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Sackets-Harbor is a small resort town located on eastern Lake Ontario near the 1000 Islands Region of the state. It is between Henderson Harbor and Dexter along Highway 3 near Long Point State Park. Sackets Harbor is known both for its historical significance and recreational opportunities, where city officials say, "the past securely anchors with the present." It is situated on the Black River Bay, which is considered the gateway to Lake Ontario and offers boating and sailing, fishing, white water rafting, parasailing, swimming, water skiing, wind surfing, hiking, biking and more. During the summer months, Sackets Harbor holds outdoor concerts beside the lake, and is the site of a well-known Can-Am Festival. In the wintertime, an annual Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival is held in Sackets Harbor. Westcott Beach State Park is located here, and is a popular day-use area with a small marina, fishing, swimming, camping, a playground and picnicking areas. The quaint village of Sackets Harbor has lots of specialty and antique shops, and some of the best restaurants in the northern part of the state. Other attractions located in the village include Old McDonald's Farm Village, the Pickering Beach Museum (built in 1816,) Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site (the site of two battles of the War of 1812,) and the Seaway Trail Discovery Center.

Surrounding areas: Henderson Harbor, New York (7.0 mi), Chaumont Bay, New York (8.1 mi), Smithville, New York (9.6 mi), Cape Vincent, New York (16.5 mi), Sandy Creek, New York (20.8 mi), Pulaski, New York (26.2 mi), Alexandria Bay, New York (28.7 mi)

Sackets Harbor Vacation Rentals




Sackets Harbor Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Old Stone Row Country Inn85 Worth RdSackets Harbor, NY (315) 646-1234
Ontario Place Hotel103 General Smith DrSackets Harbor, NY (315) 646-8000
Aspinwall HouseRt 187 Military RdHenderson Harbor, NY7.0 mi.(315) 938-5421
Westview Lodge3998 HBR RdHenderson Harbor, NY7.0 mi.(315) 938-5722
Holiday Inn Express Watertown1290 Arsenal StWatertown, NY8.7 mi.(315) 779-1234
Watertown Econo Lodge1030 Arsenal StWatertown, NY9.3 mi.(315) 782-5500
Inn Your Budget104 Breen AveWatertown, NY9.8 mi.(315) 786-6666
Travelodge652 Arsenal StWatertown, NY9.9 mi.(315) 786-8888
Best Western Carriage House Inn & Conference Center300 Washington StWatertown, NY10.4 mi.(315) 782-8000
Allen's Budget Motel24019 Nys Rt 342Watertown, NY10.5 mi.(315) 782-5319
Rainbow MotelRd #6 Bradley StWatertown, NY10.5 mi.(315) 788-2830
Microtel Inn-watertown8000 Virginia Smith DrCalcium, NY15.0 mi.(888) 771-7171
Gleason's Gate II MotelRd #1Black River, NY16.7 mi.(315) 773-4135
Bertrand's Motel229 James StClayton, NY20.4 mi.(315) 686-3641
River Run MotelRt 3Great Bend, NY20.7 mi.(315) 493-6056
Carnsie's Irish WigwamPulaski, NY26.2 mi.(315) 387-3001
Driftwood Motel5240 US Rt 11Pulaski, NY26.2 mi.(315) 298-5000
Laurdon Heights7489 90 Lewis StPulaski, NY26.2 mi.(315) 298-6091
Port Lodge Motel7469 Scenic HwyPulaski, NY26.2 mi.(315) 298-6876
Log Cabin Inn Inc7540 Salina StPulaski, NY26.3 mi.(315) 298-6668
Redwood Motel3723 State Rt 13Pulaski, NY27.2 mi.(315) 298-4717
Super 83800 State Rt 13Pulaski, NY27.2 mi.(315) 298-4888
North Star Motel116 ChurchAlexandria Bay, NY28.4 mi.(315) 482-9332
Double Eagle Lodge Inc3268 State Rt 13Pulaski, NY28.4 mi.(315) 298-3326
City Line Motel5780 Washington StWatertown, NY28.5 mi.(315) 782-9619
Otter Creek Inn2 Crossmon St ExtAlexandria Bay, NY28.7 mi.(315) 482-5248
Deer Creek Motel8032 State Rt 3Pulaski, NY28.7 mi.(315) 298-3730
Capt Thomson's Resort47 James StAlexandria Bay, NY28.8 mi.(315) 482-9961
Riveredge Resort Hotel17 Holland StAlexandria Bay, NY28.9 mi.(315) 482-9917

Sackets 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. -

Sackets Harbor Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Watertown International airport (ART) located about 5 miles northeast of Sackets Harbor in Watertown, New York, the Oswego County airport (FZY) located approximately 43 miles southwest of Sackets Harbor in Fulton, New York, the Syracuse Hancock International airport (SYR) located roughly 57 miles south of Sackets Harbor in Syracuse, New York, the Griffiss Airpark airport (RME) located around 60 miles southeast of Sackets Harbor in Rome, New York, the Ogdensburg International airport (OGS) located about 60 miles northeast of Sackets Harbor in Ogdensburg, New York, and finally the Oneida County airport (UCA) located approximately 66 miles southeast of Sackets Harbor in Utica, New York.

Sackets Harbor Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Sylvan BeachSylvan BeachNY55.3 mi.
Enchanted ForestOld ForgeNY59.3 mi.
 
Water Parks
Enchanted Forest/Water SafariOld ForgeNY59.3 mi.
Song Mountain Alpine SlideTullyNY79.4 mi.
Seabreeze ParkRochesterNY92.8 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Bedford Creek Golf CourseSackets HarborNY 
Rustic Golf & Country ClubDexterNY5.3 mi.
Ives Hill Country ClubWatertownNY9.6 mi.
Highland Meadows Golf & Country ClubWatertownNY10.5 mi.
Willowbrook Golf ClubWatertownNY10.5 mi.
Tomacys Golf CourseAdamsNY11.2 mi.
Watertown Golf ClubWatertownNY11.3 mi.
Lakeview Golf CourseMannsvilleNY16.6 mi.
White Pines Golf CourseBlack RiverNY16.9 mi.
Clayton Country ClubClaytonNY19.7 mi.
CWay Golf ClubClaytonNY19.7 mi.
L A Golf ClubClaytonNY19.7 mi.
Elms Golf ClubSandy CreekNY20.8 mi.
Pines Golf ClubPulaskiNY26.7 mi.
Wellesley Island State Park Golf CourseAlexandria BayNY28.4 mi.
Thousand Islands Country ClubWellesley IslandNY28.7 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Snow RidgeTurinNY41.6 mi.
Shu-maker MountainLittle FallsNY88.7 mi.
Bristol MountainCanandaiguaNY94.5 mi.
Hunt Hollow Ski ClubNaplesNY112.4 mi.
Ski ValleyNaplesNY112.4 mi.
Gore MountainNorth CreekNY114.1 mi.
WhitefaceWilmingtonNY118.1 mi.
 
State Parks
Sackets Harbor Battlefield State ParkNY0.5 mi. 
Westcott Beach State ParkNY3.9 mi. 
Long Point State ParkNY7.4 mi. 
Southwich Beach State ParkNY13.7 mi. 
Burnham Point State ParkNY16.4 mi. 
Cedar Point State ParkNY17.9 mi. 
Grass Point State ParkNY23.9 mi. 
Canoe Point And Picnic Point State ParkNY24.5 mi. 
Wellesley Island State ParkNY26.3 mi. 
Keewaydin Point State ParkNY27.4 mi. 
Selkirk Shores State ParkNY27.7 mi. 
Mary Island State ParkNY30.2 mi. 
Kring Point State ParkNY32.1 mi. 
Whetstone Gulf State ParkNY36.4 mi. 
Cedar Island State ParkNY37.8 mi. 
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Burnet Park ZooSyracuseNY62.1 mi.
Utica ZooUticaNY73.3 mi.
Seneca Park ZooRochesterNY92.8 mi.


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