Things To Do In Lake Ontario

Things To Do In Lake Ontario

Published: June 28, 2024

Troy Creasy
Troy Creasy
Lake Ontario
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Explore Lake Ontario Beyond Fishing


After you have fished with us at High Adventure Sportfishing, immerse yourself in the diverse attractions and activities around Lake Ontario that promise fun for the whole family. Begin your adventure in the charming town of Oswego, where history and leisure blend seamlessly. 


Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Oswego

Explore this historic fort overlooking Lake Ontario, offering guided tours of its barracks, exhibits on military history, and scenic views of the waterfront.


Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Sackets Harbor

Step back in time at this battlefield site, featuring interactive exhibits and reenactments that bring the War of 1812 to life. Ideal for history enthusiasts and families alike.


Fair Haven Beach State Park, Fair Haven

Enjoy a day of outdoor recreation at this expansive state park, boasting sandy beaches, nature trails, and scenic picnic areas along the eastern shore of Lake Ontario.


Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse

Delve into the history of the Erie Canal at this museum, located in a historic weighlock building. Discover how this engineering marvel shaped the region and its impact on transportation.


Sterling Renaissance Festival, Sterling

Experience a lively Renaissance-themed fair with jousting tournaments, period crafts, and interactive entertainment. Perfect for families seeking a day of fun and cultural immersion.


As the day winds down, savor a scenic drive along Lake Ontario's shoreline, stopping at Abbott's Frozen Custard in Rochester for a sweet treat with a view. Capture stunning sunset vistas at Ontario Beach Park, a popular spot for picnicking and recreational activities.


Whether you're drawn to history, outdoor adventures, or cultural exploration, Lake Ontario and its surrounding communities offer a wealth of experiences to complement your fishing excursion with High Adventure Sportfishing. Plan your post-fishing itinerary today and discover the beauty and charm of this captivating region in upstate New York.

Things To Do In Lake Ontario After Fishing with Captain Troy

Lake Ontario, one of North America's Great Lakes, is situated on the border between the United States and Canada, forming part of the natural boundary between New York State and the province of Ontario. As the easternmost of the Great Lakes, Lake Ontario spans approximately 193 miles in length and 53 miles in width at its widest point. It is renowned for its vast expanse of freshwater, making it the 14th largest lake in the world by surface area and the smallest by volume among the Great Lakes.


Surrounded by diverse landscapes, Lake Ontario's northern shore is predominantly Canadian, bordered by the cities of Toronto, Hamilton, and Kingston. On the American side, major cities like Rochester, Oswego, and Syracuse dot the southern shore, each offering unique cultural, historical, and recreational attractions. The lake's strategic location has historically influenced trade, transportation, and industry, contributing to the growth of vibrant communities along its coastline. Today, Lake Ontario continues to be a vital resource for tourism, fishing, and ecological conservation efforts, attracting visitors from around the globe to explore its scenic beauty and abundant recreational opportunities.

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