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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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Oswego, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Much to do and lovely little downtown..The Riveredge is a great place to stay..For both Adults and kids..

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Hawkesbury, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is the most spectacular area and well worth visiting. You will need and should plan to spend at least a few days, as there is so much to see. a week would be perfect. The opportunities for taking photographs are abundant. We arranged for a private waterfront tour with a friend who has lived in the area for a... More

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Florence, Italy
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Unfortunately I went there with a bus tour and we stayed only for the cruise time, but this place deserve of course more time!!! It's a special placr and I envy who live here, I'm sure that there Is an high quality of live absolutely!

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Senior Contributor
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
10 helpful votes 10 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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