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Thousand Islands

NYS Welcome Center at the 1000 Islands International Bridge, 43373 Collins Landing, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
800-847-5263; 800-8-ISLAND
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Type: Islands
Description: This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the 16th century.
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We where there for 2 hours and had a blast. Everyone was very friendly and the castle is a must see. In the souveneir shop they took Canadian or American money equally. The kids loved it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We had 12 people but we got no seats. They ran out of seats and had to stand around for 3 hours! Terrible hated it.

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was first time here and it was quite beautiful. The area is laid back and the Uncle Sam boat tour was the best way to see the beautiful homes on all the islands! I would highly recommend for a quick summer getaway!

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We took the uncle SAMs boat tour did the 2 country tour for about 2 1/2 hours. Was well worth it the view was unbelievable and the tour guide was very informative.

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Chicago
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The 2 hour boat tour by Uncle Sams boats was nice, with a visit to Boldt castle. The castle was worth the price of $8.50 / person

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Prince Edward County, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great water ways and fun boating! Many boaters from Canada and the US. Most enjoyable. Geography everyone should see. Very scenic!

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Lady Lake, Florida, Usa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

If one has never seen the thousand islands then it is well worth the stop over on way to Canada. From the breathtakingscenic views to the vast array of freighters mixed with pleasure boats it brings a fine experience. Not withstanding are the many islands that house the varied summer homes of the rich....there are many and they are beautiful.... More

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Key West, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is an area in upstate NY and southern Canada with over 1800 islands of different sizes. The small towns have lots of Victorian style homes with beautiful gingerbread trims. This area has so much rich history of early settlements and the French and English. Make it a must see on your vacation to upstate northern N.Y.

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a water playground. Beautiful water, homes, scenery, and boating fun. We rented a boat and explored the area. State parks. Boldt castle, small towns to Dock...just a blast.

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
44 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was in Watertown for business at an investment bank, and this fabulous tour is just a hop, skip and jump away. It is the best attraction up here if you are in for business. The tour is stunning and I could not get enough of Thousand Islands!

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