Sackets has a variety of historic sights and museums relating to the war of 1812. Madison Barracks was an active military base until just after WWII, and many of the buildings have recently been restored. As a stop along the Seaway Trail there is a local visitors center, and interactive museum.
Kayaks are available for rent at the Bedford Campground  just outside of town. There are several beaches near Sackets as well. Sackets hosts several seasonal festivals and events, including a brew fest and the Can-Am festival. Several museums, shops, and a golf course are all within minutes of downtown. It is a popular fishing destination- both on the lake and Mill Creek- and hosts several tournaments throughout the year. For more information on entertainment or activities, see the Sackets Harbor Visitors page 
Sackets has several independent botiques and art galleries.
Sackets Harbor is fast becoming a dining destination for tourists from throughout the US and Canada. Offering a variety of unique locally owned and operated restaurants on the historic Main Street, dining in Sackets Harbor offers options for every pallet and pocketbook.
Late night options in Sackets Harbor include The Boathouse  with 12 beers on tap, signature martinis, and a full bar. Live music on weekends and outdoor seating make this the most popular late night bar in town. The Brew Pub  right next door serves locally brewed beer with a full cocktail bar. The Brew Pub also has live music on weekends. Goodfellos is a local wine bar open until midnight, and Lake Ontario Playhouse , open Thursdays-Saturdays, is also a popular late night hangout. The Hops Spot features a small wine selection and the largest selection of craft beer in the area. There are several other bars located in Sackets Harbor.
Sackets has several charming Bed and Breakfasts and one major hotel The Ontario Place Hotel  located downtown. There is another smaller hotel located outside of town on Route 3 next to the Nu Peir diner.