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Heart Island

Heart Island, Alexandria Bay, NY 13640
+1 315-482-9724
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Boldt Castle

A beautiful renovated castle brought back to life by the Thousand Island Bridge Authority. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dexter, New York
Amazing Boldt Castle

We picked the Gananoque Boat Line to get to the Island. It was a 5 hours cruise, it included 2... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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This five-acre island located in the Thousand Islands area is home to the Boldt Castle.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Heart Island, Alexandria Bay, NY 13640
+1 315-482-9724
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful renovated castle brought back to life by the Thousand Island Bridge Authority. There are shuttles from Alexandria Bay on the hour. Weddings are performed there.

Thank Hotfudge13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked the Gananoque Boat Line to get to the Island. It was a 5 hours cruise, it included 2 hours on Heart Island where Boldt Castle is located.This place is a must see! The castle itself and the garden is really beautiful! I loved...More

Thank Nora0008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heart Island was once the idea of a man building a home for his wife, and now is being restored. The area is home to about 70 weddings each year/

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved heart island and the story behind the castle that was built there by George Boldt for his loving wife, who died before it was completed. It's worth the trip!

Thank Roadtriplady14
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Came to Boldt Castle as a young kid in the 70s and what a difference! Just beautiful renovations. Love that there is an elevator as I was traveling with an older parent. Only issue was the crowd at times ...this place draws a big crowd!

Thank sweenze
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Heart Island and the Boldt Castle are not to be missed. Located just across from Alexandria Bay, it is easily accessible by boat. The history of the island and the castle is fascinating. Be sure and visit if you are in the area.

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Heart Island and the Boldt Castle are a must-see experience when in the Thousand Island area. We took a boat cruise along the beautiful St. Lawrence River with a stop-over at Heart Island. The castle and accompanying structures are simply amazing and perfectly restored. The...More

1  Thank Ken D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Loved this island and the grounds around the Castle. The beautiful manicured landscaping was so relaxing and enjoyable. This was a favorite of everyone in our party. Plan to spend plenty of time roaming around the grounds and enjoying the scenery.

1  Thank Robin S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

What a great day trip. Go early and explore the island. Bolt castle is amazing! The gardens are well maintained and are picture perfect!

1  Thank s w
Reviewed 2 July 2017

You want to spend time exploring the island, while checking out the castle. The grounds are really nice. So do more than the castle. Do the island

Thank Eric P
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22 August 2017|
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Response from Ken D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that there is much open down by the water in Alexandria Bay early in the morning. I imagine there might be even fewer options in September. It might be better to pack a lunch the night before.