Champ's Cuisine Trail

Champ's Cuisine Trail

Along the shores of Lake Champlain

Chasing Champy along the shores of Lake Champlain!

Stretching across the western shores of Lake Champlain in the shadow of New York's Adirondack Mountains, Champ's Cuisine Trail offers unprecedented views and endless opportunity to explore the flavors of the Adirondack Coast.  Named for Lake Champlain's infamous sea monster, this trail offers ample chances to spot the legendary creature while tasting the bounty of the land.

Champ's Cuisine Trail



Champ's Cuisine Trail Itinerary

Four Maples Vineyard & WineryChamplain

446 Prospect St(518) 298-9463

This vineyard started in 2008, and features cold hardy varietals of Marquette and Frontenac for the reds; La Crescent and St-Pepin for the whites, happy in the Champlain Valley with correction orientation and gentle slopes. Sit under the four magnificent maple trees that have been there for more than a century.

Amazing Grace Vineyard and WineryChazy

9839 State Route 9(518) 215-4044

This family owned, small farm, winery sells Cold Hardy Northern varietal wines and fruit wines out of their tasting room. They have recently added a fruit dessert line. They have three award winning blends which are internationally recognized. This venue can be rented for weddings, concerts, and events.

Chazy OrchardsChazy

9486 Route 9(518) 846-7171


Happy Pike Ice Cream & Snack BarWest Chazy

559 Lake Shore Rd(518) 846-3474

The Happy Pike is Home of the famous "Donut Cone" and award winning Michigan sauce. Sit on the shore of beautiful Lake Champlain and enjoy classic soda fountain fare.

Vesco Ridge VineyardsWest Chazy

167 Stratton Hill Rd(518) 846-8544

This winery uses traditional Old World methods with grapes from their own vineyard and the surrounding Lake Champlain Basin. They produce 6,000 bottles of a variety of wines a year. Beautiful tasting room and patio, with venues available for weddings, meetings, and other gatherings.

Sanger's Sugar HouseWest Chazy

137 Stratton Hill Rd(518) 846-7385

Choose from maple syrup, maple cream, and maple sugar, made by the same family for 3 generations. They hold a popular Pancake Weekend every April. Sugarhouse tours available.

‍Bechard's Sugar HouseWest Chazy

61 Sanger Lane(518) 846-7498

Quality maple products and maple syrup since 1999 offering maple sugar, cream, and maple sugar shapes.

Elfs Farm Winery & Cider HousePlattsburgh

7411 State Route 9(518) 563-2750

Old Fashioned fresh apple cider made on premises with our antique rack and cloth hydraulic apple press. Wines are from cold climate grape wines as well as fruit wines. New tasting room! Store hours are Tuesday-Thursday 12-6 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m.

Underwood HerbsPlattsburgh

61 Riley Ave(518) 563-4777

Herb teas, dip mixes, jellies & jams, catnip toys, fresh herbs, balsam, lavender and other herb pillows, vegetables & fruits in season, fresh balsam wreaths in November & December. The Plattsburgh Botanical Sanctuary offers tours and class on special days. See their schedule of events.

The PepperPlattsburgh

13 City Hall Pl(518) 566-4688

Inventive drinks and authentic Mexican entrees in an eclectic atmosphere.

Irises Cafe & Wine BarPlattsburgh

20-22 City Hall Place(518) 566-7000

Forty wines are available by the glass, specializing in California and New World varieties. Live music, happy hour, specialty drinks, and comfort food.

North Country Food Co-OpPlattsburgh

25 Bridge St(518) 561-5904

A community owned natural foods market located that started in 1974 as a cooperative, this market offers local and organic produce, bulk foods, local and organic dairy, dietary supplements, and natural herbal remedies. The Co-op is run by its members and promotes sustainable communities, organic and fair trade farming, small business, and local farmers and artisans.

OVAL Craft BrewingPlattsburgh

111 Ohio Ave(518) 324-2739

Brewmaster Jessy Jolicoeur is the head brewer and owner of Oval Craft Brewing. He started in homebrewing in 1997. Now he's taken a course at the American Brewer’s Guild and is crafting a range of craft beers, from Audubon Haze, their hoppy Amber Ale, to their Belgian Saison, brewed with fresh ginger and blood orange.

Latitude 44 BistroPlattsburgh

5131 U.S. Ave(518) 310-1311

At Latitude 44, you'll feel right at home in our neighborhood bistro filled with local charm, craft cocktails, and delicious culinary creations. Choose from a casual dining room, a cozy bar, or outdoors on the patio.

Plattsburgh Brewing CompanyPlattsburgh

411 Route 3(518) 324-6680

Classic pub food with a gourmet twist, with both regular and seasonal beers on tap.

Anthony's Restaurant & BistroPlattsburgh

538 State Route 3(518) 561-6420

An elegantly remodeled 1870 farmhouse is a beautiful setting for continental cuisine. Live entertainment weekend nights. The menu uses local food producers.

Pray's Farmers MarketPlattsburgh

605 NY-3(518) 561-2060

Everything you'd want in a farmer's market is available in this location. Choose from fresh local produce, bakery, smoked meats and cheeses, plants and fresh flowers.