Watertown, New York


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Watertown, in New York’s North Country, boasts a strong military presence because of nearby Fort Drum. There is an air of American pride in the town from the large number of veterans and families connected to the military living here. To catch the spirit of patriotism, visit Sackets Harbor Battlefield to tour the Commandant’s House and Navy Yard and see reenactments of the War of 1812.

There is something for everyone in Watertown from adventures to education. Learn about New York State's history visiting the library, museums and historic homes. Be sure to visit the 10th Division and Fort Drum Museum to learn about the history of Fort Drum as a military installation, the history of the 10th Mountain Division, and local military history. Additionally tour the Jefferson County Historical Society Museum and the New York State Living Museum at Thompson.

Visitors can choose from a variety of water sports on Lake Ontario or whitewater rafting on the Black River. The area offers diving, boating, fishing, hunting, golfing and snowmobiling seasonally. See wild animals at Thompson Park’s New York State Zoo and visit nearby St. Lawrence National Park Islands.

Find plenty of shopping at the Salmon Run Mall, any of 10 shopping centers and downtown boutiques. Take in the aerial view at the SkyDeck, go antiquing, or even take a ghost tour. See what locals love about Watertown in their reviews.

Great town...........
Reviewed by rlcr97
on May 15, 2012
Watertown is a quiet town with many large historic mansions. The downtown area has pretty much stayed the same as it was when Watertown was formed back in the early 1800's. Thompson Park up on the hill overlooking Watertown has beautiful views, on a clear day you can see Lake Ontario.
Reviewed by clownfav
on May 15, 2012
Watertown is a wonderful city. Plenty of pride for the USA..
Reviewed by sherilynn
on May 15, 2012
Have lived here all my life and we definitely show our troops all the support we possible can!!
Reviewed by issiegrang
on May 15, 2012
Plenty of things to do
Reviewed by jackstella
on May 15, 2012
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