You can enjoy the natural beauty of upstate New York by staying in a budget hotel in Plattsburgh, New York. The town is found in the North County region and is close to the Adirondack Mountains. If you are a fan of waterfronts, look for a discount hotel in Plattsburgh on the shores of Lake Champlain. Even if your hotel isn’t on the water, the town offers public beaches, boat launches, and opportunities for fishing and other recreational activities on the lake. Visit Waterfront Park for some great views as well.
Plattsburgh has an important military history. You can learn some of the most important facts by visiting the Battle of Plattsburgh Association’s War of 1812 Museum. In particular, be sure to see the paintings in the Key Bank Gallery. Each year the city celebrates its military history through a Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration. Or, enjoy reenactments of military live at the 18th century Fort Ticonderoga. It is open from May to December and offers period actors, weapon, fife, and drum corps exhibitions, and historic gardens.