Begin your visit at the Sackets Harbor Heritage Area Visitors Center with its knowledgeable staff and many striking exhibits. Ask for an orientation map and directions for a village walking tour.

There are countless sites including the Sackets Harbor Battlefield — site of one of the most crucial battles in the War of 1812, the Military Cemetery and Madison. Take time to visit the Pickering-Beach Museum and the Arts Association of Northern New York.

sailboats at sunset in a marina

Kick back and savor fine dining at several outstanding village restaurants and pubs. Savor the atmosphere at a local coffee house. Relax at a variety of quality bed & breakfasts, hotels and inns. Browse local specialty retail and gift shops.

Lake Ontario offers a number of recreational pursuits, including yachting, fishing, sailing and windsurfing. Full-service marinas and a public dock are available for your convenience.

Families who love the outdoors will enjoy camping under the stars at the sandy beaches and spending the day at Old McDonald’s Farm Village with more than 100 animals!

For more ideas and information check out or the Sackets Harbor Chamber of Commerce.