History Itineraties

Step back in time

It’s easy to experience the Adirondack Coast's rich history with the area's interactive and family-friendly museums. Previously named a “Top 100 Event” by the American Bus Association, the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration weekend is an Adirondack Coast event not to be missed. From September 12th to
the 13th, visit a network of period museums and historic sites, get a taste of history with local culinary delights, and watch reenactments commemorating this battle and war that helped shape a young American nation.

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A Day at the Museums

Step back in time and enjoy the extraordinary history within the Adirondack Coast. Be sure to take in the breathtaking views that Lake Champlain has to offer along the way.

Duration: 1 Day

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Kent-Delord House Museum, War of 1812 Museum, Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, Clinton County Historical Association

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A Night Out in Downtown Plattsburgh

Enjoy some of Plattsburgh’s finest wines and dining before an entertaining show in one of the area's most historic and beautiful theatres.  

Duration: 1 Day

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Champlain Wine Company, Irises Cafe & Wine Bar, The Strand, Macdonough Monument and Samuel de Champlain Monument

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Depot Theatre

Critically acclaimed shows at The Depot Theatre will dazzle you with story, song, and dance in the historical surroundings of a still functioning train station built in 1876.

Duration:1 Day

Hub:Westport, NY

Destinations: Galley Restaurant and The Depot Theatre

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Fort Ticonderoga

As one of the first heritage tourism sites in America and a National Historic Landmark, Fort Ticonderoga has taken history to new levels with the interactive, multi-faceted experiences it provides to its visitors.  If your groups are looking to step back in time, than Fort Ticonderoga is your ideal tour stop, so get started on planning your group trip to Fort Ti today! 

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Haunted History Tour

All aboard the bus in Plattsburgh to begin a journey back in time with Greater Adirondack Ghost and Tour Company, masters of all things haunted on New York's Adirondack Coast.  Follow the same trail the British took when they invaded New York State, instigating the War of 1812's pivotal Battle of Plattsburgh. Visit the scenes of bloody skirmishes between the British and American forces, as well as a cemetery and various locations where veterans and casualties of the War still lie today. 

Duration: 1 Day

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Rouses Point, NY; Beekmantown, NY; Chazy, NY

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It's a Mystery!

A mystery tour literally full of mystery? Come enjoy 2 days on the Adirondack Coast that are jam packed with ghostly tellings, murder and mausoleums!

Duration:2 Days

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Chazy, NY

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Mixing it up on the Adirondack Coast

Experience the best of the Adirondack Coast's history, agritourism, and outdoor recreation!

Duration:4 Days

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Ausable Chasm, NY; Peru, NY; Morrisonville, NY; West Chazy, NY; Chazy, NY; Lake Placid, NY

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North Star Underground Railroad Museum Tour

Take your group on a tour like no other, step back in time and see how slavery and the Underground Railroad operated and affected the Adirondack Coast’s History. 

This trip will take your group to the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, a world class museum revealing the hidden history of the Champlain of the Underground Railroad. Poignant exhibits portray compelling stories of fugitives from slavery who passed through Northeastern New York and the Champlain Valley on their way to Quebec and Ontario, Canada. 

Duration:1 Day

Destinations:Peru, NY and Ausable Chasm, NY

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Old Base Museum Campus

Haunted tours, battles, breweries and so much more - Old Base Museum Campus offers many experiences in one convenient location!

Duration:1-2 Days

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Plattsburgh, NY

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The Strand: A Plattsburgh Landmark

Come enjoy the beauty of The Strand Center Theatre; a landmark of cultural and historical importance located in the heart of downtown Plattsburgh, NY.

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Downtown Plattsburgh

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War Stories

Experience history with extraordinary stops from Ticonderoga to Plattsburgh. Each stop has its own unique influence on the present day Adirondack Coast.

Duration:2 Days

Hub: Plattsburgh, NY

Destinations: Ticonderoga, NY; Crown Point, NY; Plattsburgh, NY

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