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What are the major attractions in Plattsburgh?
If your trip to Plattsburgh is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Near the city center, Cumberland Bay State Park is one spot you might like to consider putting on your must-see list. Champlain Centre and Battle of Plattsburgh Center and War of 1812 Museum are also a stone’s throw away and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Plattsburgh?
Located 25 miles away and offering plenty of things to do, Willsboro lures visitors throughout the year. Come and discover why they keep coming back for more. You could also soak up the sights of Jay. It’s about 25 miles from Plattsburgh and has some fantastic things on offer.
Where are the best beaches near Plattsburgh?
If you’re traveling to Plattsburgh with the young ones, a day by the sea is a wonderful way of keeping them out of mischief. Fill the car with some buckets, spades and beachballs, and take a jaunt out to one of these glorious beaches:

  • Sand Bar State Park (12 miles away).
  • North Beach (18 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Plattsburgh?
No other mode of transportation can offer you flexibility and freedom like your own car. No matter the reason for your adventure to Plattsburgh, has an excellent range of vehicles for you to pick from. Spending time in the city with your partner? Turn up the romance by going for a convertible. Loads of fun to drive and easy to park, you’ll love sitting alongside each other in one of these zippy rides. A minivan is a great option for families. There’s loads of space for everyone and you can venture where you want, whenever you want. If you’re traveling for business, a premium car will get you from the boardroom to your hotel in comfort and luxury.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Plattsburgh?
There’s loads of choice when it comes to rental cars in Plattsburgh. From luxury models to zippy compacts that make parking a cinch, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and what you intend to do. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need much more than an engine and four wheels. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Plattsburgh?
In Plattsburgh, you’ll have to keep on the right side. When exploring someplace new, it’s always a good idea to rent an automatic vehicle. That way, you can focus on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.
Is it difficult to park in Plattsburgh?
Finding a place to park in Plattsburgh can take time. That’s why many visitors book a hotel that has its own parking. When leaving the car around town, pay attention to the signage. Overstaying the specified time limit could result in a hefty fine.
Does Plattsburgh have peak-hour traffic?
One of the advantages of vacationing in a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you won’t have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of only 1,350, you can expect a smooth Plattsburgh driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Plattsburgh?
While navigating through the streets of Plattsburgh, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 20mph to 65mph. Residential zones are 45mph unless stated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Clinton County?
Usually, your car rental company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can issue a fine to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Plattsburgh?
Like many places, standard cell phone usage is prohibited while driving around Plattsburgh. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just remember to stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Plattsburgh?
In Plattsburgh, it’s illegal to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.08%. If you plan to have a drink or two, it’d be wise to leave the rental car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Plattsburgh?
Yes. But before doing so, you must completely stop the car and only proceed if the lane is clear.
Are seat belts compulsory in Clinton County?
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in Clinton County.

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