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Uncle Sam Boat Tours

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Address: 45 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Phone Number: (315) 482-2611
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This boat cruise lasts a few hours and lots of interesting historical information is shared with tour participants. Grand Castle stop at Bolt Castle is available along with other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Alexandria Bay, New York
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Alexandria Bay, New York
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This boat cruise lasts a few hours and lots of interesting historical information is shared with tour participants. Grand Castle stop at Bolt Castle is available along with other beautiful "cottages" from the gilded age. Kids will also love the tour which is well worth it. Good quality fare as locals call it.

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connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth the money. The young man who narrated our cruise was engaging, and knowledgeable, a very nice way to see the islands. I did the two nation cruise.

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Clermont, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Roomy triple deck boat for our 2 nation tour. We stayed on the second deck and opened the windows, we had a nice breeze and stayed in the shade. Snacks were available and the narration was interesting. Great way to spend an afternoon.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This was likely our 5th or 6th time going through Uncle Sam's over the years. As usual it is a great experience. Having gone on the same tour 2 years in a row (we came with different people each time and they wanted the same tour) I noticed how scripted a lot of the jokes and information can be. The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A very professional, well run company. The ticket prices were reasonable, parking was free, and the masses of customers were handled efficiently. Our tour guide was very young, but very knowledgeable. The tour gave us a close-up appreciation of the beautiful islands. We did the Two Nations tour, which included a stop at Boldt Island. I highly recommend this company.

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Angola, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We took the 2 hour trip which was well worth the price. The boat trip was 2 hours then you stop at Boldt castle which is breathtaking. Admission to the castle is a separate fee of less than $10 & worth much more. The staff on the boat is friendly and very well informed and interesting. They have drinks &... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Organized and seem to know what they're doing. Efficient shuttle services between mainland and Boldt. Also shuttle from Boldt to the Yacht house. We took the direct shuttle and did not do the all-day cruise, which was a little more money and time-consuming. Prices were actually quite fair and reasonable for the summer months. Would recommend.

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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We went on the two nation tour with a stop off at Boldt Castle. This tour is worth every dollar. One tip most of the reviews leave out is that not only do you want to sit on the upper deck close to the front, BUT YOU ALSO WANT TO BE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE BOAT!!! We were... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very nice tour with explanations. good view of all the area and nice boat. (need some cleaning after every cruise). good price and nice guide

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buffalo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

There are several tours to choose from. We chose the two nation tour (on day one) and the shuttle to Boldt Castle on our second day. The lines may be intimidating but the boats are large. We were traveling with 5 and a stroller and there was plenty of room to collapse the stroller. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful.... More 

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