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Thousand Islands

Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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USD 22.00*
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St Lawrence River Cruise with Optional Boldt Castle Tour
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USD 24.00*
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St Lawrence River Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise and Rock Island Lighthouse Tour
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This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the 16th century.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (49 reviews)
“boat tour” (45 reviews)
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Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not knowing what to expect, we stayed 2 days in Clayton and 2 days in Alexandria Bay. It was the perfect amount of time in both places. Make sure you do the museum in both towns and the Uncle Sam Boat Ride and Boldt Castle.

Thank Roadtriplady14
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a week-end here mostly on business but did have some play time as well. This area is full of eye candy. There is one georgous vista after another. There are plenty of entertainment options available including, fishing, boating, sightseeing, dining - it's a...More

Thank Bermudaman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place with lots of outdoor activity. Hiking, boating, fishing, etc. The water is unbelievably clear for a river.

Thank Catharine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most sublime and picturesque vacation spot I've seen in North America. The water flows smoothly, the islands and their "camps" are each interesting and well maintained. The boat tours are well worth the price - or rent your own boat , but observe the cross-border...More

Thank oldwoodboats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A brief visit but so much more time to truly immerse myself into the culture and lifestyle of the Thousand Islands . Captain Thompson's resort was a wonderful choice for our lodging. Balcony looked across the seaway to the Boldt Castle. Staff was friendly and...More

Thank Kcrand9088
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Thousand Islands are a real treasure that everyone should visit at some point in their lives. Located on the St. Lawrence River, the architecture of some of the large, stately homes is something to behold. It is so interesting to take a narrated boat...More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the Thousand Islands area of New York. It's breathtakingly beautiful in July! There are so many islands and homes to see in the river. The USA side and the Canadian side of the river offer interesting sites to see...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking time to spend on the river, especially a guided tour, is well worth your time. You will get an up close and personal look at some of the interesting history the area has to offer. The sights are wonderful. There are many shops to...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Abay is a great little village and keeps getting better. All kinds of shops, restaurants, places for kids (beach, playground), and night life. Adults need to visit the Dark Island Distillery.

Thank 1000Jim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took tour of Thousand Islands and St Lawrence River and found it to be worthwhile to understand the history of the area. Was fun to go across to the Canadian side and view the bridges across the islands from the USA to Canada.

Thank Dolores P
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Nearby Attractions
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4.22 km away
1000 Islands Tower
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6.32 km away
Boldt Castle and Yacht House
1,481 reviews
7.00 km away
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Flamingbush
17 August 2017|
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Response from Kcrand9088 | Reviewed this property |
The 10 minute shuttle over to Boldt Castle runs until end of October I understand . The one an 3 hr cruises also seem to end then . But contact Uncle Sams BOAT TOURS For specifics
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Go2Wander
12 March 2017|
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Response from Lewis B | Reviewed this property |
check with Grey Hound bus. I would guess could get you there.
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KEMPER62
24 August 2016|
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Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
Best bet is probably Syracuse. There is a small airport at Watertown but the car rental options, flights to and from, will be better at Syracuse.
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