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Henderson-Harbor is located along Lake Ontario in the beautiful Thousand Islands Seaway region of New York. Samuel DeChamplain first discovered this area in the year 1615. The first settlers arrived from Vermont and New Hampshire in the early 1800s and by 1875, the town of Henderson Harbor had become a fishing and vacation resort village. Today, the spot where Champlain first set foot is surrounded by lovely marinas and a short distance further down shore is the Henderson Harbor Yacht Club. With its' picturesque town mooring filled with large and small sailboats, Henderson Harbor is considered one of the prettiest resort areas in the country. Henderson Harbor is also known as one of the premier fishing spots on Lake Ontario. Depending on the season, there is trophy quality fishing for Brown Trout, Walleye, King Salmon, Lake Trout, Smallmouth and Pike. The Stony Point Lighthouse is located on Lighthouse Road in Henderson Harbor, built in 1869, with a 73-foot tower and attached keeper's dwelling. This lighthouse replaces the one originally built in 1830 and is a privately owned residence. The Thousand Islands region offers all types of outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating and sailing, white water rafting, swimming, water skiing, windsurfing, hiking, biking and more. The nearby town of Sackets Harbor holds outdoor concerts beside the lake during the summer months, and is home to a well-known Can-Am Festival. Other nearby attractions include the Sacket's Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site and the Seaway Trail Discovery Center.

Surrounding areas: Sackets Harbor, New York (7.0 mi), Smithville, New York (8.1 mi), Chaumont Bay, New York (12.5 mi), Sandy Creek, New York (16.1 mi), Cape Vincent, New York (19.3 mi), Pulaski, New York (20.9 mi), Alexandria Bay, New York (35.5 mi)

Henderson Harbor Vacation Rentals




Henderson Harbor Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Aspinwall HouseRt 187 Military RdHenderson Harbor, NY (315) 938-5421
Westview Lodge3998 HBR RdHenderson Harbor, NY (315) 938-5722
Ontario Place Hotel103 General Smith DrSackets Harbor, NY7.0 mi.(315) 646-8000
Old Stone Row Country Inn85 Worth RdSackets Harbor, NY7.5 mi.(315) 646-1234
Holiday Inn Express Watertown1290 Arsenal StWatertown, NY14.8 mi.(315) 779-1234
Watertown Econo Lodge1030 Arsenal StWatertown, NY15.4 mi.(315) 782-5500
Inn Your Budget104 Breen AveWatertown, NY15.8 mi.(315) 786-6666
Travelodge652 Arsenal StWatertown, NY15.9 mi.(315) 786-8888
Best Western Carriage House Inn & Conference Center300 Washington StWatertown, NY16.3 mi.(315) 782-8000
Allen's Budget Motel24019 Nys Rt 342Watertown, NY16.4 mi.(315) 782-5319
Rainbow MotelRd #6 Bradley StWatertown, NY16.4 mi.(315) 788-2830
Carnsie's Irish WigwamPulaski, NY20.9 mi.(315) 387-3001
Driftwood Motel5240 US Rt 11Pulaski, NY20.9 mi.(315) 298-5000
Laurdon Heights7489 90 Lewis StPulaski, NY20.9 mi.(315) 298-6091
Port Lodge Motel7469 Scenic HwyPulaski, NY20.9 mi.(315) 298-6876
Log Cabin Inn Inc7540 Salina StPulaski, NY21.0 mi.(315) 298-6668
Microtel Inn-watertown8000 Virginia Smith DrCalcium, NY21.4 mi.(888) 771-7171
Redwood Motel3723 State Rt 13Pulaski, NY22.1 mi.(315) 298-4717
Super 83800 State Rt 13Pulaski, NY22.1 mi.(315) 298-4888
Gleason's Gate II MotelRd #1Black River, NY22.7 mi.(315) 773-4135
Deer Creek Motel8032 State Rt 3Pulaski, NY22.7 mi.(315) 298-3730
Double Eagle Lodge Inc3268 State Rt 13Pulaski, NY23.6 mi.(315) 298-3326
Bertrand's Motel229 James StClayton, NY26.6 mi.(315) 686-3641
River Run MotelRt 3Great Bend, NY26.7 mi.(315) 493-6056
Spinners MotelNy 10413 & County Rt 6New Haven, NY27.2 mi.(315) 963-3949
The Stone House Inn154 Sloperville DrAltmar, NY27.6 mi.(315) 298-6028
Mexbeck IncMain StMexico, NY28.0 mi.(315) 963-7360
K & G Lodge94 Creamery RdOswego, NY29.4 mi.(315) 343-8171

Henderson Harbor Weather & Climate

The Thousand Island region has a varied climate, depending on location and elevation. Generally, The Thousand Islands has average January temperatures ranging from 14 degrees to 22 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer temps average between 68 and 72 degrees. Precipitation in the region ranges from 36 to 40 inches of rain and snowmelt. There is plenty of sunshine in the summertime and low to moderate humidity levels. Lake-effect snow occurs when cold air crosses the relatively warm lake waters and becomes saturated, creating clouds and precipitation downwind. The location of these snowbands is determined by the direction of the wind. Due to the prevailing winds, areas south of Buffalo receive much more lake-effect snow than locations to the north. New York does not experience devastating storms such as tornadoes or hurricanes, as do other parts of the country.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 29°F 7°F 2.77 in. -
February 31°F 9°F 2.22 in. -
March 41°F 19°F 2.41 in. -
April 54°F 31°F 2.77 in. -
May 67°F 42°F 2.86 in. -
June 75°F 51°F 2.84 in. -
July 80°F 56°F 2.48 in. -
August 78°F 55°F 3.11 in. -
September 70°F 46°F 3.91 in. -
October 58°F 36°F 3.10 in. -
November 46°F 27°F 3.45 in. -
December 35°F 15°F 2.83 in. -

Henderson Harbor Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Watertown International airport (ART) located about 12 miles northeast of Henderson Harbor in Watertown, New York, the Oswego County airport (FZY) located approximately 36 miles southwest of Henderson Harbor in Fulton, New York, the Syracuse Hancock International airport (SYR) located roughly 52 miles south of Henderson Harbor in Syracuse, New York, the Griffiss Airpark airport (RME) located around 59 miles southeast of Henderson Harbor in Rome, New York, the Oneida County airport (UCA) located about 64 miles southeast of Henderson Harbor in Utica, New York, and finally the Ogdensburg International airport (OGS) located approximately 67 miles northeast of Henderson Harbor in Ogdensburg, New York.

Henderson Harbor Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Sylvan BeachSylvan BeachNY51.9 mi.
Enchanted ForestOld ForgeNY62.2 mi.
SeabreezeRochesterNY86.2 mi.
Roseland ParkCanandaiguaNY87.5 mi.
 
Water Parks
Enchanted Forest/Water SafariOld ForgeNY62.2 mi.
Song Mountain Alpine SlideTullyNY73.8 mi.
Seabreeze ParkRochesterNY86.2 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Bedford Creek Golf CourseSackets HarborNY7.0 mi.
Tomacys Golf CourseAdamsNY10.1 mi.
Rustic Golf & Country ClubDexterNY12.4 mi.
Lakeview Golf CourseMannsvilleNY12.8 mi.
Ives Hill Country ClubWatertownNY15.4 mi.
Elms Golf ClubSandy CreekNY16.1 mi.
Highland Meadows Golf & Country ClubWatertownNY16.3 mi.
Willowbrook Golf ClubWatertownNY16.3 mi.
Watertown Golf ClubWatertownNY16.8 mi.
Pines Golf ClubPulaskiNY21.4 mi.
White Pines Golf CourseBlack RiverNY22.8 mi.
Clayton Country ClubClaytonNY26.0 mi.
CWay Golf ClubClaytonNY26.0 mi.
L A Golf ClubClaytonNY26.0 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Snow RidgeTurinNY42.7 mi.
Bristol MountainCanandaiguaNY87.5 mi.
Shu-maker MountainLittle FallsNY88.1 mi.
Hunt Hollow Ski ClubNaplesNY105.4 mi.
Ski ValleyNaplesNY105.4 mi.
Gore MountainNorth CreekNY117.3 mi.
 
State Parks
Westcott Beach State ParkNY4.9 mi. 
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State ParkNY6.6 mi. 
Southwich Beach State ParkNY7.3 mi. 
Long Point State ParkNY11.4 mi. 
Burnham Point State ParkNY20.6 mi. 
Selkirk Shores State ParkNY21.8 mi. 
Cedar Point State ParkNY23.2 mi. 
Grass Point State ParkNY30.6 mi. 
Canoe Point And Picnic Point State ParkNY30.8 mi. 
Wellesley Island State ParkNY32.7 mi. 
Keewaydin Point State ParkNY34.2 mi. 
Battle Island State ParkNY36.7 mi. 
Mary Island State ParkNY37.0 mi. 
Whetstone Gulf State ParkNY38.0 mi. 
Kring Point State ParkNY39.0 mi. 
 
Museums
Everson Museum of ArtSyracuseNY56.5 mi.(Art)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Burnet Park ZooSyracuseNY56.5 mi.
Utica ZooUticaNY71.7 mi.
Seneca Park ZooRochesterNY86.2 mi.


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