are many area attractions and things to do in the Sandy Creek and Pulaski area other
than swimming, boating, fishing Salmon River, Sandy Pond, and Lake Ontario. Auto
racing, bird watching, fish hatchery,
and festivals, historic sites, shopping
malls, theaters, restaurants,
go karts, scenic areas ,
markets: all these things are close to our Sandy Pond cottages on Lake
Many 2008 opening dates are unavailable to us as of now. We will post them as
we discover them.
- Stock car racing every Sunday beginning in May. For details go to www.oswegospeedway.com
- Big block modifieds, sportsman, pro stocks, pure Stocks
and 4 cylinder enduro racing all beginning in April. For details go to www.fultonspeedway.com.
- DIRT big block modifieds, IMCA modifieds, dwarf cars, 4 cylinder stocks,
4 cylinder enduro, ATV 4-wheeler , ladies races, and more. Racing begins
in April. For details go to www.brewertonspeedway.com
Birding on Derby
Hill - Bird observatory on Lake Ontario is well
known for viewing spring hawks and other species.
Oswego County Fair
– Oswego county fair grounds, Sandy Creek. Early July. Carnival,
games, livestock, exhibitions. Adults enjoy the fair but it is especially
fun for children and only 4 miles from the cottage. For details go to www.oswegocountyfair.com
Harborfest – Downtown Oswego, Third
weekend in July.
Food, fun, entertainment, bands,
vendors, crafters, and great
fireworks (by the Gucci brothers and the best I’ve ever seen). For details go to www.oswegoharborfest.com
Fair – Coffeen St., Watertown, NY.
Mid July. Oldest fair in the U.S. Operated
since 1817. Lots of kid entertainers, rodeo and demolition derby. for
details go to www.jeffcofair.org
New York State
Fair – Syracuse, NY. End of August
- early September. Gigantic fair,
many star performers, free entertainment, exhibits and food. For details
go to www.nysfair.org
Renaissance Festival and Marketplace – Sterling, July through mid August
on weekends. Stage
and street performers, professional actors and stagehands who recreate the look
and feel of an English Renaissance Village. For details go to
Stone Mills Craft
Show - NY Agricultural Historical Society grounds, Rte. 180,
Lafargeville. First weekend in August. 200
- Boonville, Mid August.
Lumberjack and lumberjill contests, food, vendors, exhibits. For details go to
Salmon River Fish
Hatchery - Altmar, County Route 22. Open
March 15- November - 30, There is a self guided tour that shows the Salmon River
fish hatchery operation. View live fish in tanks and mounted fish.
In the fall, when the salmon are running, you can see them swimming up the
river and climbing the fish ladder to the hatchery. For details go to
and Flea Market - Route 3, Open weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Just 6 miles from cottages.
Karts Super Golf - Pulaski, route 3, 9 miles
south of cottages.
Also offers miniature golf course.
mid May to October 31; Located on the shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the
Oswego River. Historic star shaped fort restored to it's original appearance in
of 1868. For details go to
– Charming town and historic battle grounds.
There are many, many
restaurants and snack shops of varying price ranges from Pulaski, NY to
Popular ones for vacationers are found on Sandy Pond, Lake Ontario,
Henderson Harbor and Pulaski, NY. For your convenience, a book
restaurant descriptions with maps and driving directions is kept at our Lake
Ontario cottage rental.
Salmon River Falls
- A spectacular fall that drops 110 feet. It is located on Salmon
River east of the fish hatchery.
Montario Point Lookout Tower - enjoy a view of
Lake Ontario, Sandy Pond and Lakeview marsh from this 40' high tower.
Especially nice at sunset. Only1.5 miles from the cottages.
Maple Ridge Wind Farm -Over 200 electricity-producing
windmills have recently gone into operation in the Lowville area. Each one is
close to 400 feet tall! The windmills are located in agricultural fields
on Tug Hill and are quite an awesome sight. For details go to www.mapleridgewind.com
Salmon Run Mall - Watertown,
Carousel Mall - Syracuse, NY
Bass Pro Shop - Auburn, NY
Lake Ontario Play
House - Sackets Harbor, features up and coming comedians in a cabaret atmosphere. For
details go to
- Salmon Run Mall,
Watertown, NY and Carousel Mall,