Tips & Conversions

Tips & Conversions for Canadian Visitors

We've compiled some helpful tips and links to help you make the most of your next trip to the Adirondack Coast:

Driving

  • The speed limit on most major highways is 55 MPH
  • The speed limit in school zones is 20 MPH
  • Cell phone use while driving is not permitted
  • Turning right on a red light is permitted unless otherwise noted
  • Headlights must be on while operating windshield wipers

Dining & Shopping

  • Generally the gratuity is not included with your bill  
  • Tips for wait staff are customarily 15-20%
  • Clinton County sales tax is 8%
  • There is no smoking in public areas or buildings

Temperature

32° F

0° C

Freezing point of water

50° F

10° C

A warm winter day

68° F

20° C

A beautiful spring day

86° F

30° C

A great day to be on Lake Champlain

98.6° F

37° C

Normal body temperature

104° F

40° C

It’s very, very hot!

212° F

100° C

Boiling point of water

Sizing Charts

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Distance

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