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This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the 16th century.
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome Gem on a place and well worth the visit and time to see. We were lucky and had splendid weather.

Thank Loouis S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just went for the day! It was a beautiful day and plenty to see. Bolt Castle was very interesting and we were there for a couple hours. The Uncle Sam boat tour was also very interesting the guide made it fun he had a...More

Thank Usmarine55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times, and I just miss it when I don't come back for a few years. I'll be back next year for sure!

Thank Trip619397
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is to total relax. The boat across the river is good. It takes like 45 minutes. It's a beautiful nature place

Thank Augusto C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The many Islands were so Beautiful and the Water just Sparkled. It was Breath-taking. We enjoyed our trip to the Islands in Alexandria Bay very much. I have never written reviews before my trip to the Islands and Alexandria Bay but I just had to...More

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the quaint and historic streets dotted with great restaurants and bars. The uncle Sam boat tour with the Bouldt Castle was fantastic. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

1  Thank Sam W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the boat tour of 1000 island and really enjoyed the scenic views and the entertainment. Make it a point to visit this place perhaps over the weekend and the town becomes lively around afternoon.

Thank 1ak1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do the Boat Tours with Uncle Sam Boat Tours Great staff, explains the history of the islands and how Islands cameto be. Professional and entertaining staff.

Thank LaatzFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went last weekend to tour the island. It’s a very touristy area with a lot of tee shirt shops and eateries but shouldn’t be missed. It’s what adds to the charm. We had pizza at a little shop on a side street and it was...More

1  Thank bunnyrabbit01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Capt. Thompson's Resort for three nights. We did the Two Nation Tour and the Singer Castle Tour. $114.00 for two combo tickets. We took the Two Nation Tour on one day at 10am and the Singer Castle Tour the next day at...More

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28 August 2018|
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Response from Bruce-Boy47 | Reviewed this property |
Upper NY State and Ontario are beautiful in fall due to the variety of trees. Tours are still running into the fall. While I have not seen the islands in fall I have seen the foliage and can predict the sight will be worth... More
Amberly L
18 August 2018|
Response from wperruna | Reviewed this property |
To get around to the different islands, since many are privately owned, most do a boat tour through a tour company like Uncle Sam's so you can see either Boldt Castle, Singer castle and go through Millionaire's Row to go... More
Melita C
31 July 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Alexandria Bay has every kind of accommodation from Plush to cheap. Nice touristy spot, beautiful area.