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Clayton Real Estate

Clayton is “Where the Tradition Continues”. This quaint village with a population of 1,978 in 2010 has maintained its historic charm while being a tourist destination in the heart of Thousand Islands region of upstate NY. Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River a walk downtown will take you past many stores and restaurants all very charming. A new pavilion reminiscent of an old train station was built in Frink Park. Situated on natural rock the pavilion offers a spot to get out of the sun and relax while gazing out to the St. Lawrence River. You can enjoy the boats and ships as they travel up and down the river.There are many fine restaurants in Clayton including the Clipper Inn, the Thousand Islands Inn and the Channelside. For a quick bite to eat check out River Dogs and then top that off with an ice cream from the Scoop. Some other places to put on your agenda are the Koffee Kove, the Lyric Coffee House and Bellas. For the store that has everything from hardware to gifts and furniture check out Reinman’s Department Store. If you need it, they will have it. This is just a small sampling of what downtown Clayton has to offer.

The recently renovated Clayton Opera House is a sight to behold. They are open year round with all types of entertainment booked for your enjoyment. Another “must see” in Clayton is the Antique Boat Museum. Plan to spend the day. The antique boats are really spectacular. You can even book a speed boat ride.

In the winter put the Christmas Parade on your list. For a small town they really do it up right. You will be amazed by the floats. After the parade you can enjoy a fireworks display over the river. It is a fun night.

During the summer there are events every weekend some of these include Craft Shows, Antique Shows, the Train Show, the Duck and Decoy Show, River Dogs (dogs jumping into a pool) and the newest event Pumpkin Chunkin. Tourists and locals alike enjoy the activities that Clayton has to offer.

If you are looking for homes for sale in Clayton, NY you will have many different styles to choose from including gracious Victorian, charming cottages, farmhouses and new construction. There are homes in the country, homes in the village and homes on the St. Lawrence River. When you are ready to start your search for Clayton, NY homes for sale, click on our Local Real Estate Guide or check out our Power Search Feature.