Canton, located just outside the Adirondacks, is home to two institutions of higher education: SUNY Canton and St. Lawrence University. This college town features miles of recreational trails, and has many road and bike races throughout the year. With the Grasse River nearby, canoeing is a favorite pastime after the winter thaw.
Canton offers plenty of treats for those on a budget and for those just looking to enjoy themselves. There are a number of great local restaurants, including delis, pizza places, and diners.
You can also find art galleries, nature centers, a community beach, and recreational parks in Canton.