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Address: Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Description: This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the...
This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the 16th century.
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Boldt castle

boldt castle was the best part of the tour .. There was a movie theater in there that was started .. A bowling alley .... On its own island ...

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Rieann55
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Corbin, Kentucky
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Rochester, New York
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I am rating Alex Bay, not the islands, which were glamorous and exquisite. The town is a tourist trap and is rather dumpy. Some shops seemed nice, but there were many desperate eating establishments and tee-shirt dives. For a town which should attract tourists, there was little free parking except if you were going on the boat ride. We had... More 

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Corbin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

boldt castle was the best part of the tour .. There was a movie theater in there that was started .. A bowling alley .... On its own island ...

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Canada
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great and informative tour around the islands and a stop at Bolt Castle made for an wonderful day. Every island and home was given a story.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The Thousand Islands stretch for miles, so this review is for the general area. If you are looking for a stopping off point between Toronto and Montreal, this is great choice. Somehow I had never heard of this place before planning a Boston - Toronto road trip, and I have to say this island area was a highlight of the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Historic, natural setting within the St. Lawrence river area. Great fishing, delicious food and lots to see and do especially if you like history.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Nice ride. The narrator was up top. Hard to hear him with yelling kids on board. Some parents are just so rude.

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Rochester, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

You simply cannot go wrong by visiting the area when it is so close. Stunning views, wonderful people. You can have a party or have quiet time. YOU decide!

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Dallas, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

we took our boat and rented a cabin farther north up the st Lawrence in a quiet little bay , Chippewa Bay. Great Northern Pike fishing. a short boat ride across the St lawrence and we were at Singer Castle. a great guided walk thru tour, much history, a great medieval type castle. drove into alexandria bay and then tok... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We spent two days in the area visiting by bus and boat. It is made of of thousands of islands and is millionaires playground including the most famous Boldt Castle.

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Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We head to the Thousand Islands every chance we get. Such astounding beauty!! Our favorite thing to do is just sit in the park and watch the river go by. We love it when one of the big ships goes by heading in to our lakes, or back out to sea. We have driven through the campgrounds and they are... More 

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Address: Address: Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay

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