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Address: Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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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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$24*
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St Lawrence River Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise and Rock Island Lighthouse Tour
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$22*
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St Lawrence River Cruise with Optional Boldt Castle Tour

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Beautful town

We had a lovely visit to Alexandria Bay, NY on the fourth of July. The town is so cute with lots of shops and restaurants. We took the boat trip around the waterway and to Boldt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my third visit to A Bay. Once when I was a teen- Loved it, nothing but gift shops, places to eat. Once in my mid twenties- Fun, nothing but the same gift shops, food, and bars. Last time- recently- over 40- kind of boring- same cheesy gift shops, restaurants and bars. My husband found a riverwalk that let... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely visit to Alexandria Bay, NY on the fourth of July. The town is so cute with lots of shops and restaurants. We took the boat trip around the waterway and to Boldt Castle which was terrific. We stayed until the night's fireworks over Boldt Castle and they were spectacular. Highly recommend a trip! Next time we... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for rest and relaxation in tranquil beauty, this is the place. Looking to spend a day boating or fishing, this is the place. I have been going to the 1000 Islands for 45+years and I never tire of seeing it. Not a lot to do but R&R. Take a boat ride on a tour boat for... More 

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Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the 2 hour boat cruise of the Thousand Islands. Relax, enjoy the scenery, and learn a little from the narration about the history of the islands and its residences.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so pretty, scenic & the people there were all very friendly & accommodating. We spent two days there and I wish we had two more days to be there.

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Stevenson Ranch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It started with a sailing article and my desire to get my wife on calm water. We did go kayaking on the Saint Lawrence River that runs through the 1000 Island State Park.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You should definitely see some of these over 1800 islands and the beautiful houses on these islands.

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McKenzie, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice boat ride to take but it's a lot of houses and not much else. Just not what I was expecting but still very worth seeing.

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the seaway that connects the center of United States to the Atlantic Ocean. A major boating, fishing, sight seeing and water sports area plus two scenic castles you can visit. One in Alexandria Bay, NY and one on Dark Island close to Chippewa Bay, NY. There are 1,800 islands in the area and many beautiful summer homes. There... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well worth a boat trip - if you can avoid the dangerous jet skiers... 23$ for 2.5 hours with a very knowledgeable guide on Uncle Sams

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