St. Lawrence is a private liberal arts college located in the village of Canton in Saint Lawrence County in New York State. St. Lawrence is a small school home to approximately 2,400 students. St. Lawrence today is non-denominational, though originally founded by leaders of the Universalist Church, who were seeking to establish a seminary in 1856. The village of Canton is tucked between the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and the Canadian border.
Stay: The Best Western University Inn is the most convenient, located right next to campus. As an alternative to the Best Western, there are many Bed and Breakfasts in the surrounding area. The Litengard is also close to campus and is a quaint place to stay. In Potsdam, a 15-20 minute drive from campus, the rustic Clarkson Inn is many parents go to hotel when they are visiting.
Casual: Jake's on The Water, is every student’s favorite place to take their parents. Approximately a 20-minute drive in Hannawa Falls, Jake’s is a scenic lakeside spot with a creative, inventive menu.
A Step Up: Quality ingredients and a seasonal menu are the highlights at The 1844 House, a restaurant as well as a B&B. Dinner is an event, so allow time for your meal, served in a simple, elegant style.
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23 Romoda Drive, Payson Hall
Canton, NY 13617
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NCAA Division III
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