and Niagara Falls. For authentic Italian cuisine, dine at Fortuna’s, a family-owned establishment that features locally sourced ingredients. 20 minutes away in historic Lewiston, you’ll find Apple Granny serving up the area’s best fish fry, local brews, and other casual dining favorites. 

Still looking for ways to create an awe-inspiring eclipse getaway? Check out more Eclipse Viewing Spots in Greater Niagara and our full events calendar.        

Visit 2024 Solar Eclipse in Niagara Falls, Buffalo Eclipse, and Genesee the Eclipse to stay up to date on the latest events, deals, and other eclipse offerings in Greater Niagara.



Giant Scrabble tiles spell out the word "play" at the new Hasbro Game Park at the Strong National Museum of Play

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Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

Named one of the best cities to watch the 2024 eclipse by Fodor's and Thrillist, Rochester offers world-renowned attractions, historic museums, and prime proximity to Finger Lakes wine country along with a whopping three minutes and 38 seconds of totality. Play the day away at the National Museum of Play at The Strong, the only major museum devoted to the study and interpretation of play! Learn about the birthplace of Kodak film created by George Eastman, at the George Eastman Museum. Explore the nearby Canandaigua Wine Trail that runs from nearby Fairport to Canandaigua to Naples. Bloom and refresh in Rochester's iconic 150-acre urban retreat, Highland Park, which includes Lamberton Conservatory, garden memorials, and Lily Pond. For more ways to fill your trip, check out our Rochester City Guide.

A group of children look through an over-sized pair of solar eclipse glasses at the Rochester Museum & Science Center

Courtesy of Rochester Museum & Science Center

Where to Watch the Big Event: 

Roc the Eclipse, hosted by the Rochester Museum & Science Center, is solar-central in Rochester, packed with three days of activities ranging from popular electricity theater shows, science on a sphere 3D projection shows, hands-on activities, science experiments, solar telescope viewings, and more. The Genesee Country Village & Museum is hosting the Solar Spectacle, a festival of all-things-Eclipse including special programming, performances, and activities.

Where to Stay:

Book a stay at the Comfort Suites of Rochester/Henrietta. Step up your accommodations with an overnight at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa, or the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown.

Where to Eat:

Your trip is not complete without a stop at Nick Tahou’s Hots, home of the original Garbage Plate. Genesee Brew House is a beer-enthusiast oasis, and serves up as well as spectacular views of the 96-foot High Falls waterfall from its rooftop restaurant. Any day of the week but on Sunday especially, you’ll want to try out Black Button Distilling. Best known for its flagship Four Grain Straight Bourbon, Bespoke Bourbon Cream and botanical gins, the special tasting menu on Sundays features a pulled pork waffle with smoked cheddar cheese. Elevated and authentic Mexican fare and craft cocktails are on the menu at Bitter Honey.


credit The MOST

Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

With scenic parks, world-class museums, a lively nightlife and dining scene on historic streets, Syracuse is a spectacular spot to spend the eclipse. Make the MOST of your time and immerse yourself in the Museum of Science and Technology (pictured), featuring hands-on exhibits, planetarium shows, and science demonstrations. Stroll Armory Square Historic District, the cultural hub of the city lined with shops and restaurants housed in historic buildings from the 1800s. Go wild at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, home to more than 700 animals. DestinyUSA is a destination in its own right, with over 250 retail and outlet brands, an antique carousel you can ride, a comedy club, escape room, go-karts, and the world's largest suspended indoor ropes course at WonderWorks. Opt outside and experience the Caribbean-esque waters and nature trails of Green Lakes State Park. Hone in on history at the Erie Canal Museum. Creatives will love one of the largest collections of ceramics at the Everson Museum of Art. For even more Syracuse fun, check out our spotlight, city guide, and 48-hour itinerary.

The Caribbean blue waters of Green Lakes State Park
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Where to Watch the Big Event: 

The Syracuse Mets are hosting the Total Eclipse of the Park at NBT Bank Stadium, where the first 10,000 fans will receive commemorative eclipse glasses. Watch the eclipse and then catch a special Monday day game with Dollar Monday deals including $1 sodas, a $1 item in the Team Store, $2 Hofmann hot dogs and Coney’s and $3 Coors, Labatt, Budweiser, Saranac products as well as 1911 hard ciders. Between the glacial lakes and woodland wonder of Green Lakes State Park (pictured), and the roaring waterfall and trails at Chittenango Falls State Park, Syracuse has you covered for scenic solar spectating. Or you can sip on cider while you take in the views from the 1911 Tasting Room at Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards

Where to Stay:

Book a night at the Hampton Inn & Suites Syracuse, Hotel Skyler Syracuse, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, or Courtyard Syracuse Downtown at Armory Square. To level up your lodging, top spots include Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse DestinyUSA and ​​Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center.

Where to Eat:

The possibilities for fresh, homemade pasta are endless at Pastabilities, while Funk ‘n Waffles stays busy serving up savory, sweet, and vegan to meat-loaded waffle creations. Stella’s Diner is beloved for its pancakes and Betty Boop decor. The original Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is a must-do, for its low and slow cooked meats. For a scrumptious slice of ‘za head to Apizza Regionale, known for using ingredients sourced from all over New York State. A 100% vegan menu can be found at Strong Hearts Cafe, and innovative and delicious Pacific Rim Thai food is on the menu at Lemon Grass.

Discover even more eclipse viewing spots in the Finger Lakes and check the full calendar of events to make your getaway extraordinary.

Visit Total Solar Eclipse 2024 in Finger Lakes, Rochester Eclipse 2024, LivCo Sol: 2024 Total Solar Eclipse, Explore Steuben: Experience the Solar Eclipse, and Eclipse Geneva to stay up to date on the latest events, deals, and other eclipse offerings in the Finger Lakes.



Boldt Castle - Photo by Beautiful Destinations

Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

Nestled along the Black River, you’ll find historic Watertown surrounded by magical castle views, thrilling outdoor adventures, and monumental battlefields, which all make for an unforgettable eclipse getaway. Thompson Park offers up breathtaking vistas overlooking the city from more than 700 feet above and can be discovered on walking trails throughout the park. Take a road trip along the St. Lawrence and make a stop in Ogdensburg, to the world’s largest collection of Frederic Remington art at the Frederic Remington Art Museum, about an hour drive from Watertown. About an hour south will put you at the historic star-shaped Fort Ontario in Oswego which saw the battles from the French and Indian War and War of 1812. In Cape Vincent, take a tour of the Tibbetts Point Lighthouse which houses the only original working Fresnel lens on Lake Ontario. In nearby Sackets Harbor, discover the 70-acre historic site that saw two battles during the War of 1812, the Sackets Harbor Battlefield. A 30-minute drive will land you in the heart of the region, Alexandria Bay, home to Boldt (pictured) and Singer Castles. While you can’t officially visit the castles until early May, you can gaze out at Boldt Castle from across the St. Lawrence River at Scenic View Park. Ready to make 1000 more memories in the Thousand Islands? Check out our 48-hour itinerary

Coyote Moon - Photos Courtesy of Taste 1000 Islands

Photos Courtesy of Taste 1000 Islands

Where to Watch the Big Event: 

Turn around, bright eyes, there’s a Total Eclipse of the Park at Watertown’s Thompson Park! Alongside the beautiful view of the city, this historic park will be hosting an exciting lineup of eclipse-themed events all weekend long, with a grand finale viewing event on April 8. Up in Alexandria Bay, Swan Bay Resort located along the St. Lawrence is opening for a special total solar eclipse viewing event that includes eclipse glasses and activities throughout the park. Coyote Moon Vineyards (pictured) in Clayton will be holding its own eclipse viewing complete with a wine tasting. If unobstructed skies are what you seek, Wellesley Island, Southwick Beach, and Robert G. Wehle State Parks all provide great views within a 30-minute radius.

Where to Stay:

When you book a getaway in Watertown for the eclipse, you’ll get access to the most lodging options for the big day and beyond. The Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Watertown/Thousand Islands, and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites are all great options if you’re looking to stay in the city. In Sackets Harbor, the Harbor House Inn is a cozy and romantic boutique hotel option. The 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton offers an eclipse package which includes deluxe accommodations for two guests, an eclipse cocktail party on April 8, two keepsake blankets, and eclipse-viewing eyewear.  

Where to Eat:

Indulge in Italian family recipes at Pete’s Trattoria, a staple of the Watertown community for more than 40 years. If you’re looking to pair a brew with your meal, head to Boots Brewing Co. and Garland City Beer Works. In Clayton, 1000 Islands River Rat Cheese is a must-stop with a delicious assortment of New York cheeses aged to perfection. The Seaway Grille found at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel serves up fresh, local flavors, and the Wood Boat Brewery has some of the area’s best pizza and brews.

Searching for more ways to spend the big day? Check out our full lineup of Eclipse Viewing Spots in the Thousand Islands-Seaway and events calendar.    

Visit NY Eclipse 2024 in the 1000 Islands and Total Eclipse of the Park to stay up to date on the latest events, deals, and other eclipse offerings in the Thousand Islands-Seaway region.


Lake Placid

A woman browses winter hats in a store in Lake Placid

Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

There is no shortage of excitement happening in Lake Placid year-round! Not only are Olympic legacy sites including Whiteface Mountain hosting special (and free) eclipse events, but some extra time in town will guarantee a gold medal experience, giving you plenty of opportunity to explore the Olympic Center and Museum, take the Skyride at the Olympic Jumping Complex, and skate across historic ice rinks. History enthusiasts will want to explore the grounds of the John Brown Farm State Historic Site, the home and gravesite of the ardent abolitionist. You'll also want to budget in time to stroll the dog-friendly main street and shop for unique gifts and wares while soaking in everything this postcard-perfect alpine village has to offer. For even more recommendations check out our Lake Placid City Guide.

The Cloudsplitter Gondola ride at Whiteface Mountain

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Where to Watch the Big Event: 

Glow for the Gold” at the Olympic speed skating oval outside of the Olympic Center. You won’t find a more legendary vista than this one, offering views of the Adirondack High Peaks, iconic Olympic Ski Jumps, and village of Lake Placid. Venture to Whiteface Mountain (pictured) as they hold a viewing party on top of the mountain with unparalleled views from the Cloudspin Bar & Grill deck! Enjoy reduced price lift tickets, live music, and giveaways as the moon passes between the earth and the sun. Or revel in the fresh, open air vantage points of Mid’s Park, The Grove, and Marcy Field.

Where to Stay:

For lodging options in town check out the Best Western Adirondack Inn, Crowne Plaza Lake Placid, Lake Placid Inn: Residences, Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid,or live in the lap of luxury at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, Whiteface Lodge Resort & Spa, or Lake Placid Lodge.

Where to Eat:

Join the 46ers (sandwich) club when you chow down at Big Mountain Deli & Creperie. The menu boasts 46 sandwiches named after the 46 High Peaks. Low and slow-smoked BBQ awaits you at Smoke Signals. We recommend the award-winning wings and burnt end BBQ nachos. Classic pub food and flagship brews like the “Ubu Ale” are on the menu at Lake Placid Pub and Brewery. For fine dining, The View at Mirror Lake Inn is Lake Placid’s only AAA Four-Diamond rated restaurant.

Tupper Lake

a dark turquoise wooden canoe on display at the Adirondack Experience

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Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

Snug at the crossroads of the Adirondack Park, Tupper Lake prides itself on pristine waters, summit hikes with panoramic views, and endless outdoor-centric facilities. Venture to the Wild Center and Wild Walk, a mesmerizing elevated trail that sweeps you through the treetops, revealing whimsical treasures like a human-sized bird nest and an expansive hammock-like spider web. Directly next door is the Adirondack Sky Center, a full scale observatory with multiple, powerful, and permanently mounted telescopes that allow visitors to see well into deep space. About 40 minutes away you can immerse yourself in all things Adirondack at the Adirondack Experience Museum (pictured). For even more to see and do in Tupper Lake, check out our 48-hour itinerary.

The elevated Wild Walk at Wild Center blanketed in snow during winter

Credit: Rick Grodin

Where to Watch the Big Event:

The Wild Center (pictured) is hosting a once-in-a-lifetime eclipse event with complimentary XL Solar viewing glasses, telescope and binocular stations, livestream NASA coverage, special programming, arts & crafts, maples tastings and tours, food trucks, live creatures, and more! The Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory is pulling out all the stops at their eclipse program with live music, guest speakers, hands-on science demonstrations, mega-screens and more. Or head to the Tupper Lake Village Municipal Park and walk the boardwalk along the scenic shores of Raquette Pond as you witness history in the sky.

Where to Stay:

For area stays, check out the Tupper Lake Motel and Park Motel and Cabins. More upscale amenities and accommodations can be booked at Trailhead and The Wolf Den.

Where to Eat:

Head to Little Italy for fine Italian dining, while Raquette River Brewing is known for their small batch, hand-crafted Adirondack ales and locally-loved food trucks on-site. The Woodshed on Park offers a dining experience that beautifully balances top-tier cuisine with a welcoming, cozy atmosphere. For fresh donuts, bagels, and coffee head to The Washboard, a town staple.


Point Au Roche

Things to Do on Your Eclipse Getaway:

More than just a cool college town, Plattsburgh is an Adirondack Coast treasure. Soak in sweeping views of Lake Champlain on a stroll along the sandy shores of Plattsburgh City Beach, the second-longest freshwater beach in the U.S., or immerse yourself in nature within Point Au Roche State Park's diverse landscape of forest, marsh, and shoreline (pictured). The arts are alive at the Plattsburgh State Art Museum, home to more than 10,000 works of art and artifacts, and the Strand Theatre, which has teamed up with SUNY Plattsburgh on a special exhibition celebrating the eclipse. Venture south to Ausable Chasm, one of the country’s oldest attractions, and hike trails to scenic vistas and waterfalls along. Also nearby you’ll find the North Star Underground Railroad Museum (open in the off-season by appointment only), exploring the history of the Champlain Line, which led people to freedom by steamboats and canal boats on their journeys north.

Views along the river walk within Ausable Chasm

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Where to Watch the Big Event: 

Pack your day full of adventure at Ausable Chasm (pictured), where you can explore miles of scenic trails before hiking over to the “solar flats” to witness the cosmic spectacle with your set of complimentary eclipse viewing glasses and food trucks serving up delightful treats. Plattsburgh City Beach and Point Au Roche State Park will be prime viewing spots along with the Cadyville’s Rec Park and Boat Launch.

Where to Stay:

Plattsburgh has no shortage of conveniently-located and comfortable accommodations. Choose from Best Western Plus, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn and Suites-Plattsburgh, Microtel Inn and Suites, and Hampton Inn & Suites — just to name a few.

Where to Eat:

Get your hands on some Michigan Red Hots, a Plattsburgh specialty consisting of a steamed beef (and only beef) hot dog on a steamed bun topped with meaty “Michigan sauce,” at one of McSweeney’s Red Hots diners or the popular roadside Clare & Carls Hot Dog Stand and Ronnie’s Michigan Stand. If you’re looking for something a little less casual, try Irises Café & Wine Bar for contemporary American fare and their popular Saturday brunch, or indulge in country elegance at Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro housed in a 19th century farmhouse. Keep things low-key at 1 Up Arcade and Pub, Plattsburgh Brewing Company, and Oval Craft Brewing.

Discover even more Eclipse Viewing Spots in the Adirondacks and check the full calendar of events to make this a trip to always remember.

Stay up to date on the latest events, deals, and other eclipse offerings happening in the Adirondack Hub Region, ADK Seaway Region (St. Lawrence Co.), Adirondack Coast, Hamilton County, Lake Champlain Region, Lake Placid/High Peaks Region, Saranac Lake Region, Tupper Lake Region, and Whiteface Region.

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